Subject: BITcon Call for Papers
This conference will focus on internationalization business, technology, and education for the explosive East, South, and Southeast Asian markets. It will deal with key issues with developing products for Asian markets, plus the burgeoning field of taking advanced products developed in Asia and targeting them at large markets in North America and Europe.
We invite you to submit speaking proposals for consideration to the BITcon© Asia program. We welcome visionary views, contrarian thoughts, successful and unsuccessful experiences, design recommendations, and updates on standards, practices, management principles, and technology.
Help shape the future of internationalization and localization in Asia by submitting proposals for papers, tutorials, workshops, case studies, and keynote lectures for consideration to the Business of Internationalization and Technology Conference ©Asia (BITcon©Asia). BITcon©Asia will bring together well-known experts and attendees from around the world to discuss key issues and solutions of business internationalization and localization in Asia. Join us for this premier event of its kind.
• Pre-conference tutorials and summit
• Plenary sessions by experts
• I18n and Unicode Practitioner© Track
• Reverse internationalization - n81i©
• Globalization business practices©
Some suggested topics for
• New standards, practices, management principles, and technology in internationalization and localization.
• Local standards for character encoding GB18030, HKSCS, how to support them, character conversion issues, and encoding detection.
• Using Unicode or similar tools to meet the needs of Asian languages.
• Design considerations of Asian script support for non-Arabic speakers.
• Design issues surrounding multilingual web sites.
• Offering and implementing web services globally.
• Best solutions for solving language technologies, e.g., parsing Asian languages.
• Translation tools that work well with Asian languages, such as XLIFF.
• Effective development environments for global services.
• Regional differences in business practices by market.
• Products developed for Japanese, Chinese or Korean markets versus the reverse-localization of western products for Asia.
November 4, 2005
BITcon© Asia c/o Global Meeting
10914 Glenda Ct.
San Diego, CA 92126 USA
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