February 19, 2019 – Cologne Across LSP Day For Language Service Providers

Look forward to a day full of ideas, tips, and news.

You will have many opportunities to engage in exchange and meet existing and prospective users as well the Across team personally.

Registration February 19, 2019

Exciting Information

Get the latest news from the development and best practices for your translation processes.

Technology Insight

The technology sessions will take you deeper into the world of Across and give you valuable impulses for your work.

Networking the Easy Way

Meet other Across users during the networking breaks and the boat tour.

Meet Across Partners

See the solutions of our technology partners in the exhibition area and in the partner sessions.


Im MediaPark 7
50670 Köln

Boat Tour with Dinner
on February 19, 2019

In the evening, you will again have the opportunity to participate in our popular boat tour together with the participants of the Across user conference. We invite you for a pleasant evening on the Rhine River with good food, beverages, and conversations.

All conference participants are invited to join in free of charge (2 persons/company).

Participation is free of charge.


9:15 a.m.


with Eva Tönnesmann and Gerd Janiszewski

9:45 a.m.

Across Technology Insights

Presentation by Christian Weih-Sum

10:30 a.m.

Networking Break

11:00 a.m.

PMs and CAT Tools – Who is Managing Whom?
The Delicate Balance Between Creativity and Discipline in LSP Project Management

User Report by Martina Ljubičić, Ciklopea


How Does Pure Neural® Machine Translation Boost Translation Productivity?

Partner Session with Stéphanie Labroue, SYSTRAN

Room 315

Go With the Flow – The New crossTerm Now!

Across Technology Session with Christina Hollmann, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH and Björn Fitzner

Room 314
11:45 a.m.

Change of Rooms

11:50 a.m.

The Curious Case of Across and Machine Translation

User Report by Halina Eisner, Argos Multilingual


Don't Want to Share Your Texts With Google?
Ensuring Data Privacy With On-premise Machine Translation

Partner Session with Samuel Läubli, Textshuttle

Room 315

On Across-Level with Your Customers
Valuable Tips for LSPs

Across Technology Session with Stefan Dießner and Marina Orešković

Room 314
12:35 p.m.


1:50 p.m.

Fun Act

2:20 p.m.

Change of Rooms

2:25 p.m.

No Risk, No Fun?
Machine Translation and Classic Translation Processes

Presentation by Christian Weih-Sum


Efficient Business and Workflow Management With Plunet BusinessManager

Partner Session with Vi Bui, Plunet

Room 315

Let's Eat Grandpa
Post-editing Can Save Lives

Across Technology Session with Julia Likutschewa

Room 314
3:10 p.m.

Networking Break

3:40 p.m.

The Fully Automated Supply Chain

Live Demo by Björn Fitzner

4:25 p.m.

Raffle and Goodbye

4:55 p.m.



Visit our partners in the exhibition area and learn more about their solutions in the partner sessions.

SYSTRAN is transforming the way global organizations meet the challenges of communicating globally via advanced and secured machine translation technology. With a new generation of engines that combine Neural Networks and Artificial Intelligence, SYSTRAN provides significant productivity gains in areas such as collaboration, content production, customer support, electronic investigation, e-commerce.

Visit systransoft.com


TextShuttle is a provider of neural machine translation technology with a focus on domain adaptation and data privacy. We focus on on-premise deployment, meaning our customers – often from the banking and insurance sector – can translate sensitive text on their own compute infrastructure.

Visit text-shuttle.ai


Plunet is the leading provider of business and workflow management software for the translation industry. Plunet assists translation agencies and language departments of industrial enterprises in the efficient planning of their projects and corporate workflows. To learn more about the Plunet integration with the Across Language Server, visit us at the partner booth for a personal live demonstration.

Visit plunet.com

Organizational Details Directions, Hotels, Boat Tour

KOMED im MediaPark GmbH
Im MediaPark 7
50670 Köln

Getting There

By Train (S-Bahn)

From Cologne/Bonn Airport approx. 20 min

From Cologne Main Railway Station (Hauptbahnhof) approx. 15 min

  • All trains on track 11 go to Cologne Hansaring
  • walk to Mediapark – approx. 8 min.

Timetable Information KVB

By Car

Enter "Maybachstrasse 10" in your satnav and follow the signs to the "Mediapark" parking garage in order to get to KOMED.

underground garage - Parkhaus Zentral (PZ)

By Taxi

Taxi Hotline Cologne: +49 221 2882

Boat Tour on February 19

Where does the boat tour start?

Terminal 3, close to Cologne Cathedral/ Cologne Main Station, directly below Church Groß St. Martin
Map – walk from main railway station (Hauptbahnhof)


In the evening, free shuttle busses organized by Across Systems will pick up groups of 30 from Kurt-Hackenberg-Platz and stop at the Mediapark, the location of the NH Hotel and Motel One.


06:45 p.m.
07:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m.

Recommended Hotels

Motel One Köln-Mediapark
Am Kümpchenshof 2
50670 Köln


30 rooms from 18.-19.02.2019 can be booked until January 7 with the keyword "Across 2019" via Email (koeln-mediapark@motel-one.com) or phone (+49 221 270751-0).

Unfortunately we could not reserve rooms on the evening of the boat tour, from February 19-20 due to a trade fair in Cologne.

Please book your hotel rooms early!

More Hotels close by the KOMED

Alternatively, you can book a hotel close to Cologne Cathedral, from where our boat tour will start.