November 6-8, LocWorld returned to Silicon Valley for the sixth time since the conference series first launched in 2003. Given the theme of the 2019 conferences — Go Global, Be Global! — the location was particularly apt. Against the backdrop of the world’s most famous fonts of innovation, localization professionals gathered to discuss some of [...]
I first realized localization was a career when I began doing it. That same year I attended my first LocWorld with the help of the LocWorld organizers and committee. My employer was unwilling to pay, so I found a sponsor to pay for the LocWorld fees I could not afford. At my second LocWorld, Bill [...]
Jeffrey, you are our keynote speaker at LocWorld in Shenzhen. How would you like to introduce yourself to our audience? I’m a professor at Beijing University, and an expert on how Chinese consumers and competitors are disrupting global markets. I don’t know foreign policy, I don’t know politics, but I know that the entire Asian [...]
Donald, your topic at LocWorld in Montreal is ‘The Business of Language...and the Language of Business...how to engage global customers, profitably!’ What will be a few of the key takeaways? I’m fascinated by the connection between language and culture. It is impossible to understand one without the other. We become what we speak. Your LocWorld [...]
Meet our keynote speaker at #LocWorld30, Rochelle Kopp, Founder and Managing Principal of Japan Intercultural Consulting Rochelle, how does it feel to speak for the localization industry? Over the years I’ve had the chance to meet quite a few people involved in the localization industry, and it has always been fascinating talking with them. I have [...]
All slides and meeting minutes are available for download.. FEISGILTT Program 2016 [pdf] | FEISGILTT on Lanyrd | FEISGILTT on LocWorld31 Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Wednesday, June 8, 2016 09:00 Welcome Address 09:00 Welcome Address 09:15 Logistics 09:15 XTRF - Why UX matters? 09:30 Soroush Saadatfar and David Filip : ITS Module in XLIFF 2.1: Less Extensions, [...]
Guest post by: Don DePalma, Chief Strategist and Founder, CSA Research International markets represent major revenue opportunities around the world, but most companies support just a fraction of the languages they need to reach prospective customers. CSA Research’s data shows that global marketers need 14 specific languages to reach 90% of the world’s online opportunity. Those [...]
In 2016 LocWorld and hence FEISGILTT and the XLIFF Symposium return to Dublin. So save the dates and come to discuss GILT Interoperability standards to the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) on 7th and 8th June 2016.