Mountain View, CA, USA – March 2, 2009 – The Unicode® Consortium is inviting everyone interested in Unicode,
global software and Web internationalization to “Save the Date” for the Thirty-third Internationalization &
Unicode Conference (IUC), which is taking place in San Jose, Calif., USA at the Hilton San Jose on October 14-16,
2009. This annual conference is produced by OMG™. For more information about IUC 33,
The Internationalization & Unicode Conference is the premier annual technical conference devoted to multilingual,
global software and Web internationalization. Each IUC conference features tutorials and breakout sessions that
provide basic to advanced education on:
- Internationalization and the Unicode Standard
- Best practices for economical and robust implementation and testing of global-ready software,
- Updates on the latest enhancements to relevant standards and technologies.
The conference addresses traditional software development requirements as well as new issues in
internationalization for leading edge developers working in the burgeoning areas of cloud computing,
virtualization, social networking, and more.
Internationalization and Unicode experts, implementers, clients and vendors are invited to attend
this unique conference. The interactive format makes the Internationalization & Unicode Conference a
great place to meet and exchange ideas with leading experts, find solutions to enabling your software
for regional markets, train staff and get information about tools and products that can lower your costs
and improve your time to market.
Sponsors and Additional Information
IUC 33 is sponsored by Gold Sponsor Adobe. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.
For more information on exhibiting or sponsoring please email
The early-bird registration deadline is August 31, 2009. The hotel registration deadline is
September 23, 2009. For conference details and to request more information, visit
The Call for Participation will be issued shortly. The abstract submission deadline will be April 30, 2009.
About The Unicode Consortium
The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit organization founded to develop,
extend and promote use of the Unicode Standard and related globalization standards.
The membership of the consortium represents a broad spectrum of corporations and
organizations in the computer and information processing industry. Members are:
Adobe Systems, Apple, DENIC eG, Google, Government of India, Government of Tamil Nadu,
IBM, Microsoft, Monotype Imaging, NetApp, Oracle, SAP, Society for Natural Language
Technology Research, Sun Microsystems, Sybase, The University of California at Berkeley,
Yahoo!, plus well over a hundred Associate, Liaison, and Individual members.
For more information, please contact the Unicode Consortium
About the Event Producer
OMG™ is the Event Producer for the Internationalization & Unicode Conferences.
OMG is an international, open membership, not-for-profit computer industry standards
consortium. OMG Task Forces develop enterprise integration standards for a wide range
of technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG’s modeling standards enable
powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other processes.
For more information about OMG, visit us online at
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