Think Latin America Silicon Valley

Next month, the Think Latin America Silicon Valley event will take place in Saratoga, CA on Friday May 6 from 2-8pm. Last year, Think Latin America in Búzios, Brazil was deemed “an incubator of learning and a place to disseminate new knowledge.” Such a successful event could not be restricted to its own region, so event organizers Ccaps, IMTT and Women in Localization have joined forces to bring the event to Silicon Valley.

The Latin American region continues to grow and present new opportunities every day. Attendees will learn how global companies have seized the opportunities in this booming market from both buyer and seller perspectives.

For more information, see the LinkedIn event page: http://events.linkedin.com/Think-Latin-America-Silicon-Valley/pub/615673

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Foreign Exchange Software Localization Roundtable

Please note that the Foreign Exchange Software Localization Roundtable has been rescheduled for another date. We will provide an update with the new date when we are provided with that information.

On Wednesday March 23, Marita Hoeh, Software Localization Manager for CaridianBCT, will conduct a presentation about the best software localization practices. The presentation will include a discussion about the upcoming challenges for software localization and a case study on CaridianBCT. The event starts at 8:30am at the Renaissance Boulder FlatIron Hotel in Broomfield, CO and will conclude at 11am. Breakfast will be provided as guests will be given a chance to network before the formal presentation begins at 9am.

Marita Hoeh has been working in the localization industry for the past 20 years, formerly specializing in translations for the medical field.

CaridianBCT is a software localization company specialized in medical devices based out of Lakewood, CO.  Hoeh created the software localization department where today she manages the software localization of all products.

Lingoport’s Adam Asnes will also be in attendance to provide his internationalization (i18n) and globalization expertise. Asnes founded Lingoport in 2001, and has since become an authority on internationalization and globalization of software.

Free IMUG Networking Event at Worldware

Finish up this year’s Worldware Conference in style at the free IMUG Networking Event. Leaders in internationalization and localization Lingoport and acrolinx are sponsoring the event that will feature food and drinks at 6pm followed by a brief user discussion session from 7-7:30pm, and some more friendly networking until 9pm.

Please RSVP and plan to arrive at the Techmart in Santa Clara at 6pm; the event runs till 9pm. Those in attendance do not need to be registered for the Worldware Conference.

For registration information, please view: http://www.imug.org/events/index.html

Lingoport to be Featured at Worldware Conference

Lingoport’s Adam Asnes and Olivier Libouban are going to be featured guests at this year’s Worldware Conference in Santa Clara, California on March 15 as they discuss with developers how to implement, track and improve their internationalization plans to the highest degree using Globalyzer’s static analysis.  The workshop will include an examination of new product development in the internationalization and localization field and how the relationship between project creation and implementation work so well together.

Come ready to learn from the best and share your own ideas. Friends of Lingoport will receive a 10% discount upon registering for the conference (use discount code WW11SLD, not eligible for the preconference). This year’s event looks to be a smashing success!

Internationalizing and Localizing Complex Software Systems in an Agile Environment

Software development is often hindered by communication issues between company stakeholders. The solution to bridge this gap, Agile software development, has been particularly troublesome for internationalization and localization activities. In an hour long webinar, Yuka Kurihara, Director of Localization at Pitney Bowes, joins Adam Asnes and Olivier Libouban of Lingoport, and Adam Blau of Milengo to discuss how internationalization and localization efforts can synergize with an Agile software development strategy.

Those interested in software internationalization and localization strategies are encouraged to join on Wednesday, March 2nd at 9am or 2pm (Eastern) for the hour long webinar.

More information on software globalization is also available on the Lingoport site.

Worldware Internationalization-I18n Conference

As with any business, there is a big difference between constructing an idea, and actually implementing that idea. The most in-depth internationalization conference is right on our doorstep as the countdown is on for the Worldware Conference in Santa Clara, California.  Come see i18n industry professionals who set the trends in product development share their ideas with a specifically targeted audience. Share your ideas and learn from the best. Friends of Lingoport and receive a 10% discount when you register for the conference (use discount code WW11SLD, not eligible for the preconference).

Last year’s conference was a big success, and this year’s looks to be even greater!

The event runs March 15-17 at the Network Meeting Center in Santa Clara, California.

Internationalizing and Localizing Complex Software Systems in an Agile Environment

Yuka Kurihara, Director of Localization at Pitney Bowes, joins Adam Asnes, CEO at Lingoport, and Adam Blau, Milengo’s Rebellion Leader, to discuss and showcase best practices in internationalizing and localizing complex software systems in an agile environment.

Webinar: “Internationalizing and Localizing Complex Software Systems in an Agile Environment”
Date: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2010
Times:
– 9:00 am – 10:00 am ET. Register at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/998267401
– 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET. Register at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/839914424
Where: Your desktop
Cost: Complimentary

This educational one-hour online event targets professionals involved in making their companies globally fit, including Technical Managers, Software Developers, Localization Engineers and Managers, Internationalization Engineers and Managers, Product and Project Managers, and anyone wanting to increase and solidify their internationalization and localization knowledge.