From: Magda Danish (Unicode) (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jul 03 2007 - 13:10:05 CDT
Immerse yourself in cutting-edge topics and new technologies, all geared for the internationalization community
The program committee has created an exciting program full of new and cutting-edge topics that is relevant and engaging for the internationalization community. The three-day conference will feature a keynote presentation by Robert Bringhurst, a noted poet, book designer, typographer, historian and linguist. The conference includes a full day of tutorials followed by two days of presentations, panels and discussions. There will also be technology exhibits and demonstrations.
Highlights of the Conference:
* Robert Bringhurst, noted poet, book designer, typographer, historian and linguist
Tutorials in Three Tracks:
* Unicode 5.0: An Introduction to Writing Systems & Unicode;
* Fundamental Specifications and Unicode Algorithms;
* Internationalization: An Introduction;
* A two-part tutorial on Oracle/SQL Server, Making Sense of Oracle Character Sets and Length Semantics;
* ICU, in both C and Java
* Best Practices in Software Localization Process and Technology;
* Web Internationalization - Standards and Best Practices;
* Writing Win32 Multilingual Applications Using the Windows Vista MUI Technology; Extending Mac OS X's International Support.
* Presenters come from such organizations as Apple Computer, ASMUS, Inc., Google, IBM Corporation, i18N Inc., Microsoft, W3C, and Yahoo!
Sessions in Four Tracks:
* Sessions on Tuesday are in four tracks; sessions on Wednesday are in three tracks plus, for the first time, a fourth track comprising the Unicode Technical Committee Meeting.
* The following is just a small sample of some of the cutting-edge presentations that will be given at IUC 31. For the full program, visit the IUC 31 Web site at http://www.unicodeconference.org/ch.
* Climbing the Tower of Babel with PHP, presented by Andrei Zmievski, Yahoo!
* When Ajax Meets Globalization…, presented by Justin Yin, IBM
* Unicode Issues in Mars: An XML Representation of PDF, presented by Matthew Hardy, Adobe Systems
* Internationalization Tag Set 1.0 - A New Standard for Internationalization and Localization of XML, presented by Felix Sasaki, W3C
* What's New in CLDR 1.5, presented by John Emmons, IBM
* Language Tags: the Next Generation, presented by Addison Phillips, Yahoo! & Mark Davis, Google
* New Internationalization Features of the Java Platform, presented by Naoto Sato, Sun Microsystems & Craig Cummings, Oracle
* Session Presenters come from such organizations as Adobe Systems, Aoyama Gakuin University, Apple Computer, Diwan Software Limited, Earth Treasury, Google, i18N, IBM, Intel, Jim DeLaHunt & Associates, Microsoft, MLM Associates, Motorola - GTG, Oracle, PDFlib GmbH, Penn State, Tavultesoft, UC Berkeley, W3C, Webster University, and Yahoo!
Important Information: Sponsors and Deadlines
The 31st Internationalization & Unicode Conference is sponsored by Gold Sponsor Adobe (www.adobe.com); Media Sponsor MultiLingual Computing Inc. (www.multilingual.com), and Organizational Sponsor Localization Industry Standards Association (LISA) (www.lisa.org).
Early-bird Registration Deadline is September 5, 2007
Hotel registration deadline is September 21, 2007
For full conference details and to register, visit http://www.unicodeconference.org/ch.
Sponsorships and exhibit space are available; for more information on sponsoring, or exhibiting contact Jon Roussel at email@example.com, +1-781-444 0404, ext. 106. For all other questions email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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