Conference At A Glance

 

Monday, October 26, 2015

TUTORIALS Track 1 Track  2 Track  3

SESSION 1

08:30 – 10:00

An Introduction to Writing Systems & Unicode
 

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Amazon

Putting ICU to Work
 

Michael Ow
Staff Software Engineer,
IBM

Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM

Unicode in Action
  Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft

Craig R. Cummings
Principal Software Engineer - Internationalization, Informatica

Michael McKenna
I18n Product Owner, PayPal, Inc.

10:00 - 10:30  Morning Refreshments

SESSION 2

10:30 – 12:00

An Introduction to Writing Systems & Unicode (Con't.)
  Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Amazon
New! The CLDR Tutorial
John Emmons
Senior Software Engineer, IBM
Bidi on Android and iOS
 

Craig R. Cummings
Principal Software Engineer - Internationalization, Informatica

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

SESSION 3

13:00 – 14:30

Introduction to Unicode and Beyond
 
 
  Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft

Craig R. Cummings
Principal Software Engineer - Internationalization, Informatica

Michael McKenna
I18n Product Owner, PayPal, Inc.

Tailoring Collation to Users and Languages
 
 
 

Markus Scherer

Unicode Software Engineer, Google, Inc.

Introduction to Indic Scripts
 
 

Anshuman Pandey
Department of Linguistics,
University of California, Berkeley

14:30 – 15:00 Afternoon Refreshments

SESSION 4

15:00 – 16:30

Internationalization: An Introduction

 
 
 

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Amazon

Internationalization and Localization in Ruby and Ruby on Rails
 
 
  Martin J. Dürst
Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
Building Fonts for the Universal Shaping Engine

 
 
  Andrew Glass
Program Manager, Microsoft



Tuesday,
October 27, 2015

09:00 - 9:15

Welcome & Opening Remarks

09:15 – 10:00

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Babel Rousers: The 900 Year Quest to Build a Better Language 

Arika Okrent, Linguist and Author of In the Land of Invented Languages

10:00 – 10:30  Morning Refreshments
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Case Studies
Track 2
Platforms
Track 3
Language

10:30 – 11:20

SESSION 1

How We Built the Most Multilingual Translation System for Wikipedia

Santhosh Thottingal
Senior Software Engineer, Language Engineering, Wikimedia Foundation

Lessons Learned: How not to Represent Data in XML
 
 

 

John Emmons
Senior Software Engineer, IBM

 

Mark Davis
Chief Internationalization Architect, Google

Transliterated Input Methods with Auto-correction for South Indian Languages
 

Muthu Nedumaran
Founder & CEO, Murasu Systems Sdn Bhd

11:30 – 12:20

SESSION 2

iLoominate: Authoring eBooks in Multiple Languages
 

Nick Doiron
Sr. Apps Developer, The Asia Foundation

 

Sora Edwards-Thro
Student, William & Mary College

New in ICU
 

Markus Scherer

Unicode Software Engineer, Google, Inc.

Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM

Understanding Mulitlingual Tweets
 

Alolita Sharma

Senior Engineering Manager, Twitter

12:30 - 13:30  Lunch
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Case Studies
Track 2
Platforms
Track 3
Language

13:30 – 14:20

SESSION 3

Multilingual Transliteration - Standards, Technology, and Issues
 
 

Michael McKenna
I18n Product Owner, PayPal, Inc.

Globalizing Modern JavaScript Apps
 

Rafael Xavier de Souza
Project Lead for Globalize, jQuery

Tai Tham: a "Hybrid" Script that Challenges Current Encoding Models
  Patrick Chew
Internationalization Manager, Change.org

Pichai Saengboon
Lanna Font Developer, Center for the Promotion of Arts and Culture, Chiang Mai University

Richard Wordingham
Lanna Enthusiast

14:30 – 15:20

SESSION 4

Case Study: Internationalization of a World-Class Enterprise CMS
 

Leandro Reis
Globalization Architect, Adobe

Richard Geraghty
International Engineering Lead, Adobe

Comparing Java Script Libraries
 
 
  Craig R. Cummings
Principal Software Engineer - Internationalization, Informatica

Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft

Bringing Balinese to iOS
 
 
 

Norbert Lindenberg
Founder, Lindenberg Software LLC

15:20 – 15:50  Afternoon Refreshments
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Case Studies
Track 2
Platforms
Track 3
Language

15:50 – 16:40

SESSION 5

Agile Internationalization User Stories
 
 

Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft

Globalization node.js
 
 
  Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM
Korean Text Processing with Twitter-Korean-Text
 

Hohyon Ryu
Senior Software Engineer, Twitter Inc.

PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Lightning
Track 2
Platforms
Track 3
Fonts

16:50 – 17:40

SESSION 6

IUC 39 Lightning Talks

 
 
 

Moderators:

Alolita Sharma

Senior Engineering Manager, Twitter

 

Martin J. Dürst
Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University

 

Presenters:

Shervin Afshar
Netflix, Inc.

and

Behnam Esfahbod

Facebook

 

Mark Davis

Google, Inc.

 

Jim DeLaHunt

Jim DeLaHunt & Assoc.

 

Chris Dillon

University College London

 

Ben Hamilton

Facebook

 

James Koval

Twitter

 

Muthu Nedumaran

Murasu Systems

 

Anshuman Pandey

UC Berkeley

 

Griffin - PayPal Node.js API for i18n

 

Michael McKenna
I18n Product Owner, PayPal, Inc.

 

Reza Payami
Internationalization Engineer, PayPal, Inc.

Using Graphite to Address Challenges in Nastaliq-style Arabic Script
 
 

Sharon Correll
Software Engineer, SIL International

 

Martin Hosken
Script Research and Engineering, SIL International

18:00 - 19:00  Conference Reception

 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

PRESENTATIONS Track 1
General Topic
Track 2
Platforms
Track 3
Fonts

09:00 – 09:50

SESSION 7

How the Unicode Consortium Works (And How You Can Get Involved)
 

Deborah Anderson
Technical Director, Unicode Consortium

 

Lisa Moore

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, & UTC Chair, Unicode Consortium

Rick McGowan
Technical Vice President & IUC Conference Chair, Unicode Consortium

What Toys are in Your Internationalization Toolbox?
 

Michael Kuperstein
Localization Engineer, Intel

 

Loïc Dufresne de Virel
Localization Strategist, Intel

Universal Shaping
 

Andrew Glass
Program Manager, Microsoft

 

Behdad Esfahbod
Internationalization Software Engineer, Google Inc.

 

John Hudson
Co-Founder, Tiro Typeworks Ltd.

 

Roozbeh Pournader
Internationalization Engineer, Google Inc.

PRESENTATIONS Track 1
CLDR
Track 2
Platforms
Track 3
Fonts

10:00 – 10:50

SESSION 8

Emoji Q&A Panel
 

Mark Davis
Chief Internationalization Architect, Google Inc.

Adventures in Android Message Formatting
 
 

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Amazon

Universal Shaping (Cont.)

 
 

Andrew Glass
Program Manager, Microsoft

 

Behdad Esfahbod
Internationalization Software Engineer, Google Inc.

 

John Hudson
Co-Founder, Tiro Typeworks Ltd.

 

Roozbeh Pournader
Internationalization Engineer, Google Inc.

 

10:50 - 11:10  Morning Refreshments
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
CLDR
Track 2
Programming
Track 3
Fonts

11:10 – 12:00

SESSION 9

CLDR Users Panel
 
  Moderator:
Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM

Panelists:
Shawn Steele
Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft

Mark Davis
Chief Internationalization Architect, Google Inc.

Shervin Afshar
Localization Engineer
Netflix, Inc.

Shawn (Xiang) Xu
Internationalization Engineer, Netflix

Nova Patch
Lead Engineer, International Search, Shutterstock

John Emmons
Senior Software Engineer, IBM

Internationalizing and Localizing Single-Page Web Applications
 
  Joel Sahleen
Sr. Globalization Engineer, Adobe
A Tour of Android Typography
 
  Raph Levien
Software Engineer, Google, Inc.
12:00 - 13:00  Lunch
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
CLDR
Track 2
Programming
Track 3
Fonts

13:00 – 13:50

SESSION 10

Enhanced Umm AlQura Calendar Support
 
  Mohamed Mohie
Globalization Manager (PMP®), Manager of Arabic GCoC, IBM Worldwide

Ramy Said
Advisory IT Specialist,
Globalization Center of Competency - Arabic Focal Arabic Competence and Globalization Center (ACGC) Cairo Technology Development Center (CTDC) - IBM Egypt

Building Localization Capacity Through Non-specialist Developers
 
  Jim DeLaHunt
Principal, Jim DeLaHunt & Associates
Pan-CJK Font Development Techniques, Tips, Tricks & Pitfalls
 
  Ken Lunde
Senior Computer Scientist 2, CJKV Type Development, Adobe
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
General Topic
Track 2
Programming
Track 3
Emoji

14:00 – 14:50

SESSION 11

New Developments in ScriptSource
 
  Sharon Correll
Software Engineer, SIL International

Lorna Priest Evans
Script Technologist, SIL International

Hello, My Name Is ____.
 
 

Nova Patch
Lead Engineer, International Search, Shutterstock

Having Fun with Twemoji
 
 

Alolita Sharma

Senior Engineering Manager, Twitter

14:50 – 15:10  Afternoon Refreshments
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Testing
Track 2
Programming
Track 3
Emoji

15:10 – 16:00

SESSION 12

Remote L10N Test Solution
 
 

Yona Chen
Senior Project Manager, Huawei

Continuing Adventures Going Door-to-Door Around the World
 

Erwin Hom Internationalization Engineer, PayPal, Inc.

 

Michael McKenna
I18n Product Owner, PayPal, Inc.

Emoji Search
 
 

Nova Patch
Lead Engineer, International Search, Shutterstock

16:10 – 17:00


SESSION 13

Mobile I18n Testing Toolbox: 2015 Updates

 
 

Katsuhiko Momoi
Staff Test Engineer, Google, Inc.

Performance Matters - A New Algorithmic Approach for Fast Unicode Regular Expression Processing
 
 

Robert Cameron
Professor, Simon Fraser University

Unicode Emoji: How Do We Standardize that Je ne Sais Quoi???

 
 

Maggie Ronan

Release Manager, Indiegogo

 

Liat Berdugo
Artist & Curator

Program is subject to change.

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