Build the Foundation Meeting

1 day. 14 speakers. 2 tracks: one for business, one for technical. Great networking and practical learning opportunity! 1-on-1 sessions available! May 30, 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

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About the event

Without translation, there is no global business, and ultimately, your success depends on a strong translation technology foundation that supports ongoing changes in your organization’s business practices. Save the date and join us at the Wordbee Build the Foundation Meeting!

Think Business

Introducing insightful topics, best practices for localization and translation workflows, machine translation, translation automation, visual editing and neural machine learning, multi-channel/multi technical communication and the latest translation technology trends.

Think Technical

The User Meeting will offer unique and exclusive training workshops about agile & continuous translation processes, translation, financial management, games localization and the latest Wordbee Translator including Beebox and everything you want to know about the translation New Editor feature.

Agenda

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9:00 - 9:45

Lobby

Registration and information

Managed by Kawthar Benjaddi, Sales and Management Assistant

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9:45 - 10:05

TBA

Opening keynote: Business Outlook

Business highlights and the next wave of technology innovation.
By José Vega, CEO Wordbee

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10:05 - 10:30

TBA

Revealing exciting new developments

Take a look at some developments currently eyeing release in 2018.
By Stephan Böhmig, CTO Wordbee

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10:30 - 11:00

Lobby

Refreshment break

Think Business

Think Technical

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11:00 -11:45

TBA

Algorithms in the content industry - How much automation makes sense

Chances, promises and pitfalls of automation use and the role of man the so-called Second Machine Age.
By Tatsiana Bilimava, Berns Consulting

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11:00 -11:45

TBA

Agile & Continuous Translation Processes

Presentation.
By Brahim Aïoun, BDM Wordbee

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11:45 -12:30

TBA

Multi-channel, multi-language Communication

Translations are vital to any marketing communications campaign. But how to integrate translated copy into a central content hub, so that no doble work is required and the copy is easy reusable.
By Pieter Stroop, MD Benelux & Nordics Censhare

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11:45 -12:30

TBA

Localization of complex games

What does complexity in Game Localization mean and how to embrace it - Active participation welcome!    
By Aline Müller, Game Localisaton Expert

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12:30 - 13:30

Lobby

Lunch

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13:30 -14:15

TBA

Neural Machine Translation for the Fintech industry

Step by step approach to build a neural machine translation engine dedicated to the financial domain.
By Olivier Debeugny, CEO Lingua Custodia

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13:30 -14:15

TBA

How to handle effortlessly json, xml, idml and other special file formats

Training for Project Managers.
By Cédric Pons, Chief IT Architect,  Andrea Benedetti PM Wordbee

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14:15 -15:00

TBA

Beebox, Best practices, Success stories

Presentation.
By Mareike Bouriga, BDM Wordbee

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14:15 -15:00

TBA

Financial Management in your TMS

Training on pricelist management and invoice configuration.
By Sara Méndez, PM Wordbee

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15:00 - 15:30

Lobby

Refreshment break

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15:30 -16:15

TBA

TMS applied in today’s media world

This session looks at the use and implementation of TM technology at two of the world’s leading children’s content creators.
By Mark Harrison, Director of Localisation Services Viacom,  Elina Lagoudaki, Localisation Manager Turner Broadcasting

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15:30 - 16:15

TBA

Beebox In-context Preview and Editing

Training session.
By Çağdaş Acar, PM Wordbee

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16:15 - 17:00

TBA

Panel discussion: 21st Century Translation Technology trends.

By Anita Sempels, Isabella Massardo, Gareth Wilson, Olivier Debeugny

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16:15 - 17:00

TBA

Everything you were afraid to ask about the New Editor

Training session.
By Sara Méndez, PM Wordbee

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17:00 - 17:45

TBA

Innovation 3.0: Why envisioning the future doesn’t work anymore, and what to do about it.

We live in a VUCA world: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. We can fear it, or we can embrace it. We can let incomplete visions of the future paralyse us, or we can welcome creativity into our day-to-day and have fun with it!
By Valerie Arnold, Insights facillitator

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17:45 - 19:30

Lobby

Drinks reception

Speakers

Engage with peers and Wordbee experts. Join the networking sessions, build relationships, attend workshops, solve problems and embrace new perspectives as you interact with the Wordbee Community.

José Vega

Chief Executive Officer, Wordbee

Pieter Stroop

MD Benelux & Nordics Censhare

Mareike Bouriga

Business Development Manager, Wordbee

Valerie Arnold

Leadership development expert

Tatsiana Bilimava

CAT Consultant, berns consulting

Brahim Aïoun

Account Manager,
Wordbee

Sara Méndez

Project Manager,
Wordbee

Isabella Massardo

Italian Translator, Trainer, Terminologist

 Elina Lagoudaki

Localisation Manager Turner Broadcasting

Aline Mueller

Experienced Game Localisation Expert

Mark Harrison

Director of Localisation Services, Viacom

Anita Sempels

Chief Sales Officer, Wordbee

Stephan Böhmig

Chief Technical Officer, Wordbee

Olivier Debeugny

Chied Executive Officer, Lingua Custodia

Çağdaş Acar

Project Manager,
Wordbee

Gareth Wilson

Founder/Manager, VO Traduction

1-on-1 sessions

Need to dig into a Wordbee area you don’t know well enough? Have questions that need an expert’s advice? This year, we’ll be offering an incredibly valuable opportunity for one-on-one consulting sessions.

Anita Semples Chief Sales Officer Book Now
Mareike Bouriga Business Development Manager Book Now
Brahim Aïoun Account Manager Book Now
Çağdaş Acar Project Manager Book Now
Cédric Pons Chief Software Architect Book Now
Sara Mendez Project Manager Book Now
José Vega Chief Executive Officer Book Now
Stephan Böhmig Chief Technical Officer Book Now

Location

The International Auditorium, Brussels 5, Boulevard Roi Albert II 1210 Bruxelles, BE

Please click here to download a list of hotels for accommodation near the event.

By train from the airport: exit at BRUSSELS NORTH STATION. The venue is within 10 minutes walking distance. By metro: exit at ROGIER. The venue is within 2 minutes walking distance.

Want to speak at the Summit?

Interested in speaking or leading a workshop at our User Meeting? You’ve come to the right place. If you’re an expert in localisation and translation, neural machine learning, multi-channel/ or a bit of translation-guru-wisdom to share, we want to hear from you and, of course, everything to do with the User Meeting conference!

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