The Percy V. Pennybacker Jr. BridgeAhead of The Curve - July 11-13, 2002 - Austin, TX - Converting Global Knowledge into Global Success
  welcome Menu Divider overview Menu Divider calls Menu Divider sponsors Selected Menu Item Left program/tutorials Selected Menu Item Right accommodations/events Menu Divider registration Menu Divider contact us Menu Divider resources
Sub-menu Selected Item Left program Sub-menu Selected Item Right tutorial Sub-menu Divider activities
4th Annual International Workshop on Internationalisation of Products and Systems 2002
11-13 July, Austin, Texas, USA

Thursday, 11 July
9:00 - 12:00 Tutorial 1: Designing and Developing Usable User Interfaces Art Markman, The University of Texas and Erin Helm, Ross Speir and Randolph Bias from Austin Usability, Austin, Texas
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Self-Catered
1:00 - 4:30 Tutorial 2: Software Accessibility Ross Speir, Erin Helm, and Randolph Bias Austin Usability, Austin, Texas
4:30 - 5:30 Registration
5:00 - 6:00 Book Signing Quality Software Project Management by Bob Futrell, Linda Shafer and Don Shafer andCustomer Oriented Software Quality Assurance by Frank P. Ginac
Book Display Popular and Informative Books for Examination on Internationalization and Localization
5:00 - 6:00 Welcome Reception
Friday, 12 July
9:00 Opening Session - Welcome Brenda Hall, Local ChairAustin Test, Austin, Texas
9:30 - 10:15 Keynote - Today's Global Business Environment Ed Jones, EMSI, Washington D.C.
10:15 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:15 Paper Session: Understanding Other Cultures-Case Studies
eFinance Localisation: An Informal Analysis of Specific eCulture Attractors in Selected Indian and Taiwanese Sites Shailey Minocha, Open University, UK and Tim French and Andy Smith, Luton University, UK
Time Orientation Across Cultures Thomas Plocher, Honeywell Laboratories, Minneapolic, Minnesota Ravindra S. Goonetilleke, and Zhang Yan, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, Sheau-Farn Max Liang, Honeywell Singapore Laboratory, Singapore
The Understanding of English Terms in Mainland China Kerstin Röse and Long Liu, Centre for Human Machine Interaction, Institute for Production Automation, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch Self-catered
1:30 - 2:30 Break-out Sessions Conducted by
Preventative Localization QA Strategies David Pearson and Jessica Rathke, Rubric, Dallas, Texas
AIESEC - Leverage the Skills of our Global Leaders of Tomorrow Kirk Watson, Austin, Texas
2:30 - 4:00 Paper Session: A View of the Road Ahead
Optimizing a Software Internationalization Curriculum David Tuffley, Software Quality Institute, Griffith University, Australia
Process and Tools for an i18N Conversion Assessment Elizabeth Creech, The Athens Group, Austin, Texas
TLCC - Towards a Framework for Systematic and Successful Product Internationalization Christian Sturm, University of Freiburg, Germany
4:00 - 4:30 Break
4:30 - 5:15 Break-out Sessions Conducted by
Localization Solutions - A Case Study Christine Ziegenhirt, STAR Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Globalization - A Marketing Manager's Perspective Chip Peters, Peters & Company, Austin
5:00 - 6:30 Happy Hour and Exhibits Maximilian Room and Mezzanine
7:00 Workshop Dinner
Dinner Keynote - Doing Business with Mexico Helena Colyandro, Office of the Secretary of State, Texas
Saturday, 13 July
9:00 - 9:15 Announcements Brenda Hall
9:15 - 9:45 Workshop #1: Mapping the Road Ahead Internationalization Assessment and Execution: How Do You Get There From Here?
Internationalization Assessment and Execution: How Do You Get There From Here? Adam Asnes, LingoPort Technologies,Colorado
10:15 - 10:45 Break
10:00 - 11:45 Paper Session: Concepts and Issues in Localisation
The Invisible Forces Behind the Quest for Reaching Global Audiences Jose Coronado and Carrie Livermore, Hyperion Solutions, Stamford, Connecticut
Mapping User Interface Design to Culture Dimensions Sam Ackerman for Aaron Marcus, Aaron Marcus and Associates, Inc., Emeryville, California
Localisation of Personal Navigation Products and Services Ari Ahonen, Veikko Ikonen and Eija Kaasinen, VTT Information Technology, Tampere, Finland
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch - Keynote TBD
1:30 - 2:00 Workshop #2: How to Prepare a Localization Kit Sedef Olcer, Global Languages and Cultures, Inc., Chicago, Illinois
2:30 - 3:45 Discussion Panel Moderators:
State of the World: An Industry Expert Panel Andre Pellet, M2Ltd, Montgomery Village, Maryland, and Jose Coronado, Hyperion Solutions, Stamford, Connecticut
Note: Panelists will be selected by the IWIPS Local Committee Members
3:45 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 4:15 IWIPS 2003 - Berlin, Germany Pia Hanold and Kerstin Röse, Chairs
4:15 - 4:45 Closing Remarks and Sponsor Recognition Brenda Hall
5:00 IWIPS Executive Committee

design and hosting provided by