GALA Launches Extensive Webinar Series
Seattle, WA (18 Mar 2007) - The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) launched its inaugural 2008 Webinar Series to much fanfare late last month when 120 participants attended the first webinar-a GALA moderated discussion with the leaders of SDL and Idiom Technologies. The webinar series continues this month and through the summer with tool demos and "Ask the Expert" presentations.
"The new GALA Webinar Series is one important step toward becoming the premier destination for the language services and technology industry," said Kim Harris, GALA Board Chair. Other services GALA has enhanced or launched in the past six months include the re-vamped Language Technology and Services Directory, and the association's career site, LocalizationCAREERS.net.
The GALA Webinar Series takes place on Thursdays at 11:00 EDT. The webinars alternate between tool demonstrations and "Ask the Expert" presentations in which industry experts discuss topics of interest for the member community.
Upcoming webinars include:
March 20: Beetext Flow (tool demo by Beetext)
April 3: The International Tag Set (expert presentation by Yves Savourel sponsored by ENLASO)
April 10: Web Site Localization: Best Practices in Global Expansion (expert presentation by Zia Daniell Wigder, Senior Analyst and Vice President of JupiterResearch, sponsored by Alchemy Software Development)
April 17: Projetex (tool demo by Advanced International Translations)
The webinars are free for GALA members. Clients are also welcome to attend, space permitting and by member invitation only. The cost for non members is US$129 per session. This fee will be applied toward GALA membership if the company is eligible and joins within one month of the webinar.
GALA is an international non-profit association that promotes translation services, language technology and language management solutions. The member companies worldwide include translation companies, localization service providers, globalization consultants, internationalization specialists and technology developers. GALA companies share a commitment to quality, service, and innovation in helping clients reach global markets. For more information about GALA visit www.gala-global.org