Phil Ritchie CTO of Vistatec, a leading company that helps to optimize the global commercial potential of some of the worlds most iconic brands and products, is speaking on “Vistatec’s Experiences with Linked Data for Localization” and “Building a Language Quality Pipeline Using Open Standards” at the Localization World Dublin 2014 conference to be held June 4-6 at The Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland.
World is a key conference for companies that are doing business
globally or that are addressing multiple language markets,” says Ritchie
“Our presentation will really focus on translation service quality”
is Chief Technology Officer at Vistatec where he directs all Language
Technology and Research and Development activities. Phil is a frequent
speaker at industry conferences and events. He is a founding Industrial
Partner of the Center for Intelligent Content and serves as Chairman of
its Industrial Advisory Board. Phil has been a partner in European Union
funded 7th Framework Programs and is a member of the W3C and several of
its communities including the Multilingual Web — Language Technologies
and Linked Data for Language Technologies. He is also the lead architect
of the open source Ocelot XLIFF Editor. Phil has a Bachelor of Science
Degree and 20 years of industry experience at senior director level.
Localization World Event brings together delegates who are engaged in
the business of adapting products, services and communications to an
international language or culture so as to appear native to that
particular region. Speakers at the conference include representatives
from Adobe Systems, eBay, Google, IBM, LinkedIn, Microsoft and Vistatec
among other notable companies. The conference is produced by
MultiLingual Computing, Inc. and The Localization Institute.
Lindkvist, one of the world’s leading and most respected futurists,
will deliver the keynote address. Lindkvist works with corporations and
governments around the world and is the author of When the Future
Begins: A Guide to Long-Term Thinking, Everything We Know is Wrong and
The Attack of the Unexpected.
may choose from nine tracks during the main conference: Global
Business, Web/Mobile, Content Strategy, Translation Automation (TAUS),
Localization Core Competencies, Advanced Localization Management,
Localization Service Provider (LSP), Unconference and The Inside Track.
The pre-conference day will include round tables for consultants and
topics that include sales and marketing, life science business and game
localization. There will also be a professional development initiative,
an introduction to localization, a quality evaluation summit and a track
on interoperability standards.