XTM Live hosted by Sony

The Translation Technology Power Summit

SONY, San Mateo, CA / -


The conference program is subject to change.

8:00 AM 8:30 AM

Arrival and registration

8:30 AM 8:45 AM


Bob Willans

CEO XTM International
8:45 AM 9:30 AM

Localization procurement in the age of the cloud, micro services and AI

Don DePalma

Common Sense Advisory, Inc.
9:30 AM 9:50 AM

Starting with a vision - SONY

Yasmin Vanya

Sony Interactive Entertainment
9:50 AM 10:10 AM

Latest XTM release

Shamus Dermody

XTM International
10:10 AM 10:30 AM

Coffee & Network

10:30 AM 10:50 AM

Advanced workflows for continuous localization

John Weisgerber

XTM International
10:50 AM 11:10 PM

The digital retail experience

Pascale Tremblay

Gap Inc.
11:10 AM 11:30 AM

Machine Translation: Acceptance & Expectations

Luc Meertens

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

NLP - The deep learning revolution

Andrzej Zydroń

CTO XTM International
12:00 PM 12:20 PM

Translation at the speed of Now

Lior Libman

One Hour Translation Inc.
12:20 PM 12:40 PM

World of Connectors

Wojciech Jęczalik

XTM International
12:40 PM 1:00 PM

Terminology Management: Key to automation

Ioannis Iakovidis

Interverbum Technology
1:00 PM 2:00 PM


2:00 PM 2:20 PM

XTM Roadmap a view to the future

Bob Willans

CEO XTM International
2:20 PM 2:40 PM

Bringing context to UI translation

Robert Wertheim

2:40 PM 3:00 PM

The Context King

Dominick Kelly

XTM International
3:00 PM 3:20 PM

Coffee & Network

3:20 PM 4:40 PM

A conversation about nothing - A slingshot session

Renato Beninatto

Open session
4:40 PM 5:00 PM

XTM LIVE Conclusion

Bob Willans, Andrzej Zydroń

7:00 PM


8:15 AM 8:30 AM


8:30 AM 10:00 AM

A focus on the Project Manager

  • Adding users, roles, access rights and rate cards
  • Setting up Languages Service Providers
  • Creating and managing projects
  • PM smart filters
  • Using custom fields
  • Dashboards
  • Reporting
  • XTM PM app for Android and IOS

10:00 AM 10:15 AM

Coffee & Network

10:15 AM 10:45 AM

Extreme XTM Training Sessions

Room A: AEM In-context Translation with Joeri Van de Walle XTM Connect for Adobe Experience Manager - Take a closer look at XTMs updated connector to dramatically cut or completely eliminate the post translation AEM review process. XTM introduces the WYSIWYG in-context preview generated in real time for Adobe Experience Manager.
Room B: A Focus on Terminology with Andrzej Zydroń Maximising the benefits of advanced linguistic technology in XTM with an in depth look at these ground breaking features with Andrzej Zydroń, CTO of XTM and one of the leading IT experts on Localization and related Open Standards.
• Terminology extraction
• Alignment
• Anonymization
10:45 AM 11:30 AM

A focus on the Administrator

  • Configuring system settings
  • Settings hierarchy: Global, Customer, Template, Project
  • Setting up language combinations
  • Setting up custom workflow steps
  • Setting up workflow definitions and templates
  • Transcreation, term extraction and custom fields
  • Enabling text formatting

11:30 AM 11:45 AM

Coffee & Network

11:45 AM 12:15 PM

Extreme XTM Training Sessions

Room A: Sitecore In-context Translation with Dominick Kelly XTM Connect for Sitecore - Take a closer look at XTMs updated connector to dramatically cut or eliminate the post translation Sitecore review process. XTM Introduces the WYSIWYG in-context preview generated in real time for Sitecore.
Room B: SRX and ITS Rules with Wojciech Jęczalik Get hands on time with Wojciech Jęczalik, the XTM Technical Director and take a significant step to becoming an advanced XTM user. Learn the basics of using ITS and SRX rules to fine tune the translatable content filtered in XTM.
12:15 PM 1:15 PM


1:15 PM 2:30 PM

TM and MT from beginner to advanced

  • TM setup: settings, Customers, tags
  • When do segments get into the TM?
  • Segment approval vs. confirmation status
  • XLIFF:doc & TIPP: what’s that?
  • Leveraging multiple TMs: Penalty profiles
  • MT Post Editing in XTM

2:30 PM 3:00 PM

Extreme XTM Training Sessions

Room A: The XTM API with Wojciech Jęczalik Learn more about the XTM Connect SDK and how to achieve the next level of translation process automation. XTM API based solutions open up breakthrough system integration opportunities to reduce the number of manual actions, file and communication management and the associated human time costs.
Room B: String localization with ID-based matching and per string context images with John Weisgerber Software localization is very different to documentation, the TM has very different requirements. John Weisgerber, Senior Solutions Architect at XTM will bring you through utilising two key features of XTM, essential to software localization.
3:00 PM 3:15 PM

Coffee & Network

3:15 PM 4:15 PM

A Focus on Quality

  • Standard QA checks
  • Setting up an LQA process
  • LQA in the workflow
  • LQA in the Editor
  • LQA reports
  • Vendor quality ratings

4:15 PM 5:00 PM

Audience Topics, Q&A Quickfire

5:00 PM