Amsterdam 2019

November 28

SlatorCon Amsterdam has a full agenda of strategic insights and actionable ideas, delivered by leading industry experts in highly focused, 20-minute TED-style presentations.

Thu | Nov 28

12:45 PM - 13:30 PM

Registration & Networking

The Gallery - Hyatt Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht

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13:30 PM - 13:35 PM

Welcome Remarks

Andrew Smart Slator

Andrew Smart

Co-Founder, Slator

  • Key takeaways of SlatorCon San Francisco
  • Recent changes to Slator’s service model and new subscriptions
  • Launch of SlatorCon 2020 events calendar

13:35 PM - 14:00 PM

Presentation | Loc 2020

Slator's Florian Faes at SlatorCon Amsterdam 2019

Florian Faes

Co-Founder, Slator

How the Language Industry is Retooling for the Next Decade

  • Key 2019 trends and stories that will shape 2020 (M&A, Big Tech, NMT, NLP, and more)
  • Who wins and who loses as NLP and MT research translates to product
  • Startup watch

14:00 PM - 14:30 PM

Keynote Presentation | Intuit

Intuit VP, Global Expansion Jimena Almendares at SlatorCon Amsterdam 2019

Jimena Almendares

Vice President, Global Expansion, Intuit

Global Expansions: Lessons learned from launching a new country in record time

  • Design for Delight – A strategic framework to build a cohesive vision for launching a new country
  • How to Rally all Key Functions – from legal to compliance, people and places to support a global launch?
  • The Devil is in the Details. How to insure all the pieces will come together, at the right time?

14:30 PM - 14:55 PM

Presentation | Acrolinx

Acrolinx Founder and CEO Andrew Bredenkamp at SlatorCon Amsterdam 2019

Andrew Bredenkamp

Founder and CEO, Acrolinx

AI in the Language Industry - The Next 3 Years

  • Overview of where the science of AI is heading
  • Which current trends are here to stay, and which are temporary
  • Predictions of how the field will look in 2023

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14:55 PM - 15:20 PM

Presentation | i5invest

i5Invest head of Localization Patrick Prokesch

Patrick Prokesch

Senior Director, i5invest

Achieving Scale

  • VC and PE Funding
  • Language Industry Startup Environment
  • M&A – Inside the Process

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15:20 PM - 16:05 PM

Networking Break


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16:05 PM - 16:10 PM

Slator Research

Slator's Esther Bond

Esther Bond

Research Director, Slator

Updates on the latest Slator Research

  • 2019 – The Year in Research
  • Upcoming Research Reports
  • Slator’s Corporate Research Subscription

16:10 PM 16:35 PM

Presentation | LogMeIn

LogMeIn Head of Localization Hartmut von Berg

Hartmut von Berg

Head of Localization, LogMeIn

Glocalization - how to fuel international growth

  • A Fantastic Journey from Translation Service Provider to Globalization Consultant or How we Learn to Fly

16:35 PM - 17:05 PM

Panel | Enterprise and Ecommerce Localization

Vinicius Britto Global Localization Manager for Bose Corporation at SlatorCon Amsterdam 2019

Vinicius Britto

Global Localization Manager, Bose Corporation

Kayak Senior Localization Architect Andrea Guisado Munoz at SlatorCon Amsterdam 2019

Andrea Guisado Muñoz

Senior Localization Architect, KAYAK

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Álvaro Villalvilla Merelo

Senior Global Localization Manager, Nike

Easyling CEO Balazs Bendek at SlatorCon Amsterdam 2019

Balázs Benedek

Co-Founder & CTO,

Achieving Scale

  • Buy and Build: Getting the balance right
  • Can new translation AI Agencies break free from the linear relationship between revenue and people
  • Opportunities and Threats: how investors view the language industry’s future market potential

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17:05 PM - 17:30 PM

Presentation | PayPal

PayPal Head of Localization Technology Michal Antczak at SlatorCon Amsterdam 2019

Michal Antczak

Head of Localization Technology, PayPal

Conjunction of universes or redefining the localization service in the connected age

  • “Are you talking to me?” – the impact of commas on global revenues
  • Connect to the client’s heart and head – embracing visions, performance indicators and metrics
  • What real innovation means – move beyond TM, MT and other acronyms from the bygone days
  • Putting it all together – next gen localization service

17:30 PM - 17:55 PM

Lead Partner Presentation | One Hour Translation

Yaron Kaufman, Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of One Hour Translation at SlatorCon Amsterdam 2019

Yaron Kaufman

Co-founder & CMO, One Hour Translation

And what if it's free?! The future of the translation industry and LSPs

  • What happened – how technology and unit economics are going to totally change the game
  • Timing – should I use NMT now or should I wait
  • The NMT Gateway – How can you benefit from NMT today

17:55 PM - 18:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Andrew Smart Slator

Andrew Smart

Co-Founder, Slator

SlatorCon Amsterdam and Beyond

  • Key takeaways of SlatorCon Amsterdam
  • Slator’s 2020 client service and subscription model
  • SlatorCon 2020 events calendar

18:00 PM - 20:00PM


The Gallery - Hyatt Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht

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Lead Partner

One Hour Translation makes it easy for anyone in your organization to get an instant, low-cost, high-quality translation. We manage any localization workflow, and handle any volume quickly and efficiently, while taking advantage of new technologies, like NMT.

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Panel Partner

Website translation solutions for LSPs from easyling support you from acquiring to delivering your projects. CMS-independent, turnkey solutions, providing wordcount, content extraction, white-labeled Translation Proxy and Javascript-based translation.

Networking Partner

In the past few years, Diuna LSP has been rapidly developing domestically and globally, and is now among CEE's leading providers of translation, MTPE and interpretation services, specialising in IP translations and other IP-related services. See our short presentation.