SlatorCon Remote on May 13th will deliver a high impact agenda of strategic insights and actionable ideas delivered by senior language industry and technology executives.

The presentations will examine the global language industry’s high growth sectors like media, gaming and ecommerce; and transformative language technologies in highly focused, 20-minute presentations.

The Presentations and Panel discussions are followed by an opportunity for you to directly engage these thought leaders with your questions, providing you with unparalleled access not available anywhere else.

There will also be ample time for networking and visiting the exhibitor booths before the conference, during the intermission break and after the event, enabling you to make valuable connections and grow your professional network.

Join us on May 13th to network with language industry executives, technologists and end-clients from around the world, and take away the critical market knowledge to help your business compete and grow.

Contact Deppy Nikolaidou if you have any questions about the event.

Thursday | May 13

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM CET (8:30 AM EST)

Pre-event Open Networking & Exhibition

SlatorCon Remote Delegates will be able to visit the event virtual Expo, and the Networking Area to meet and video chat with each other in real time.

3:00 PM - 3:05 PM CET (9:00 AM EST)

Welcome Remarks

Andrew Smart Slator

Andrew Smart

Co-Founder & Commercial Director, Slator

Welcome, Housekeeping and Opening Remarks

3:05 PM - 3:35 PM CET (9:05 AM EST)

The Language Industry's Next Supercycle

Slator's Florian Faes at SlatorCon Amsterdam 2019

Florian Faes

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Slator

  • State of the market in 2021
  • Buy or build or both – options for growth and M&A overview
  • How the language Industry is pioneering the Expert-in-the-Loop Model
  • Adjacent markets presenting opportunities for LSPs
  • Emerging pricing models
  • Frontier Language Technologies

3:35 PM - 4:05 PM CET (9:35 AM EST)

CEO Keynote Presentation

David Lee Iyuno

David Lee

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Iyuno-SDI Group

Transformation of Global Content Distribution and the Role Localization Plays

  • Adapting to your customers’ needs
  • Expanding scale, scope, reach and capacity
  • Innovation in all dimensions

4:05 PM - 4:35 PM CET (10:05 AM EST)

Panel: The Business of Data for AI

Casper Grathwohl

Casper Grathwohl

President, Oxford Languages at Oxford University Press

Michel Lopez E2F CEO

Michel Lopez

Founder & CEO, e2f

Kare Lindahl

Kåre Lindahl

CEO, Venga Global

Anna Wyndham Slator

Moderator: Anna Wyndham

Senior Research Analyst, Slator

A number of language service providers have established a thriving business in the data for AI market, working with the world’s leading technology firms and a fast growing list of data-hungry enterprises. This panel of practitioners will explore:

  • Requirements LSPs need to meet to support their clients in building AI-based workflows
  • In what ways language data differs from other datasets in terms of sourcing and curating
  • Realigning sales and marketing for an entirely new buyer group
  • Data security, regulations, and best practices
  • Growth areas for the next 3-5 years

4:35 PM - 5:00 PM CET (10:35 AM EST)

Networking, Discussion & Exhibition

The Hopin platform provides Delegates with 3 different ways to network, including direct requests and a speed dating approach. There will also be a Networking partner breakout session and a virtual Expo with leading solution providers.

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM CET (11:00 AM EST)

Artificial Intelligence in Localization

Darin Goble

Darin Goble

VP, Solutions, Welocalize

Wayne Bourland Dell

Wayne Bourland

Director of Translation, Dell

How global brands are using data, automation, and AI to evolve localization programs.

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM CET (11:30 AM EST)

From Printed to Digital: Localization Challenges

Valerie Petit Korn Ferry

Valerie Petit

Senior Localization Manager, Korn Ferry

Digital Marketing Transformation

  • How to approach digital transformation at scale
  • Why delivering localized, relevant experiences to customers is more important than ever
  • How to pivot to Customer ”L’Experience” — relevant multichannel experiences that resonate with all buyers in all markets

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM CET (12:00 PM EST)

Panel: Globalizing eCommerce

Yair Tal Blend

Yair Tal


Giulia Greco Shopify

Giulia Greco

Localization Programs Lead, Shopify

Liat Karpel Gurwicz Wix

Liat Karpel Gurwicz

Head of eCommerce Marketing,

Esther Bond Slator

Moderator: Esther Bond

Research Director, Slator

Continuous Website Translation Delivery

  • Translation Proxy & Global Translation Delivery Network
  • JavaScript Translation Delivery 
  • Region specific content authoring – CMS functionality

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CET (12:30 PM EST)

The Little Engine that Could

Mary Anne Henselmann ADP

Mary Anne Henselmann

Senior Director, Translation Management Services, ADP

Digital Marketing Transformation

How ADP’s Localization team went from a startup operating on a shoe string to an Enterprise solution.

  • How ADP’s Localization team went from a startup operating on a shoe string to an Enterprise solution.
  • The next challenge is to adjust the supply chains to leverage the full MT potential and ROI
  • The flat PE discount model incentivizes neither enterprises nor LSPs to improve MT quality
  • Pros and cons of other approaches to Fair-Price Post-Editing

7:00 PM - 7:05 PM CET (1:00 PM EST)

Closing Remarks

Andrew Smart Slator

Andrew Smart

Co-Founder & Commercial Director, Slator

SlatorCon Amsterdam and Beyond

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

7:05 PM - 8:00 PM CET (1:05 PM EST)

Sessions Rooms, Networking and Exhibition

Delegates can continue their networking, visit exhibitor booths and participate in Partner session breakout discussions.

8:00 CET (2:00 PM EST)

Conference Close

Alex Katsambas

Head of Linguistic Services, FARFETCH

Digital Marketing Transformation

  • FARFETCH in the World of Fashion
  • The FARFETCH Localisation Model
  • Global Content Delivery
SlatorCon Remote June 2022 | $150

SlatorCon Remote June 2022 | $150

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Contact Andrew Smart if you would like a discount on 5 tickets or more.

And contact Deppy Nikolaidou if you have any other questions about the event including registration and the Hopin platform.

Partners | SlatorCon Remote May 2021

Welocalize Logo

Lead Partner

Welocalize helps you transform your content and data so that you can rapidly reach, grow, and engage with global audiences.

Blend logo

Panel Partner

BLEND is an end-to-end, AI-powered localization service provider, empowering global brands to establish a native presence in fundamentally different markets, worldwide.

Lilt logo

Networking Partner

Lilt is the world's #1 AI-powered language service provider. The Lilt platform empowers global enterprises with human-powered, technology-assisted translations to scale their translation programs, go-to-market faster than ever, and improve the global customer experience.


Translation Back Office has successfully processed over 215 million words and 192,000 individual projects to date for leading clients in more than 30 countries around the world.


SocialSEO, ranked the “#1 Digital Marketing Firm in America”, provides the full range of Digital Marketing services. With over 20 years of experience, we have the skills, knowledge and experience needed to provide a true partnership for all your Digital Marketing needs.


Women in Localization is fostering a global community for the advancement of women and the localization industry through networking, education, career advancement, mentoring and recognition for women’s accomplishments.

Captioning Partner

Ai-Media - Making your content accessible anytime, anywhere. We help you make the world accessible with captions, transcripts, subtitles, described video and more. We stand for Access Inclusion – global impact, one word at a time.

SyncWords Logo


SyncWords is the leading provider of captioning and subtitling technologies and services for both live and on-demand media. Established in 2000, our automation and tools are used by thousands of businesses and major broadcast networks to generate closed captions and subtitles. Our on-demand professional captioning platform leverages AI based automation, best-of-breed ASR and includes our cloud-based Pro Caption Editor and Sync Editor. Our live offerings include Recapd for real time captioning of online meetings and LanguageSync for translating captions to subtitles in 100+ languages for live news and sports on OTT and broadcast.