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Language Technology talks at ATA Translation Company Division Conference

April 22nd, 2008 | by Naomi de Moraes | 1 Comment

The ATA TCD (Translation Company Division) will be having its annual division conference in Englewood, CO, USA July 17 – 20, 2008. The following talks will be related to language technology:

  • “Trends in Translation Technology, Take Two,” Ben Sargent, Common Sense Advisory
  • “Why Machine Translation Is Making a Comeback,” Hannah Grap, Language Weaver
  • “The New Age of Subscription-Based Software,” Don Shin, 1-Stop Translation
  • “The Technological Vice Grip,” Jost Zetzsche, International Writers’ Group
  • “Interactive Communication Tools for Global Teams,” Angela Starkmann
  • “Globalization Management Systems,” Micaela Novas, Syntes Language Group
  • “across Language Server,” Daniel Nackovski, across Systems

Click here for online registration.

Naomi de Moraes

Newsletter March Issue On-Line

April 6th, 2008 | by LTD | No Comments

Issue 1 (March 2008) of the division newsletter is available on-line. Go to Newsletter Archive on the left and click on Issue 1 – 2008.

Thank You to:

  • Editor Lisa Carter and her contributors Carey Holzman, Tuomas Kostiainen, Jonathan Lukens, and Naomi J. Sutcliffe de Moraes
  • Barbara Guggemos and Naomi de Moraes for proofreading
  • Cindy Gresham for the layout

Computer Tools Seminar in Colorado

April 1st, 2008 | by Naomi de Moraes | No Comments

The Colorado Translators Association is promoting the “Computer Tools and Methods for Great Translation Performance” seminar to take place on Saturday, May 31 from 9-5 in Denver, CO. The seminar will be given by Jamie Lucero. Early bird prices apply through April 20: $60 for CTA members and $75 for non-members.

About the seminar: Designed to boost translators’ work quality and productivity, this day-long workshop is a mix of theory, practical methods, software recommendations, brainstorming and hands-on exercises, all focusing on areas of the translation process beyond simply translating. More specifically, topics such as the following are covered: file management; business management; CAT tools; essential keyboard shortcuts; improved Internet research; computer maintenance.

Click here for details and to register.

Naomi de Moraes