SOURCE: Welocalize


October 20, 2014 11:22 ET

Welocalize to Present at the 11th Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas

FREDERICK, MD--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2014) - Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, will share insights and expertise at the 11th Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA-2014) taking place in Vancouver, Canada, October 22-26, 2014.

Senior members of the Welocalize Language Tools and Translation Automation Team will be taking part in multiple presentations and panel discussions related to machine translation (MT) and post-editing at this year's AMTA conference.

"Welocalize is very excited to be so heavily involved in this year's AMTA-2014 conference in Vancouver," said Olga Beregovaya, Welocalize Vice President, Language Tools and Automation. "Modern machine translation technology and translation automation is advancing rapidly and demand for its use in the commercial world continues to increase. AMTA-2014 is a very important conference for the translation industry. It brings together developers, researchers and translators who are all working with MT with the objective to further educate and deepen their knowledge by collaborating and sharing." 

Featured Welocalize presentations at AMTA-2014:

  • Welocalize Training Manager, Elaine O'Curran will deliver a presentation, "Machine Translation and Post-Editing for User Generated Content (UGC)" at 2:30-3:00 PM on Thursday, October 23.
  • Welocalize's VP of Language Tools and Automation, Olga Beregovaya will take part in a panel discussion, "The MT Hiring Landscape: Perspectives from Academia, Enterprises and Post-Editors" at 9:45-10:30 AM on Friday, October 24.
  • Alex Yanishevsky, Welocalize Senior Product Architect will present his paper, "Tools-Driven Content Curation and Engine Training" at 4:00-4:30 PM on Saturday, October 25.
  • Olga Beregovaya will also deliver a joint presentation with Alon Lavie from Safaba Translation Solutions, "Enterprise MT Content Drift: Challenges, Impacts and Advanced Solutions" at 5:00-5:30 PM on Saturday, October 25.

The Welocalize team will also participate in the TAUS Moses Industry Roundtable, hosted by the AMTA, on Sunday, October 26.

The AMTA-2014 conference will be held at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel. For more information, visit AMTA-2014 takes place immediately before the TAUS Annual Conference 2014 and Welocalize's exclusive LocLeaders 2014 Vancouver event and Localization World, all in Vancouver.

About Welocalize - Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative translation and localization solutions helping global brands to grow and reach audiences around the world in more than 125 languages. Our solutions include global localization management, translation, supply chain management, people sourcing, language services and automation tools including MT, testing and staffing solutions and enterprise translation management technologies. With over 600 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, UK, Germany, Ireland, Japan and China.

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