ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2012

ASSOCIATION OF TRANSLATION COMPANIES 
ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2012
PROGRAMME AND PRESENTATION NOTES 
Future Proofing the Language Industry 
14th September 2012 
School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London

 

PROGRAMME AND PRESENTATION NOTES



09:00 - 09:30   Registration and Coffee
09:30 - 09:40   Welcome & introduction to the ATC
Roy Allkin, Chairman of ATC
09:40 - 10.10   Creating & sustaining a market for language services
Doug Lawrence, Amicus
1010 - 10:40   Motivating your staff & connecting with your clients
Olga Fomenko, InText
10:40 - 11:10   Robust Operations as a Platform for Growth
Jack Waley-Cohen, Lingo24
11:10 - 11:15   Panel discusion and questions
11:15 - 11:30   Tea/Coffee
11:30 - 12:00   Head in the clouds or feet on the ground? Choosing between cloud computing and bespoke packages – the pros & cons
David Canek, MemSource and second speaker to be announced
12:00 - 12:30   Website localization made easy
Balazs Benedek, Skawa Innovation/EasyLing
13:00 - 14:15   Lunch 
14:15 - 15:00   Parallel workshop sessions 

Techology: Squaring the circle, SDL 

Technology: Turning visions into standards: Flexibility and interoperability in software based Translation Management, Plunet 

LSP operational: The 7 mistakes translation companies should avoid, Levent Yildizgoren, TTC Language Services 

LSP operational: Sitting on the Fence or Bridging the Gap? Nigel Saych, Interlex 
15:30 - 16:10   Launch of European placement scheme and update on Optimal initiative 
Anne-Marie Graham, Arqueros UK and Professor Christina Schaeffner, Aston University 
16:10 - 16:40   Online training: friend or foe? 
Helena Elmasi 
16:40 - 16:50   Panel discusion and questions 
16:50 - 17:00   Summing up
Roy Allkin, Chairman, ATC 










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