The Second Annual Internationalization and Localization Conference is coming up in just over a month!2013 i18n & L10n Conference To prepare everyone for the March 14th event in Santa Clara, California, we will share what to expect from many of our exciting presentations in the weeks leading up to the event. This week we look at a few Agile localization-centric presentations. Agile is a big topic here at Lingoport. In fact, we’ve dedicated an entire resource section just to Agile localization. Learn more at http://www.lingoport.com/resources/agile-localization/

First, some General Information:

Date: March 13-14, 2013
Location: Techmart Meeting Center, Santa Clara, CA
Training: Internationalization training will be held before the conference (see curriculum).
Hashtag: Stay up to date with #2013i18n


Session B4: Sprinting to the Finish: Seven Tips for Successful Localization with Agile Development

Emma Young of Acclaro shares how to successfully integrate localization into an already rapid process of Agile development. Young, the U.S. West Coast Operations Director for Acclaro will share seven practical tips learned from her 15 years of localization experience.

For more on this presentation and Emma Young, visit the official Internationalization and Localization Conference page.


Session B5: Going Global in the Age of Agile Translation: Smartling Accelerates HotelTonight

Andrey Askelrod of Smartling is joined by Russ Taga of HotelTonight to discuss how the two companies collaborated to bring HotelTonight’s app to French, German and Spanish markets through an Agile translation management system. Askelrod, the CTO at Smartling comes from a background of maintaining eCommerce platforms in a number of languages. Taga, the VP of Engineering at HotelTonight, a mobile-only start-up focused on finding last-minute hotel deals.

For an outline on this presentation, read Russ Taga’s blog post on internationalization and localization planning, tools and process: http://engineering.hoteltonight.com/internationalization-and-localization-plannin

For more on this presentation and the presenters, visit the official Internationalization and Localization Conference page.


B6: Seven Tips to Maximize the Value of your Translation Memory Assets through a Transition

Join Adam Jones of SimulTrans as he presents how companies may push through the move to Agile, and leverage the value of translation memory assets. As COO, Jones oversees SimulTrans’ worldwide operations, including project management, translation, engineering, testing, multilingual publishing and marketing.

For more on this presentation and Adam Jones, visit the official Internationalization and Localization Conference page.


Early-bird registration for the conference ends soon, and we are expected to sell out! Register at http://www.regonline.com/2013-internationalization-localization-conference

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