Date: Fri Jun 03 2011 - 13:01:55 CDT
Mountain View, CA, USA -- June 1, 2011 -- The Unicode® Consortium today
announced the program for the Thirty-fifth Internationalization & Unicode®
Conference (IUC 35), taking place in Santa Clara, Calif., USA; October
17-19, 2011, sponsored by Adobe. The conference is produced by OMG®.
This is the premier conference on technologies and practices for the
creation and management of global and multilingual software solutions. This
annual event is praised for its excellent technical content, industry-tested
recommendations and updates on the latest standards.
The program committee has created an updated 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 and discussions. The
program features cases studies, best practices, effective software design,
innovative technology, and information about Unicode 6.0.
Highlights of the Conference:
Tutorials in Three Tracks:
* An Introduction to Writing Systems & Unicode
* Unicode - a Grand Tour
* Internationalization: An Introduction
* Web Internationalization - Standards and Best Practices
* Internationalization Testing Best Practices
* Comprehensive Arabic Script
* Smart Code Set Conversions for Unicode Support in Heterogeneous
* Building Multilingual Websites in Drupal7 and Joomla1.6
* Using ICU Workshop
Tutorial presenters come from such organizations as Amazon, IBM, Intel,
DecoType, Jim DeLaHunt & Associates, W3C, XenCraft, and Yahoo! Inc.
Sessions in Three Tracks include I18N, L10N, Platforms, Arabic/Bidi,
Windows, Fonts, Languages, Scripts, ICU and East Asia. Some topics that will
be covered include:
* Social networking is important to your business. Learn more about
Twitter and other networks’ global support.
* Find out about the latest in HTML5, CSS3, Java 7, ICU, and the latest
* Learn about speech internationalization at Google.
* Are your localization practices in need of modernization? Learn how to
reduce costs and time to market with crowd sourcing, machine
translation and more.
Session Presenters come from such organizations as Adobe, Aoyama Gakuin
University, Beijing UniHan Digital Tech Co. Ltd., Brill, DecoType, Diwan
Software, Google, Inc., Government of India, HighTech Passport, IBM, Intel,
Lab126, Microsoft, SIL International, Teradata, Tiro Typeworks, Twitter,
Inc., University of Michigan, and W3C
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
IUC 35 is sponsored by Gold Sponsor Adobe and Media Sponsor Multilingual
magazine. Additional sponsorships and exhibit space are available; for more
information on sponsoring contact Ken Berk at email@example.com, +1-781-444
0404. For exhibiting questions email firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other
questions email email@example.com.
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, Google, Government of Bangladesh,
Government of India, IBM, Microsoft, Monotype Imaging, Oracle, Rearden
Commerce, SAP, The Society for Natural Language Technology Research, The
University of California (Berkeley), Yahoo!, plus well over a hundred
Associate, Liaison, and Individual members.
For more information, please contact the Unicode Consortium
About the Event Producer OMG® is the Event Producer for the
Internationalization & Unicode Conferences. 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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