Conference At A Glance

 

Monday, November 3, 2014

TUTORIALS Track 1 Track  2 Track  3

Morning

SESSION 1

08:30 – 10:00

An Introduction to Writing Systems & Unicode
 

Richard Ishida

Internationalization Activity Lead,
W3C

Localization Workshop
  Daniel Goldschmidt
Sr. International Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Iris Orriss
Internationalization Manager, Facebook

Web Internationalization - Standards and Best Practices
  Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft
10:00 - 10:30  Morning Refreshments

Morning

SESSION 2

10:30 – 12:00

An Introduction to Writing Systems & Unicode (Con't.)
  Richard Ishida
Internationalization Activity Lead,
W3C
Localization Workshop(Con't.)
  Daniel Goldschmidt
Sr. International Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Iris Orriss
Internationalization Manager, Facebook

Building Multilingual Websites in Drupal 7 and Joomla 3
 

Jim DeLaHunt 

Principal, Jim DeLaHunt & Associates

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

Afternoon

SESSION 1

13:00 – 14:30

Unicode – the Advanced Tour
 

 
 
 

Craig R. Cummings

Principal Software Engineer - Internationalization, Informatica

 

Michael McKenna
Globalization Engineering Leader, PayPal, Inc.

Internationalization: An Introduction 

 
 
  Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Lab126, Amazon
What You Can Make Out of Linked Data - General Introduction and the DBpedia+ULI Use Case
 
  Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM

Marco Fossati
Researcher, SpazioDati

Sebastian Hellmann
Researcher, AKSW Research Group

14:30 – 15:00 Afternoon Refreshments

Afternoon

SESSION 2

15:00 – 16:30

Tailoring Collation to Users and Languages

 
 
 

Markus Scherer

Unicode Software Engineer, Google, Inc.

Learn to Easily Create Windows Desktop, Store and Phone Multilingual Apps, Using the Microsoft Multi
 
 

Jan Anders Nelson
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft

Cameron Lerum
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft

Character Equivalences, Mapping, and Normalization

 
 
  Martin J. Dürst
Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University



Tuesday, November 4, 2014

09:00 - 9:15

Welcome & Opening Remarks

09:15 – 10:00

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - Emoji: Past, Present, and Future

 

Dr. Mark Davis, Unicode Consortium President and Co-Founder

10:00 – 10:30  Morning Refreshments
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Global Impact
Track 2
Programming Practices
Track 3
Fonts and Rendering

10:30 – 11:20

SESSION 1

The Multilingual Web: A Status Report
 

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Lab126, Amazon

Unicode Regular Expression Engines
 
 

 

Nick Patch

Software Engineer, International, Shutterstock

Developing & Deploying The World's First Open Source Pan-CJK Typeface Family
 

Ken Lunde
Senior Computer Scientist, Adobe Systems Incorporated

11:30 – 12:20

SESSION 2

Creating Software for Languages and Culture
 

David Mohr
International QE, Adobe Systems Incorporated

Design Considerations for Internationalization in Ruby 2.2
  Martin J. Dürst
Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
Delivering Web Fonts at Wikipedia Scale
 

Alolita Sharma

Director of Engineering, Wikipedia

12:30 - 13:30  Lunch
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Global Impact
Track 2
Programming Practices
Track 3
Fonts and Rendering

13:30 – 14:20

SESSION 3

Global Companies Adopting Quality Globalization
 
  Adam Asnes
President & CEO, Lingoport

 

Gary Lefman
Internationalization Architect, Cisco

 

Michael Kuperstein

Localization Engineer, Intel

 

Xiang Xu

Senior Globalization Developer, PayPal Inc.

Complex Script Nuances and Challenges Inside Portable Document Format (PDF)
  Mukul Sharma
Computer Scientist, Adobe Systems Incorporated
Unicode, OpenType, and HarfBuzz: Closing the Circle
  Behdad Esfahbod
Internationalization Software Engineer, Google Inc.

Roozbeh Pournader
Internationalization Engineer, Google Inc.

14:30 – 15:20

SESSION 4

Using GPS to Track Your Position and Trajectory

 
 

Erwin Hom Internationalization Engineer, PayPal Inc.

 

Michael McKenna
Globalization Engineering Leader, PayPal, Inc.

New in ICU


 
 
 

Markus Scherer

Unicode Software Engineer, Google, Inc.

Project for Creating Efficient, Effective, Standard and Reusable Open Type Tables for Complex Script
 
 

Pravin Dinkar Satpute
Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat

15:20 – 15:50  Afternoon Refreshments

15:50 – 16:40

SESSION 5

BiDi Internationalized Resource Identifiers
 
 

Murray Sargent
Software Design Engineer, Microsoft

 

Shawn Steele
Globalization for Windows, Microsoft

Comparing JavaScript Libraries
 
 
  Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft

 

Craig R. Cummings

Principal Software Engineer - Internationalization, Informatica

Shaping in the Post-tofu Era
 
 

Andrew Glass
Program Manager, Microsoft

 

John Hudson
Co-Founder, Tiro Typeworks Ltd.

16:50 – 17:40

SESSION 6

UTF-8 RTF


 
 

Murray Sargent
Software Design Engineer, Microsoft

18:00 - 19:00  Conference Reception

 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Global Impact
Track 2
CLDR - Locale Data
Track 3
Mobile Computing

09:00 – 09:50

SESSION 7

Time Out of Joint
 

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Lab126, Amazon

Address Standards, Formats, and Nightmares
 

Erwin Hom Internationalization Engineer, PayPal Inc.

 

Aarti Ashok
Product Architect, Globalization Technology, PayPal, Inc.

The Future of Keyboard Input on Touch Devices
 

Marc Durdin

CEO, Tavultesoft Pty Ltd

10:00 – 10:50

SESSION 8

Building Source Han Sans & Noto Sans CJK
 

Ken Lunde
Senior Computer Scientist, Adobe Systems Incorporated

jQuery Globalize ♥ CLDR
 
 

Rafael Xavier de Souza
Team Member, jQuery

Bidi on Android and iOS

 
 

Craig R. Cummings

Principal Software Engineer - Internationalization, Informatica

10:50 - 11:10  Morning Refreshments
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Global Impact
Track 2
CLDR - Locale Data
Track 3
Testing

11:10 – 12:00

SESSION 9

Expanding the Unicode Repertoire: Un-encoded Scripts of Africa and Asia
 
  Deborah Anderson
Researcher, Dept of Linguistics, UC Berkeley

Anshuman Pandey
Doctoral Student, Dept. of History, University of Michigan

New in CLDR Locale Data
 
  Mark Davis
Chief Internationalization Architect, Google Inc.
Mobile I18n Testing Toolbox
 
  Katsuhiko Momoi
Staff Test Engineer, Google, Inc.
12:00 - 13:00  Lunch
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Global Impact
Track 2
CLDR - Locale Data
Track 3
Testing

13:00 – 13:50

SESSION 10

Unicode Initiatives in the Middle East
 
  Thomas Milo
MARA Representative- DecoType Partner, MARA - DecoType
CLDR Users' Panel and Discussion
 
  Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM
Top 10 Best Practices on Internationalizing a Start-up
 
  Claudia Galván
Technical Advisor, Early Stage Innovation
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Indic Language Support
Track 2
CLDR - Locale Data
Track 3
Case Studies

14:00 – 14:50

SESSION 11

Market Trend of Indic Languages and Their Challenges
 
  Saurav Gupta
Sr. Globalization Lead, Adobe Systems India Pvt. Ltd.
CLDR Users' Panel and Discussion (Cont.)
 
 

Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM

Internationalization Testing at Wikipedia
 
 

Alolita Sharma

Director of Engineering, Wikipedia

14:50 – 15:10  Afternoon Refreshments

15:10 – 16:00

SESSION 12

Enabling Indic Support in Applications
 

Manish Aggarwal

Computer Scientist, Adobe Systems Incorporated

Chronologies in the Non-Western World
 

Yoshito Umaoka
Senior Software Engineer, IBM

Agile Internationalization User Stories
 

Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft

16:10 – 17:00


SESSION 13

Advanced Font Issues Panel
 
 

Behdad Esfahbod
Internationalization Software Engineer, Google Inc.

Andrew Glass
Program Manager, Microsoft

John Hudson
Co-Founder, Tiro Typeworks Ltd.

Roozbeh Pournader
Internationalization Engineer, Google Inc.

Automated System for New Unicode and CLDR Globalization Features
 
 

Su Liu
Globalization Architect, IBM

 

Aya Elgebeely

Software Developer, IBM


Ashraf Gomaa

Software Developer, IBM


David Clissold

User Space Architect, IBM


Fan F Yang

Software Developer, IBM

Pseudo Localization in Action

 
 
 

Xiang Xu

Senior Globalization Developer, PayPal Inc.

 

Erwin Hom Internationalization Engineer, PayPal Inc.

 

Michael McKenna
Globalization Engineering Leader, PayPal, Inc.

Program is subject to change.

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