Welcome to the website of the American Translators Association’s (ATA) Science and Technology Division (S&TD). Take a look around to learn more about us. If you are a professional translator or interpreter and are not already a member of ATA or the division, we encourage you to join here.
Have you considered presenting at the 57th Annual Conference in San Francisco? Here’s how:
We have posted a new article on our blog
- "Savvy Technical Translators: What do They Have that You Need?" by Karen Tkaczyk
The latest report from the Administrator to the ATA Board is now available under the Official Business
Happy 2016 from the Science & Technology Division!
Did you know that presentation proposals for the 57th Annual Conference in San Francisco are due by March 4? We encourage members to start thinking about proposal topics now. Visit www.atanet.org/conferencesandseminars/proposal.php
for information about the process or contact your Division Administrators at divisionS_TD@atanet.org
with your ideas.
We have posted three new reviews from the ATA 56th annual conference on our blog
- "Teach Your Text to Strip," presented by Marcia Johnston and reviewed by Jesse Tomlinson
- "Risk Analysis for Medical Devices," presented by Joanne Archambault and reviewed by Mery Molenaar
- "How to Read and Translate Risk and Safety Vernacular Phrases in Technical Texts," presented by Matthew Schlecht and reviewed by Martina Burkert
Did you know that our Division has a listserv, a Facebook group, a LinkedIn group, and a Twitter account? Join the conversation at:
Lebzy González and Carola Berger began their terms as Division Administrator and Assistant Administrator, respectively, during the Division's Annual General Meeting in Miami. Both will serve for two years. Many thanks to Karen Tkaczyk and Alicja Yarborough, outgoing Division Administrator and Assistant Administrator, for their service to the division. The minutes of the Annual General Meeting can be found on the blog and on the "Official Business
" section of the website.
We have posted one new article on our blog
"Preconference seminar review: Teach Your Text to Strip with Marcia Johnston," by Jesse Tomlinson
We have also posted photographs of the ATA56 field trip to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden on our Facebook
group and added the latest report from the Administrator to the ATA Board under the website's "Official Business" tab.
Don't forget to visit our LinkedIn
group and follow our Twitter account, @ATASCiTech.