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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.

Bill Rivers

Executive Director
Joint National Committee for Languages

Bill Rivers has 25 years’ experience in languages for economic development and national security. He is the executive director of the Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL) and the National Council for Languages and International Studies, representing more than 130 language organizations to the Federal Government and business community. Before JNCL, Bill was the chief technology officer of a research company, and spent 15 years in higher education. He taught Russian at the University of Maryland, worked as a freelance interpreter and translator for aerospace projects, and lived and conducted field work in Kazakhstan. Bill holds a PhD in Russian from Bryn Mawr College.

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