been publishedfor the upcoming W3C MultilingualWeb Workshop:
Making the Multilingual Web Work in Rome, 12–13 March 2013.
Mark Davis and Vladimir Weinstein of Google will deliver the
keynote presentation, “Innovations in Internationalization at
Google”. This will be followed by one and a half days of talks on
various aspects of what it takes to make multilingualism work on
the Web, plus an afternoon of discussion-oriented breakout sessions
that focus on best practices for various aspects the multilingual
Web. Speakers will come from organizations like Adobe Systems, SAP,
Yandex, the Spanish Tax Agency, the U.N. Food and Agriculture
Organization, Microsoft, Lionbridge, SDL, the European Commission,
and leading universities and research institutions from around the
The program will also feature a
implementations of the forthcoming
ITS 2.0 specificationthat
will allow attendees to get a sneak peak at how this specification
will impact and support multilingual requirements on the Web.
Participationfor details about how to register for the
workshop. Participation in the workshop is free.
Important: The deadline for registration is 8
March, but available attendance slots are filling up fast and are
expected to run out before the deadline. So please be sure to
register soon to ensure that you can attend.
The MultilingualWeb workshops, funded by the European Commission
and coordinated by the W3C, looks at best practices and standards
related to all aspects of creating, localizing and deploying the
multilingual Web. The workshops are successful because they
attracted a wide range of participants, from fields such as
localization, language technology, browser development, content
authoring and tool development, etc., to create a holistic view of
the interoperability needs of the multilingual Web.
We look forward to seeing you in Rome!