Hochschule Anhalt

Department of Computer Science and Languages 


Trends in Translation and Localization
March 11 to 15, 2019
Anhalt University of Applied Sciences,

Köthen Campus

Dipl.-FachĂĽbersetzerin Katja Althoff

Katja Althoff is a technical translator (English-German) from Dortmund, Germany, specialising in IT and mechanical engineering. She worked as an in-house translator and project manager in the localisation industry before starting her career as a freelance translator in 2008. Her range of services includes translation, localisation, review and transcreation. Her clients are mainly small and medium-sized IT and software companies.

See also: www.althoff-translations.de

Email: mailto:info@althoff-translations.de

Mark D. Childress

Mark Daniel Childress (born in 1963) grew up in California, USA. Thanks to a scholarship of Rotary International he came to Germany in 1986 and successfully completed his master course at Heidelberg University. Since 1995 he has been working for SAP AG in Walldorf/Baden where he has been acting as a coordinator of the company-wide terminology management since 1998. In April 2011 he was appointed as first chairman of ‘Deutscher Terminologie -Tag e.V.’.

Email: mailto:mark.childress@sap.com

Dr. François Massion

Dr. François Massion is a graduate translator (Diplom-Übersetzer) and completed his doctorate in 1986 at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen in the department of lexicography. Since 2008 he has been teaching terminology at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Koethen, since 2012 he has been working as a lecturer in Beijing. In his main profession he works as a manager of D.O.G. Dokumentation ohne Grenzen GmbH in Leonberg.

Email: mailto:Francois.Massion@dog-gmbh.de

Prof. Dr. Uta Seewald-Heeg

Professor of computational linguistics and software localization at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences.


Email: mailto:uta.seewald-heeg@hs-anhalt.de

Christian Allner, M.A.

Christian Allner, M.A., (born in 1988) has a commercial education and was a department head at a real estate company until 2010. He founded the agency Schrift-Architekt.de on 1 June 2011. Since 2011, he has been advising and supporting SMEs (Small and Mid-sized Enterprises) to communicate better and to master social media. As a lecturer, he conducts continuing education courses at various educational institutions and is active as a speaker at BarCamps and conferences.

He is commercially trained, active in several industry associations and is currently doing his doctorate at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt.

He also writes for the platform “Social Media Statistiken”, speaks on radio at “#Onlinegeister”, and is a coach at “Selbständig” in Central Germany.


Email: mailto:uta.seewald-heeg@hs-anhalt.de