tekom - Europe

CROSS-BORDER EVENT - tekom Belgium & tekom Netherlands

tekom Belgium and tekom Netherlands are jointly organizing a cross-border event that will take place in Eindhoven on June 7. More information and registration can be found here: tekom Europe e.V.: Upcoming Events Belgium (technical-communication.org)


14:00 - 14:20: Arrival, networking

14:20 - 14:30: Official welcome

14:30 - 15:15: Presentation: "The Practice of Software Localization", by Henk Boxma

15:15 - 15:30: Coffee break

15:30 - 16:15: Presentation: "Revision of the EU Machinery Directive", by Susanna Akdut

16:15 - 16:30: Coffee break

16:30 - 17:15: Presentation: "Which Opportunities Does Digitization Offer for the Positioning of Technical Communication?", by Isabelle Fleury

17:15 - 18:00: Networking, wrapping up

About our speakers

Henk Boxma

As principal internationalization and localization architect Henk Boxma is an expert in the localization industry.

His mission is to simplify and enhance software localization for all stakeholders. As founder and CEO of Rigi.io he has taken a big step towards this goal by offering dynamic visual context for translators. Many blue chip companies already use Rigi.io to streamline overall localization processes.

Susanna Akdut

Susanna Akdut is a technical writer and certification expert in the field of product conformity. 

At the headquarters of Roxell BV in Belgium, a globally active manufacturer in farm equipment, she is responsible for product certification. She holds a master’s degree in Economic Sciences, is a guest lecturer in the fields of TC at KU Leuven and delegate of tekom Belgium. She participates actively in tekom advisory board /working group. As a delegate of international standardization committees, she contributes to the development of standards in technical communication.

Isabelle Fleury

Isabelle Fleury is a consultant and trainer for global information management at Fleury & Fleury Consultants. 

She supports companies with professional, strategic and systemic consulting in organizational development, change processes and information development.