The Amazing World of Localization Organizations and How to Get Involved

Track: Community | C7 |
Friday, June 16, 2017, 2:15pm – 3:15pm
Held in: Room H2
Maria Kania - 
Amy Rose Mc Govern - Translators without Borders 
Jeannette Stewart - Translation Commons

Are you passionate about the localization industry and interested in engaging with other localization specialists? Would you like to mentor others? Share your know-how? Or simply give back to the localization community? In this session you will learn how to get involved and get inspired by lending your time to various interesting localization organizations such as Women in Localization, Translators without Borders and Translation Commons. All of these organizations work in a nonprofit and non-competitive setup. Our guest speakers will explain what each organization does and how you can participate and contribute. Time to get more involved in your localization community!

Takeaways: Attendees will learn what each of the organizations does and what their mission is and see if any of the organizations and groups would be a good fit for personal involvement and how to contribute.