Plunet Summit 2017 – a successful start!

Plunet Summit 2017 – a successful start! 150 participants met to share their experiences and knowledge about Plunet and translation management.

On June 1-2, 2017, the first international Plunet user conference, the “Plunet Summit”, took place in Berlin. Over two intriguing days, 150 customers, technology partners and Plunet experts shared their experiences and ways of working, with a focus on Plunet and successful translation management Read more

ONLINE TRAINING BY L10N NOW AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA

L10N Sales & Marketing provides sales training and consulting services to help translation sales professionals improve sales performance and increase revenues.  Rather than off-the-shelf, generic sales training they provide industry-specific sales & marketing curriculum that can be adapted to meet your sales team’s exact needs. 

GALA 2017 Amsterdam Program Announced

GALA 2017 Amsterdam Program Announced
After reviewing a record number of proposals, the GALA 2017 program committee is ready to share the session line-up! We’re pleased to announce the program for GALA’s 9th annual conference, to be held 26-29 March 2017 at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam.

With 5 tracks, 40 sessions, and ample time for peer-to-peer exchange, GALA 2017 is a great way to jump-start your industry learning and engagement.

See the program

AALC Roundtable Online Webinar – Wed 2 Nov, 11am AEST, 12pm AEDT

AALC ROUNDTABLE ONLINE

Webinar

“The Role of the Project Manager and Its Meaning for Different Kinds of LSPs”

 AALC Members can now download the recorded webinar. 
Log in on the side bar, or consider joining the AALC

Date: Wed 2nd Nov, 2016 Time: 11am AEST, 12pm AEDT Cost: Free attendance for all
The AALC ROUNDTABLE ONLINE is a regular AALC signature webinar bringing thought leaders in the language service industry in Australia and New Zealand together to discuss pertinent industry developments and issues.  Discussions will be based on pertinent areas within this topic, which will be familiar to all in the industry:

This roundtable will discuss the key issue of LSP project managers. Topics for discussion can include:

–        LSPs Project Managers – Roles and Responsibilities.  What does the role of the project manager involve for different LSPs?

–        Project Manager’s Key tasks. What kinds of project managers are out there? (production focused vs. all-rounders)

–        Account Managers versus Project Managers versus Business Development, does your company differentiate?

–        What qualities make a good project manager?

–        Recruiting project managers: where do LSPs go and what are looking for in the candidates in terms of training, experience, degrees etc.? Are they more likely to be trained and promoted internally or externally?

Non-members are invited to register, with attendance being free to all for the Roundtable Online.  Members and associate members have free and guaranteed access to all our live webinars, webinar recordings and wide range of other membership benefits, including free AALC events and reduced rates on industry products through the AALC market place.

Please register here to confirm your attendance. Access details for the webinar will be emailed to you once you have registered.

 

If you are not already an AALC member we encourage you to register by going to http://www.aalc.org.nz/register/

 

 

 

News from Translators Without Borders – Translators without Borders wins Microsoft Hackathon Award

DUNBURY, CT USA –31 August 2016. The Translators without Borders (TWB) Words of Relief project has been named as an award winner in the 2016 Microsoft //oneweek Hackathon in the non-profit category. The Microsoft Hackathon is a global event that brings Microsoft employees together to create, innovate and hack on ideas that inspire them. Microsoft Philanthropies sponsored the Hack for Good challenge and non-profit customer category where employees use their tech and professional skills to hack on new ideas while partnering with nonprofit partners to help address some of the world’s biggest societal problems.

Notice of AALC AGM

Notice of Annual General Meeting of the AALC Inc.

The Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Association of Language Companies Inc. will be held in Melbourne on Tuesday 25th October, 2016.  Venue details will be confirmed in due course.

Following the AGM, AALC members are invited to attend a networking dinner with the AALC Board Members.  An invitation will be forwarded to all members shortly.

To register to attend the AGM, please visit the following Eventbrite links:

AALC AGM – 3-5pm, Tues 25th October

Networking Drinks – 5-7pm, Tues 25th October