E.g., 11/17/2019
E.g., 11/17/2019

2013 Volunteers

GALA would like to acknowledge and thank the many members and other industry professionals who have contributed to association activities in 2013. Most of GALA's initiatives are made possible through GALA member support and participation.

2013 Board of Directors

  • Diego Bartolomé (tauyou <language technology>)
  • Terena Bell (In Every Language)
  • Fabiano Cid (Ccaps Translation and Localization)  
  • Robert Etches (TextMinded Danmark)
  • Kim Harris (text & form GmbH)
  • Véronique Özkaya (Xplanation)
  • Joël Sigling (AVB Translations)

Events

GALA 2013 Miami Sponsors

  • 1-Stop Translation
  • Adobe
  • Contrad
  • exe, spol. s r. o.
  • GeoWorkz
  • In Every Language
  • Lucy Software and Services
  • Rheinschrift Translation & Localization
  • Smartling, Inc.
  • STP Nordic
  • SYSTRAN
  • Translated in Argentina
  • Viva Translations
  • Welocalize
  • XTM International Ltd.

think! India Sponsors

  • euroscript
  • Mayflower Language Services
  • TechnoCom
  • Transwelt
  • Webdunia

GALA 2013 Film Fest and Videographers

  • Terena Bell (In Every Language)
  • Fabiano Cid (Ccaps)
  • Olga Fomenko (InText Translation Company)
  • Gordon Husbands  (Wordbank)
  • Virginia Minhondo (delsurtranslations)
  • Gary Muddyman (Conversis)
  • Angelica Perez (delsurtranslations)

Local Event Hosts and Organizers

  • Terena Bell (In Every Language)
  • Aki Ito (TOIN Corporation)
  • Dawni Jacobs (PTIGlobal)
  • Xavier Maza (iDISC)
  • Eithne McCann (Centre for Next Generation Localisation)
  • Marina Mintz (Paragon Language Services)
  • Vladimir Pedchenko (AIT)

GALA Webinar Series: Expert Presentations

  • Katherine Allen (InterpretAmerica)
  • Terena Bell (In Every Language)
  • Pierre  Bernassau (SYSTRAN)
  • Adam  Bigelow (Multiling)
  • Pascal Boivon (Plunet)
  • Kit Brown-Hoekstra (Comgenisis)
  • David Canek (MemSource)
  • Scott Carothers (Kinetic.theTechnologyAgency)
  • Carl  Christensen (MadCap)
  • Charlie Clark (TUV SUD America)
  • Pedro Díez-Orzas (Linguaserve I.S. S.A.)
  • Stephen Doherty (Dublin City University)
  • Mitch Donaldson (Interpro Translation Solutions)
  • Arnaud Dufornet (SYSTRAN)
  • Nancy Ferreira da Rocha (Spil Games)
  • David  Ferriot (MadCap)
  • Federico Gaspari (Centre for Next Generation Localisation)
  • Manuel Herranz (Pangeanic - BI Europa)
  • Anjula Jyala (Braahmam)
  • Nataly Kelly (Smartling)
  • Jirka  Kosek (University of Economics, Prague)
  • Josef  Kubovsky (Memsource)
  • Niamh Lacy (KantanMT)
  • Benjamin Liedtke (Plunet)
  • Margherita Martella (Spil Games)
  • Brian McConnell (Translation Reports)
  • Tomasz Mróz (XTRF Management Systems Ltd.)
  • Luigi Muzii (sQuid)
  • Pricilla Niode (1 Stop Translations)
  • Barry Olsen (InterpretAmerica)
  • David Orban (Dotsub)
  • Vladimir Pedchenko (AIT)
  • Kristin Quinlan (Certified Languages)
  • Biraj Rath (Braahmam Net Solutions)
  • Isha Sahu (Braahmam)
  • Gunjan Sang (Braahmam)
  • Felix Sasaki (W3C)
  • Jose Sermeno (MadCap)
  • Don  Shin (1-Stop)
  • Richard Sikes (Localization Flow Technologies)
  • Lucia Specia (University of Sheffield)
  • Wioleta Szybowska (XTRF Management Systems Ltd.)
  • Kelly  Wanless (Snapp Conner PR)
  • Jack Welde (Smartling)
  • Andrzej Zydron (XTM International)

GALA Webinar Series: Tool Demonstrations and Trainings

  • Pierre Bernassau (SYSTRAN)
  • David Canek (MemSource Technologies)
  • Josef Kubovsky (MemSource Technologies)
  • Andrew Martin (SDL)
  • Fiona Merwood (SDL)
  • Tony O'Dowd (KantanMT)
  • Vladimir Pedchenko (Advanced International Translations)
  • Jack Welde (Smartling)

Presenters

GALA 2013 (Miami)

  • Tunde Adegbola (African Languages Technology Initiative), Emre Akkas (Globalme), David Ashton (SDL), María Azqueta (SeproTec Multilingual Solutions), Pablo Badía Mas (Linguaserve I.S. S.A.), Dwayne Bailey (Translate House), Diego Bartolomé (tauyou <language technology>), Terena Bell (In Every Language), Olga Beregovaya (Welocalize), Jennifer Brundage (Lucy Software and Services), David Canek (MemSource), Christopher Carter (aLanguageBank), George Chew (Amway), Jeremy Coombs (Multiling), Fernando D'Aloia (Latin-data), Jörgen Danielsen (Eule Lokalisierung), Don DePalma, (Common Sense Advisory), Kathleen Diamond, Pedro Díez-Orzas (Linguaserve I.S. S.A.), Stephen Doherty (Dublin City University), S. Mitchell Donaldson (Interpro Translation Solutions), Loic Dufresne de Virel (Intel Corporation), Harald Elsen (DELTA International CITS), Richard Estevez (Trusted Translations, Inc.), Stefan Gentz (TRACOM), Neal Goodman (Global Dynamics Inc.), Daniel Grasmick (Lucy Software), Catherine Guinon (Amway Corporation), Meritxell Guitart (Hogarth Americas), Mohamed Hassan (Arabize), Maya Hess (Red T), Tom Hoar (Precision Translation Tools Co., Ltd. ), Maxwell Hoffmann (Adobe), Cecilia Irós (suma), Aki Ito (LocalizationGuy, LLC), Riz Karim (SDL), Andrew Lawless (Dig-IT, Rockant), Horst Liebscher (text & form GmbH), Arle Lommel (DFKI), Gustavo Lucardi (Trusted Translations, Inc.), Miguel Martinez (Hogarth Worldwide), Quynn Megan Le (Adobe Systems Incorporated), Alan Melby (Brigham Young University), Rebecca Metcalf (Rubric), David Orban (Dotsub, Singularity University), Shelly Priebe (Priebe & Associates), Arturo Quintero, Andy Reid (SDL), Reinhard Schäler (Rosetta Foundation), Páraic Sheridan (Centre for Next Generation Localisation), Richard Sikes (Localization Flow Technologies), Lucia Specia (University of Sheffield), Lori Thicke (Translators Without Borders), John Watkins (ENLASO Corporation), Alex Yanishevsky (Welocalize), Andrzej Zydroń (XTM International),

Innovations in Language Technology (Dublin)

  • Steve Götz (Centre for Next Generation Localisation)
  • Arle Lommel (DFKI)
  • Tony O’Dowd (Kantan)
  • Phil Ritchie (VistaTEC)
  • Reinhard Schäler (Centre for Next Generation Localisation; Rosetta Foundation)
  • Vinny Wade (Centre for Next Generation Localisation)

memoQfest (Budapest)

  • Robert Etches (TextMinded Danmark)
  • Kim Harris (text & form GmbH)
  • Raisa McNab (STP Nordic)

META-Forum (Berlin)

  • Serge Gladkoff (Logrus International)
  • Kim Harris (text & form GmbH)

LRC Conference (Limerick)

  • Terena Bell (In Every Language)
  • Gordon Husbands (Wordbank)

TMT Congres - VViN

  • Robert Etches (TextMinded)
  • Joël Sigling (AVB Translations)

Committees

CRISP Advisory Board (formerly GALA Standards Initiative)

  • Serge Gladkoff (Logrus), CRISP Program Lead
  • Kim Harris (text & form), CRISP Program Lead, GALA Board Liaison
  • Arnaud Daix (euroscript)
  • Mark Evenepoel (euroscript)
  • Dr. David Lewis (CNGL)
  • Dr. Arle Lommel (DFKI)
  • Prof. Alan Melby (Brigham Young University)
  • Addison Phillips (Lab126)
  • Dr. Bill Rivers (JNCL-NCLIS)
  • Demid Tishin (AllCorrect)
  • Alison Toon (HP)
  • John Watkins (ENLASO)

GALA 2013 Program Committee

  • Terena Bell (In Every Language)
  • Fabiano Cid (Ccaps)
  • Jörgen Danielsen  (Eule Lokalisierung)
  • Joseph Gomes (Viva Translations)
  • Catherine Guinon (Amway Corporation)

GALA 2014 Program Committee

  • Marie Flacassier (BeatBabel)
  • Biraj Rath (Braahmam Net Solutions)
  • Jörgen Danielsen (Eule Lokalisierung GmbH)
  • Marcus Danei (SAP)
  • Veronique Ozkaya (Xplanation)

think! India Advisory Board

  • Robert Etches (TextMinded Danmark)
  • Cecilia Maldonado (speak latam)
  • Veronique Ozkaya (Xplanation)
  • Fabiano Cid (Ccaps)

think! India Program Committee

  • Jaideep Karnik (Webdunia)
  • Sudheen Lakshman (Crystal Hues Ltd.)
  • Sandeep Nulkar (BITS Pvt. Ltd.)

CRISP and Standards

LT Advisor Project (formerly Tools Corner)

  • Ingrid Allsop (Attachmate)
  • Renat Bikmatov (Logrus)
  • Diana Brändle (Loctimize)
  • Tom Brophy (Conversis Ltd.)
  • Klaus Fleischmann (Kaleidoscope GesmbH)
  • Julian Gaulon-Brain (e2f translations inc.)
  • Robinson Kelly (Clay Tablet)
  • Juliet Macan (Arancho Doc)
  • Jose Palomares (Venga)
  • Peter Reynolds (Kilgray Translation Technologies)
  • Zhana Borisova (Omniage Ltd.)
  • Uwe Muegge (CSOFT International)
  • Kristyna Marrero (Wordfast)
  • Mohamed Hassan (Vocalink (formerly with Arabize))
  • Diego Bartolomé (tauyou <language technology>)
  • John Watkins (ENLASO Corporation)
  • Richard Sikes (Localization Flow Technologies)

ISO 17100

  • Hesketh Adrian (thebigword)
  • Amany AlGundy (Arabize)
  • Daix Arnaud (Euroscript)
  • Vilma Campos (Medialocate)
  • Heino Dama (Professional Translations SRL)
  • Serge Gladkoff (Logrus International)
  • Claudine González (Terralíngua)
  • Peter Kreitmeier (itl AG)
  • Amit Kumar (Braahmam Net Solutions Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Klaus Kurre (Loctimize GmbH)
  • Raisa McNab (STP Nordic)
  • Alan Melby (BYU Translation Research Group)
  • Gabriella Merello (PassWord Europe)
  • Synnöve Moen Tucker (Semantix)
  • Timothy Moorcroft (Montero Translations)
  • Jean-Pierre Parenty (Parenty Reitmeier, Inc.)
  • Núria Riera (iDISC Information Technologies)
  • LeGier Sanne (Venga)
  • George Simeonov (TransGlobe International)
  • Ursula Steigerwald (Rheinschrift Translations)
  • Andrea Tabacchi (Arancho Doc)
  • Rado Tihlarik (exe, spol. s r.o.)
  • Demid Tishin (AllCorrect)
  • Miriam Valova (Jonckers Translation and Engineering)
  • Boyan Yordanov (Transglobe International Ltd.)
  • Zhana Borisova (Omniage Ltd.)
  • Radka Vegrichtová (ACP Traductera)

Supply Chain Assessment Program (SCAP)

  • Olga Blokhina (Logrus International)
  • Patricia Doest (Spil Games)
  • Serge Gladkoff (Logrus International)
  • Maria Kania (Arancho Doc)
  • Veronique Ozkaya (Xplanation)
  • Karin Pfetzer (Conversis Global)
  • Miriam Valova (Jonckers Translation and Engineering)
  • LeGier Sanne (Venga)

European Masters in Translation Program

  • Kim Harris (text & form GmbH)

Trans-European Voluntary Certification for Translators (TransCert)

  • Kim Harris (text & form GmbH)
  • Serge Gladkoff (Logrus International)

Content Contributors

GALAxy Authors and GALA Blog Contributors

  • Ahmed Zeeshan (Centre for Next Generation Localisation)
  • Jeff Allen
  • Kajal Ambedkar (BITS Private Limited)
  • Izabel Arocha (Int'l Medical Interpreters Association)
  • María Azqueta (SeproTec Multilingual Solutions)
  • Diego Bartolomé (tauyou <language technology>)
  • Terena Bell (In Every Language)
  • Wayne Bourland (Dell)
  • Kit Brown-Hoekstra (Comgenisis)
  • Dr. João Cabral (Centre for Next Generation Localisation)
  • Kevin Carl (Accenture)
  • George Chew (Amway)
  • Fabiano Cid (Ccaps)
  • Jörgen Danielsen (Eule Lokalisierung GmbH)
  • Sachiyo Demizu (Nikon Precision, Inc.)
  • Stephen Doherty (Centre for Next Generation Localisation)
  • Jen Doyon (Ntrepid Corporation)
  • Robert Etches (TextMinded Danmark)
  • Olga Fomenko (InText)
  • Nancy Ferreira da Rocha (Spil Games)
  • Joseph Gomes (Viva Translation)
  • Catherine Guinon (Amway)
  • Tanushree Gupta (Braahmam Net Solutions)
  • Vijayalaxmi Hegde (CSA)
  • Maya Hess (Red T)
  • Ines Iros (suma)
  • Katell Jentreau (Box, Inc.)
  • Youngmin Jeong (NetApp)
  • Ken Klein (Omnilingua)
  • Kåre Lindahl (Venga)
  • David M. Schwartz (Thompson Hine)
  • Brian McConnell (Translation Reports)
  • Francesc Morello Garcia (iDisc)
  • Gary Muddyman (Conversis)
  • Uwe Muegge (CSOFT International)
  • Tony O'Dowd (KantanMT)
  • Aida Opoku-Mensah (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa)
  • Ali Osman Alayoglu (Urban Translation Services)
  • Sandor Papp (Kilgray)
  • Louis Provenzano (Louis Provenzano Foundation)
  • Yasmina Raouf (Saudisoft)
  • Linda Richardson (All Clear Translations)
  • David Schwartz (Thompson Hine LLP)
  • Anna Schlegel (NetApp)
  • Hanne Smaadahl (SAP)
  • Éva Székely (Centre for Next Generation Localisation)
  • Robson Teles (Nokia)
  • Luciana Vecchi (NetApp)
  • John Watkins (ENLASO Corporation)
  • Yamamoto Yuji (Cosmo House)
  • Amr Zaki (Saudisoft)

Member Discount Offers

  • ACP Traductera
  • Advanced International Translations
  • ATC Conference
  • ATRIL
  • Constant Contact
  • Dell
  • ETP Ireland
  • Fluencia
  • Gilbane Conference
  • HP
  • Inttranews
  • Kilgray Translation Technologies
  • Kinetic.theTechnologyAgency
  • LEIB Solutions
  • LTC Worx
  • LRC Internationalisation & Localisation Conference
  • MadCap Software
  • MultiLingual Magazine
  • Palex
  • Pangeanic
  • Payment Practices
  • Plunet
  • SDL Language Technologies
  • Translators Association of China
  • TAUS
  • The Localization Institute
  • Ukrainian Translation Industry Conference
  • Wordbee
  • Wordfast
  • XTM International
  • XTRF Management Systems Ltd.

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