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WL UK hosts An Evening with TAUS!

WL UK hosts An Evening with TAUS! on 26 November 2015

Join Women in Localization UK for

An Evening with Taus! sponsored by SDL


Meet special guest Jaap van der Meer of TAUS

for an evening dedicated to MT/translation automation and translation quality

When: November 26, 2015

Time: Networking with wine and nibbles starts at 6.30pm (The event runs from 7.30pm-9pm)

Where: Holiday Inn, Camden Lock, London NW1 7BY

You are welcome to join us for a post-event meal – or just a drink!

Have a look at the menu and prices here and confirm your dinner choice to by 20 November. Drinks can be purchased from the bar.

Let’s start celebrating the holiday season early!

Meet our panel

Jaap van der Meer

Jaap van der Meer

Director, TAUS (Translation Automation User Society)

Jaap van der Meer was the founder and CEO of some of the largest global translation and localisation service companies in the 1980s and 1990s. In 2005 he founded TAUS, an innovation think tank and platform for industry-shared services for the global translation and localisation sector. TAUS offers among others a platform for translation quality evaluation and benchmarking and a platform for pooling and sharing of translation memory data. Jaap has written many articles over the years about the translation industry.

Ulrike Helck

Ulrike Helck

Senior Translation Project Manager, Citrix

Ulrike has 20 years experience in localisation and translation. She has been with Citrix for 15 years in different roles and was able to gain experience on the LSP side and in the automotive industry before that. She is currently the Senior Translation Project Manager with a special interest in agile localisation and machine translation.

Sarah Kemp-Ellis

Sarah Kemp-Ellis

Translation Line Manager, SDL

Since joining SDL in 2008, Sarah has moved up the ranks from Trainee to her current roles of Translation Line Manager and Senior Translator for German and Norwegian. Specialising in automotive and technical translation, Sarah combines the translation knowledge and post editing techniques acquired over the years to process a range of content and text types every day whilst overseeing a team of five translators.

Karin Nielsen

Karin Nielsen

Co-founder and CEO, Fluently

Karin is CEO at translation technology startup, Fluently. Prior to that, Karin was MD at Codex and Sales Director at thebigword where she worked with enterprise clients to implement complex localisation programmes. Karin has over 11 years’ industry experience, is a self-taught coder and is now interested in using AI to improve translation quality and efficiency.

Thank you to our sponsor:


SDL is the leader in global customer experience management. With its integrated Customer Experience Cloud, SDL solves the complexity of managing your brand’s digital footprint as it grows across multiple languages, cultures, websites, devices and channels. 79 of the top 100 global companies trust SDL technologies and language services to help create authentic, in-context customer experiences that drive demand and loyalty.

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