Programme 2016

THE FULL SUMMIT PROGRAMME - THURSDAY 22 SEPTEMBER - FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER

DAY 1 AT A GLANCE

10.00 - 12.00 Master classes

13.35 - 14.05 Keynote speaker

14.15 - 17.30 Technology strand

17.30 - 17.55 Pricing strategies to increase margins

DAY 2 AT A GLANCE

08.30 - 09.30 Open forum: The full English Brexit

Smarter working, profitability and the future

10.15- 13.00 STRAND: Smarter working, profitability and the future

15.15- 16.45 STRAND: options to grow your business

16.45 – 17.40 STRAND: research and the market

 

DAY 1: Thursday, 22nd September

09.30 - 10.00 Morning registration

MASTER CLASSES

10.00 - 12. 00
Master class 1: Integrating social media into your marketing strategy to boost sales
Jessica Rathke, Principal, L1ON Sales & Marketing

Master class 2: Implementing ISO 17100: a practical guide
Raise McNab, ATC Council Lead on Standards and Quality & Training Manager Sandberg Translation Partners

11.30 - 13.30 Afternoon registration

12.00 - 13.30 Buffet lunch, networking and exhibition

13.30 - 13.35 Welcome and introduction to conference and session chair
Roy Allkin, Chairman, Association of Translation Companies, UK

13.35 - 14.05
Day 1 keynote:
World refugee crisis - language industry's vital humanitarian role
Aimee Ansari, Executive Director, Translators Without Borders, Greece

14.05 - 14.15 Questions

STRAND: Technology - Session chair: Bob Willans, CEO XTM International

14.15 - 14.40 Real time Quality Management for translation automation
Brian Coyle, Chief Commercial Officer, KantanMT, Ireland

14.40 - 15.05 Does process automation have a future in the translation and localization industry?
Ilya Mishchenko, MD, Literra Translation Company, Russian Federation

15.05 - 15.30 Afternoon tea, coffee, exhibition and networking

15.30 - 15.55 The role of technology in translation
Neil Ferguson, Product Marketing Manager, SDL, UK

15.55 - 16.20 Are your clients translating in house?
Olivier Debeugy, Lingua Custodia, France

16.20 - 16.45 Automation culture in management for translation companies
Andrzej Nedoma, CEO, XTRF, Poland

16.45 - 17.30 Moderated round table discussion and questions from the floor with:

- Neil Ferguson, Product Marketing Manager, SDL, UK
- Olivier Debeugy, Lingua Custodia, France
- Andrzej Nedoma, CEO, XTRF, Poland
- Ivan Smolnikov, CEO, SmartCAT, Russian Federation
- Ilya Mishchenko, MD, Literra Translation Company, Russian Federation
- Brian Coyle, Chief Commercial Officer, KantanMT, Ireland

STRAND: Pricing strategies to increase margins

17.30 - 17.55 Standardise services to drive margin optimisation and pricing strategy - Ancient Egyptian style!
Ruth Partington, Founder, RP Translate, UK

17.55 - 18.00 Questions

18.00 - 18.10 Session chair's round up remarks

19.30 - 20.00 Gala dinner Awards and pre-dinner drinks

20.00 - 22.30 Gala dinner, including the annual ATC Language Industry Awards

DAY 2: Friday, 23rd September

08.30 - 09:30 Full English Brexit forum
Chaired by Florian Faes, Co-Founder and Managing Director Slator

09.00 - 09.30 Registration and networking

09.30 - 09.35 Introduction to the day
Janet Perkins, MD, TW Languages & Chair ATC Conference Organising Committee, UK

09.35 - 10.05 Day 2 keynote: Voice is the next best breakthrough
Helen Bowden, MD, VoiceBox, UK

10.05 - 10.15 Questions

STRAND: Smarter working, profitability and the future

10.15 - 10.40 Chinese, Japanese and Korean - the past, present and future
Gabriel Nagy, Business Relationship Manager, 1-StopAsia, USA

10.40 - 10.45 Questions

10.45 - 11.15 Morning tea & coffee break, networking and exhibition

11.15 - 11.40 Growing profitability from within
Roberto Ganzerli, Chief Strategy Officer, Arancho Doc, Italy

11.40 - 12.05 Using technology to bring the translator back to the centre of localization
Antonio Tejada, Language Solutions Director, Capita Translation & Interpreting, Spain

12.05 - 12.30 Metamorphosis: business model innovation for language companies
Steve Chu, President, Treehouse Strategy, USA

12.30 - 13.00 Moderated interactive round table discussion with:

- Steve Chu, President, Treehouse Strategy, USA
- Antonio Tejada, Language Solutions Director, Capita Translation & Interpreting, Spain
- Roberto Ganzerli, Chief Strategy Officer, Arancho Doc, Italy

Moderator: Jesper Sandberg, Executive Chairman, STP and Vice-chair ATC

13.00 - 14.15 Lunch, exhibition and networking

14.15 - 15.00 Parallel tool demos

1. How to save money on traditional conference equipment
Learn how to take advantage of advances in mobile technology to replace the need for expensive traditional conference equipment
Presenter: James Anderson, Linguali

2. How to improve translation management through intelligent automation
The industry expert Bastian Enners will give you an insight into how to improve your entire translation management. In this in-depth presentation, you will learn how to speed up your workflows, from quoting to billing, through intelligent automation in a single software solution.
Presenter: Bastian Enner
s Plunet

3. Optimising your translation processes in the cloud – An XTM v10 Overview
Take a look at the brand new XTM Cloud v10 and see how you can revolutionise the way you do businesses. See how you can use the technology to lower translation and project management costs, improve control over projects and suppliers, increase collaboration to reduce throughput times and meet the increasing needs for agile development and resulting localisation. This demo will include real life examples of how existing clients have benefited from the technology.
Presenter: Grant Blackburn, Business Development Manager at XTM International

4. SmartCAT - Free Collaborative CAT Platform
The SmartCAT demonstration will outline the unique features that make this platform ideal for dealing with the latest challenges in the localization industry. How to collaborate more efficiently, reduce time to market, lower costs while retaining high quality standards. Automated project management functions, the advantages of centralized linguistic assets, machine translation integration and the leading edge multi-user editor will be shown. The demonstration will also explain how to leverage your existing team strength using the SmartCAT marketplace of 60,000 freelancers from 100 countries. All that without LSPs having to purchase expensive licenses and without any limitation on technology usage. That is the key value of the philosophy SmartCAT is bringing to the market.
Presenter: Jean-Luc Saillard, Chief Operating Officer, SmartCAT

5. SDL Trados Studio 2015 - training for beginner and intermediate users

The topics to be covered in this free tool demo include:

Productivity:

  • Project templates
  • Customising toolbars
  • Inserting symbols
  • Live previews & contextual information
  • Automatic concordance searching
  • Autosuggest 2.0
  • Auto-propagation
  • Editing source

Quality:

  • Extensive QA verification checks
  • Cross file consistency - virtual merge
  • Integrated Terminology
  • Quality Control & Management
  • Retrofit

Integration:

  • Extending product features with apps from the SDL App store

Presenter: Fleur Schut, Business Consultant, Translation Productivity Division, SDL

6. Easyling -What's new with Easyling?
Website Translation with Proxy & JavaScript approach, presented by Balázs Benedek co-founder and CTO of Easyling

 

15.00 - 15.15 Tea, exhibition and networking

STRAND: options to grow your business

15.15 - 15.40 Selling translation on line - a path to success
Claudia Di Lorenzo, Senior Account Manager, Matecat, Italy

15.40 - 16.05 How did M&As work for me
Benny Orr, CEO, Senior Consultant, M&A TransPerfect Israel

16.05 - 16.30 Profile of an international acquisition
Kimon Fountoukidis, CEO, Argos Multilingual, Poland

16.30 - 16.45 Panel discussion and questions

STRAND: research and the market

16.45 -17.15 2016 UK industry survey results

Konstantin Dranch, translating.ru, Russian Federation

17.15 - 17.25 Questions

17.25 - 17.30 Closing remarks
Roy Allkin, chairman, ATC, UK

 

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