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Save the Date: 31st Internationalization & Unicode Conference

San Jose, Ca, USA - October 15-17, 2007

Mountain View, CA, USA – January 16, 2007 – The Unicode® Consortium today announced that the Thirty-First Annual Internationalization & Unicode Conference (IUC) is taking place in San Jose, Calif., USA on October 15-17, 2007. The conference is produced by The Object Management Group™ (OMG™). For more information about IUC 31, please visit http://www.unicodeconference.org/sd-pr.

The Internationalization & Unicode Conference is the premier annual technical conference focusing on multilingual, global software and Web internationalization. Each IUC conference features a variety of tutorials and conference sessions that cover current topics related to Web and software internationalization, globalization, and Unicode.

Internationalization and Unicode experts, implementers, clients and vendors are invited to attend this unique conference. The interactive format makes the Internationalization & Unicode Conference a great place to meet and exchange ideas with leading experts, find out about the needs of potential clients, or get information about new and existing Unicode-enabled products. On October 17, the Unicode Technical Committee will have a special working session at the conference. Conference participants will have the opportunity to participate in the committee as it deliberates and decides some of the issues involved in the development of the many software internationalization specifications from the Unicode Consortium.

Hotel reservations will be accepted beginning January 21, 2007. The hotel registration deadline is September 21, 2007. For conference details and to request more information, visit http://www.unicodeconference.org/sd-pr. For more information on exhibiting or sponsoring please contact: Jon Roussel, Business Development Specialist, Object Management Group by email: jroussel@omg.org, or by phone: +1-781-444-0404 x106. For all other inquiries email info@unicodeconference.org.


About The Unicode Consortium

The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit organization founded to develop, extend and promote use of the Unicode Standard and related globalization standards.

The membership of the consortium represents a broad spectrum of corporations and organizations in the computer and information processing industry. Members are: Adobe Systems, Apple Computer, Basis Technology, Denic e.G., Google, Inc., Government of India - Ministry of Information Technology, Government of Pakistan - National Language Authority, HP, IBM, Justsystem, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Sun Microsystems, Sybase, The University of California at Berkeley, Yahoo! and about one hundred Associate, Liaison, and Individual members.

For more information, please contact the Unicode Consortium (http://www.unicode.org/).

About the Event Producer

The Object Management Group™ (OMG™) is the new Event Producer for the Internationalization & Unicode Conferences. The OMG is an open membership, not-for-profit consortium that produces and maintains computer industry specifications for interoperable enterprise applications. Our specifications include MDA®, UML®, CORBA®, MOF™, XMI® and CWM™. OMG’s specifications are all available for download by everyone without charge.

For more information about OMG, visit us online at http://www.omg.org.

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