SAMVĀD: CITLoB's Annual Conference

Friday, Sep 30 2022, 11:00 AM - Friday, Sep 30 2022, 6:00 PM (UTC+05:30)

COVID, Russia-Ukraine conflict, Sri Lanka crisis, worldwide recessionary trends....

The unprecedented geopolitical and economic challenges of recent years require a paradigm shift in business preparedness.
This years SAMVĀD aims at finding solutions to future-proof your language businesses and careers in this VUCA world.

SAMVĀD: CITLoB's Annual Conference is aimed at empowering the language industry and its professions with the latest trends and updates of the industry.

SAMVĀD is the annual conference of CITLoB, the main representative association that brings together industry professionals from Language Service Providers, Technology/Tool providers, Academia, Entrepreneurs, Buyers and Linguistic professionals from the Indian Subcontinent.

SPEAKERS

Global luminaries of the industry sharing their experiences.

Sudheen M

President, CITLoB
Founder of Crystal Hues Limited

Sandeep Nulkar

CEO, BITS Private Limited

Andrew Smart

Co-Founder and Commercial Director, SLATOR

Biraj Rath

CEO, BRAAHMAM

Cédric Sigoire

Owner, DEMAN Translations

Sunil Kulkarni

President, Fidel Technologies

Vidushi Kapoor

Co-Founder at PROCESS 9, Events Manager at Women in Localisation

Jan Hinrichs

Founder and CEO, Beluga and LocLunch community

Afaf Steiert

President, AFAF TRANSLATIONS

Matthias Steiert

Biotechnology Consultant and Co-Founder, Afaf Translations

Vibhaw Kumar

CEO Berns Brett India Insurance Broking

Dr. Donald A. DePalma

Founder and Chief Research Officer, CSA Research

Vivekanand Pani

Co-founder & CTO, Reverie Language Technologies

Steve Chu

Founder and Executive Director, GoAP

Ravindra Kumar

Chief Consultant, Arya Consultancy Services

Madhuri Hegde

Co-Founder and COO, Summa Linguae Technologies

Ishitaa Saxena

Interpreter and Translator

Sarika Gulyani

Director & Head | ICT, Mobile Manufacturing, Emerging Technologies, Digital Transformation & FICCI-ILIA Divisions

Britta Aagaard

Chief Business Officer at Semantix

Geoffrey Bowden

General Secretary EUATC

Raisa McNab

CEO ATC

Heike Leinhäuser

EUATC and MD, Leinhäuser Language Services.

Alok Juneja

Business Head at PepperContent

Tanushree Choudhury

EVP - Enterprise Business - Braahmam | Founding member & COO at vSpeeq | Founding Member at CITLoB

Harshit Vyas

Chief Business officer Pepper Content

Prof. Girish Nath Jha

Chairman, Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology, MoE, GOI (on deputation from JNU)

Senthil Nathan

Evangelizing Ailaysa

Madhu Sundaramurthy

Global HR Director and MD - APAC | Mayflower Language Services Pvt. Ltd | Summa Linguae Technologies

Stay tuned for many more speaker and panelist announcements
SCHEDULE Of Event

SCHEDULE

Agenda that will broaden your horizon, expand your potentials.

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  • 11:00 AM > 11:15 AM, Sep 30

    President's Address


    SUDHEEN M

    PRESIDENT, CITLOB
    FOUNDER OF CRYSTAL HUES LIMITED

  • 11:15 AM > 11:45 AM, Sep 30

    Keynote


    Don DePalma

    Founder, CSA Research

  • 11:45 PM > 11:50 AM, Sep 30

    Cultural presentation from the East of India

    Sit back and enjoy this beautiful Bengali poem on rains penned by the famous writer, poet Rabindranath Tagore depicted through ODISSI, the famous classical dance form of the East intertwined with some contemporary movements.


    Rasika Gumaste and team
  • 11:50 AM > 12:30 PM Sep 30

    Panel Discussion: Going up the value chain - People, Process, Technology

    Discussion on the ever evolving value chain, throwing light on activities that create and build value at every step with real-life use cases.


    Moderator

    Andrew Smart

    Co-Founder and Commercial Director, SLATOR

    Panelists

    Sudheen M

    Founder, Crystal Hues

    Sunil Kulkarni

    President, Fidel Technologies

    Sandeep Nulkar

    Founder, BITS Pvt. Ltd. Pune

    Biraj Rath

    CEO, Braahmam

    Vivekanand Pani

    Co-founder & CTO, Reverie Language Technologies

    Harshit Vyas

    Chief Business officer Pepper Content

  • 12:30 PM > 12:55 PM Sep 30

    Challenges in medical and pharmaceutical patent translations

    Insights into the linguistic challenges in the field of medicine, requirements for increasing the quality of medical translation, key aspects and solutions.


    Afaf Steiert

    President, AFAF TRANSLATIONS

    Matthias Steiert

    Biotechnology Consultant and Co-Founder, Afaf Translations"

  • 12:55 PM > 1:10 PM Sep 30

    Scale & Secure your Localisation Business with Prabandhak's Marketplace


    Deepti Bhatia

    Enterprise Sales

  • 1:10 PM > 1:40 PM, Sep 30

    Speed networking through Breakout rooms


    Networking and Lunch break

    Networking and Lunch break

  • 1:40 PM > 2:00 PM Sep 30

    ISO: Challenges of integration in Translation & Localisation Industry

    Check out if good practices and standardising the quality of translation is practically possible for language service and technology providers.


    Ravindra Kumar

    Chief Consultant, Arya Consultancy Services

  • 2:00 PM > 2:05 PM, Sep 30

    Cultural presentation from the West of India

    Abhanga is a form of devotional poetry sung in praise of Lord Vitthal, a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu as believed in the rural parts of Maharashtra. Witness a blend of two cultures as East meets West - a famous Abhanga in the Marathi language presented through the classical dance form of the East, ODISSI.


    Rasika Gumaste and team

    Rasika Gumaste and team

  • 2:05 PM > 2:15 PM, Sep 30

    Sponsored Session by Ailaysa


    Senthil Nathan

    Evangelizing Ailaysa

  • 2:15 PM > 2:35 PM, Sep 30

    3 Things Conference Interpreters Need to Future-Proof Their Work

    Learn about the three aspects of conference interpreting that are crucial for any interpreter to accomplish their tasks in any multilingual event.


    Ishitaa Saxena

    English-French-Hindi Interpreter

  • 2:35 PM > 2:55 PM, Sep 30

    Relevance of insurance in this VUCA world

    The world changed in the last few years and predicting the next event is almost impossible. Does insurance provide any safety net and if so, how to make the best of it.


    Vibhaw Kumar

    CEO Berns Brett India Insurance Broking

  • 2:55 PM > 3:05 PM, Sep 30

    Sponsored Session by Reverie


    Reserved session for sponsor

    Reserved session for sponsor

  • 3:05 PM > 3:10 PM, Sep 30

    Cultural presentation from the North of India

    An energetic presentation in the KATHAK dance style from the North of India set to a musical composition in Hindi language.


    Rasika Gumaste and team

    Rasika Gumaste and team

  • 3:10 PM > 3:40 PM, Sep 30

    Growing business through acquisition - M&As

    Growing business is a perpetual challenge. Learn from those who been through such challenges and managed it successfully.


    Moderator

    Steve Chu

    Founder and Executive Director, GoAP

    Panelist

    Madhuri Hegde

    Co-Founder and COO, Summa Linguae Technologies

    Cedric Sigoire

    Owner, DEMAN Translations

  • 3:40 PM > 4:10 PM, Sep 30

    NLTM information dissemation

    Check out the initiates the government and FICCI are taking for the language industry in India from domain experts in the government, academia and industry.


    Moderator

    Sandeep Nulkar

    CEO, BITS Private Limited

    Panelists

    Prof. Girish Nath Jha

    Chairman, Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology, MoE, GOI (on deputation from JNU)

    Sarika Gulyani

    Director & Head | ICT, Mobile Manufacturing, Emerging Technologies, Digital Transformation & FICCI-ILIA Divisions

  • 4:10 PM > 4:20 PM, Sep 30

    Sponsored Session by Fidel


    Reserved session for sponsor
  • 4:20 PM > 4:25 PM, Sep 30

    Cultural presentation from the South of India

    The South is the birth-place of the most popular classical dance form BHARATNATYAM. Enjoy the Swayamwara (wedding) of Lord Rama and Sita set to a composition in Sanskrit language - "Ram Kalyanam".


    Rasika Gumaste and team
  • 4:25 PM > 4:45 PM, Sep 30

    Speed networking through Breakout rooms


    Networking over tea
  • 4:45 PM > 5:15 PM, Sep 30

    India - New frontier for LSPs and Language Technology Companies

    An interactive session by leaders of industry associations from around the world look at India and share their perspective on the future potentials.


    Moderator

    Geoffrey Bowden

    General Secretary EUATC

    Panelists

    Sudheen M

    President, CITLoB Founder of Crystal Hues Limited

    Raisa McNab

    CEO ATC

    Jan Hinrichs

    Founder and CEO, Beluga and LocLunch community

    Heike Leinhäuser's

    EUATC and MD, Leinhäuser Language Services.

    Sankeshwari Deo

    Senior Linguistic Quality Manager, Autodesk, Ambassador Singapore at LocLunchTM, Chapter Manager, Women in Localization Singapore

    Britta Aagaard

    Chief Business Officer at Semantix

  • 5:15 PM > 5:45 PM, Sep 30

    Unlocking the value in language industry

    IPO is the ultimate event in unlocking the value for any business and a very rare event for a language company in India. Hear from the stalwart who led his company on this pathbreaking journey to close 100x IPO.


    Moderator

    Steve Chu

    Founder and Executive Director, GoAP

    Panelists

    Sunil Kulkarni

    President, Fidel Technologies

    Alok Juneja

    Business Head at PepperContent

  • 5:45 PM > 5:55 PM, Sep 30

    Awards function


    Tanushree Choudhury

    EVP - Enterprise Business - Braahmam | Founding member & COO at vSpeeq | Founding Member at CITLoB

  • 5:55 PM > 6:00 PM, Sep 30

    Closing Session


    Biraj Rath

    CEO, BRAAHMAM

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Early Bird

ENDS ON
AUGUST 31, 2022

(INR)

  • Early Bird discount for member Companies of CITLoB (1099.00)
  • Early Bird discount for employee group of member Companies of CITLoB ( per additional person).(500.00)
  • Early bird Non-Member Company (2999.00)
  • Early Bird Member Freelancer - CITLoB (749.00)
  • Early bird Non-member Freelancer CITLoB (999.00)
  • Early bird Friendly Association Members Discounted Ticket (1199.00)

Late Bird

ENDS ON
SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

(INR)

  • Late Bird discount for member Companies of CITLoB (1499.00)
  • Late Bird discount for Employee group of member Companies of CITLoB (850.00)
  • Late Bird discount for Non-Member Company (3999.00)
  • Late Bird member Freelancer CITLoB (1109.00)
  • Late Bird non-member Freelancer CITLoB (1499.00)
  • Late bird Friendly Association Members Discounted Ticket (1599.00)

Standard

END ON
SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

(INR)

  • Standard CITLoB member companies (1999.00)
  • Standard Member company CITLoB Employee group (1000.00)
  • Standard Non-Member Company (4999.00)
  • Standard member Freelancer CITLoB (1479.00)
  • Standard Non-member Freelancer CITLoB (1999.00)
  • Standard Friendly Association Members Discounted Ticket (1999.00)
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Students or Job Seekers

(INR)

  • Students/Job Seekers: Entry to Expo & Career Fair only. (500.00)
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SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

EXPO

Meet and network with the leaders of the industry for true growth.

Sponsors

Our sponsors and industry leaders make this a truly remarkable event.

Pepper Content

Pepper is a powerful content marketing platform that helps businesses create high-quality, localized and translated content at scale, with plug-in experts on demand.
One stop destination for end to end content creation

www.peppercontent.io/

Fidel Softech

Fidel is a LangTech Consulting firm offering localization, translation & IT Consulting services. It works with enterprises & assists them to go Glocal with the last mile delivery in local language using innovative technology solutions.

www.fidelsoftech.com

Ailaysa

Ailaysa is an AI translation platform that unites the latest language and content technologies, LSPs and freelancers with the client companies. Promoted and developed by the industry leaders, Ailaysa aims to fulfill the needs of the global companies covering products, marketing and customer engagement in more than 100 languages. Ailaysa is an AI and human co-powered platform providing solutions for product localization, multilingual digital marketing and global customer engagement.

www.ailaysa.com

Reverie

Reverie - Driving Languages Led Customer Experience by integrating voice video and text.

www.reverieinc.com
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