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Don't forget to register for the ATA 55th Annual Conference

November 5-8, 2014
Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
Chicago, Illinois



Click to learn more about the ATA Annual Conference!


Looking for a roommate?

If you are looking for a roomate, the ATA has setup a forum.




We need your help at the conference!

JLD needs volunteers to:

1) introduce our speakers, facilitate presentation by tracking time and providing general assistance to the speaker.
2) write a live or post-session summary for our blog the JLD Times.

Contact Jim (jim.patrick.1977@gmail.com) and myself (nedwards@divergingrealities.com)


JLD Newcomers’ Lunch

Thursday, November 6, 12:15 p.m. - Food For Thought

Please join us at a lunch. This is a casual lunch gathering for newcomers. You will meet regular JLD members to discuss topics that you want to know. The regular attendees will share the experience and insights with you on translation and interpretation. For more information, contact Hiroyuki Tsuchiya.


JLD Annual Meeting

Thursday, November 6, 2014: 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Take advantage of this opportunity to get to know members. Let's discuss new developments and ideas.


The Annual JLD Dinner: Sign up today!

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7-9 p.m. - Sushi Taiyo

Please join us for the 2014 JLD Annual Dinner in Chicago. Enjoy conversation with colleagues over a delicious Japanese food. Bring your spouse and other guests. Click here for more information.


The Japanese<>English Certification Workshop (Session J-3)

The Japanese<>English Certification Workshop (Session J-3) will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Friday, November 7, 2014 at the ATA Conference in San Antonio, TX. Contact Ken Wagner (J>E) at JapaneseMedical@comcast.net or Miyo Tat (E>J) miyot@comcast.net, to request a workshop passage for translation and with any other questions about the workshop.

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Click here to view this year's JLD sessions.


Blast from the past

Did you know that you can still read the past issues of The JLD Times? All are archived in pdf. Past conference presentations are also available.