Do you have knowledge or experience with creating global software that will benefit others? Join other experts and industry leaders and present your ideas at The Thirty-ninth Internationalization & Unicode® Conference (IUC 39), taking place in Santa Clara, Calif., USA; October 26-28, 2015. This is the premier conference on technologies and practices for the creation and management of global and multilingual software solutions.

Submit your proposals for presentations or tutorials regarding case studies, best practices, innovative technology, or evolving standards.

Suitable topics include, but are not limited to:

Application Areas

bullet Designing software platforms, operating systems, software as a service (SAAS), or programming environments
bullet Social networks
bullet Search engines, SEO, discovery and navigation best practices
bullet Websites and web services, libraries and education
bullet Libraries and education
bullet Mobile applications including iPhone, Android, iPad, Kindle, Windows Mobile, tablets, etc.
bullet Game, cable boxes, and other platforms
bullet Publishing and broadcasting for a global audience
bullet Security concerns and practices
bullet Voice to text, text to voice, and machine translation

General Techniques

bullet Advances in technologies, algorithms or methodologies
bullet Using internationalization libraries and programming environments
bullet Handling bidirectional or other complex scripts
bullet Locales and the Unicode Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR)
bullet Font development and Typography

Managing Global Software Development and Geographically Distributed Teams

bullet Project management and methodologies e.g. Agile
bullet Best practices in localization process and technology
bullet Best practices in world-ready development, testing, and deployment
bullet Improving globalization capabilities within organizations
bullet Approaches for migrating legacy applications to global markets

Evolving Standards and Related Practices

bullet Endangered or unencoded languages
bullet Case studies and research on cross-culture communication
bullet Internationalized Domain Names and other identifiers
bullet Languages of Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
bullet ISO language tag topics
bullet HTML5, CSS3, and modern browser topics
bullet Dealing with data formats: XML, JSON, HTML5, DITA, and upcoming standards
bullet Unicode, encodings, scripts, character properties, and algorithms
bullet Emoji support

Tutorial presenters receive complimentary conference registration, and two nights lodging. Session presenters receive a fifty percent conference discount and two nights lodging.

To be considered for the conference, please submit a brief abstract by the deadline of Friday, April 3rd.

Need Reasons to Attend?

Tutorials and sessions for beginners, to train you and your staff on basic practices and implementation techniques for creating international software
Learn recommended solutions to difficult problems or sophisticated requirements from industry leaders and experts in attendance
Find help from tool and product vendors to get you to market quickly and cost-effectively

About IUC:

The Internationalization and Unicode® Conference (IUC) is the premier event covering the latest in industry standards and best practices for bringing software and Web applications to worldwide markets. This annual event focuses on software and Web globalization, bringing together internationalization experts, tools vendors, software implementers, and business and program managers from around the world. Read more.

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