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AGIS '09

Action week for Global Information Sharing

Promoting Equality through Language and Cultural Diversity

21 - 23 September 2009

University of Limerick, Ireland

FREE EVENT

LEARNING - NETWORKING - HAVING FUN

The Action week for Global Information Sharing will bring together hundreds of volunteer translators, localisation specialists and NGOs from all over the world to address the plague of global information poverty. It will bring hope to people currently deprived of vital information and energize a world community of translators and localisers to make a difference. If you are a professional translator, a localiser, a student, or a volunteer - then this is your event.

Monday Training for volunteer translators and subject matter experts (professional courses) - FREE
Tuesday Action against Information Poverty (workshops) - FREE
Wednesday Languages and cultural diversity in action (excursion) - FREE
Wednesday evening Global Food Market and FAIR PLAY - a Concert for Global Information Sharing – Fundraising event: €30

Under the Patronage of
The President of the University of Limerick

 The Action week for Global Information Sharing is a joint initiative by Translators without Borders and The Rosetta Foundation aimed at bringing information to people regardless of their material wealth, with the help of volunteers with language and localisation skills.

AGIS ‘09 & The Rosetta Foundation Support LRC XIV Conference: Localisation in the Cloud

24 - 25 September 2009 (Thursday & Friday) 

We are very happy to announce that the Action Week for Global Information Sharing 2009 (AGIS) and The Rosetta Foundation are supporting Localisation in the Cloud and have arranged that all students, NGOs and Freelancers can avail of a special discounted registration fee of €100 for the full conference.

This rate offers exceptional value and should give an even greater number of people the opportunity to attend what will be one of the premier localisation events taking place this year.

For more information on Localisation in the Cloud please visit LRC XIV conference web site or email lrc@ul.ie


Supported by

W3C Logo Gala-Global Logo
Irish World Acadamy of Music and Dance
Localisation Research Centre Centre for Next Generation Localisation NDI SFI