Pune LanguageSummit November 2012/Program

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Program and Schedule

Tuesday, November 6 2012
0900 - 1000 Registration
1000 - 1015 Introductions
1015 - 1030 Break
1030 - 1230

Language Technologies: Tools and Practices

  1. Translation Content Management Infrastructure (translatewiki.net, Zanata, Transifex) - Siebrand Mazeland, Runa Bhattarcharjee
  2. Developing standards for L10n backend infrastructure and tools - Satish Mohan
  3. Input methods (IMEs) - Anish Patil, Santhosh Thottingal
  4. Universal Language Selector: Making language selection easy across 300+ languages - Pau Giner, Santhosh Thottingal
  5. Rendering engines (Pango, Harfbuzz) - Parag Nemade, Pravin Satpute
  6. Standards - CLDR, Unicode, GLIBC - Representation and Participation - Pravin Satpute, Santhosh Thottingal
1240 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1430

Language Technology on Mobile

  1. Language support on mobile today (Rendering support, fonts, input methods) - Brion Vibber, Wikimedia Mobile Architect
  2. Special challenges for language support in browsers and beyond - Amir Aharoni
  3. WMF apps showcase (WLM, Signpost) - Yuvi Panda
1430 - 1600

Worksprints

1600 - 1615 Break
1615 - 1900 Worksprints
1900 onwards Dinner and Networking
Wednesday November 7 2012
0900 - 1000 Registrations
1000 - 1015 Recap of Day 1. Agenda for Day 2
1015 - 1030 Break
1030 - 1230 Panel Discussion: Engineering Updates and Round-Up
  1. WMF Language Engineering Update - Alolita Sharma
  2. Red Hat Language Technologies Round-up - Satish Mohan
  3. Mozilla Localization Update - Arky R
  4. Other open source projects (KDE, GNOME) update - Parag Nemade, Aman Alam and Runa Bhattacharjee (Red Hat)
  5. Language Tools and Technology Update from C-DAC - C-DAC
  6. Q & A
1230 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1430 Lightning talks (Sign up and present 5 minutes each)
1330 - 1600 Worksprints (in parallel to lightning talks)
1400 - 1445 TUTORIAL: Fonts - Tutorial session on Fontforge / mapping unicode to glyphs (In parallel) - Santhosh Thottingal, Pravin Satpute, Mr. Hussain
1500 - 1545 TUTORIAL: Testing Coverage for i18n/L10n tools (In parallel) - Amir Aharoni, Srikanth Lakshmanan
1545 - 1600 Break
1600 - 1800 Demos and Presentations & Prizes!
  • Program is subject to change.