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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   Translating and the Computer 30 Conference
Email:   nadamides_(on)_aslib.com
Date received:   29 Sep 2008
Start date:   27 Nov 2008

TRANSLATING AND THE COMPUTER 30 Conference 27-28 November 2008, London Supported by BCS Natural Language Translation Specialist Group, EAMT, IAMT, ITI, IoL, LISA and TILP. Sponsored by CNGL and LTC. Come and join us at the Holiday Inn Camden Lock to celebrate the 30th conference with an exciting programme of papers and panels. The programme, and other details, can be found at www.aslib.com/conferences The keynote presentation on the first day of the conference is by Marc Laporte, AvanTech.net, Canada. Marc Laporte is an expert on Wikis, Online collaboration, and Open Source software with over ten years of Web experience. He has been the project administrator for TikiWiki CMS/Groupware since 2003. TikiWiki is the Wiki Way applied to software development where over 170 people have contributed to the source code, making it one of the largest open source Web applications in the World. TikiWiki is used in tens of thousands of web sites/projects/communities/companies and has been picked by Firefox for their support site. The vast collaborative documentation effort is 960 printed pages, which is a testament to the scope of the project. TikiWiki was among a handful of community-driven free source projects to be named to the Seventh Annual EContent 100. The annual list contains the companies "that matter most in the digital content industry." The keynote presentation on the second day is by Ulla Falk-Petersen, Director of Translation at the European Court of Auditors. This year's speakers include: Alain Desilets, National Research Council, Canada Andreas Eisele, Saarland University, Germany Mohammad Daoud, National Institute of Informatics, Japan and Joseph Fourier University, France Manal Ahmin, ANLOC, Morocco Julia Makoushina, Palex Languages and Software, Russia Hendrik J. Kockaert, Lessius College, Belgium Sven Andra, Andra AG, Germany Dave Calvert, TransForm, Germany Fola Yahaya, Strategic Agenda, UK Jon Riding, BFBS, UK Mark Shuttleworth and Daniela Ford, Imperial College London, UK Maria Fernandez Parra and Pius ten Hacken, Swansea University Isabel Duran-Munoz, University of Malaga There are panels looking at the past 30 years and at the future, as well as ample opportunities to network with other colleagues in the field. For more information, including how to book your place, please visit: www.aslib.com/conferences. The early bird fee expires on 1st October, so book your place soon! Also, if there are 3 of you coming from the same organization, the third delegate can attend for a specially reduced fee. Regards Nicole Adamides, ASLIB Training The Holywell Centre, 1 Phipp Street, London, EC2A 4PS Tel: 020 7613 3031 Fax: 020 7613 5080 www.aslib.com/training Email: training_(at)_aslib.com _______________________________________________

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