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We are now able to officially announce that LocWorld42 Berlin is canceled. At the same time, we are excited to announce that LocWorldWide42 is coming to a computer near you! That’s right, a physically-distanced version of LocWorld, bringing the best parts you’ve enjoyed and valued at past LocWorlds, accessible online from wherever you are based these days.
When: July 28-30, 2020
What: A virtual LocWorld, complete with a preconference day, tracks of sessions, an exhibit hall, sponsorships and networking opportunities.
What you need to do: Mark your calendar and watch this space for more information coming soon! And, stay healthy.
How Do We Get There from Here?
Track: Global Business | GB7 |   Everyone |
Friday, November 8, 2019, 10:30pm – 11:30pm
Held in: Regency 2
Mimi Hills - VMware 
Jenny Kang - Veritas 
Allison McDougall - AMPLEXOR
Moderator: Loy Searle

In this lively panel discussion, we will focus on localization career advancement strategies and raising our function’s strategic importance. These client and supplier-side leaders will share their pitfalls and pathways to senior positions, including specific career-building skills that have helped them: from language skills to business skills such as negotiation, and leadership skills such as building diverse teams. Our niche field often tops-out at manager — learn how they broke through this wall. We’ll discuss the role of women and underrepresented minorities in our industry, building your team’s reputation/brand within your company and what’s next after you finally get that big promotion.

Takeaways: Attendees will get tips for breaking through to the next leadership level and how to build reputation and skills required for that level.