Vancouver Localization User Group Launches With Meetup on May 14th

The Vancouver Localization User Group (VLUG) is thrilled to announce its official launch and upcoming inaugural meetup event, setting the stage for a transformative community initiative within the localization industry. This new user group, revealed in Episode #64 of the Localization Fireside Chat podcast, aims to connect professionals, enthusiasts, and thought leaders in the field of localization to foster collaboration, innovation, and community support.

Event Details:

  • Date: Monday, May 14th, 2024
  • Location: Vancouver, BC (specific venue details available upon registration)
  • Registration: VLUG Meetup

The kickoff event, moderated by renowned industry expert Robin Ayoub, featured insightful discussions with panelists Pascale Tremblay, Executive Consultant; Paula Hunter from Nimdzi Insights; and Eduardo Le Selva of Motorola Solutions. The conversation delved into the significant role of localization in today’s global market, the preservation of aboriginal languages in Canada, and the strategic importance of community-driven initiatives like VLUG.

“Our goal with VLUG is to create a platform where localization professionals can share knowledge, network, and collaborate on projects that are crucial for the growth of the industry,” said Pascale Tremblay. “We believe that by coming together as a community, we can tackle the unique challenges we face and push the boundaries of what is possible in localization.”

The VLUG meetup promises to be an engaging and informative session, offering attendees the chance to connect with like-minded peers, explore potential collaborations, and gain insights from leaders in the field. This event is ideal for anyone involved in or interested in the localization industry, from translators and linguists to project managers and software developers.

“We are excited to see the enthusiasm and support for VLUG and are committed to making it a success. This is just the beginning of what we hope will be a thriving community of localization professionals in Vancouver,” added Paula Hunter.

For additional information and to register for the upcoming VLUG meetup on May 14th, please visit VLUG Meetup. Join us in shaping the future of localization in Vancouver and beyond.

About VLUG: The Vancouver Localization User Group (VLUG) is a newly formed community aimed at uniting localization professionals in Vancouver and surrounding areas. Through regular meetups, discussions, and collaborative projects, VLUG seeks to enhance the localization field by fostering a network of support and innovation.

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