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Speed Mentoring & Networking Evening | October 10 | Dublin, Ireland

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Register here DATE AND TIME Tue 10 October 2017 18:00 – 21:00 IST LOCATION Bank of Ireland, Grand Canal Square Esat Building, 1 Grand Canal Quay D02 FF61 Dublin 2 Ireland Women in Localization Dublin invite you to a FREE speed mentoring and networking evening on Tuesday October 10th, at the fantastic Bank Of Ireland, Grand Canal Dock location. Get mentoring and coaching on topics such as Localization Sales, Digital Marketing, Life Work Balance, Improving Your Professional Visibility, Career Development or Customer Relations. All our mentors will be experienced women in localization working in the industry. Sessions will be 1 on 1 and take […]

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Writing for Localization | September 19 | Barcelona, Spain

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Register here DATE AND TIME Tue, September 19, 2017 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CEST LOCATION eDreams Odigeo office Carrer Bailèn 67-69 Barcelona Spain We are back after the summer break! Join us to learn more about how to create content that is localization ready. Our panel of content specialists and copywriters will share insights on how to write content that can be translated, even machine translated! As usual, we will go for ​dinner after the event to get to know each other better 😉 PANELISTS Isabelle Fratani, Senior French Translator @ Pactera, Teacher @ UAB Emily Hunkler, English Copywriter […]

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WORKSHOP: Manage Better Projects in 30 Days | September 14 | Washington DC, US

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Attention W.L. members, Andrew Lawless from Lawless Guides is offering an exclusive discount for W.L to attend this workshop. If you are always beating deadlines, killing fires, and fixing bad work – mostly from others, this class is for you! This workshop is designed to inspire and guide you to strengthen your customer relationships and increase client satisfaction by: Utilizing your unique project management strengths Engaging your clients to fully work with you Building trust with your clients and prospects Managing up and across the client organizations Clarifying your commitments for which you provide the most value You will learn […]

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Women in Localization Northeast Chapter Networking Event | August 29 | Westwood, MA, US

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Please join us for a Women in Localization Northeast Chapter Networking Event on Tuesday, August 29. This will be a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet localization professionals in the Boston area. This networking event is generously hosted by The Predictive Index. DATE: Tuesday August 29th TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 PM WHERE: The Predictive Index, 101 Station Dr, Westwood, MA 02090 Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boston-area-networking-event-aug-29-women-in-localization-northeast-chapter-tickets-36975789582?aff=es2

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Women in Localization PNW Chapter Fall Event 2017 | September 20

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Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-localization-pnw-chapter-fall-event-2017-tickets-36967308214 DATE AND TIME Wed, September 20, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT LOCATION Tableau Software (Office Location TBD) Please join us for an inspiring night with the advocate of awesomeness, Kirsi Hall! Light refreshments will be provided. Our very special guest and speaker, Kirsi (keer + see) Hall, is an international speaker, executive coach, and Founder/Chief Catalyst of her own consultancy firm. Previously, she was the VP of Organizational Development for a financial institution in Seattle, WA. In this interactive presentation she has crafted the perfect message to discuss topics around leadership, career and life paths, […]

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NY networking event | August 9 | NY, US

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Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-networking-event-aug-9-women-in-localization-northeast-chapter-registration-36523543903 WeWork Chelsea is pleased to host the next Women in Localization Northeast chapter event on Wednesday August 9. Please join us for a New York Networking evening! Come and meet fellow Women in Localization members. Catch up with old friends and meet some great localization professionals. DATE: Wednesday August 9 TIME: 6:30 – 9:00 PM WHERE: WeWork Chelsea, 115 W 18th Street, New York Light refreshments will be served. We hope you can join us! Please register by August 7.

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Be Global – Lightning talks | September 7 | Redwood City, CA, US

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Meetup link: https://www.meetup.com/WL-SVC/events/238102355/ Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Box 900 Jefferson Ave, Redwood City, CA Come hear your fellow women in localization speak about their experience in these six bite-sized lightning talks! Our line-up Details matter—differences and similarities between Korean and Japanese by Laura Joo, SurveyMonkey The fine art of linguistic arbitration by Laura Gomez Chacon, eBay Globalization test strategies that meet deadlines by Gergana Angelova Using open source software to enhance your localization skills by Jianing Tang and Yizhi Shi, MIIS Students Leveraging localization to grow user engagement by Hanna Kanabiajeuskaja, Box Debunking community localization myths by Peiying Mo, Mozilla Event schedule  6:00 – 6:30 – Networking 6:30 – 6:45 – Introductions 6:45 – […]

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Japan chapter: Machine translation and the Characteristics of Japanese Localization | June 23

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今回のイベントでは、皆様から大好評のトピックである、機械翻訳について、NICTの隅田英一郎先生にご講演いただきます。機械翻訳と並んで関心の高いトピック、日本語翻訳の特性を探るパネルディスカッションを行います。このディスカッションは、皆様にすでに回答いただいたアンケートを元にしています。たくさんご回答、ありがとうございました。 日時: 2017年6月23日(金)19:00-21:30 会場: ネットアップ株式会社(京橋駅または東京駅より徒歩) プログラム: 19:00-19:10 チャプターマネージャーより挨拶 19:10-19:15 Woman in Localization China発足イベントのフィードバック(コスタンザさん) 19:15-20:00 NMTアドバンスト講座 by NICT 隅田英一郎先生 20:00-20:15 Break Time 20:15-21:00 「なぜ私たちはこんなに忙しく大変なのか?- Why Japanese people? パネルディスカッション by WLチャプターマネージャー+田中千鶴香さん 21:00-21:30 ネットワーキング Japan chapter is happy to host the second event in 2017 with the topic of our highest interest, machine translation with guest speaker, Mr. Sumida, NICT. The second topic is on another high interest, the characteristics of Japanese localization by panel. We look forward to seeing many people in the room. Date/Time: Friday June 23, 2017 7pm-9:30pm Venue: NetApp meeting room () Agenda: 19:00-19:10 Greetings from Chapter Manager 19:10-19:15 […]

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Women In Localization UK – iSEO | June 28 | London

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DATE AND TIME Wed 28 June 2017 18:00 – 21:00 BST LOCATION Expedia UK 407 St John’s St. (at The Angel Building) London EC1V 4EX United Kingdom DESCRIPTION iSEO – Getting it Right – June 28th International SEO (iSEO) is a relatively new discipline in the localisation industry, offering a lot of opportunity and also a lot of challenges. Getting iSEO right isn’t always straightforward and is certainly more than simply translating keywords. Both technical issues and cultural nuances in online search need to be taken into account in order to be truly successul. The fact that iSEO is constantly […]