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    • August 19, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Remote

    The Remote Interpreter’s Companion


    Register:   ATA Member $45    Non-Member $60
    Presenters:   Josh Goldsmith, Alexander Drechsel
    Date:   August 19, 2020
    Time:   12:00 noon EDT
    Duration:   60 minutes
    Language:   English
    Level:   All
    CE Point(s):   1 ATA-approved

    Scribbling on a piece of paper is so 2019. Especially in times like these, technology can help us break down walls with collaboration tools—particularly during distance interpreting.

    In this one-hour webinar, jam-packed with practical information, we'll explore:

    • Cloud-enabled collaboration
    • Communication with colleagues during remote assignments
    • Minimizing distractions during remote assignments
    • Nailing remote handovers
    • Tricks and tips for good remote interpreting

    About the Presenters

    Alexander Drechsel works as a conference interpreter at the European Commission. His love of languages and communication with people is only matched by his affection for mobile devices of all shapes and sizes. He shares his knowledge in courses, on Twitter, and on his website. An avid podcaster, Alex writes and produces two podcasts for language professional: LangFM and Troublesome Terps. He is Chief Technology Officer of techforword.

    Josh Goldsmith is a UN and EU accredited translator and interpreter working from Spanish, French, Italian, and Catalan into English. He splits his time between interpreting, translating, and working as a trainer and researcher focusing on the intersection between interpreting, technology, and education. A lover of all things tech, Josh shares tips about technology, translation, and interpreting in conferences and workshops, academic articles, the Interpreter's Toolkit column, and on Twitter. He is Chief Educational Officer of techforword.

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    • October 15, 2020
    • 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • October 17, 2020
    • 10:00 PM (EDT)
    • Kent State University, Kent, OH

    Virtual & Free Event - Registration Required 

    Kent State University’s Department of Modern & Classical Language Studies in Kent, Ohio, is hosting the fifth Translation in Transition (TT5) Conference, as a forum of discussion for empirical research in the fields of translation and interpreting. 

    The focus of TT5 is on human and machine intelligence, aiming at discussing questions such as: What are the fundamentals mechanisms that underlie human translation performance? How can and do humans cope with developing machine intelligence and how can machines adapt to the human condition? What is the effect of technology on the translation process, performance, job satisfaction, the product and society? 

    Abstract submission has been extended to June 5, 2020, and conference registration will close on September 18, 2020. 

    For more/updated information, please visit TT5-2020 conference website


    • October 21, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • October 24, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

    Registration will open in August 2020.
    More info here.

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