Recommended New Industry Events and Organizations for 2011

And the nominations are:

Lady GaLa:  Meatup organization for GILT professionals with interesting shoes (Twitter hashtag #xl8shoes).

TIPL: Training body for professionals who realize the real conference business is done over drinks in the bar, but yes, they can still handle it (AA+ certification now available).

TILT: Certification body for Quixotic translators who think windmills are best categorized as either rule based or statistical.

TAUST: Organization for anyone who thinks there’s a future in those old translation memories.

CAPSLOCKWORLD: Self-help conference for PEOPLE WHO SHOUT ON TWITTER (Gold Sponsor LionBridge).

PROZac.COM: Where the membership of TILT and TAUST end up.

Recommendation: Lady GaLa

Ultan Ó Broin
Ultan Ó Broin (@localization), is an independent UX consultant. With three decades of UX and L10n experience and outreach, he specializes in helping people ensure their global digital transformation makes sense culturally and also reflects how users behave locally. Any views expressed are his own. Especially the ones you agree with.

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