19 Upcoming Translation & Localization Industry Events in 2019

With 2019 right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your translation and localization event schedule. To help you out, we’ve gathered a list of global language industry events and conferences to attend in the new year.

Gengo is also planning to attend some of these events, so we’d love to see you there!

Conference Description Location Date
ALC UNConference An event without presentations or speakers, ALC UNConference is a more casual event limited to senior staff at language service companies to promote active participation and thought-provoking discussion. Huntington Beach, CA, USA January 17~19, 2018
Translation Technology Round Table A two-day event by The Localization Institute to promote a better understanding of translation technology integration solutions for buyers, suppliers, and everyday hands-on users. Boulder, CO, USA January 24~25, 2018
Lenguas 2019 The biennial event conference brings professional interpreters and translators together to address topics such as best practices, market trends and continuing education. Mexico City, Mexico January 24~26, 2018
AITCO 2019 The first ever Africa International Translation Conference will provide networking opportunities including the opportunity to learn from and meet the major figures in translation from across the world. Nairobi, Kenya February 8~9, 2019
Together The event is intended to strengthen the language industry by bringing language service companies and freelance translators in a positive, collaborative environment. Barcelona, Spain February 21~22, 2019
LocWorld39 – Kuala Lumpur The conference focuses on international business, translation, localization and global website management. Attendees include the people responsible for communicating across the boundaries of language and culture in the global marketplace. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 27~28, 2019
GALA 2019 With the theme “The Changing Role of the Human Being in an AI-driven Language Service Industry,” GALA brings the global content delivery community together, including providers of language services, managers of global content and language technology developers. Munich, Germany March 24~27, 2019
TAUS Global Content Summit San Francisco This one day summit focuses on a variety of themes including  machine translation and machine learning to the design of modern translation pipelines. San Francisco, CA, USA March 28, 2019
TLC 2019 The annual Translation and Localization Conference aims to focus on the latest technologies, localization industry trends and various domains of translation. Warsaw, Poland March 29~30, 2019
TAUS DQF Workshop The workshop will cover how basic quality management principles apply to assess translation and defining translation quality. Tokyo, Japan April 17, 2019
EUATC 2019 The 14th International European Union of Associations of Translation Companies conference, aims to increase the globalization of the the language industry and the usage of internet to operate across borders and time zones. Tallinn, Estonia April 25~26, 2019
ALC 2019 The annual conference for the Association of Language Companies represents businesses that provide translation and localization training services. The conference will reconvene to review federal policy and regulatory issues facing the industry. Washington D.C., USA May 1~4, 2019
CIUTI 2019 The conference aims to provide a forum for trainers, educators, professionals and industry representatives on how to strengthen the interface between research and practice in the field of translation and interpretation. Melbourne, Australia June 3~5, 2019
LocWorld40  – Estoril, Portugal The conference focuses on international business, translation, localization and global website management. Attendees include the people responsible for communicating across the boundaries of language and culture in the global marketplace. Estoril, Portugal June 11~13, 2019
TAUS Data Summit 2019 The focus of the summit is on the challenges and opportunities of managing and sharing language data in the translation industry Salt Lake City, UT, USA June 26, 2019
UTI Camp The Ukrainian Translation Industry campsite welcomes all that want to be updated with the latest translation news, discuss related issues and have a good time outdoors with friends and family. Dnipro, Ukraine July 22~28, 2019
The ATA Conference The 60th conference organized by American Translators Association aims to support the professional development of translators and interpreters and the related professions. Palm Springs, CA, USA October 23~ 26, 2019
tcworld 2019 The tcworld conference will include sessions that cover localization topics. Will be accompanied by the tekom-Trade fair that includes an exhibition covering the field of technical communication. Stuttgart, Germany November 12~14, 2019


Alex Nguyen

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Alex Nguyen

​Alex crafts and coordinates content for Gengo’s marketing team. Based in San Francisco after a brief stint in Tokyo, she loves all things culture and design. When not at Gengo, she’s likely brushing up on her Japanese, letting loose at indie electronic shows or trying out new ice cream spots in the city.

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