Day One

February 21st at the Mövenpick Hotel and Spa

Gokula I (Technology)Gokula  II (Management)Davos (Localization and Translation)Workshop
9:30-10:00
Opening Ceremony
10:00-10:45 "The State of The Technical Communication Industry: Difficult Challenges, Amazing Opportunities and Technology-Driven Trends": Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler

10:45-11:15Break and visit to the Exhibition

11:15-12:00The Evolution of Technical Communication processes

Tom Aldous, Acrolinx

Doing more with less - Rapidly authoring and publishing content anywhere, anytime!

Kapil Verma, Adobe Systems

The history, present and future of the translation & localization industry in India and the synergy with the tech writing world.

Sandeep Nulkar, BITS Private  Ltd.

12:00-12:45

Smarter Education through videos and social media

Swathi Jain, IBM

No Budget? Techniques for Getting Projects Approved

Brian Buehling, Dakota Systems

Trends in Translation: From machine translation to India’s role in the global marketplace
Vijayalaxmi Hegde, Common Sense Advisory

What's new in Adobe RoboHelp 10 and Technical Communication Suite 4?

Vikram Verma, Adobe Systems

12:45-13:45Lunch and visit to the Exhibition

13:45-14:30

Internet of Everything (IoE) - An Opportunity for Innovation

Akash Dubey, Cisco Systems

 Leading the Change

Stefan Gentz, TRACOM OHG

Linguistic Tools

Prof. Dr. Melanie Siegel, Universtiy of Darmstadt

Adobe User Forum,

Vivek Kumar and Rahul Dhaundiyal, Adobe Systems

14:30-15:15

DITA 1.2

Tony Self, Hyperwrite

Changing the engine without stopping the car
Jang F.M. Graat

Quality Issues in Translation Process

Prof. Dr. Klaus Schmitz,

University of Cologne

Fast Descriptive Documentation Makes You and Your Customers Happy!

Oleksandr Reminnyi, 7 Red Lines Consulting Services

15:15-15:45Break and visit to the Exhibition

15:45-16:30

Implementing an Enterprise Software Topology: Documentation Best Practices

Gururaj B.S, and Peter Laquerre, Oracle

Publishing a Research Paper

Mak Pandit, Technowrite

Status of Translation Industry in India and Roadmap for Future

Ashok Bagri, Trans Infopreneur Inc.

Documentation Managers' Forum

Don Biasotti,  Oracle

16:30-17:15

Customer Documentation for the Military and Aircraft Industries

Uwe Fabry, Cassidian

Sucess in Technical Communication

Talk show with Director and Entrepreneurs

360 Degree View of the Translation and Technical Writing Industries

Panel Discussion

Keynote Presenters

Documentation Managers' Forum

Don Biasotti,  Oracle

17:15-17:25

Valedictory address by track lead to sum up the day

Sandeep Nulkar, BITS Private  Ltd.

19:00-22:00 International Networking Dinner and Party - Rooftop Patio