The Unicode Consortium is excited to invite you to our upcoming online event, “Overview of Internationalization and Unicode Projects.”

During this ~2-hour event, hear pre-recorded sessions from some
of the experts working to ensure that everyone can fully communicate and
collaborate in their languages across all software and services. Unicode
representatives will be available for live Q&A for the last 30-40 minutes
and our emcee throughout will be Elango Cheran of Google.

Topics and speakers include:

An Introduction to Internationalization (i18n) – Addison Phillips, Internationalization Engineer
Overview of the Unicode Consortium: History and Future – Mark Davis, Cofounder and President
Scripts and Character Encoding – Deborah Anderson, Chair of the Script Ad Hoc Committee

The Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) – Mark Davis and Annemarie Apple, Chair and Vice Chair of the CLDR Committee
International Components for Unicode (ICU) – Markus Scherer, Chair of ICU Committee
Bringing Internationalization to More Programming Languages and Resource-Constrained Environments (ICU4X) – Shane Carr, Chair of ICU4X Subcommittee

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

9:30am (California)/12:30pm (New York)/16:30 (UTC)/17:30 (London)

and Cost
Online, free to attend


Register here. Please freely share this link with colleagues and anyone else who may be interested. Registration will also ensure you will receive updates for future Unicode events.

The recording and a playlist will be available on YouTube later this year for anyone who is unable to attend or if attendees want to share the information with others. Depending on community interest, Unicode project leaders will also be available in November and December for virtual “Office Hours” to talk more in depth and answer specific questions.

The link to share with your networks is:

Thanks and hope to see many of you on the 28th!

Over 144,000 characters are available for adoption
to help the Unicode Consortium’s work on digitally disadvantaged languages