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.
Early registration for ATA's 57th Annual Conference in Miami (November 2-5, 2016) ends on September 23. ATA members can save $160 over the standard registration fee. Please note that ATA will not be recording sessions this year, as sales of the recordings did not cover expenses in recent years.
New at the ATA conference this year:
* Advanced Skills and Training (AST) Day on Wednesday, November 2 — Sixteen specialized half-day courses on topics including using OCR and advance formatting in Word, advanced technical writing, Trados Studio, marketing to direct clients, and voice recognition software.
* Job Fair on Thursday, November 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. — Agency reps will host tables and post their current and ongoing needs. Updates will be posted at www.atanet.org/conf/2016/special/.
Don’t forget to register for the ATA57 S&TD networking dinner! It is scheduled for Friday, November 4 at 8 p.m., right after the Brainstorm Networking session and the Business Practices Happy Hour. Our Guest Speaker, Dr. Carl Haber, will be in attendance. For details, please visit the registration website.
The Science & Technology Division will hold a networking dinner during the ATA’s 57th Annual Conference in San Francisco. Please join us for dinner at Delancey Street Restaurant to see old friends again and to meet new ones.
Friday, November 4 at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Delancey Street Restaurant 600 Embarcadero San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 957-9800 delanceystreetfoundation.org/enterrestaurant.php
MENU: Please visit ATA57 SciTech Dinner Menu for details
RESERVATION AND PAYMENT: Price (includes five-course dinner, one soft drink, tax, and gratuity): $56.00 per person through Paypal or credit card. Payment must be received on or before Monday, October 24. Seating is limited. To register, please visit the ATA57 SciTech Dinner registration website.
Help us promote the ATA's 57th Annual Conference in San Francisco! Add the clickable conference button to your website. Registration opens later this month. In the meantime, you can already book your hotel room at the Hyatt or find a roommate through the ATA Roommate Blog.
ATA57 presentation topics that will be of interest to S&TD members include: preserving sound recordings using light, satellite applications, environmental topics, mathematics and chaos, gene editing, chemical regulations, intellectual property trends, patent litigation, Export Administration Regulations, digital security, CAT tool user demos, cochlear implants, Spanish scientific terminology, and artificial intelligence.
There will also be an Advanced Skills & Training Day course on advanced technical writing by Karen Tkaczyk and a division dinner on Friday evening. Stay tuned for the full schedule of S&TD sessions and activities.