Networking 6:30 to 7 PM, and after the talk as time allows.
No live webcast, but our hosts will record this.
IMUG map & directions: http://imug.org/google/
Join us to find out how the Google Localization team is tackling the challenge of ensuring products feel native in 75+ languages. We will discuss key challenges and solutions that result in excellent products that delight global users, from product design and linguistic quality frameworks to post launch feedback.
Mackenzie Nicholson is a Solutions Program Manager for Localization at Google. Prior to Google, she worked in international product for an e-commerce company. She is passionate about connecting people through shared products and experiences that transcend borders. She is also an efficiency junkie who loves simplicity, optimization and scaling.
Stephanie Dupuy is a business unit lead on the localization team. In this role, she oversees the localization for Android, Chrome, Play, YouTube & Hardware products. Prior to Google, Stephanie was a management consultant specialized in high-tech & banking. She holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in international business and international management from ESSEC (Paris), UCD (Dublin) & Bocconi (Milan). She is passionate about creating products that delight users globally!
Admission is free for IMUG members and for employees of Google, and $5 for others. IMUG membership is only $20 for the first year, $15 for annual renewal, or $100 for lifetime membership. Click here to join, renew or pay a single non-member event fee via PayPal. Cash and checks also accepted at our events. http://www.imug.org/imug-membership-and-event-fees.htm
Please RSVP via Meetup by 5 PM the Monday before the event to help IMUG and our hosts prepare badges for you in advance. After that time it's still OK to RSVP right up to the last minute, as that will help us ensure enough seats for everyone! http://events.imug.org/
Many thanks to Zoli Stekkelpak and Google Inernationalization Engineering for hosting IMUG events at Google! For directions see http://www.imug.org/google/asilomar.html
The hashtag for IMUG events is #IMUG408 in honor of Silicon Valley's main area code. Yes, we'll be in 650 this month, which used to be 415, at the Googleplex, which used to be SGI. It's still 408! :-) Follow @i18n_mug: http://twitter.com/i18n_mug