FUEL is one of the rare projects which emanated from India and is now associated with various various language communities and organizations across the world. FUEL GILT Conference is an annual event which gives opportunity to its participants to listen to experts on various topics related to localization. This conference is all about showcasing efforts being taken by Individuals and open communities at different places on topics including but not limited to Translation, Localization, Internationalization and Globalization. This is one of the largest events across globe specifically on Localization. So if you are associated with any of these industries, you are at the right place. By attending this event you will benefit in a major way.
This is the third conference, first two were conducted in 2013 and 2014, both of them were in Pune, India. This year Mozilla Corporation, Centre for Development of Advance Computing (C-DAC), Pune and Red Hat are the main organizers of the event. Tamil Virtual university is hosting the event at their premises. We are sincerely thankful to all the organizations for supporting us continuously.
We are also happy to announce that Mozilla localization hackathon will be conducted as a part of FUEL GILT Conference 2015 on 21st and 22nd November 2015. This will be a great opportunity for all the localization community members to share the issues and challenges in continuing localization efforts, talk about current status of the work, plan for future work in coordination with localization drivers and how to grow the localization community. This hackathon, is however open for invited-only members. If you or someone known to you is associated with localization efforts of Mozilla projects and products, you may ask them to contact their locale leaders.
People from Translation Industry, Language technology developers, Researchers working on any of the activities such as Machine Translation, Glossary development, Dictionary building, Spell Checkers, Grammar Checkers, Standardization-Display, Inputting and Storage and other, QA professionals, Students, etc.
If you think you are suitable candidate for the conference and would like to share your experience, please feel free to submit your presentations to the organizers. The areas of interest include, but are not limited to the following: Language Technology; Corpus Linguistics; Machine Translation; Natural Language Processing; Globalization; Language and Translations; Technical Terminology; Dictionary; Style Guide; Unicode/CLDR; Script Grammar; Translation Editor; Rendering Systems; Quality Assessment; Fonts; Input methods; FOSS and Localization; Computational Linguistics; Language & Culture; Endangered Language; Internationalization.
In order to submit your presentation, please send your idea through e-mail to Rajesh Ranjan - <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Chandrakant Dhutadmal - <email@example.com> and Pravin Satpute - <firstname.lastname@example.org>Your draft presentation should include,
|Title:||Title of your presentation|
|Abstract:||An abstract of about 250 words - main idea, sub topics, conclusion|
|Name:||Name of the presenter|
|Job title:||Your current Job Title|
|Organization:||The organization you are currently working with|
|URL:||A URL of your website or blog|
|Biography:||A biography describing the presenter's current work areas and expertise as well as the things about yourself that you would like to know your audience before the conference.|
Once received, we will inform in writing about your selection or otherwise by 10th November 2015.
Registration as attendee for the conference is free but not guaranteed automatically. You will receive an email from the organizers regarding your confirmation. You will need to show the ticket and registration number at the conference.
Please register here.
Since 2008, FUEL has been working with different language communities to provide standard linguistic resources to localizers. These resources include terminologies, style guides, rendering system and assessment methods. Initiated by Red Hat, FUEL has grown into a larger effort. Resources created by FUEL are now used by several language communities, organizations, companies, tools, and pieces of software. In 2013, the Government of Maharashtra, India chose FUEL for its e-Governance standard. C-DAC GIST cited FUEL in its Localization Guidelines for term consistency in the context of Indian Languages. FUEL is cited as a reference standard in 'Best Practices for Localization of e-Gov Applications in India. The collaboration with Wikimedia Foundation has given FUEL a broader visibility, and FUEL is now contributed to approximately 60 languages.
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