Educate yourself, improve your business prospects and enhance your network in 2010 by participating in various translation events of the year. Here's your 2010 translation conferences checklist.
1. OH Language Professionals Networking Session
Jan 15, 2010
Venue - Panera, Cleveland, OH, US
A one hour networking session for language professionals residing and working in Ohio.
2. Spanish in the USA: Realities and Perspectives in the 21st Century
Jan 21, 2010
Venue - Fundación Litterae, Av Callao 262, 3o, Ciudad Autónoma De Buenos Aires, AR
A free two-hour presentation by Vanessa Lago Barros on the situation of the Spanish language in US. Please contact IAPTI at email@example.com for registration.
3. SDL Round Table Event
Jan 28, 2010
Venue - TBD, Stamford, CT, US
A discussion by leading decision makers on product localization strategies as applied by some of the world's leading brands.
4. Preparing for Interpreters’ Written Exams
Jan 30, 2010
Venue - SFSU Downtown campus, San Francisco, CA, US
Cost - $55-95
A 3 hour workshop that will guide aspiring as well as working interpreters about the requirements of different written exams that they have to take so that they can work as certified practitioners in their selected language pair and domain.
5. Eighth Conference of the Israel Translators Association (ITA)
Feb 8, 2010 - Feb 10, 2010
Venue - Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel
The annual ITA conference is an international meeting of translators, interpreters, localizers, researchers, subtitlers, editors, teachers, translation company owners, project managers and related professionals. The association promotes the profession by encouraging information exchange, fostering research and providing opportunities for professional education.
Catering to veterans and beginners alike, the conference program this year focuses on the tools and skills essential in today's information and communications age. It runs for two and a half days and is designed to have broad range appeal. The conference provides excellent value for money and is the best source of information and training.
6. SDL Localization Round Table Event
Feb 18, 2010
Venue - TBD, Portland, OR, US
Panelist discussion and knowledge exchange that addresses the challenges of globalization and localization.
7. Client-side L10N professionals networking dinner
Feb 25, 2010
Venue - Portland, OR, US
Buy your own dinner. Childcare available. Discuss best practices and tools with colleagues. No vendors please. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an Evite.
8. Game Localization Summit @ GDC 2010
Mar 9, 2010
Venue - Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, US
This summit will delve on planning for localization so that bugs are minimized. The full day summit will include panels, lectures and game postmortems.
9. SDL Globalization Conference: New York City
Mar 11, 2010
Venue - New York City
A round table event -
Network with industry experts
Learn best practice s and strategies for globalization
Discuss solutions to localization challenges
Connect with useful resources
10. Worldware Conference
Mar 16, 2010 to Mar 18, 2010
Venue - Santa Clara, California
The ROI of software internationalization
11. SDL Round Table Event: Providence
Mar 18, 2010
Venue - Providence
Industry thought leaders will provide invaluable insight into their challenges, localization strategies, experiences and successes. There will be a panelist discussion and knowledge exchange addressing challenges in globalization and localization.
12. ATA Translation Company Division 11th Annual Conference
Mar 18, 2010 to Mar 20, 2010
Venue - Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ, US
Two days packed with informative educational sessions that have been especially prepared to address the concerns and requirements translation companies' owners and managers.
13. Conference - "Polish market of translation and localization"
Mar 26, 2010 to Mar 27, 2010
Venue - Qubus Hotel Kraków, Kraków, MAłOPOLSKIE, PL
One of the largest translation industry event in Poland in which more than 200 translators and localization experts participate in focus groups, attend informative lectures and share experiences.
14. Think Latin America
April 7 to April 9, 2010
Venue - Perola Buzios Design Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Early Registration (by January 29, 2010) costs US$ 500.00 to GALA Members and US$ 550.00 to Non-Members.
Regular Registration (as of February 1, 2010) costs US$ 600.00 to GALA Members and US$ 650.00 to Non-Members.
15. Localization Business Innovation - Focus on Asia
Apr 14, 2010 to Apr 16, 2010
Venue - Tokyo, JP
A discussion of strategies and solutions to help the localization industry make a smooth transition from being closed and proprietary to becoming open and collaborative.
Cost - € 1,250 for members and € 2,500 for non-members.
16. ELIA's Networking Days Istanbul
Apr 15, 2010 to Apr 17, 2010
Venue - Titanic City Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey
(more) Tools of the Trade: There is more to the business of translation than just CAT tools
17. Proz Inter-Industry Conference in Birmingham (UK)
Apr 16, 2010 to Apr 18, 2010
Venue - Spring Hill College, Wake Green Rd, Birmingham, B13 9 GB
Workshops on TM, CAT tools, Workflow management tools and other useful tools.
18. SDL Round Table Event: Boston
Apr 29, 2010
Venue - Boston, Massachusetts
meeting with other decision makers from some of the world’s leading brand companies. Understanding their product localization challenges and learning best practices for accelerating time-to-market while delivering the ultimate in customer experience.
May 5, 2010 to May 7, 2010
Venue - Budapest, Hungary
Workshops, best practices discussions and translation industry trends.
20. GALA 2010: The Language of Business. The Business of Language
May 10, 2010 to May 12, 2010
Venue - InterContintental Praha Hotel, Prague, Praha, HLAVNí MěSTO PRAHA, CZ
Discussions, presentations and debates on language, localization and global content delivery. Latest language processes and technologies would also be showcased.
21. Localization Business Innovation - Focus on Europe
May 19, 2010 to May 21, 2010
Venue - DK
This conference addresses emerging issues in translation and localization industry to improve and enhance translation services.
22. 2010 ALC Annual Conference
May 19, 2010 to May 22, 2010
Venue - Miami Hotel in Miami, FL
The annual conference of the association of language companies. The four-day event includes educational sessions, workshops, networking events, and an exposition hall with leading language provider companies represented.
23. All Correct Language Solutions IV Annual Translation Forum
May 22, 2010 to May 23, 2010
Venue - Samara, Russia
A wide range of topics will be covered, including best practices of vendor management, translation process management, confidentiality and data security, professional liability insurance, and various industry-specific software solutions.
Workshops and roundtables will abound. All sections will be divided into 3 treams - TSP's, novice translators, and expert translatorts.
24. International Terminology Summer School
May 24, 2010 to May 28, 2010
Venue - University of Vienna, Centre for Translation Studies, Gymnasiumstraße 50, Wien, WIEN 1190 AT
5-day practice-oriented terminology management training.
25. Localization World Berlin
June 7, 2010 to June 9, 2010
Venue - Berlin, Germany
The conference will be focused on Know-how for Global Success - Global Business Best Practices, Localization Core Competencies, Advanced Localization Management and Managing Global Websites
26. SDL Round Table Event: Nashua
Sep 9, 2010
Venue - Nashua, NH
27. Baltic Translation Conference
Sep 2, 2010 to Sep 4, 2010
Venue - Latvia, Riga
28. TM-Europe 2010 International Conference
Sep 30, 2010 to Oct 1, 2010
Venue - Hotel, Kraków, MAłOPOLSKIE, PL
The conference will be focused on management issues that concern translation and localization industry. Special emphasis will be given on technology and project management.
29. Localization World Seatle
October 6, 2010 to October 8, 2010
Venue - Seattle, Washington
30. ATA 51st Annual Conference
Oct 27, 2010 - Oct 30, 2010
Venue - Hyatt Regency Hotel, 650 15th St, Denver, CO 80202 US
The four day event will include expert presentations, showcases panel discussions, scholarly papers, training workshops, certification testing and networking sessions for participants. It will also feature a vendor exhibit hall and job marketplace.
31. SDL Round Table Event: Rochester
Nov 4, 2010
Venue - Rochester, NY
32. SYNERGISE! - The 8th Biennial National Conference of the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT)
November 5, 2010 - November 6, 2010
Venue - Fremantle, WA