This is a new type of conference. If you work with languages, localization, or related
fields, here is where you can learn about how the language standards are evolving,
as well as hear straight talk about issues with the application of these standards
and the impact on business.
Come join us!

The deadline for earlybird discounts is Nov. 18!

Language Standards for Global Business
Berlin, Germany
December 12-13, 2005

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Do Language Technology Standards Help or Hinder Global Businesses? 

Non-commercial! No sponsors! No exhibitors! 

Join the global experts who drive the standards process at this new concept summit and explore with them which standards meet their objectives and which do not, and why. Learn how language standards interact with corporate standards to support global communications and commerce. 

This full participation event will also give you an opportunity to pre-submit topics and questions to the esteemed panel on "burning" issues. 

Highlights include:

Language Standards Technology Panel
 ITS (W3C)
 OASIS Translation WS TC
 ISO 639

Language Quality and Process Standards
 EN 15038

The Ecosystem of Standards
 Where do Language Standards fit in the context of XML, DITA, S1000D, SQL and other mainstream standards?

Plenary Sessions

Practical Business and Technology Case Studies & Discussions
 LIRICS Project

Burning Topics Panels - and much, much more!

Location and Date
The Conference will take place at the:
Hilton Berlin
Mohrenstrasse 30 
Berlin, Germany 10117 

Tel: +49-30-20230 
Fax: +49-30-2023 4269 

December 12-13, 2005 

Who Should Attend?
All those involved with the development and implementation of Language Technology and Quality Assurance Standards. 

Web Site, Program and Registration
The Summit Program and Registration form are available at the Summit Web site:

Conference Management
Global Meeting Services, Inc.
10914 Glenda Court
San Diego, CA 92126, USA 

Tel: +1 858 689 4844
Fax: +1 858 689-4944

For More Information and to Register, 
see the Language Standards for Global Business Web Site