Five Weeks To LRC - X The Global Initiative for Local Computing
LRC - X THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE FOR LOCAL COMPUTING
SEPTEMBER 13 & 14 2005,
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK,
Only 5 weeks to go until 2005's Premier Development Localisation Event - Register Now!
What are the fastest growing markets for IT?
Who are the most dynamic localisers?
Is it really a matter of Open Source vs. licensed software?
What do you need to know about standards?
How can the most advanced tools and technologies help you?
Which trend will dominate localisation over the next decade?
Who Should Attend
This event is aimed at managers, engineers, translators and internationalisation specialists working in localisation. It is also aimed at businesses, governments, and international development agencies that would like to find out how internationalisation and localisation can help them bridge the digital divide.
Speakers and Topics
Renato Beninatto (Common Sense Advisory) - Beyond Global Websites
Phil Blair jr. (World Bank(retired)) - Technology Will Shape Us All: Anticipating the Consequences of the Process We Are Caught Up In
Roman Civin (Moravia Worldwide) - Measuring Quality in Testing
Liam Cronin (Microsoft Ireland) - Microsoft in Emerging Markets (LIPS Strategy)
Grahame Davies & Iwan Standley (BBC) - BBC Vocab
Cecilia Figueiredo & Maria Joao Goucha (Instituto Politecnico de Leiria) - Cultural issues and localisation
Pat Hall (Open University) - The Literacy Barrier
Rimgaudas Laucius (Matematikos ir informatikos institutas) - Free Pascal compiler internationalisation
Jose Eduardo De Lucca (GeNESS/ Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)- Localisation in Brazil and Reverse Localisation
Alym Rayani (Symbio) - Managing Distributed Globalisation Teams
Tony O'Dowd (Alchemy Software) - .NET technologies and their implications in localisation
Martha O'Kennon (Albion College) - Web-based Translation of Quichua
Donald Z. Osborn (Bisharat Ltd.)- Pan-African Localisation
Johann Roturier & Sylke Krämer & Heidi Düchting (Symantec) - MT, the translator's technology in Symantec
John Sterne (Author of 'Adventures in Code') - Ireland's place in the localisation world
Kim Wallmach (University of South Africa)- "Sikhuluma kanje"/ We speak like this: Localisation and language development in South Africa
Angelika Zerfass (University of Bonn) - TMX / SRX - Exchange standard for Translation Memory data
===================Special Invitation ===================
In recognition of the financial constraints placed upon some of the people that this conference is relevant to, the LRC have decided to allow free conference registration to a limited number (50) of delegates subject to individual financial constraints. Please contact [email protected] should you think that you might be eligible for a free registration.
LRC - X is sponsored by:
* SILVER SPONSOR - ALCHEMY SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT - www.alchemysoftware.ie
* BRONZE SPONSOR - WH&P - www.whp.net
* BRONZE SPONSOR - PASS Engineering - www.passolo.com
For more information on LRC - X, visit www.localisation.ie or contact the Localisation Research Centre at [email protected] To Register for the conference online visit www.localisationshop.com * programme may be subject to change