Bridging the Gap from Localization Academia to Industry

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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.
Bridging the Gap from Localization Academia to Industry
Track: Advanced Localization Management | AL8 |
Saturday, October 17, 2015, 12:30am – 1:15am
Held in: Mission City Meeting Room 2
Presenters:
Pete Smith - University of Texas at Arlington 
Peng Wang - University of Ottawa 
Adam Wooten - Middlebury Institute of International Studies
Host: Michael Klinger

Hiring managers always benefit from having the maximum number of qualified applicants for localization positions. Unfortunately, most employers never see as many qualified candidates as they would like. What are localization education programs doing to better educate and train tomorrow’s localization talent? What should these programs do to take education and training to the next level? Learn about the latest efforts to provide practical localization education at schools offering a variety of programs, ranging from undergraduate minors to full graduate degrees. Provide your own recommendations for change and engage school representatives during the question and answer section.