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  • Tim Gregory

    Great list! You seem to have missed the American Literary Translators Association conference:
    ALTA40 (Thurs. October 5 – Sun. October 8, 2017): Minneapolis, MN
    http://www.literarytranslators.org/conference

    23 December, 2016 at 05.51 Reply
  • ana cabral

    Thank you for this great overview, Pieter! Allow me to add the 21st Conference on Language for Specific Purposes 2017, that will take place in June in Bergen, Norway.

    23 December, 2016 at 09.24 Reply
  • Marcia Nabrzecki

    Hi, Peter! Great list, thank you! Here is another conference to add: the 8th International Abrates Conference will be held from May 25 to 27 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, location to be defined (ABRATES is the Brazilian Association of Translators and Interpreters).

    23 December, 2016 at 19.54 Reply
  • Nancy Matis

    Great list – thank you very much for this!!

    26 December, 2016 at 09.22 Reply
  • Sean M. Normansell

    Hello- please list the International Medical Interpreter Association Annual conference
    Houston Texas June 2–4
    Thank you

    29 December, 2016 at 16.43 Reply
  • Georgia

    Another interesting conference in 2017:
    ADÜ Nord, the Hamburg-based North German association of translators and interpreters, will mark its 20th anniversary by organizing their fifth conference (5. ADÜ-Nord-Tage 2017) on 19 to 21 May 2017 at the “nh hotel” in the hanseatic city of Hamburg, Germany´s gate to the world.
    “Interpreters and translators on a level playing field with industry, commerce and public institutions”
    This is the motto of the ADÜ Nord conference that will be held in German and will feature a total of 7 plant tours and guided tours, 10 workshops, 14 papers and one plenary session over the course of three days.
    Professionality, marketing, data protection, organizing your work, and many more subjects will cover diverse areas of interest. Both the novice and the old hand will be able to gain and exchange hands-on advice for their work and help them stay at the cutting edge of developments in the translation world.
    Apart from the coffee breaks in between the different events, a networking café open all day and, for the first time, a market place with a jobs exchange let you meet colleagues and also reps from various companies.
    A buffet and dance music in the time-honoured hall of the Hamburg Chamber of Crafts will be the highlight of the ADÜ Nord anniversary celebrations on Saturday evening.
    Registration for the conference is open on the ADÜ website at http://www.adue-nord.de/5-adue-nord-tage/ If you register before 15 February 2017, an attractive early bird discount will apply!

    30 December, 2016 at 10.35 Reply
      • Georgia

        Thank you, Pieter. But the date of the conference is 19-21 may, not as indicated 21-29 may. Could you please modify. Have a nice day.

        3 January, 2017 at 10.51 Reply
  • Tatiana

    Hello Pieter, and thank you so much for the great list.

    Just wanted to let you know that the next edition of Know Your Worth: Marketing and Negotiating for Interpreters seminar by Julia Poger (AIIC, ATA) will be taking place in Moscow, on 4-5 February 2017.

    Would appreciate it if you could possibly include it in the list.

    It is a two-day seminar aimed at any interpreter who wishes to improve relationships with clients and prospects, gain more respect, negotiate higher fees, and find out more about the European and US markets. Concepts such as branding, selling, client relationships, pricing, negotiating tips, and “coopetition” will also be discussed, all illustrated with real-life examples.

    Here’s a link to our website: https://kyw-seminar.com/

    And here’s a link to our event page on the AIIC website: http://aiic.net/events/390/know-your-worth-understanding-marketing-and-negotiating-for-interpreters-04-feb-2017

    Many thank in advance!

    5 January, 2017 at 09.59 Reply
  • Anne-Marie Colliander Lind

    Hi, we will confirm the exact dates (in November) and local for #NTIF2017 shortly, stand by for an update shortly

    27 January, 2017 at 13.05 Reply
  • Francisco Pérez

    Hi Pieter,
    Thanks for your great list. I just wanted to suggest the VII Conference on Dubbing and Subtitling that we are organising at the University of Alicante (Spain), in case you would like to add this information. March 1-3, 2017.
    https://dti.ua.es/en/doblaje-subtitulacion/provisional-schedule.html

    27 January, 2017 at 13.49 Reply
  • Julieta Olivero

    Excellent list!
    There is another one in Argentina on September. Check it out: http://encuentrodetraduccion.com/

    13 February, 2017 at 15.58 Reply
  • PAUL WILLIAM DIXON

    The venue of ABRATES is already known. It shall be at the Rebouças Conference Centre in São Paulo.

    13 February, 2017 at 22.22 Reply
  • PAUL WILLIAM DIXON

    You have forgotten TRADUSA, a Brazilian event specifically for translators in the medical area. Venue and date to be supplied.

    13 February, 2017 at 22.23 Reply
  • Lorena Vicente

    HI! Can you please update the IAPTI conference location? Thanks! Claridge Hotel Buenos Aires

    13 February, 2017 at 23.08 Reply
  • Fabio Descalzi

    Hi Pieter, great to know about your site, full of useful information (thanks to Dmitry and his Open Mic, where I read your article).

    Regarding the conference of IAPTI, the venue is already confirmed:
    Claridge Hotel
    Tucumán 535
    Buenos Aires
    Web: http://www.claridge.com.ar/
    The conference organization is offering special prices for attendants.

    I’ll be there, of course (and: lecturing).

    Regards,
    Fabio

    20 February, 2017 at 12.26 Reply
  • Martin Wunderlich

    Hi Pieter,
    Thanks for compiling this very useful list. Could you also add the German localization un-conference? It is taking place in Berlin from June 22nd to 24th. Here is the URL: https://sites.google.com/site/localizationunconference/

    Thanks a lot!

    24 February, 2017 at 20.57 Reply
  • Nenad Andricsek

    This is very cool, I wish a list like this existed couple of years ago when I wanted to go to much more conferences.

    Btw. are any of you guys also using these conferences as an excuse to see the world? 🙂

    Some of my conference trips were totally biased by the place they were held on 🙂

    12 March, 2017 at 15.12 Reply
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