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Smartling CEO Jack Welde to Keynote WiN and ATC Annual Conferences

September 16th, 2014

NEW YORK – September 16, 2014 – Smartling today announced that CEO Jack Welde will keynote two upcoming conferences of significant importance to translation companies and language service providers (LSPs) in Europe: the VViN Anniversary Conference, scheduled for September 18 and 19 in the Netherlands, and the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) Annual Conference, which will be held September 25 and 26 in the U.K.

On September 18 and 19, VViN, which aims to generate an ongoing professionalization of the translation sector in the Netherlands, will gather more than 100 translation companies from Belgium and the Netherlands at its Anniversary Conference. Welde will provide a keynote presentation on the conference’s second day titled “The Translation Market Potential: How Technology Is Driving New Behaviors, Creating New Customers and Expanding the Overall Market.” In this session, Welde will discuss the creation of new customers, the development of new behaviors for translation stakeholders and the true potential of the translation market.

The following week, Welde will keynote the ATC Annual Conference, which is scheduled for September 25 and 26 in Brighton, U.K. ATC is the world’s longest-established professional body looking after the interests of translation companies. In his presentation, “Cleared for Takeoff: What the U.S. Air Force Taught Me About Being an Entrepreneur,” Welde will share business lessons learned during his tenure in the U.S. Air Force.

Who:

Jack Welde, Smartling’s co-founder and CEO What:

Welde will provide a keynote presentation at the VViN Anniversary Conference titled “The Translation Market Potential: How Technology Is Driving New Behaviors, Creating New Customers and Expanding the Overall Market.” Welde will keynote the ATC Annual Conference with a session titled “Cleared for Takeoff: What the U.S. Air Force Taught Me About Being an Entrepreneur.” When:

Welde’s VViN Conference keynote will take place on Friday, September 19 at 4:15 p.m. local time. Welde’s ATC Conference keynote is scheduled for 1:50 p.m. local time on Thursday, September 25. Where:

The VViN Anniversary Conference will take place at The Hague in the Netherlands. The ATC Annual Conference will be held at the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel in Brighton, U.K. Smartling’s VP of Marketing Nataly Kelly will also keynote a conference in Europe this month. On Friday, September 26, Kelly will kick off UNIVERSITAS Austria, the 60th anniversary conference of the Austrian Interpreters’ and Translators’ Association. In her keynote, Kelly will discuss what the future holds for professional translation.

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