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 Post subject: IUC 35 Program Announced
PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:14 pm 
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The Unicode® Consortium today announced the program for the Thirty-fifth Internationalization & Unicode® Conference (IUC 35), taking place in Santa Clara, Calif., USA; October 17-19, 2011, sponsored by Adobe. The conference is produced by OMG®. ... glance.htm

This is the premier conference on technologies and practices for the creation and management of global and multilingual software solutions. This annual event is praised for its excellent technical content, industry-tested recommendations and updates on the latest standards.

The program committee has created an updated program full of new and cutting-edge topics that is relevant and engaging for the internationalization community. The three-day conference will feature a full day of tutorials followed by two days of presentations and discussions. The program features cases studies, best practices, effective software design, innovative technology, and information about Unicode 6.0.

Highlights of the Conference:

Tutorials in Three Tracks:

    An Introduction to Writing Systems & Unicode
    Unicode - a Grand Tour
    Internationalization: An Introduction
    Web Internationalization - Standards and Best Practices
    Internationalization Testing Best Practices
    Comprehensive Arabic Script
    Smart Code Set Conversions for Unicode Support in Heterogeneous Environments
    Building Multilingual Websites in Drupal7 and Joomla1.6
    Using ICU Workshop

Tutorial presenters come from such organizations as Amazon, IBM, Intel, DecoType, Jim DeLaHunt & Associates, W3C, XenCraft, and Yahoo! Inc.

Sessions in Three Tracks include I18N, L10N, Platforms, Arabic/Bidi, Windows, Fonts, Languages, Scripts, ICU and East Asia. Some topics that will be covered include:

    Social networking is important to your business. Learn more about Twitter and other networks’ global support.
    Find out about the latest in HTML5, CSS3, Java 7, ICU, and the latest font developments.
    Learn about speech internationalization at Google.
    Are your localization practices in need of modernization? Learn how to reduce costs and time to market with crowd sourcing, machine translation and more.

Session Presenters come from such organizations as Adobe, Aoyama Gakuin University, Beijing UniHan Digital Tech Co. Ltd., Brill, DecoType, Diwan Software, Google, Inc., Government of India, HighTech Passport, IBM, Intel, Lab126, Microsoft, SIL International, Teradata, Tiro Typeworks, Twitter, Inc., University of Michigan, and W3C

The Internationalization & Unicode Conference is the premier technical conference for both software and Web internationalization. Unicode and internationalization 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 out about the needs of potential clients, or get information about new and existing Unicode and internationalization-enabled products.

IUC 35 is sponsored by Gold Sponsor Adobe and Media Sponsor Multilingual magazine. Additional sponsorships and exhibit space are available; for more information on sponsoring contact Ken Berk at, +1-781-444 0404. For exhibiting questions email For all other questions email

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