Programme 2014

 DAY 1:  Thursday, 25th September

12:00 – 13:30        Registration

 

12:00 – 13:30        Buffet lunch and networking

                              

13:30 – 13:45        Introduction and welcome

                              Roy Allkin, Chairman ATC, Co-founder Wolfestone Translation

 

13:45 -  13:50        Welcome to the City of Brighton & Hove

                              Cllr Brian Fitch, Mayor of Brighton & Hove

 

13:50 – 14:30        Keynote speech: Cleared for Takeoff: What the US Air Force Taught Me About Being       an Entrepreneur       an Entrepreneur
                              Jack Welde, CEO Smartling 

                     

14:30 – 15:15        Refreshment break and networking session

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS 14:30 – 15:15

  
   1.
Project Management can be easy: expo of the new XTRF user-interface Marcin Woyna-Orlewicz
   2. Global online solution for translation companies Sofie De Bruyne, TPBox
   3. Case Study: A mid-sized LSP moving to Memsource Cloud 
Vaclav Balacek, Memsource
   4. Safety in handling and sharing data with translation agencies - opportunities and risks Pawel Walentynowicz, Transenter


15:15 – 16:00        How global economic changes may impact the translation industry          

                              Elliot Nedas,  Wordbee   

                                                    

16:00 – 16:45        The potential for diversification and new sources of revenue dictated by client demand                                                          

                              Jessica Rathke, L10N Sales and Marketing & Ingar Larsen, Larsen Gobalisation    

                                                  
16:45 – 17:15        Sales - its a team effort
                              Anne-Marie Colliander Lind,Inkrea.se Consulting AB   

                                                

17:15 – 17:30        Summing up day one

                              Jesper Sandberg, Vice Chair, ATC and CEO Sandberg Translation Partners

 

17:30 – 18:30        Annual General Meeting of the ATC(open to ATC members only)

                                                    

19:00 – 19:30        Pre-dinner drinks reception

 

19:30 – 22:00        Conference dinner and networking
                                        

                    

DAY 2: Friday, 26th September

 

09:00 – 09:30         Registration and coffee

 

09:30 – 09:35         Introduction to second day - summary of day one

                              Jesper Sandberg, Vice-Chairman ATC

 

09:35 – 10:15         Keynote speech: Found in Translation. Lost in Technology? Why    Technology Belongs in Every Company’s Narrative

                                Jost Zetzsche, International Writers Group LLC

 

10:15 – 11:00         Cloud technology - a silver lining for the sector

                                Tony O'Dowd, KantanMT

 

11:00 – 11:30         Mid morning Refreshment break and networking

 
  MORNING MASTER CLASSES 11.00 – 12.15


  1. MT Master classDiego Bartolomé, PhD CEO, tauyou <language technology>
 
  2. Diversifying the LSP offer to exploit the growth in multi-lingual call centres, Ivan Venzin, Director of European Business Development,  
  Cyracom


11:30 – 12:15        
Website localization with translation proxy: theory and hands on experience
                               Balázs Benedek, Easyling & Roy Allkin, Wolfstone Translations

 

12:15 – 13:30        Buffet lunch and networking

 

13:30 – 14:45        HUMANS v TECHNOLOGY

                           

Presentation 1       Is the human translator heading for extinction?

                              Paul Mason, Cicero Translations

                            

Presentation 2       Can technology offer all the answers?

                               Sándor Sojnóczky, Hunnect

 

Presentation 3       How to cope with transcreation

                              Anita Wilson, eurocom

 

14:45 – 15:30        Panel discussion, questions and debate

 
   AFTERNOON PARALLEL WORKSHOPS & TOOL DEMOS 14.45 – 15.30


   1
Standardising quality in XTM Grant Blackburn, XTM Business Development Manager
   2.  How Plunet can help improve an LSP's bottom line Bastian Enners, Plunet, Director of Sales and New Business Development
   3.  Helping the best UK interpreters shine in the world Marcus Vaigncourt-StrallenInterpreters Portal
   4.  SDL Studio GroupShare Cloud collaboration without constraints Fleur Schut

15:30 – 16:00      Afternoon tea break with organised networking session

 

16:00 – 16:30      Developing a global presence as an LSP

                            Paul Mangell, Alpha CRC

 

16:30 – 17:15      Question Time: What are the challenges facing the language sector?

                            Panelists:

                                    Keith Moffat, Chair of Council, Chartered Institute of Linguists 

                                    Iwan Davies, Chairman, Institute of Translation & Interpreting

                                    Roy Allkin, Chairman, Association of Translation Companies

 

17:15 – 17:30       Summing up

                            Jesper Sandberg, Vice-chair, ATC

   

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