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Writing for Localization

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Learn the do’s and don’ts for writing for localization including how to write for a technical audience, and including tips for writing for non-native speakers.

During this presentation Alison will discuss the following questions:

  • What is Global English and what are the benefits?
  • What are the costs of translation and how can you reduce costs?
  • How can you write in a way that reduces rework?
  • What are the best practices for writing for translation?

Apptio’s Alison Butler brings 25+ years of experience as a technical writer and tech pubs manager in a variety of industries. In this presentation, she’ll share tips and best practices for writing and preparing your content for localization.


Date: September 17, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: $10 – $15
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Stryker (formerly Physio Control)

11811 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052 United States

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  • 6-6:45 social and appetizers
  • 6:45-7pm chapter business
  • 7-8 pm presentation
  • 8-8:30 social and clean up