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With Phil Shawe (CEO, TransPerfect), Claire Tsai (Head of Globalization, Cloudflare), Jack Welde (CEO, Smartling), Chip Huyen (Deep Learning Enggr, Nvidia), Mark Brayan (CEO, Appen), Tomasz Tunguz (Partner, Redpoint Ventures), Sri Chandrasekar (Partner, Point72 Ventures).
Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 12:30 PM   $880
W SF Hotel, 181 3rd St
 
     
 
 
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EVENT DETAILS
SlatorCon is back in San Francisco, the world's technology capital, on September 12, 2019. The W Hotel San Francisco, where modern luxury meets downtown energy, will host language industry executives, investors, technologists, as well as service & tech buyers from all over the world.

Participants & speakers will experience a rich agenda, discuss the state of the language industry & enjoy networking opportunities. The conference will be held in the W Hotel's hi-tech Social Terrace.

Wed | Sep 11
18:30 PM - 21:00 PM
Welcome Networking Dinner
PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUB, NOB HILL
Thank you to the first 40 delegates who registered for the Welcome Dinner. Registration for the Welcome Dinner is now closed with no walk-ins allowed. Thank you for your support & please register for the conference on Thursday, September 12th.

Thu | Sep 12
12:45 PM - 13:30 PM
Registration & Networking
SOCIAL TERRACE, W HOTEL
13:30 PM - 13:55 PM
Presentation | Loc 2020

FLORIAN FAES
CO-FOUNDER, SLATOR

HOW THE LANGUAGE INDUSTRY IS RETOOLING FOR THE NEXT DECADE
Key 2019 trends & stories that will shape 2020 (M&A, Big Tech, NMT, NLP, & more)
Who wins & who loses as NLP & MT research translates to product
Startup watch
13:55 PM - 14:20 PM
Presentation | Cloudflare

CLAIRE TSAI
HEAD OF GLOBALIZATION, CLOUDFLARE

A BILLION DOLLAR STARTUP'S JOURNEY IN GOING GLOBAL
Vision - where are we headed & why
Iterative expansion - testing, learning, *and breaking loudly
Growth - going far by bringing others along
14:20 PM - 14:45 PM
Presentation | TransPerfect

PHIL SHAWE
CEO, TRANSPERFECT

MANAGING COMPLEXITY AT SCALE
Transparency
Choice of Facility for Execution
Broken Window Theory
Perception is Reality
14:45 PM - 15:15 PM
Panel Discussion | Institutional Investors

TOMASZ TUNGUZ
PARTNER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, REDPOINT VENTURES


SRI CHANDRASEKAR
PARTNER, POINT72 VENTURES


CHARLES STUBBS
PARTNER, MSOUTH EQUITY PARTNERS

15:15 PM - 16:00 PM
Networking Break
16:00 PM - 16:05 PM
Slator Research

ESTHER BOND
RESEARCH DIRECTOR, SLATOR

UPDATES ON THE LATEST SLATOR RESEARCH
The Latest Research Reports
Upcoming report for the remainder of 2019
Launch of the Corporate Research subscription
16:05 PM 16:30 PM
Presentation | NVIDIA

CHIP HUYEN
SENIOR DEEP LEARNING ENGINEER, NVIDIA

REAL-TIME UPDATE ON MACHINE TRANSLATION
Progresses in machine translations
Evaluation & quality estimations for neural machine translations
What's next for machine translation in the industry
16:30 PM - 16:55 PM
Presentation | Appen

MARK BRAYAN
CEO, APPEN

MAKING LANGUAGE-BASED AI SOLUTIONS WORK IN THE REAL WORLD
Why high-quality language data is critical to solution performance
Real world use cases
The importance of experienced linguists in solution development
16:55 PM - 17:20 PM
Presentation | Parkland Hospital

MEREDITH STEGALL
DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGE SERVICES, PARKLAND HOSPITAL

LANGUAGE ACCESS IN A SAFETY NET HOSPITAL SETTING: A MILLION INTERPRETATIONS AND COUNTING
Navigating changing regulations
Managing Costs
Opportunities in innovation
17:20 PM - 17:45 PM
Lead Partner PresentationSmartling

JACK WELDE
CEO, SMARTLING

HOW TECHNOLOGY, ANALYTICS, AND PEOPLE AMPLIFY LOCALIZATION SUCCESS
Reaching consumers anywhere today is the result of three things: foundational technology, robust analytics, & dedicated people
They are co-dependent on one another, & each is designed to amplify the success of localization
In an age of machine learning, how can you combine the best of technology, analytics, & services to enable the consumer's journey in any language?
17:45 PM - 17:55 PM
Closing Remarks

ANDREW SMART
CO-FOUNDER, SLATOR

SLATORCON SAN FRANCISCO AND BEYOND
Key takeaways of SlatorCon San Francisco
Recent changes to Slator's service model & new subscriptions
Launch of SlatorCon 2020 events calendar
17:55 PM - 20:00PM
Reception
SOCIAL TERRACE, W HOTEL
20:30 PM
Ends
 
 
 
 
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