XTM LIVEStream

16 December

2020

Online

XTMLIVEStream.com

XTM LIVEStream Agenda

Wednesday, 16. December

Central European TIME (CET)

4:00 PM 4:20 PM

Coffee time with XTM

4:20 PM 4:30 PM

Intro - welcome

Bob Willans

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.

4:30 PM 4:50 PM

Keynote: The Democratization of AI – The Intersection of Clouds and Gaming Consoles

Dr. Donald A. DePalma

CSA Research

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Dr. Donald A. DePalma CSA Research

As the original founder of CSA Research in 1999, Don DePalma has been instrumental in establishing the company as the preeminent market research firm in localization and globalization. He initiated CSA Research’s coverage of localization maturity, enterprise language processing, and machine translation. Prior to founding CSA Research, he co-founded Interbase Software, served as vice president of corporate strategy at Idiom Technologies, and was one of the first analysts at Forrester Research. While at Forrester, Don launched the firm's coverage of various sectors, including content management, digital marketing technologies, and knowledge management. Don holds a doctorate in linguistics from Brown University. His book, Business Without Borders, has been widely used in university and business training courses.

4:50 PM 5:10 PM

Our journey to automate multilingual support content

Veronica DiMartino

Eventbrite

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Veronica DiMartino Eventbrite

Veronica is a Senior Localization Program Manager at Eventbrite with many years of experience in managing a variety of localization initiatives across different teams in 11 languages. Veronica and her team were involved in the Global expansion efforts of Eventbrite and have built a sophisticated localization process from the ground up.

5:10 PM 5:20 PM

Break

5:20 PM 5:40 PM

Navigating the Intelligence Revolution in localization (MT, AI, technology, and data); when the music changes so does the dance

Dave Ruane XTM International

Panel discussion

5:40 PM 6:00 PM

Inter-Language Vector Space - "Magic becoming technology" in NLP AI

Rafał Jaworski

XTM International

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Rafał Jaworski XTM International

Rafał Jaworski, PhD, works as Linguistic AI Expert at XTM International. He is an academic lecturer and scientist specializing in natural language processing techniques. He develops robust AI algorithms for the needs of computer assisted translation. These include, among others, automatic lookup of linguistic resources and automatic post editing. At XTM International he leads a team of young and talented AI specialists who put his visions and ideas into practice.

6:00 PM 6:30 PM

XTM Networking Event

6:30 PM 6:50 PM

Client Success Story

6:50 PM 7:10 PM

Intelligent Process Automation: how to build impactful global content at the speed of now!

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.

7:10 PM 7:20 PM

Break

7:20 PM 7:40 PM

XTM RoadMap

Sara Basile

XTM International

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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.

7:40 PM 8:00 PM

Client success story

8:00 PM 8:10 PM

Wrap up

Bob Willans, Shamus Dermody

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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Shamus Dermody XTM International

Shamus has almost 20 years in the translation/localization industry, including a graduate diploma in localization from the University of Limerick and a key role in internationalization with Vivendi Universal. As Senior VP for Sales and Customer Success at XTM International his team ensures that customers generate the maximum benefit from their investment in an agile and versatile workflow system for translation

8:10 PM 8:30 PM

Networking Happy Hour

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