The Suryaa, New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110025.

24-25 September 2016

65+ Languages

FUEL GILT Conference 2016 / @ Delhi, India.

FUEL is one of the rare projects which emanated from India and is now associated with various various language communities and organizations across the world. FUEL GILT Conference is an annual event which gives opportunity to its participants to listen to experts on various topics related to localization. This conference is all about showcasing efforts being taken by Individuals and open communities at different places on topics including but not limited to Translation, Localization, Internationalization and Globalization. This is one of the largest events across globe specifically on Localization. So if you are associated with any of these industries, you are at the right place. By attending this event you will benefit in a major way.

This is the fourth conference in series. Starting this conference in year 2013, we have tried to uncover different challenges in this industry. This year, the event is being arranged with even more vigour and passion and is likely to be attended by many stakeholders from various sectors. This year, like previous years, Mozilla Corporation/ Foundation, Centre for Development of Advance Computing (C-DAC), Pune, Red Hat, Mozilla and LibreOffice are the main organizers of the event and CSDS-Sarai is supporting the event being organized in Delhi. We are sincerely thankful to all the organizations for supporting us continuously.

Mozilla Localization Hackathon

We are also happy to announce that Mozilla localization hackathon will be conducted along with FUEL GILT Conference 2016. This will be a great opportunity for all the localization community members to share the issues and challenges in continuing localization efforts, talk about current status of the work, plan for future work in coordination with localization drivers and how to grow the localization community. This hackathon, is however open for invited-only members.

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FUEL GILT Conference 2013

Conference Schedule / dont forget it

Inaugural Session

Welcome to Guests by Offering Bouquet. FUEL PROJECT Overview and Update by Rajesh Ranjan. Speech by Mahesh Kulkarni, Jeff Beatty, Ravikant. Keynote address by Vinay Thakur.



Guntupalli Karunakar Hindi - Ravi Ratlami Garhwali - Kusum Rawat



FUEL on Web



FUEL GILT Conference 2016 / Organised & Supported by:

Event Speakers / meet with greaters

Vinay Thakur

Director, Digital India

Jeff Beatty


Italo Vignoli

Document Foundation

Rajesh Ranjan

Founder, FUEL Project


Historian, Writer, and Translator


Project coordinator, Indian Linux Project

Deepak Choubey

Senior News Editor, NDTV India

Ryan Northey

Lead Developer, Translate House

Vaidehi Taman

Journalist, Ethical hacker, Philantrophist, Author

Vineet Kumar

Media Critic

Aditi Maheshwari-Goyal

Vani Prakashan

Prabhat Ranjan

Writer, Translator and Editor

Pranav Jha

Senior Assistant Regional Transport Officer

Sudhanwa Jogalekar

Ex President, Wikimedia India Chapter

Sanjaya Kumar Singh

Journalist, Translator

Prof. Prabhat Ranjan

Executive Director, TIFAC

Nishant Singh

Web Engineer

Meera Johri

Rajpal & Sons

Subhasis Chatterjee

Web Journalist

Rawat Kusum

Gadhwali Linguist

Sopan Joshi

Reporter, Writer, Editor

Aastha Vijay

Entrepreneur, Co-Founder

Biraj Karmakar

Duck Duck Go Kolkata Community

Dr. Vijender Singh Chauhan

Assistant Professor, Delhi University

Anish Sheela

Open Source Enthusiast

Prabhas Ranjan

Assistant Professor, Patna Women's College

Shubham P. Vasaikar

Red Hat, Pune

Raju Vindane

Intern with the Hamara Linux Project

Devaraj K

Open Source Enthusiast

Satdeep Gill

Punjabi Language Researcher, Delhi University

Srinidhi T G


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Event FAQS / find your answers

There are several major mobile operators in the India: BSNL, AIrtel, Vodafone, Reliance, JIO etc. Found one article for outside participants: India uses 230 Volts, 50 Hz alternating current as the power source. Plugs and sockets have either grounded / earthed 3 Pin connections (Type D) or ungrounded 2 pin connections (Type C).
Hindi and English are being understood. Punjabi and Urdu are also spoken in Delhi. The Rupee, or more specifically the Indian Rupee (symbol: ₹ ) is the official currency of the Republic of India There are many Foreign Currency Exchange offices in the city center in Delhi and airport. It is recommended to have some India currency with you.
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We have sent all the participant visa letters via CSDS (, reputed organization.

Accommodation is arranged at The Suryaa, a reputed five star hotel in New Delhi area. The Suryaa New Delhi New Friends Colony New Delhi - 110025 Tel# +91-11-2683 5070 / 4780 8080 Fax# +91-11-2683 5071/ 4780 8081 Website:
Please check the link for different option. Indian Participants of the conference are recommended to take metro route. However, outside participants may choose to take cab service outside the New Delhi Airport.

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