Conference At A Glance


Monday, October 21, 2013

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

Putting ICU to Work
 
  Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM
Internationalization: An Introduction
 
  Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Lab126, Amazon
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
Building Multilingual Websites in Drupal 7 and Joomla 3
 
 

Jim DeLaHunt 

Principal, Jim DeLaHunt & Associates

Web Internationalization - Standards and Best Practices
  Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft
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.

Handling Arabic, Hebrew, and Other Right-to-Left Scripts in HTML
 
  Aharon Lanin
Software Engineer, Google

Richard Ishida
Internationalization Activity Lead,
W3C

Andrew Glass
Program Manger, Microsoft

Localization Workshop

 

 
  Daniel Goldschmidt
Sr. International Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Iris Orriss
Internationalization Manager, Facebook

14:30 – 15:00 Afternoon Refreshments

Afternoon

SESSION 2

15:00 – 16:30

Character Normalization
 
 

Martin J. Dürst
Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University

Internationalizing JavaScript Applications
 
  Norbert Lindenberg
Internationalization Consultant, Lindenberg Software LLC

 

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

Iris Orriss
Internationalization Manager, Facebook

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

09:00 - 9:15

Welcome & Opening Remarks

09:15 – 10:00

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - Enabling the Next Billion Multilingual Users for Wikipedia

 

Alolita Sharma

Director of Engineering, Wikipedia

10:00 – 10:30  Morning Refreshments
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Platforms
Track 2
Locales and CLDR
Track 3
World Wide Web

10:30 – 11:20

SESSION 1

Internationalization and Localization for Android Devices

Roy Yokoyama

Principal Globalization Engineer, Google-Motorola Mobility

What's New in CLDR
 
 

 

Peter Edberg
Senior Software Engineer, Apple Inc.

Mark Davis
Sr. Internationalization Software Architect, Google Inc.

Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM

The Multilingual Web: A Status Report
  Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Lab126, Amazon

Richard Ishida
Internationalization Activity Lead,
W3C

11:30 – 12:20

SESSION 2

The Story of MSKLC
 
 

Michael S. Kaplan

Program Manager, Microsoft

CLDR Users' Panel and Discussion
  Peter Edberg
Senior Software Engineer, Apple Inc.

Mark Davis
Sr. Internationalization Software Architect, Google Inc.

Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM

Cameron Dutro
Senior Software Engineer, International Engineering Team, Twitter

ITS 2.0: Facilitating Automated Creation and Processing of Multilingual Web Content
 
  Felix Sasaki
DFKI / W3C Fellow

Christian Lieske
SAP AG

12:30 - 13:30  Lunch
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Platforms
Track 2
Locales and CLDR
Track 3
Scripting Languages

13:30 – 14:20

SESSION 3

MySQL History and Practical i18n and i10n
 

Jeremy Cole

Sr. Systems Engineer, Google, Inc.

CLDR Data for Javascript and the Web
 
 

John Emmons

Senior Software Engineer, IBM

Unicode Programming in Modern Perl
 
 

Nick Patch

Software Engineer, International, Shutterstock

14:30 – 15:20

SESSION 4

No More Tofus and Ransom Note: Beautiful Fonts for All
 
 

Jungshik Shin

Systems Engineer, Google, Inc.

Do You Speak CLDR?
 
 
 

George Rhoten

Language Technologies Engineer, Apple Inc.

Implementing Normalization in Pure Ruby - The Fast and Easy Way
 

Martin J. Dürst
Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University

15:20 – 16:00  Afternoon Refreshments
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Platforms
Track 2
Testing
Track 3
Scripting Languages

16:00 – 16:50

SESSION 5

Innovations in Internationalization at Google
 
 

Vladimir Weinstein
Engineering Manager, Google Inc.

 

Mark Davis
Sr. Internationalization Software Architect, Google Inc.

Best Practice in A New Working Model for Localization Testing
 

Shan Fu

International QE, Adobe Systems

 

Jing Lai

International QE Team Lead, Adobe Systems

Comparing Javascript Libraries
 
 
  Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft

 

Craig R. Cummings

Principal Software Engineer - Internationalization, Informatica

17:00 – 17:50

SESSION 6

Arabic Script SHOULD NOT be so Scary!
 
 

Behnam Esfahbod

Research Assistant, Xencraft

Critical Values for i18n Testing
 
 

Tex Texin
Globalization Architect, Xencraft

Internationalizing the Core of JavaScript, Second Edition

L20n, Next Generation Localization Framework for the Web

 
 

Norbert Lindenberg
Internationalization Consultant, Lindenberg Software LLC

Nebojša Ćirić
Software Engineer, Google, Inc.

Zbigniew Braniecki
Software Engineer, Mozilla Corporation

18:00 - 19:00  Conference Reception

 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Localization
Track 2
Internationalization in Practice
Track 3
Natural Languages

09:00 – 09:50

SESSION 7

A Cost and ROI Model of Internationalization Issues
 
 

Adam Asnes
President, Lingoport

A Time for Everything
 

Travis Keep

Software Engineer, Google, Inc.

 

Peter Edberg
Senior Software Engineer, Apple Inc.

 

Yoshito Umaoka

Senior Software Engineer, IBM

The Script Encoding Initiative: The Successes and Tribulations of Encoding Scripts
 

Deborah Anderson

Researcher
University of California Berkeley

 

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

10:00 – 10:50

SESSION 8

From User Experience to Benutzererlebnis - UX Joins L10N to Offer a Better Global User Experience
 
 

Loïc Dufresne de Virel
Localization Strategist, Intel Corporation

How to Spot a Flying Unicorn: Analyzing User Interface Designs for Localizability
 
 

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Lab126, Amazon

Burmese - Challenges & Lessons Learned from an Early Adopter

 
 
  Brian Kemler
Program Manager, Google, Inc.

 

Craig Cornelius
i18n Engineer, Google, Inc.

10:50 - 11:10  Morning Refreshments

11:10 – 12:00

SESSION 9

Tech View of Global Social Games Development
 
 

John Huan Vu 

Senior Software Engineer, Zynga Inc.

Which *Bleep* Language Tag Should I Use?
 
 

Michael Kuperstein

Localization Engineer, Intel

Octavio Ramos Localization Software Quality Assurance Lead & Engineer, Intel

The Qur'ān Project
 
  Thomas Milo
Partner, DecoType
12:00 - 13:00  Lunch
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Implementations
Track 2
Agile Development
Track 3
Sorting

13:00 – 13:50

SESSION 10

What's New in ICU
 
 

Steven R. Loomis
Software Engineer,
IBM

 

Markus Scherer

Unicode Software Engineer, Google, Inc.

A Web With Many Voices: The Theory and Practice of Multilingual Hypertext
 
 

Joel Sahleen

Globalization Engineer, Adobe Systems

One Hundred Ways of Sorting Strings (and Counting)
 
 

Mark Davis
Sr. Internationalization Software Architect, Google Inc.

 

Markus Scherer

Unicode Software Engineer, Google, Inc.

14:00 – 14:50

SESSION 11

NLP: A Quick Global Multilingual Approach to Develop Named Entity Recognizer (NER) Using DBpedia
 

Roshan Singh

MTS 2, Adobe Systems

Localization Framework for Dynamic Text
 

John Huan Vu 

Senior Software Engineer, Zynga Inc.

A Dog's Breakfast: Sorting Earth's Largest Collection of Content Without Going Crazy
 

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect,
Lab126, Amazon

14:50 – 15:10  Afternoon Refreshments
PRESENTATIONS Track 1
Implementations
Track 2
Agile Development
Track 3
Rendering

15:10 – 16:00


SESSION 12

Text Analytics: Multilingual Dynamic Ontology Creation Using Wikipedia
 
 

Roshan Singh

MTS 2, Adobe Systems

Making Agile Work for Global Software Development i18n Teams @Wikipedia
 
 

Alolita Sharma

Director of Engineering, Wikipedia

International Features in Windows 8.1
 
 
 

Andrew Glass
Program Manger, Microsoft

16:10 – 17:00


SESSION 13

Going Global from the Ground Up!
 
 

Claudia Galván
Technical Advisor

Overcoming Testing Challenges with Localization in Agile Model for Adobe Products
 

Gaurav Bathla
Quality Engineer Lead Globalization, Adobe Systems

Opening New Doors for Fonts
 

David Lemon
Senior Manager, Type Development, Adobe Systems

Program is subject to change.

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