Save the Date: Internationalization
and Unicode Conference to Take Place November 3-5, 2014!
Call for Participation Deadline: March 28th
Needham, MA—The Unicode Consortium is pleased to announce its
38th annual Internationalization and Unicode Conference (IUC) will
take place from November 3rd-November 5th at the Hyatt Regency in
Santa Clara, CA.
The conference is currently seeking participants. The deadline
for submitting a speaking topic is Friday, March 28th. Suitable
topics include - but are not limited to:
- Application Areas: social networks, search engines,
websites and web services, mobile applications, and security
concerns and practices.
- General Techniques: advances in technologies, using
internationalization libraries, handling bidirectional or other
complex scripts, and font development and Typography
- Managing Global Software Development and Geographically
Distributed Teams: project management and methodologies,
best practices, and approaches for migrating legacy applications
to global markets
- Evolving Standards and Related Practices: endangered
languages or unencoded scripts, case studies on cross-culture
communication, ISO language tag topics, HTML5, CSS3, and modern
browser topics, and dealing with data formats
Tutorial presenters will receive complimentary conference
registration and two nights lodging. Session presenters will receive
a 50% conference discount and two nights lodging. The IUC Program
Committee will notify submitters of their acceptance by Friday, May
IUC is the premier event covering the latest in industry
standards and best practices for bringing software and Web
applications to worldwide markets. With its focus on software and
Web globalization, IUC brings together internationalization experts,
tool vendors, software implementers, and business and program
managers from around the world.
To be considered as a presenter, visit www.unicodeconference.org/cfp.htm.
To learn more and register for the 38th IUC, visit www.unicodeconference.org.
About the Unicode Consortium
The Unicode Consortium is a nonprofit organization founded
to develop, extend and promote the use of the Unicode
standard and related globalization standards. The membership
of the consortium represents a broad spectrum of
corporations and organizations in the computer and
information processing industry. Members are: Adobe Systems,
Apple, Google, Government of Bangladesh, Government of
India, IBM, Microsoft, Monotype Imaging, Oracle, SAP, The
Society for Natural Language Technology Research, The
University of California (Berkeley), The University of
California (Santa Cruz), Yahoo!, plus well over a hundred
Associate, Liasion, and Individual members. For more
information, please contact the Unicode Consortium
About the Event Producer
OMG® is the Event Producer for the Internationalization &
Unicode Conferences. OMG is an open membership,
not-for-profit consortium that produces and maintains
computer industry specifications for interoperable
enterprise applications. Our specifications include MDA®,
UML®, CORBA®, MOF™, XMI® and CWM™. OMG’s specifications are
all available for download by everyone without charge.
For more information about OMG, visit us online at
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