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    • August 03, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar
    An ATA Back to Business Basics Webinar 
    Building a Network
    Free to ATA Members! Click here to reserve your spot.
    Presenter: Karen Tkaczyk, Ben Karl
    Date:  August 3, 2021
    Time:  12 noon U.S. Eastern Daylight Time
    Duration: 45 minutes
    Level:  All
    Language:  English
    CE Point(s): None
    Meaningful, lasting relationships with colleagues help translators and interpreters create partnerships, share advice and resources, and grow their referral network. So why do many of us find networking so hard?

    This webinar will highlight networking best practices and good places to start to find and build a professional network. Presenters Karen Tkaczyk and Ben Karl will share advice on networking both within the confines of the current pandemic and beyond, so you can prepare for the return to in-person events.
    What will you learn?
    1. Why a network is so important
    2. Where you might start building a network
    3. Whom to target when networking
    4. How to approach people appropriately
    5. What makes online networking during a pandemic different
    About the Presenter
    Ben Karl is a French> and Mandarin>English translator and copywriter based in Los Angeles. He specializes in commercial, financial, and marketing texts. Ben is ATA-certified (French>English). He currently serves on ATA’s Membership Committee and chairs the Translatio Standing Committee for the International Federation of Translators.
     
    Karen Tkaczyk, CT is a chemist-turned freelance translator specializing in editing and scientific translation. She is ATA-certified (French>English). Early in her career, Karen worked as a research and development chemist in Europe and as a quality assurance manager for a cosmetic and medical device manufacturer in the U.S. She established McMillan Translation in 2005 and now works from her home in Denver, Colorado. She is the ATA secretary (2017-2021)
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    Registration Deadline
    Registration will close at 10 a.m. on August 3, or sooner if maximum attendance is reached.  If you have registered, check your inbox for no-reply@zoom.us to find your invitation to join. Email zoom@atanet.org if you cannot find it.

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June 12, 2021 NAJIT 42nd Annual (Virtual) Conference
May 26, 2021 ATA –Accent Improvement for Asian-Language Speakers
May 18, 2021 ATA- Back Translation (English w/ Spanish examples)
May 13, 2021 ATA- Consecutive Note-Taking Workshop
April 14, 2021 ATA – Doing Business with Law Firms
April 06, 2021 ATA: Personal Branding Basics
April 02, 2021 NOTIS: The Past and Future of Machine Translation - For Translators
March 23, 2021 ATA Webinar: Translating in the Age of Neural Machine Translation
March 13, 2021 ATA Webinar: Interpreting Idioms and Cultural References
March 09, 2021 ATA Webinar: Business Planning for Translators and Interpreters
March 06, 2021 TAALS Lecture: The Tree of Diplomatic Terminology: The Weeds, Roots, and Branches
February 24, 2021 ATA – Audiovisual Translation Doubleheader
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November 12, 2020 Diabetes 101: An Overview for Medical Translators and Interpreters
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October 21, 2020 ATA 61ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE (VIRTUAL EVENT)
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November 07, 2019 ALTA - American Literary Translators Association 42nd Annual Conference
October 23, 2019 ATA - American Translators Association 60th Annual Conference
September 28, 2019 Workshop by Japan Association of Translators, Midwest Activities Committee on Translation Technology: What, Why, and How
May 17, 2019 NAJIT - National Association of Judicial Interpreters and Translators 40th Annual Conference

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