IMUG — The International Multilingual User Group

A Forum for Language Technology Professionals and Users Since 1987

IMUG has been a forum for GILT* professionals and language technology users since 1987. We meet regularly in Silicon Valley. If you work with or work on computers, smartphones, software, websites or other projects in more than one human language, please read on...

*GILT: Globalization (g11n), Internationalization (i18n), Localization (L10n) and Translation (t9n).


Next IMUG Event:

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Keyboard Design for Indigenous Languages

For a full schedule, please see the upcoming IMUG events page.


Past IMUG Events:

The permanent IMUG archive

IMUG Past Event Summaries, Videos, Slides, and Photos, 1987 -

Visit the archives for the history of IMUG, including the group's founding and formative years 1987 -1991, plus summaries of all events from 1991 through the present day. Beginning with 2010 events we also include links to speaker slides, Meetup photos, YouTube and Adobe Connect videos, and more!


Recommended by IMUG Members:

Professional conferences and training in internationalization, localization and translation

GALA, Localization World, ATA, Localization Institute, IUC and more

For more information on these events, please see the IMUG professional training and events page.




Regularly Updated:

The IMUG Jobs Board

A place for IMUG members, recruiters and company representatives to post job openings in relevant fields like internationalization, localization, translation, quality assurance and more.

Professional Training and Events

Learning and networking opportunities recommended by IMUG members, in globalization, internationalization, localization, translation and related fields.

Web Resources for Multilingual Computing

Websites recommended by IMUG members for professional development or end-user support.



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