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Events

November 2002 event

How to Take Your Documentation Worldwide:
Four Rules and a Box of Tools Webinar

Event Summary
Date: Tuesday, 19 November 2002
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration and dinner
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Presentation
8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Discussion
Location: Directions are provided below.
ASET International Services Corp.
2009 N. 14th Street Suite 100
Arlington,  VA 22201
Phone: (703) 516-9266
Cost: FREE!
RSVP: To register, complete the online reservation form.
Reservation deadline is 5 PM, Friday, 15 November 2002. Walk-ins are allowed but are not guaranteed refreshments. See the Reservation and Cancellation Policies for more information.

Don't forget your business cards for networking!


About the Event

THE RULES

Your boss walks into your office and says, "This manual you wrote is excellent. We're taking the product into Germany, France and Japan, so find out what it will take to get it into those languages." You should be not only flattered by your boss' praise, but also enthusiastic about taking your work product worldwide. Instead…you're daunted. "I don't know how to do this," you think. "I grok the products and document them. I don't know the rules for localizing my work to different markets."

Don't miss this presentation for four basic rules. You'll learn:

  • which phone calls to make first
  • how to prepare your work for translation
  • how to select a translation partner
  • what to do with the international versions of your documentation
  • how to keep costs down

THE TOOLS

As a technical documentation professional, you'll also want to know how the gears mesh and the wheels turn. You'll see a walkthrough of translation tools—the kind that will ensure your documentation remains consistent across languages and versions—and learn how they can help keep your costs down. Plus, see a 60-page user guide become miraculously transformed from a listing of translated sentences to a finished document in 15 (count 'em!) seconds.

About the Speaker

John White of 1-for-All Marketing helps companies create and market their products, documentation, brochures and Websites in French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese and many other language versions. He prepares the products, then gets them translated, tested, produced and supported in international markets. He has worked with PC software and hardware since 1986 and has managed software development projects for clients like Qualcomm, HNC Software, Peregrine Remedy Inc. and Skydesk since 1991.


Food

A light meal of sandwiches, beverages, and dessert.

Fees

FREE for all attendees. Thanks to ASET International Services, our host, for providing refreshments for us.


ASET map

Directions

ASET International Services Corporation
2009 N. 14th Street
Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-516-9266

Map and directions to ASET International Services Corporation in Arlington, VA.

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