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28th Unicode Conference - September 7-9, 2005 - Orlando, FL, USA

From: Tex Texin <tex@xencraft.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 04:47:57 -0700
Message-ID: <430F016D.6559B5DF@xencraft.com>
To: w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org, www-international@w3.org

           Unicode - Multilingual Challenges and Solutions for 2006
                   http://www.global-conference.com/iuc28/
                           Orlando, Florida, USA
                            September 7-9, 2005

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            Final Reminder:   Register now!
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Program Overview
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Technologies, standards, market requirements, and best practices for 
international applications have changed dramatically over the last five 
years and continue to evolve as companies and government agencies strive 
to broaden their reach.  Bring your staff up to speed and kick-off your 
globalization planning for the coming year by networking with industry 
experts and attending up-to-date and comprehensive tutorials and 
sessions on advances in internationalization and localization.

Whether your application runs on a desktop, mobile device, the Web, a
server, a medical instrument, a car, or the Airbus, the 28th
Internationalization and Unicode Conference has information your staff
needs to know.

As the premier technical conference worldwide for both software and Web 
internationalization, this conference is ideal for those involved in 
internationalization of software and the Web, or Unicode-enabling
software.

Program Highlights:
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* Hot Off the Presses Track covering recent or imminent releases
  - Unicode 4.1 
  - Unicode-enabled PHP 
  - Microsoft's Longhorn, Internet Explorer, and .NET 
  - Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) 1.3
   
* Unicode, Programming, and Architecture Tracks on new capabilities and 
  best practices 
   - Devices: Mobile devices and other handhelds
   - Practices: IBM's ICU internationalization library, design patterns, 
     encoding conversions, upward migration 
   - Environments: Java, Mac OSX, Microsoft .Net internationalization
     and localization
  
* Web Technologies Track on recent recommendations: 
  - XML advances: XSLT, XPath, XQuery 
  - Language Tags 
  - International Domain Names 
  - Internationalized Resource Identifiers 
  
* Localization Track on resources and best practices 
  - Localization Tutorial by The Institute of Localization 
    Professionals (TILP)
  - Available language resources and the European IGNITE project 
  - Common Locale Data Repository 
  - Testing 

* Emerging Markets Track 
  - Support for languages of emerging markets, including Indic, African 
    and bidirectional languages is covered. Arabic is covered in depth
    by tutorials and sessions on Arabic scripts. Experts will discuss
    language support for less developed countries, including the Global
    Initiative for Local Computing (GILC). 
  
 * Other highlights:

- Keynote address by Ted Jansen, Vice President of Product Management
    and Marketing for Walt Disney Parks and Resort Online, will talk
    about where internationalization and Unicode meet global audiences 
    for Disney.

- Don DePalma, globalization industry analyst, will review research on
    Globalization Power Tools, in a special keynote address to kick off 
    the SHOWCASE exhibition.
  
 * Tutorials and implementation support:

    The conference will offer one day of our highly acclaimed tutorials,
    including Unicode 4.1, Web internationalization, Localization, getting 
    started with International Components for Unicode (ICU), Arabic, 
    Planning your Internationalization Project, Internationalization in 
    Microsoft.NET, and Designing Culturally Appropriate User Interfaces.
  
     
Register now at http://www.global-conference.com/iuc28/

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

If you have a limited training budget, this is the one Internationalization
conference you need.  Send staff that are involved in either Unicode-
enabling software, or internationalization of software and the Internet, 
including: managers, software engineers, systems analysts, font 
designers, graphic designers, content developers, Web designers, Web 
administrators, system administrators, technical writers, and product 
marketing personnel.

CONFERENCE WEB SITE, PROGRAM and REGISTRATION

The Conference Program and Registration form are available at the
Conference Web site:

                  http://www.global-conference.com/iuc28/

GLOBAL COMPUTING SHOWCASE

Visit the Showcase to find out more about products supporting the
Unicode Standard, and products and services that can help you
globalize/localize your software, documentation and Internet content.

For more information, please see:
  http://www.global-conference.com/iuc28/showcase.html 

CONFERENCE VENUE

The Conference will take place at the:

     Hilton in the WALT DISNEY WORLDŽ Resort     
     1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard 
     Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States 32830
    Tel: +1-407-827-4000
    Fax: +1-407-827-3890


CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT

	Global Meeting Services Inc.
	8949 Lombard Place, #416
	San Diego, CA 92122, USA

	Tel: +1 858 638 0206 (voice)
	+1 858 638 0504 (fax)

	Email: info@global-conference.com
	or: conference@unicode.org

THE UNICODE CONSORTIUM

The Unicode Consortium was founded as a non-profit organization in 1991.
It is dedicated to the development, maintenance and promotion of The
Unicode Standard, a worldwide character encoding. The Unicode Standard
encodes the characters of the world's principal scripts and languages,
and is code-for-code identical to the international standard ISO/IEC
10646. In addition to cooperating with ISO on the future development of
ISO/IEC 10646, the Consortium is responsible for providing character
properties and algorithms for use in implementations. Today the
membership base of the Unicode Consortium includes major computer
corporations, software producers, database vendors, research
institutions, international agencies and various user groups.

For further information on the Unicode Standard, visit the Unicode Web
site at http://www.unicode.org

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