A Digital Collaboration Platform Transforming the Language Industry

Track: Community | S9 |
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 3:45pm – 4:30pm
Held in: S
Jeannette Stewart - Translation Commons
Host: Katie Botkin

A self-managed volunteer community, Translation Commons is a nonprofit established to share tools, resources and initiatives that unite the language community and encourage cross-functional collaboration. The community brings together the expertise of the world’s language engineers, linguists, academics and professionals in programs to educate, support and provide access to free translation and localization tools. Translation Commons fosters collaboration, responds to the needs of the people using endangered and minority languages and is targeted to the needs of language service professionals and students by bridging the gap between academia and industry.

Takeaways: In this presentation you will learn of all the diverse programs, projects and community working groups, as well as a step by step demo of the platform’s functionalities.