Call for Participation! - 39th Internationalization & Unicode Conference, Santa Clara, CA - October 26-28, 2015

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October 26-28, 2015, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Santa Clara, CA


Do you have *knowledge* or *experience* with *creating global software*
that will benefit others? Join other experts and industry leaders and
present your ideas at The Thirty-ninth Internationalization & Unicode®
Conference (IUC 39), taking place in Santa Clara, Calif., USA; October
26-28, 2015. This is the premier conference on technologies and
practices for the creation and management of global and multilingual
software solutions.

The Unicode Consortium hosts this event annually, and the conference is
recognized for its excellent technical content, industry-tested
recommendations and updates on the latest standards. Topics from
previous conferences can be found on the *IUC 39*
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Submit your proposals for presentations or tutorials regarding case
studies, best practices, innovative technology, or evolving standards.
Suitable topics include, but are not limited to:

*Application Areas*

bullet Designing software platforms, operating systems, software as a
service (SAAS), or programming environments
bullet Social networks
bullet Search engines, SEO, discovery and navigation best practices
bullet Websites and web services, libraries and education
bullet Libraries and education
bullet Mobile applications including iPhone, Android, iPad, Kindle,
Windows Mobile, tablets, etc.
bullet Game, cable boxes, and other platforms
bullet Publishing and broadcasting for a global audience
bullet Security concerns and practices
bullet Voice to text, text to voice, and machine translation

*General Techniques*

bullet Advances in technologies, algorithms or methodologies
bullet Using internationalization libraries and programming environments
bullet Handling bidirectional or other complex scripts
bullet Locales and the Unicode Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR)
bullet Font development and Typography


*Managing Global Software Development and Geographically Distributed Teams*

bullet Project management and methodologies e.g. Agile
bullet Best practices in localization process and technology
bullet Best practices in world-ready development, testing, and deployment
bullet Improving globalization capabilities within organizations
bullet Approaches for migrating legacy applications to global markets

*Evolving Standards and Related Practices*

bullet Endangered or unencoded languages
bullet Case studies and research on cross-culture communication
bullet Internationalized Domain Names and other identifiers
bullet Languages of Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
bullet ISO language tag topics
bullet HTML5, CSS3, and modern browser topics
bullet Dealing with data formats: XML, JSON, HTML5, DITA, and upcoming
bullet Unicode, encodings, scripts, character properties, and algorithms
bullet Emoji support

*Submit Now! <>*

Tutorial presenters receive complimentary conference registration, and
two nights lodging.Session presenters receive a fifty percent conference
discount and two nights lodging.

To be considered as a presenter for the conference, please *submit
<>* a brief abstract by
the deadline of Friday, April 3rd.

The Program Committee will notify authors by Friday, May 15th. Final
presentation materials will be required from selected presenters by
Friday, July 24th.


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*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, SAP, The Society for Natural Language Technology
Research, The University of California (Berkeley), The University of
California (Santa Cruz), Yahoo!, plus well over a hundred Associate,
Liaison, and Individual members.

For more information, please contact the Unicode Consortium

*About the Event Producer*
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Internationalization & Unicode Conferences. OMG is an international,
open membership, not-for-profit computer industry standards consortium.
OMG Task Forces develop enterprise integration standards for a wide
range of technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG's
modeling standards, including the Unified Modeling Language™ (UML®) and
Model Driven Architecture® (MDA®), enable powerful visual design,
execution and maintenance of software and other processes, including IT
Systems Modeling and Business Process Management. OMG's middleware
standards and profiles are based on the Common Object Request Broker
Architecture (CORBA®) and support a wide variety of industries. OMG has
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