Tutorials Announced for IUC 36

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Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:31:14 -0700

*Tutorials Announced for 36th Internationalization and Unicode Conference_
_Santa Clara, Calif., USA; October 22-24, 2012 *

Mountain View, CA, USA -- June 13, 2012 -- The Unicode« Consortium today
announced the tutorial sessions for the Thirty-sixth
Internationalization and Unicode Conference (IUC). IUC 36 will take
place in Santa Clara, Calif., USA at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on October
22-24, 2012, sponsored by Adobe <http://www.adobe.com>. This is the
premier conference on technologies and practices for the creation and
management of global and multilingual software applications. For more
information about the program, please visit

The Internationalization and Unicode Conference (IUC) covers the latest
in industry standards and best practices for bringing software and Web
applications to worldwide markets. This annual event focuses on software
and Web globalization, bringing together internationalization experts,
tools vendors, software implementers, and business and program managers
from around the world.

Tutorial Sessions Include:

    * "An Introduction to Writing Systems & Unicode," by Richard Ishida,
      Internationalization Activity Lead, W3C
    * "Unicode -- A Grand Tour," by Michael McKenna, International
      Product Engineer, Zynga, Inc., and Craig Cummings, Globalization
      Center of Excellence, Rearden Commerce and UTC Vice Chair, Unicode
    * "Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA)," by Amit
      Gupta, Member Technical Staff, Adobe Systems
    * "Internationalization, An Introduction (Part I: Character
      Encoding) (Part II: Enabling)," by Addison Phillips, Globalization
      Architect, Lab 126
    * "Developing an OpenType Font for Complex Scripts Using Fontforge,"
      by Pravin Dinkar Satpute, Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
    * "I18N in Javascript with iLib," by Edwin Hoogerbeets, Independent
      Globalization Consultant
    * "Keyboard Design for Tavultesoft Keyman and Unicode," by Marc
      Durdin, CEO, Tavultesoft Pty Ltd
    * "Web Internationalization -- Standards and Best Practices," by Tex
      Texin, Chief Globalization Architect, Rearden Commerce, Inc.
    * "Using ICU Workshop," by Steven R. Loomis, Software Engineer, IBM
    * "Internationalization and Localization in Ruby and Ruby on Rails,"
      by Martin J. DŘrst, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
    * "The Road to World-Class Starts with World-Ready," by Michael
      Kuperstein, Localization Engineer and Lo´c Dufresne de Virel,
      Localization Strategist, Intel Corporation
    * "Building Multilingual Websites in Drupal 7 and Joomla 2.5," by
      Jim DeLaHunt, Principal, Jim DeLaHunt & Associates

MultiLingual Magazine is the media sponsor. The early-bird registration
deadline is September 7, 2012. Sponsorships and exhibit space are
available; for more information on sponsoring contact Ken Berk at
ken.berk_at_omg.org <mailto:ken.berk_at_omg.org>, +1-781-444 0404. For
exhibiting questions email event_marketing_at_omg.org
<mailto:event_marketing_at_omg.org>. For all other questions email
info_at_unicodeconference.org <mailto:info_at_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

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^(TM), XMI« and CWM^(TM). 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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