This year Anloc will be getting together with guests from South Africa and across the globe. With teams active in terminology development and localisation those will be the strong focus for this years event.
ANLoc will be hosting its annual meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.
The core ANLoc project team is attending together with outside contributors from University of Nairobi, Google Africa and the Kenyan ICT board. This ANLoc meeting will also be attended by some of the participants from the Training and Localise Software sub-projects.
Several ANLoc partners are meeting in South Africa to report on the year's activities and discuss the way forward.
Friedel Wolff, the lead of the ANLoc tools project, represented ANLoc at the CNGL (Centre for Next Generation Localisation) in Ireland. You can view his presentations on ANLoc and the tools project.
Dwayne and Friedel will be presenting speed papers and doing a presentation and poster sessions at the HLT day for the National Human Language Technologies Network.
The fourth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Meeting will be held from 15-18 November 2009 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. ANLoc will be participating in the workshop Equality in access to knowledge society through language and cultural diversity
Presenter: Martin Benjamin
Description: The African Network for Localization (ANLoc) has been established by Acacia to overcome the limitations of technology on language that prevent most Africans from participating in the digital age. ANLoc is addressing localization from many angles,
A brief history of the Translation Bureau, TERMIUM®, terminology and our partnerships with African countries