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The 2016 conference of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) offered a wide variety of presentations for attendees to choose from. One extremely popular session was “Neural Machine Translation” led by Kyunghyun Cho, a preeminent researcher and assistant professor of computer science at New York University.
The 2016 conference of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) offered a wide range of educational sessions for participants to choose from, including "Test Driving Remote Interpreting Platforms," a master class demonstrating the newest remote interpreting technology platforms available today.
The session was led by Barry Slaughter Olson, associate professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, founder and co-president of InterpretAmerica, and general manager of multilingual operations at ZipDX. Speakers included David Frankel, founder and CEO of ZipDX; Alex Leshchinskiy, CEO of Cloud Interpreter; and Sergio Llorian, founder and CEO of VoiceBoxer.
Before giving the floor to the presenters, Olson introduced the three different platforms being demonstrated: 1) video remote interpreting for consecutive interpreting, 2) remote simultaneous interpretation for traditional conference calls, and 3) remote simultaneous interpretation for multilingual webinars.
The 2016 conference of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) offered a diverse lineup of offerings for attendees to choose from. Chris Raulf's well-attended session "International Search Engine Optimization" was packed with practical advice on international search engine optimization (ISEO) for individuals, companies, and their clients.
The 2016 conference of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) offered attendees a wide range of industry-specific presentations, including "Localization of Subtitling: Changing Needs, Changing Models, New Challenges" by Elżbieta Pętlicka, the head account manager in charge of Multimedia Services at Venga and a specialist in audiovisual translation.