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


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, 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


  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,  

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


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?


                                    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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