Conference programme

DAY ONE THURSDAY 21st SEPTEMBER

09:15 - 10:00                                   Morning registration, exhibition and networking

MASTER CLASSES

 

 

All master classes run
in parallel between:

10:00 – 12:00

 

1. How to be a successful Project Manager for eLearning  - Julie Giguere and Mireia San Jose, Asian Absolute

2. New opportunities for sales and marketing in a changing translation environment - Jessica Rathke, L1ON Sales & Marketing & Tine Arhøj, Digital B2B Strategist

3. International SEO as a new service - Udo Leinhäuser, Udo Leinhäuser Consultancy

4. Implementing ISO 9001 in an LSP Raisa McNab, Standards Lead, Association of Translation Companies

 

11:30 – 13:35

Afternoon registration, exhibition and networking 

12:00 – 13:30

Buffet lunch, exhibition and networking

13:30 – 13:35

 Welcome and introduction to conference and session chair - Roy Allkin, Chairman, Association of Translation Companies

13:35 – 14:00

 Day one keynote speaker (tbc)

14:00 – 14:15

 Questions

 

STRAND: Technology 2.0

14:15 – 14:40

Neural machine translation – The Final Frontier or a New Fad? - Tony O'Dowd, CEO and Chief Architect, KantanMT

14:40 – 15:05

Decision support system for Vendor Managers - Alessandro Cattelan, Vice president of Operations, Translated srl

15:05 – 15:30

Tea, coffee and networking break

15:30 – 15:55

A paradigm shift in translation workflows: linguistic quality assurance in the cloud - Vassilis Korkas, COO, lexiQA

15:55 – 16:30

Panel discussion with questions from the floor Moderator, Bob Willans, CEO, XTM

STRAND: Growing a sustainable language business

16:30 – 16:55

The accidental LSP ... or just a translator who got very, very busyLouise Killeen, Owner/Director, LK Translations Limited

16:55 – 17:20

Growth engine – strategic planning for LSPsSteve Chu, President Treehouse Strategy

17:20 – 17:30

Question and closing remarks from session chair

19:30 – 22:30

Gala dinner and Summit Award

 

DAY TWO THURSDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER

09:00 – 09:30

Morning registration and networking

STRAND: People and relationships

09:30 – 09:35

Introduction to the day by session chair

09:35 – 10:05

DAY 2 keynote speaker (tbc)

10:05 – 10:15

Questions

 

STRAND: PEOPLE AND RELATIONSHIPS

10:15 – 10:40

The localization paradox - Andrew Hickson, Marketing Manager, Ludejo

10:40 – 11:05

11:05 – 11:30

Managing people: what they don't teach you in language classes - Erica Manning, Operations Manager, Materials Development Services, Imperial Clinical Research

Panel and questions from the floor 

11:30 – 12:00

Tea, coffee, exhibition and networking break

STRAND: YOUR ASSOCIATION AND YOU

 12:00 – 12:30

Speakers:

Roy Allkin, chair ATC

Ruth Partington, Vice-chair, ATC

 

Raisa McNab, ATC Lead on Standards

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch, exhibition and networking

All tool demos run
in parallel between:

13:30 – 14:15

Tool demos

Details to be announced later

STRAND: Marketing in a changing environment

 14:15 – 14:40

How digital content marketing can grow your brand? - Marya Jabeen, Sales and Marketing Manager, Surrey Translation Bureau

 14:40 – 15:05

Opening the potential of the China market - Kain Jagger, Sales & Marketing Manager, Lan-BridgeYang Su, Managing Director, Talking China Language Services

 15:05 – 15:15

Questions

15:15 – 15:30

Tea, coffee, exhibition and networking break

STRAND: Quality is good for business

 15:30 – 15:55

Automating quality feedbacks to translation vendors - Volodymyr Kukharenko, CEO, Protemos LLC

 15:55 – 16:20

How ITI believes ‘quality’ of translation and interpreting will determine survival of LSPs in the era of AI - Sarah Griffin-Mason, chair ITI

 16:20 – 16:30

Questions and panel discussion

STRAND: Market overview

 16:30 – 17:00

2017 UK language market study - Konstantin Dranch, Independent language industry researcher

 17:00 – 17:30

Questions and summing up from Chair ATC - Roy Allkin

 

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