Join language industry professionals, academics and students on April 1-2, 2017 in Monterey, California as they explore new trends in localization and language training. Hosted by the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, this year’s theme is The Future of Localization Training: Keeping Pace with an Evolving Industry. Register now for Monterey Forum 2017—early-bird registration ends February 28.
The localization industry moves at a rapid pace, closely following the software development industry, and requiring us to quickly adapt to new technologies and markets. How do we train individuals who are new to the industry? How do we challenge experienced professionals to expand their skillset to meet new industry needs? Monterey Forum 2017 will address how localization professionals and language educators can prepare students for a career in the language industry while keeping up with the latest trends.
- Collaboration Between Business and Academia: A Win-Win
- Soft Skills Needed to Succeed in a Localization Career
- Early Outreach to Language Educators Benefits the Language Industry
- How Internships Prepare Students for Their Careers
- Culture and Gender Challenges in the Localization Industry
- Providing Localization Career Advising as an Industry Outsider
- How Students Benefit from Participation in Professional Events and Conferences
- Cross-Functional Training in Translation and Localization
- From Statistical to Neural: The Growing Importance of Machine Translation in the Localization Curriculum
- How FIT Position Papers Fit into the Localization Classroom
- From Zero to Infinity: Leave-your-comfort-zone Approach
- Integrating Post-Editing Exercises into Traditional Translation Courses
Accepted and invited speakers from:
LinkedIn, eBay, Lionbridge, Rockant, University of Texas Arlington, BYU, Autodesk, Salesforce, Medialocate, Women in Localization, Mozilla, LDS Church, Linguistic Centre, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and more pending.
About Monterey Forum:
Launched in 2007, Monterey Forum provides a venue to discuss new trends in translator, interpreter and localizer (TIL) education. This biennial conference brings professionals, educators, and students to Monterey, CA. Interested in becoming a sponsor? See this page for more information on how your organization can get involved and reach out to participants.