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Where's Mike?


Normally...
    
in San José, California
-- the heart of Silicon Valley


Doing what?
2012
San Diego
October, 2012
    
 
San Diego
October, 2012
    
 
Copenhagen, Denmark
August, 2012
    
 
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
March, 2012
    
 
Silicon Valley, California
2012
    
  • Computational Linguist working on Machine Translation for eCommerce
    at eBay
 
2011
Munich, Germany
November, 2011
    
  • Consulting: Business strategy for translation technologies at [Leading Language Services Provider]
 
Dublin, Ireland
November, 2011
    
 
Boston, MA
October, 2011
    
 
Xiamen, China
September, 2011
    
  • Invited Speaker: Machine Translation everywhere: Next steps
    Paper: Real-time Multi-media Translation for Healthcare: a Usability Study (with Mark Seligman)
    at XIII Machine Translation Summit
 
San Francisco, CA
July, 2011
    
 
Internet
June, 2011
    
 
Philadelphia, PA
April, 2011
    
  • Consulting: Deploying Machine Translation at another LSP
    at [Client]
 
Madrid, Spain
March, 2011
    
  • Visiting Professor: Multilingual Ontologies
    at PhD Program in Artificial Intelligence, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
 
Brussels, Belgium
March, 2011
    
  • Consulting: New Technologies for Multilingual Language Processing
    at [Client]
 
Santa Clara, CA
February, 2011
    
 
2010
Denver, CO
November, 2010
    
  • Tutorialist: Introduction to Machine Translation
  • Organizer: Conference Steering Committee and Program Chair for the Commercial MT Users Track
 
Denver, CO
October, 2010
    
 
Moline, IL
October, 2010
    
  • Training: Writing for Global Audiences
    at JohnDeere
 
Shenzhen, China
July, 2010
    
  • Consulting: Localization strategies for Non-English source content
    at [Client]
 
USA
July, 2010
    
  • Editing: Optimizing Web Content for Global Audiences
    at [Client]
 
USA
July, 2010
    
  • Consulting: Business strategy and business plan development for translation technologies
    at [Client]
 
On the Web
June, 2010
    
 
California
June, 2010
    
  • Training: Writing for Global Audiences
    at [Client]
 
San Francisco, CA
June, 2010
    
  • Consulting: Using MT at Non-profit organizations
    at [Client]
 
San Jose, CA
May, 2010
    
 
San Mateo, CA
May, 2010
    
 
California
May, 2010
    
  • Editing: Optimizing Web Content for Global Audiences
    at [Client]
 
Foster City, CA
April, 2010
    
 
Foster City, CA
April, 2010
    
 
California
April, 2010
    
  • Consulting: Localization strategies for Wiki content
    at [Client]
 
Scottsdale, AZ
March, 2010
    
 
California
March, 2010
    
  • Report: Strategic Plan for MT Deployment
    at [Client]
 
2009
California
November, 2010
at [Client]
    
  • Report: Machine Translatability of Non-technical Content
 
Santa Clara, CA
October, 2009
at Localization World
    
  • Discussing localization best practices
 
San Jose, CA
October, 2009
at the Bay Area MT Users' Group
    
  • Speaker: Kinds of MT: Pros and Cons for Localization
 
Yerevan, Armenia
October, 2009
at the CSIT 2009 Conference
    
  • Invited speaker: MT: Progress and Prospects
 
Dublin, Ireland
September, 2009
at [Client]
    
  • Consulting: Using MT at Language Service Providers
 
Ottawa, Canada
August, 2009
at the MT Summit XII Conference
    
  • Tutorialist: Introduction to Machine Translation
  • Vice President &
    Commercial MT Users Program Co-Chair
 
Berkeley, CA
August, 2009
at LISA @ Berkeley
    
  • Discussing localization best practices
 
California
April, 2009
at [Client]
    
  • Consulting: Using MT at Language Service Providers
 
San Francisco, CA
March, 2009
at The UC Chico Localization Certification Program
    
  • Speaker: Industrial-scale Translation with MT: more, better, faster, cheaper
 
Multiple locations
February, 2009
at Hewlett-Packard
    
  • Training: Writing for global audiences
 
Campbell, CA
January-March, 2009
at eBay
    
  • Consulting: Deploying MT for eCommerce
 
2008
    
  • President & Conference Chair
  • Dillinger, M. et al. (Eds.) 2008. MT at Work: Proceedings of the Eighth Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas. E. Stroudsburg, PA: American Association for Machine Translation.
 
Madrid, Spain
May, 2008
at PhD Program in Artificial Intelligence, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
    
  • Visiting Professor: Paraphrasing and Text Mining
 
Somerset, NJ
May, 2008
at Raritan Electronics
    
  • Provided training for technical writers:
    Improving document translatability at Raritan
 
Melbourne, Australia
March, 2008
at ToggleText
    
  • Consulting: Product and business development
 

2007
Copenhagen, Denmark
September, 2007
at Machine Translation Summit XI
    
  • Panelist: Prospects for MT Today
  • Meeting of IAMT Executive Committee
  • Meeting of AMTA Board of Directors
 
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
July, 2007
at the national conference of the Sociedade Brasileira da Computação
    
  • Keynote Speaker:
    Beyond Machine Translation -- the grand challenges [in Portuguese]
 
Alexandria, Egypt
May, 2007
at the International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and UNL
    
  • Invited Speaker:
    Unlocking global content with Machine Translation and UNL
 
Cupertino, CA
January, 2007
at Hewlett-Packard
    
  • Provided training for technical writers:
    Improving document translatability at HP

2006
    
  • Panelist:
    Usability Issues for Commercial SLT
 
    
  • Tutorialist:
    Tools and Techniques for Translatable Content
  • Meeting of AMTA Board of Directors
 
San Jose, Costa Rica
July, 2006
at Word Magic Translation Software
    
  • Collaboration on automating machine translation development and testing
 
Swindon, UK
Cork, Ireland

June, 2006
N. Arlington, IL
April, 2006,
at Motorola
    
  • Provided technical training for technical writers:
    Improving Documentation Quality Management
 
Bedford, MA
January-April, 2006
at MRO Software
    
  • Audited Technical Documentation
  • Provided technical training for technical editors
  • Provided technical training for technical writers:
    Streamlining Documentation at MRO

2005
Madrid, Spain
November, 2005
at PhD Program in Artificial Intelligence, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
    
  • Visiting Professor: Semantic Roles and Interlinguas
 
Seattle, WA
October, 2005
at Localization World
    
  • Workshop coordinator: Different approaches to MT -- what and how to deploy
  • Panelist: Different approaches to MT
 
Phuket, Thailand
September, 2005
at Machine Translation Summit X
    
  • Panelist: Bounds of Statistical MT
  • Tutorialist:
    Interlinguas and Semantic Roles
 
New York, NY
August, 2005
at SpeechTek
    
  • Demonstrations of Converser-- a highly interactive Speech-to-Speech translation system by Spoken Translation, Inc.

     

San Jose, Costa Rica
March, 2005
at Word Magic Software
    
  • Collaboration on automating machine translation development and testing
 
2004
San Francisco, CA
November, 2004
at Localization World
    
  • Panelist: Authoring Methods and Tools
  • Workshop presenter: Translation Automation

     

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
October, 2004
at the European Center for Security Studies
    
  • Consulting: Translation Process Audit
 
Anaheim, CA
October, 2004
at the California Cultural Competence and Mental Health Summit
    
  • Demonstrations of Converser-- a highly interactive Speech-to-Speech translation system by Spoken Translation, Inc.

     

 

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