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GALA Global

Globalization & Localization Association

GALA Conference 2018

Join us 13-16 March in Boston!

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GALA 2018 Registration is Open!

At GALA's annual Language of Business conferences, translation and localization leaders come together and discuss trends, challenges, best practices, and industry technologies. We invite you to attend, gain new insights, find business partners, and enjoy networking with industry peers! Register today and save money through early-bird discounts.

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Resources for Translation and Localization Pros

GALA's website is full of useful materials to help you and your team grow professionally. We recently began compiling our top resources into collections based on popular topics, such as Sales & Marketing, Corporate Localization, and MT Quality. Explore these collections and find videos, articles, and whitepapers to expand your knowledge and skills.

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Reach Your Audience at GALA 2018

GALA conferences attract top leaders and decision makers from all sectors of the translation and localization industry. We invite your team to take advantage of the high-value exposure and low participant-to-sponsor ratios and exhibit/sponsor at GALA 2018 Boston!

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GALA Rising Star 2018 Student Scholarship Contest

GALA is delighted to announce the Rising Star 2018 scholarship contest! Students in translation, localization, and interpreting programs around the world are encouraged to participate. Two winners will be selected to receive a free conference registration and reimbursement for travel/lodging expenses to attend GALA's Language of Business conference in Boston next March.

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Join TAPICC Working Groups Today

The Translation API Cases and Classes (TAPICC) initiative aims to create an open-source, pre-standardization model to address challenges related to the profusion of proprietary APIs. Four working groups have been established and we need your participation. Join the TAPICC group on GALA Connect and participate in one or more of the working groups.

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Resources

Blogs

Blog

In the Entrepreneurial School of Hard Knocks, Hindsight is 20/20

Today GALA shares the third installment in the new blog series “If I knew then …” by Claudia Mirza...

Blog

Highly-Managed Perceived Inactivity (HMPI) Disorder

As a community that shares know-how and information, GALA is happy to introduce the second...

Blog

The Power of Peer Pods

About the "If I knew then ..." blog series One of GALA's best resources is its people--specifically...

Blog

Size Matters! Exploring the BIG Questions on Change, Innovation, and Success from a Small LSP’s Point of View

In a lively, amusing, and provocative discussion, BeatBabel’s Burckhardt Rueffer and Miguel Sevener...

Blog

Localization beyond Translation

Traditionally, localization has concerned itself with the translation of user interfaces, online...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

How the right RFP criteria can help you create successful partnerships with LSPs

Defining the best RFP criteria and aligning them with company needs and requirements is not an easy...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

LIVE WEBINAR: Games Localization in All Phases of Production

At the mobile games development company, Nordeus, localization is an essential part of product...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Geopolitical Awareness and Risk

This webinar discusses ten different categories that can introduce geopolitical risk into products...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Video Localization: Challenges, Opportunities, and Common Practices

Video is a popular, powerful, and flexible medium for conveying information of all sorts. Usage of...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Global by Design

Traditionally, localization was concerned with content translation. Users gained access to the same...

Articles

Articles

What We Learned at 12 Events in 7 Weeks

For the GALA team, autumn in the Northern Hemisphere means events—lots of events. Our involvement...

Articles

Just Enough Cooks in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Centralizing Translation

Creating good translations is a collaborative effort. But sometimes, translation networks in large...

Articles

Multilingual Digital Marketing and International SEO

A few years ago a roof scratching bush turkey drove us nearly insane in the office. We contemplated...

Articles

Language Technology has always been AI

LT-Innovate, the business association for the language technology (LT) industry, is holding its...

Articles

Why Invest in a Translation Management System?

If you want to upgrade your existing translation management system (TMS) or are a first-time...

Events

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Event
Cairo Meet-up: Digital Marketing and SEO Nov 28
Event
Gilbane Digital Content Conference 2017 Nov 29
Event
JTF Translation Festival Tokyo 2017 View More Events

GALA Connect

Active Users
Quality Management Group

"Turkish language is challenging in several ways but not impossible. Takes more time and effort but results are promising. One of our latest engines scored 28.5 where Google NMT scores 31.5 - not a big gap. (Although I do not consider Bleu the one and only magic standard.)..."

University-Industry Partnerships Group

"We are about to repeat a successful internship that we tried out this summer titled 'From Cultural Expert to Professional Translator'...I wanted to share the experience and ask for feedback."

Project Management Group

"Skills I look for in project management interviews include problem solving, motivating others, time management, and attention to detail in addition to conflict management, among others... "

Quality Management Group

"Turkish language is challenging in several ways but not impossible. Takes more time and effort but results are promising. One of our latest engines scored 28.5 where Google NMT scores 31.5 - not a big gap. (Although I do not consider Bleu the one and only magic standard.)..."

University-Industry Partnerships Group

"We are about to repeat a successful internship that we tried out this summer titled 'From Cultural Expert to Professional Translator'...I wanted to share the experience and ask for feedback."

Project Management Group

"Skills I look for in project management interviews include problem solving, motivating others, time management, and attention to detail in addition to conflict management, among others... "

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