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Smartling is trusted by the most innovative brands of the 21st Century to realize agile translation: a set of principles and technologies built in response to the challenges of creating and updating local language content.

Our value proposition hinges on you being able to pre-configure Smartling so that translation happens in the background while you remain focused on building the best-in-class product in your category.

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Agenda

11:00 a.m.

Guest Keynote: An Unexpected Career – Lessons Learned Along the Way

Minette Norman, former VP of Engineering Practice at Autodesk, will talk about how she ended up building and leading a localization team of 100, and other transformative leadership lessons that diminish silos and unlock creativity.

11:45 a.m.

A New Era

Smartling’s Keynote will deliver a company update, outlook on the industry, and the latest product announcements.

12:40 p.m.

Networking & Break

Pop into a breakout room, bring a coffee or tea, and spend a few minutes chatting with someone new – perhaps from another country?

12:50 p.m.

Dog vs. Terminology

Uwe Muegge, Head of Terminology, Global Marketing at Facebook, joins us to demonstrate how the benefits of managing terminology go far beyond improved consistency and quality.

1:40 p.m.

How Investors Think About Global Growth

Venture Capitalists, David Pakman and Caroline Xie sit down with Jennifer Consaga to discuss how they think about global growth from their portfolio of companies.

2:10 p.m.

Musical Performance by The California Honeydrops

Time to refuel and rehydrate! And while you do, enjoy the first half of the set from The California Honeydrops.

2:30 p.m.

The 411: What We Need From a Language Services Provider

During this panel discussion, Gavin Grimes (Smartling), Nancy Ferreira (FedEx), and Emil Atanassov (ServiceNow) will discuss the future of language services.

3:05 p.m.

Local vs Global: What the Thermometer Model has to do with Translation

Aisling Nolan, Smartling’s Director of Customer Success, introduces a framework by business school professor Scott Galloway, and shares her perspective on why it is relevant to the translation and localization industry.

3:15 p.m.

The Next Wave – What’s in Demand?

People around the world have been isolating themselves for their safety and their community. What will happen when the world starts to re-open - and what does it mean for managing global content?

3:40 p.m.

Guest Keynote: Life’s Infinite Game(s)

Heath Slawner is a passionate speaker whose gift lies in connecting people and ideas with creative energy. With his work at the intersection of leadership, influence and trust, Heath vividly shares insights and perspectives that help others take performance to the next level. This keynote will cover key points from Simon Sinek’s The Infinite Game.

4:30 p.m.

Encore! The California Honeydrops

Music for the soul. Join one or both musical performances that are bound to get you out of your seat and dancing in your living room. 🎺🎹🎷🎶

The content translation industry is booming.

As consumers relish accessibility to products and services of all types, business people like yourself have to find ways to simplify work priorities to keep up with the perpetually increasing demands. That’s why Global Ready exists.

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Agenda

Conference Kickoff

Welcome! Introduction to the day’s events and event space.

11:00 a.m.

Guest Keynote: Minette Norman

Minette Norman, former VP of Engineering Practice at Autodesk, will talk about ways to diminish silos, unlock creativity, and lead with empathy.

11:15 a.m.

Smartling Keynote: What’s on the horizon?

Smartling’s Keynote will deliver a company update, outlook on the industry, and the latest product announcements.

12:00 p.m.

Networking & Break

Pop into a breakout room, bring a coffee or tea, and spend a few minutes chatting with someone new – perhaps from another country?

12:40 p.m.

Dog vs. Terminology

Uwe Muegge, Head of Terminology, Global Marketing at Facebook, joins us to demonstrate how the benefits of managing terminology go far beyond improved consistency and quality. Proper terminology management enables shorter (human and machine) translation turnaround times and ultimately faster time to market.

12:55 p.m.

How Investors Think About Global Growth

Venture Capitalists, David Pakman and Caroline Xie sit down with Jennifer Consaga from Smartling to discuss where they see investor opportunities in the translation industry in the next 5-10 years.

1:40 p.m.

Entertainment & Break

Time to refuel and rehydrate! And while you do, enjoy the first half of the set from the California Honeydrops.

2:05 p.m.

The 411: What We Need From a Language Services Provider

During this panel discussion, Gavin Grimes (Smartling), Nancy Ferreira (FedEx), and Emil Atanassov (ServiceNow) will discuss the future of language services.

2:25 p.m.

The Next Wave – What’s in Demand?

2:55 p.m.