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Artificial Intelligence (AI), smart automation, and end to end workflows are transforming the global content industry. In this special and first virtual summit of its kind, XTM presents an online forum dedicated to content publishers, service providers, and technologists. Industry thought leaders will share smart insights in a concise format with the audience. The XTM LIVEStream program assembles industry experts to explore and debate the essential themes shaping the localization industry right now.

Find out how the language industry is gearing up with Florian Faes, MD at Slator. Joel Sahleen, Globalization Architect, will share the data-driven, continuous localization approach enabled at Domo. This is followed by a panel discussion on automation maturity led by Dave Ruane with Alessandra Binazzi, Director of Localization, ASICS Digital, and Andrzej Poblocki, Globalization Architect at Veritas Technologies LLC. Also, don’t miss the chance for a sneak peek at XTM’s roadmap with Bob Willans, Sara Basile and Agnieszka Sommerfeld. Dedicated training sessions led by senior Solution Architects are closing this innovative online conference.

Register below to confirm your place. As the conference will be held online, you can join from anywhere, as long as you have a device with an internet connection.

Sign up below, and see you virtually on the 19th of March, 1:00-5:50pm (EDT Time Zone).

Automation maturity - how far have you taken it, and how far to go? Panel discussion

Automation maturity - how far have you taken it, and how far to go? Panel discussion

Introducing XTM LIVE Traning

Introducing XTM LIVE Traning

An XTM Quick Start Guide for beginners

An XTM Quick Start Guide for beginners

Smart ways to manage your projects which make you more productive

Smart ways to manage your projects which make you more productive

Fine-tuning configurations to increase TM efficiency

Fine-tuning configurations to increase TM efficiency

Thursday, March 19

Eastern Time Zone (EDT)

1:00 PM 1:10 PM

Welcome

Bob Willans, Dave Ruane

XTM International

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Bob Willans XTM International

Bob is CEO of XTM International Ltd which he co-founded in 2002. He graduated from Cambridge University and has had a varied career, working in South America and as a successful entrepreneur in the IT industry. Building on his experience in the localization industry, he enjoys the varied challenges of growing the company and creating market-leading translation management software.

Dave Ruane

Dave Ruane XTM International

Dave Ruane works as Digital Content and Partnership Manager at XTM International. He has been in the localization industry since the mid-nineties. Current interests include continuous localization, content marketing, and simplification in localization. He regularly speaks at industry events, and is co-founder of the Process Innovation Challenge; a platform for show-casing innovation in localization.

1:10 PM 1:25 PM

Retooling Localization: How the Language Industry is Gearing up for the Next Decade

Florian Faes

Slator

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Florian Faes Slator

Florian is the co-Founder and Managing Director of Slator. Based in Zurich, Florian Faes spent almost a decade Asia before launching Slator in 2015. In Asia, he was with CLS Communication (now Lionbridge) as Head Asia-Pacific and he was part of group management during the trade sale to Lionbridge. Slator is the most up-to-date source of industry news and analysis covering language services and technology. Headquartered in Zurich, Slator runs editorial and research desks in London, Chicago, and Manila and has a presence in Bangkok.

1:30 PM 1:45 PM

Data-Driven, Continuous Localization with XTM and Domo

Joel Sahleen

Domo Inc.

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Joel Sahleen Domo Inc.

Joel Sahleen is the Globalization Architect at Domo Inc. He has over a decade of experience in the field of internationalization and localization and has contributed to language engineering and business intelligence projects for Adobe and the Wikimedia Foundation. As the technical lead for Domo's globalization team, Joel manages both the internationalization of Domo's platform and the development of Domo's localization infrastructure.

1:50 PM 2:05 PM

Automation maturity - how far have you taken it, and how far to go?

Dave Ruane • XTM International / Alessandra Binazzi • ASICS Digital / Andrzej Poblocki • Veritas Technologies LLC

Panel Discussion

Dave Ruane

Dave Ruane XTM International

Dave Ruane works as Digital Content and Partnership Manager at XTM International. He has been in the localization industry since the mid-nineties. Current interests include continuous localization, content marketing, and simplification in localization. He regularly speaks at industry events, and is co-founder of the Process Innovation Challenge; a platform for show-casing innovation in localization.

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Alessandra Binazzi ASICS Digital

Alessandra joins ASICS Digital as Director of Localization in 2017 with the mandate to build a localization function able to drive and support ASICS ambitious digital transformation. As a consultant, Alessandra developed programs tailored to organizations at all stages of a multilingual strategy. She received a BS in International Business from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston.

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Andrzej Poblocki Veritas Technologies LLC

During over 15 years in the globalization industry I held various positions, starting in quality assurance, quickly moving to localization tools and engineering, internationalization engineering, and finally to the architect role where I’m responsible for the globalization systems, processes and integrations, as well as the internationalization architecture of the company’s products.

2:05 PM 2:15 PM

Q&A

Dave Ruane

XTM International

Dave Ruane

Dave Ruane XTM International

Dave Ruane works as Digital Content and Partnership Manager at XTM International. He has been in the localization industry since the mid-nineties. Current interests include continuous localization, content marketing, and simplification in localization. He regularly speaks at industry events, and is co-founder of the Process Innovation Challenge; a platform for show-casing innovation in localization.

2:20 PM 2:50 PM

XTM Road Map

Bob Willans, Sara Basile, Agnieszka Sommerfeld

XTM International

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Bob Willans XTM International

Bob is CEO of XTM International Ltd which he co-founded in 2002. He graduated from Cambridge University and has had a varied career, working in South America and as a successful entrepreneur in the IT industry. Building on his experience in the localization industry, he enjoys the varied challenges of growing the company and creating market-leading translation management software.

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Sara Basile XTM International

Sara Basile is the Product Manager at XTM International. She holds an MA in Technical Translation and Conference Interpreting and has been in the localization industry for almost 10 years as Project Manager, Linguist and Program Manager at global enterprises. After 3 years as XTM Administrator on client side, Sara joined XTM in March and will now work very closely with all XTM teams and customers to make sure XTM keeps its competitive edge through a successful roadmap.

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Agnieszka Sommerfeld XTM International

Agnieszka Sommerfeld is the Project Coordinator at XTM International Ltd. Although she holds an MA in Economics, her career progressed into the IT sector. Agnieszka now manages the tasks of the company's development department and spearheads projects to success. Her natural flair for language technology and managerial skills led her and the team to develop XTM Workbench, the translator environment, from the ground up, focusing on the best possible usability and user experience.

2:55 PM 3:00 PM

XTM LIVE 2020

Dave Ruane

XTM International

Dave Ruane

Dave Ruane XTM International

Dave Ruane works as Digital Content and Partnership Manager at XTM International. He has been in the localization industry since the mid-nineties. Current interests include continuous localization, content marketing, and simplification in localization. He regularly speaks at industry events, and is co-founder of the Process Innovation Challenge; a platform for show-casing innovation in localization.

3:05 PM 3:20 PM

Introducing XTM LIVE Training

Alex Zekakis

XTM International

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Alex Zekakis XTM International

Alex has been in the localization industry for almost ten years now and started off as a localization project manager on the vendor side, on which side he remained until recently. After a few years in the industry he moved onto different roles, initially leading production teams and then started focusing on delivering solutions. He currently holds the role of European Solutions Architect Manager at XTM International.

3:30 PM 4:00 PM

An XTM Quick Start Guide for beginners

Webinar

4:05 PM 4:40 PM

Smart ways to manage your projects which make you more productive

Webinar

4:45 PM 5:15 PM

Fine-tuning configurations to increase TM efficiency

Webinar

5:20 PM 5:50 PM

Enhanced terminology management techniques which increases accuracy and effectiveness

Webinar