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2018-02-19. Webinar: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Transplantation and More! on February 23 and 24 presented by Certified Medical Interpreter Gloria M. Rivera. Check out our Events page for more professional development opportunities.

2018-02-12. Webinar: Digital Age and Interpreting on March 13 presented by conference interpreter Maha El-Metwally.

2018-02-06. The Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) Foundation urgently needs skilled Arabic-English interpreters to serve as volunteers in its ongoing medical missions to Greece. To learn more please visit https://www.sams-usa.net/volunteer/

2018-01-22. Scam email targeting court interpreters. Read more

2018-01-18. The Board is set to meet this week-end January 19, 20, and 21 in Miami, Florida, and all ATA members are welcome to attend the meeting! Read our post requesting member feedbackListen to an ATA podcast for a behind-the-scenes look at an ATA Board meeting | Meet the members of the ATA Board of Directors.

2018-01-12. Webinar: Stress and Interpreting on January 17 presented by Eliana Lobo. Read more in The IEO Insider newsletter.

2018-01-11. AIIC is celebrating its 37th Assembly in Valencia, Spain from January 10-14. Follow the event on Twitter with the hashtag #aiicvalencia18. Follow live AIIC debate on the future of the profession Saturday 2:30 p.m. local time (8:30 a.m. EST) here: https://aiic.net/assembly/live

2017-12-30. California Healthcare Interpreting Association (CHIA) Online Webinar on February 18, 2018: Professional Development for Remote Interpreters: What’s in it for Me? Learn more: http://www.chiaonline.org/event-2704611

2017-10-26. Dear ATA 58th Annual Conference attendees: Come and join us TODAY, from 4:45 PM to 5:45 PM to learn about the Division, to network and to share ideas! You don’t need to be a member of the Division to attend the session.

2017-10-23. Get to know the Interpreters Division during the Welcome Celebration event at ATA58! On Wednesday, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM be sure to stop by the ID table. http://www.atanet.org/conf/2017/special/

2017-08-24. ATA webinar on September 12–A Closer Look at the Endocrine System. The endocrine system never gets the flashy headlines, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it! Medical translators and interpreters will want to attend this webinar to examine the endocrine system and its related hormones, diseases, and disorders. Presenter Tracy Young will also share visual concepts and memory techniques to strengthen translator and interpreter skills in this complex specialty. http://www.atanet.org/webinars/ataWebinar171_medical_endocrine.php

2017-06-21. Spanish/English court interpreter job opening in federal court in Phoenix, Arizona. Learn more.

2017-06-20. Job Analysis Survey for the Medical Interpreter. The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI) is conducting a survey. Learn more: https://www.research.net/r/CMIJAFB

2017-06-09. Court Interpreter training coming to Wisconsin Rapids. Organized by the Director of State Courts Office, training sessions will take place on June 24-25. Learn more: http://wislawjournal.com/2017/06/08/court-interpreter-training-coming-to-wisconsin-rapids/

2017-04-27. ATA webinar on June 9—More Tools and Toys for ‘Terps. There’s an app for everything, right? Take this time to explore apps and technology that interpreters can use to train and hone their craft. Learn more: http://www.atanet.org/webinars/ataWebinar169_interpreting_tools.php

2017-03-04. ATA webinar on March 9—Translating for the Courts. Observe like a detective, be faithful like a court interpreter, and decide like a judge. These are the three basic skills every translator needs to be successful in court translation. Why? Join us to find out! Learn more: www.atanet.org/webinars/ataWebinar165_translating_courts.php

2017-02-10. ATA Joins Coalition in Open Letter to U.S. President. A coalition of 14 organizations representing translators and interpreters around the world called on the U.S. President to lift the current ban on immigration. Read now.

2017-02-05. ATA webinar—Specialization: why and how, and what’s the big deal? Translators and interpreters are often told they should specialize. But why? Examine the concrete benefits of specializing, get an inside look at a specialized translation practice, and then learn how to develop your own plan for becoming an expert in your field. Learn more: www.atanet.org/webinars/ataWebinar162_specialization.php

2017-02-03. Job announcement: English/French Bilingual Interpreter at NATO headquarters. Read more on the AIIC website

2017-01-31. ATA Statement Regarding President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration. “As the voice of over 10,000 interpreters and translators in the United States and abroad, the American Translators Association is very concerned about President Trump’s recent Executive Order to suspend issuing visas to nationals from certain countries in the Middle East and northern Africa.” Read more



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