Keynote Presenters

Scott Abel, the Content Wrangler, USA
  •     He is "The Content Wrangler"
  •     Content strategist
  •     Social Media Choreographer
  •     Thinks content is a business asset worthy of being managed efficiently
  •     Started career as nightclub DJ
  •     Popular mashup artist
  •     Has been known to say inappropriate things to large audiences

  Tom Aldous, Acrolinx, USA

Tom Aldous just started a new position at Acrolinx.

Tom Aldous was responsible for worldwide Adobe Technical Communication Suite, FrameMaker, and RoboHelp Business Development, Evangelism and Consulting.

He manages the Adobe Technical Publication Business Development Managers, Product Evangelist and Adobe TechComm Consultants.

Prior  to Adobe, he was Managing Partner of Integrated Technologies, Inc. for over two decades.

The Evolution of Techical Communication Processes

          Sandeep Nulkar, BITS Private Ltd.,  India
  • Chairman & Managing Director of BITS Private Limited, BITS Connect and BITS Europe Limited
  • Managing Partner at International Business Group
  • Author of the book Know Your Word’s Worth – Translation As A Career – published in English and Marathi and soon to be published in other Indian languages
  • Columnist with the widest circulated Marathi weekly Sakal Saptahik
  • Working on the soon to be published book based on the popular column in Sakal Saptaheek
  • Member of Jury - Bal Shastri Jambhekar Literary Awards for translated literature
  • International articles published in ‘Multilingual’ – the leading source of information for the language industry
  • Contributing Professor – Pune University, Goethe Institut Pune and Mumbai, Alliance Francaise Pune, Symbiosis International University
  • Corporate Language Consultant
  • Public speaker

The History, Present and Future of the Translation & Localization Industry in India and the Synergy with the Tech Writing world

Technical Writers and Translators: A Partnership for the Future


Tony Self, Hyperwrite, Australia
  • Doctor DITA
  •  Help Magician
  • First article published internationally at age 17
  • Started technical writing with pencils
  • Owns a 50 year old car
  • Hyper-enthusiastic for hypertext
  • Has kissed a girl who has kissed Bill Gates



Dita 1.2

Opening the Innovation Door: Rethinking DITA