International Unicode Conference 32 -- Hotel Cut-Off Deadline is August 15, 2008

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Date: Mon Aug 04 2008 - 17:05:03 CDT

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    The Hotel Cut-Off Deadline is August 15, 2008!
    Don't miss the chance to book your room!

    Check out the program for IUC 32: New Tutorials, Sessions on
    Case Studies, Web Topics, Security, Platforms and Algorithms

    The conference, sponsored by Gold Sponsor Adobe, Inc., and Silver Sponsor Jonckers, will take place September 8-10, 2008 in San Jose, Calif., USA. The conference program is available here<>.

    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 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:

    [cid:856030322@04082008-0E9E]Tutorials in Three Tracks:

     * An Introduction to Writing Systems & Unicode
     * Internationalization: An Introduction
     * Windows Language Support: all new presentation!
     * Unicode - a Grand Tour: an entirely new basic tutorial focused on practical uses of the Unicode Standard along with its Standard Annexes and Technical Reports
     * Web Internationalization - Standards and Best Practices
     * Java Internationalization with Eclipse and Eclipse RCP
     * Creating XHTML/HTML Pages with Right-to-Left Scripts
     * ICU in Action
     * Presenters come from such organizations as IBM, i18N, Inc., Lab126 (Amazon), Microsoft, NetApp, W3C and Yahoo! Inc.

    [cid:856030322@04082008-0EA5]Sessions in Three Tracks:

     * Session tracks are categorized by Case Studies, Web Topics, and IDN/Language Tags on Tuesday; Algorithms, Programming/Platforms, and Scripts on Wednesday morning; and Platforms/Security, Programming/Platforms, and Scripts/Web on Wednesday afternoon.

     * The following is just a small sample of some of the cutting-edge presentations that will be given at IUC 32. For the full program, visit the IUC 32 Web site.

        * Updated presentation by Stanislav Malyshev, Software Architect, Zend Technologies, on Internationalization Support in PHP
        * New presentation by Andy Heninger, Software Engineer, Google, Inc., on Unicode Security and Spoofing Detection
        * Several talks focus on Internationalized Domain Names, Language Tags and Identifiers.
        * A number of new talks explore language support in emerging markets, such as India and Africa.
        * Dr. Mark Davis, president, Unicode Consortium, will give an update of his very popular talk on Unicode in Google.

     * Session Presenters come from such organizations as Adobe Systems, Inc.; Aoyama Gakuin University; Apple, Inc.; Bisharat; Casaba Security; C-DAC, Thiruvananthapuram; Diwan Software Ltd; Emery IT; Google, Inc.; i18N Inc.; IBM; Intel Corporation; Jim DeLaHunt & Associates; Lab126 (Amazon); Microsoft; Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India; Motorola-GTG; NetApp; SAS Institute Inc.; TopQuadrant (Ge'ez Frontier Foundation); UC Berkeley; University Brunei Darussalam; W3C; and Zend Technologies

     * A hosted special interest gathering on Cultural Elements in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) will be held on Tuesday.

    The Internationalization & Unicode Conference is the premier technical conference for both software and Web internationalization. Unicode and internationalization 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 and internationalization-enabled products.

    The 32nd Internationalization & Unicode Conference is sponsored by Gold Sponsor Adobe<>; Silver Sponsor Jonkers<>; Media Sponsors MultiLingual Computing Inc.<>, Globalization Insider<>; and Organizational Sponsors Localization Industry Standards Association (LISA)<> and the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA)<>.

    The hotel registration deadline is August 15, 2008. For full conference details and to register, click here<>. Sponsorships and exhibit space are available; for more information on sponsoring contact Ken Berk,<>, +1-781-444 0404, or exhibiting contact Kevin Loughry,<>, +1-781-444 0404. For all other questions email<>.


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