As we always strive to be One Step Ahead – Translating the Future, we have to be innovative. That’s why innovation is the focus of this year’s programme. Let’s see how being innovative can help us in being better, being different, being more efficient.

Wednesday 19 October 2016 
TRAMONTANA ROOM
9:00-16:30Pre-conference Workshhop:Selling Translations® The 4 Steps to International Sales Success for LSPs

Doug Lawrence
19:00Unofficial Pre-Conference Gathering
at the Kavarna Cacao Portorož Coffee Bar
Thursday20 October 2016 
8:15-9:00Registration
Track 1 (LEVANTE ROOM)Track 2 (PONENTE ROOM)
9:00-9:15Welcome Speech
9:15-10:45Keynote: Digital or Dead: The Challenges of Digital Transformation
Velimir Srića
The University of Zagreb
10:45-11:00BREAK (Exhibition Area)
11:00-12:00The “Big 5 in Quality” and Why Adaptation is Bigger Than Innovation
Gabriele Sauberer
TermNet
MT – A New Tool in the Translator's Toolbox?
Andraž Repar
IOLAR
12:00-12:30BREAK (Exhibition Area)
12:30-13:30Back to Translation: Make Technology Learn You
Balázs Kis
Kilgray
Computational Creativity: New Research Paradigm, Great Vision or an Illusion
Senja Pollak
Department of Knowledge Technologies, Jozef Stefan Institute
13:30-14:40LUNCH (Hotel Restaurant)
14:40-15:00Group Photo
15:00-15:15Sponsored Presentation
SDL
15:15-16:15Artificial Intelligence Meets Terminology Extraction
Jan Šnajder
Text Analysis and Knowledge Engineering Lab (TakeLab), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb
Project Manager – Your Best Friend or a Necessary Evil?
Alen Stanič
IOLAR
16:15-16:45BREAK (Exhibition Area)
16:45-18:15Every Organization Should Have an Idea Manager
Primož Zupan
Halcom
20:00DINNER in the Oštarija Portorož Restaurant
Friday21 October 2016 
Track 1 (LEVANTE ROOM)Track 2 (PONENTE ROOM)
9:00-10:30Where Lies the Real Potential of Organizational Growth?
Teja Breznik Alfirev
Licensed Cultural Transformation Coach (Barrett Values Centre)
10:30-10:45BREAK (Exhibition Area)
10:45-11:45Pixarizing the Translation Industry
Diego Bartolome
tauyou
With a Little Help of QA Tools
Dejan Hribar
IOLAR
11:45-12:15BREAK (Exhibition Area)
12:15-13:15Innovation, Competition, and Perception: Keeping Clients Happy and Competitors at Arm's Length
Doug Lawrence
douglawrence.com
No Space for Errors: Pharmaceutical Translations in the EU Today
Jan Tesař
Moravia
13:15-14:25LUNCH (Hotel Restaurant)
14:25-14:40Sponsored Presentation
Plunet
14:40-15:40From Vendor Management to Supplier Relationship Management
Danilo Monaco
Arancho Doc
Keep Calm and Regex: memoQ Tips for Translators
Angela Madrid
K International Ltd.
15:40-16:00BREAK (Exhibition Area)
16:00-17:30Round Table: On the Wings of Innovation – Who's Gonna Join the Ride?
Panelists: Diego Bartolome, Balázs Kis, Andraž Repar, Gabriele Sauberer
Moderator: Stefan Gentz
17:30Closing & Raffle
18:00Networking Cocktail at the Palace Club
Saturday 22 October 2016  
8:30Networking Trip: KRAS – A different take