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.
The American Translators Association (ATA) will host its 55th Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois November 5-8, 2014. This conference showcases diverse panel discussions, expert presentations, training workshops, and scholarly papers. Both general and language-specific sessions will be offered. The conference also offers language professionals one of the best opportunities to network with colleagues. For conference information see http://www.atanet.org/conf/2014/
Registration is now open for the ATA's 55th Annual Conference in Chicago (November 5-8, 2014). The final conference schedule includes 175 presentations, 15 of which directly cover science and technology topics. Learn more.
ATA 55 will also feature 12 preconference seminars on topics such as technical writing, terminology, and website optimization [http://www.atanet.org/conf/2014/seminars.php]. This year's preconference schedule will include, for the first time, 4 in-depth training sessions on translation tools. Learn more.
Registration for the ATA's 54th Annual Conference in Chicago (November 5-8, 2013) opens this month. Presentation topics that will be of interest to S&TD members include: nanomaterials, gene therapy, explosives, fuel cells, cycling, food and agriculture, semiconductor manufacturing, chromatography, and innovation. There will also be a Preconference Seminar on technical writing and a division dinner on Thursday evening. Stay tuned for the full schedule of S&TD sessions and activities.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Christiane Feldmann-Leben will be a distinguished speaker at the ATA's 55th Annual Conference in Chicago. Her presentations are entitled:
Join the ongoing discussions on our blog [http://ata-sci-tech.blogspot.com/]! We have posted two new articles:
Thank you to those of you who have sent us ideas for a social event in Chicago. We are still in the planning stages and could use your help! If interested, please contact Karen Tkaczyk at karen[at]mcmillantranslation[dot]com.