[I18n-sig] 24th Unicode Conference - Last week to $SAVE with early-birdrates!

Tex Texin tex at i18nguy.com
Fri Aug 8 19:47:29 EDT 2003

                        REGISTER THIS WEEK AND SAVE

 Are you falling behind?  Version 4.0 of the Unicode Standard is here!
 Software and Web applications can now support more languages with
 greater efficiency and lower cost.  Do you need to find out how? Do
 you need to be more competitive around the globe?  Is your software
 upward-compatible with version 4.0?  Does your staff need
 internationalization training?

 Learn about software and Web internationalization and the new Unicode
 Standard, including its latest features and requirements.  This is
 the only event endorsed by the Unicode Consortium.  The conference
 will be held September 3-5, 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia and is
 completely updated.

    Twenty-fourth Internationalization and Unicode Conference (IUC24)
     Unicode, Internationalization, the Web: Powering Global Business
                            September 3-5, 2003
                           Atlanta, Georgia, USA
 > Visit the Conference Web site ( http://www.unicode.org/iuc/iuc24 )
   to check the updated Conference program and register.  To help you
   choose Conference sessions, we've included abstracts of talks and
   speakers' biographies.

 > Attend the Showcase to find out more about products supporting
   the Unicode Standard, and products and services that can help you
   globalize/localize your software, documentation and Internet content.

 > Be an Exhibitor! Show off your product at the premier technical
   conference worldwide for both software and Web internationalization.
   See: http://www.unicode.org/iuc/iuc24/showcase.html

 > To find out about, and register for the TILP Breakfast Meeting and
   Roundtable, organized by The Institute of Localisation Professionals,
   and taking place at the same venue on September 4, 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,
   See: http://www.tilponline.org/events/diary.shtml 

 KEYNOTES: Keynote speakers for IUC24 are well-known authors in the
 Internationalization and Localization industries:

 Donald De Palma, President, Common Sense Advisory, Inc., and author
 of "Business Without Borders: A Strategic Guide to Global Marketing",
 and Richard Gillam, author of "Unicode Demystified: A Practical
 Programmer's Guide to the Encoding Standard" and a former columnist
 for "C++ Report".

 TUTORIALS:  The redeveloped and enhanced Unicode 4.0 Tutorial is
 taught by Dr. Asmus Freytag, one of the major contributors to the
 standard, and extensively experienced in implementing real-world
 Unicode applications.  Structured into 3 independent modules, you
 can attend just the overview, or only the most advanced material.
 Tutorials in Web Internationalization, non-Latin scripts, and more,
 are offered in parallel and taught by recognized industry experts.

 CONFERENCE TRACKS:  Gain the competitive edge! Conference sessions
 provide the most up-to-date technical information on standards, best
 practices, and recent advances in the globalization of software and
 the Internet.  Panel discussions and the friendly atmosphere allow
 you to exchange ideas and ask questions of key players in the 
 internationalization industry.

 WHO SHOULD ATTEND?: If you have a limited training budget, this is
 the one Internationalization conference you need.  Send staff that
 are involved in either Unicode-enabling software, or internationalization
 of software and the Internet, including: managers, software engineers,
 systems analysts, font designers, graphic designers, content developers,
 Web designers, Web administrators, technical writers, and product
 marketing personnel.


   The Conference Program and Registration form are available at the
   Conference Web site:


   Agfa Monotype Corporation
   Basis Technology Corporation
   ClientSide News L.L.C.
   Oracle Corporation
   World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)


   Visit the Showcase to find out more about products supporting the
   Unicode Standard, and products and services that can help you
   globalize/localize your software, documentation and Internet content.

   Sign up for the Exhibitors' track as part of the Conference.
   For more information, please see:

Exhibitors to date:

   Agfa Monotype Corporation
   ASET International Services Corporation
   Basis Technology
   ClientSide News L.L.C.
   LingoPort, Inc.
   Multilingual Computing, Inc.
   The Symbio Group
   The Institute of Localisation Professionals
   Venturi Technology Partners


The Conference will take place at:

          DoubleTree Hotel Atlanta Buckhead
          3342 Peachtree Road
          Atlanta, GA 30326

          Tel: +1-404-231-1234
          Fax: +1-404-231-3112


   Global Meeting Services Inc.
   8949 Lombard Place, #416
   San Diego, CA 92122, USA

   Tel: +1 858 638 0206 (voice)
        +1 858 638 0504 (fax)

   Email: info at global-conference.com
      or: conference at unicode.org


 The Unicode Consortium was founded as a non-profit organization in 1991.
 It is dedicated to the development, maintenance and promotion of The
 Unicode Standard, a worldwide character encoding. The Unicode Standard
 encodes the characters of the world's principal scripts and languages,
 and is code-for-code identical to the international standard ISO/IEC
 10646. In addition to cooperating with ISO on the future development of
 ISO/IEC 10646, the Consortium is responsible for providing character
 properties and algorithms for use in implementations. Today the
 membership base of the Unicode Consortium includes major computer
 corporations, software producers, database vendors, research
 institutions, international agencies and various user groups.

 For further information on the Unicode Standard, visit the Unicode Web
 site at http://www.unicode.org

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