On September 29 & 30, the Open Subtitles Design Summit brought together roughly forty participants working in a range of disciplines and contexts related to open subtitling. The event was organized by Dean Jansen who is part of the Special Projects team at the Participatory Culture Foundation and also works on the Universal Subtitles project. The goals of the summit was connecting major stakeholders from projects, identifying ways to solve stakeholders’ subtitling needs, and move towards standardizing solutions. A wiki was started in order to keep a record of the agenda and the generated ideas.
Even though I was unable to make it to the first day I learned a lot on day two. I attended numerous group sessions which I will be summarizing in subsequent blogs. The sessions included: