Save the date: GLD workshop in Berlin Feb. 2018

Did you know that there is a dedicated group of GLD members living in Europe?* And that we meet up once a year for a workshop? If not, please read the latest issue of Interaktiv for editor Matt Baird’s article on the history of the […]

GLD newsletter: A Word from the Administrator

Dear Colleagues, Greetings from Northern Virginia, where spring has sprung early this year and, after a very mild winter, the daffodils are already in bloom. Even the world-famous Washington, D.C. cherry blossoms are scheduled to peak in mid-March! The New Year is already several months […]

GLD newsletter: Winter 2017 issue (finally) available!

Dear Readers, The Winter 2016 edition of interaktiv is now (finally!) available for download. Click here to download your own personal copy. (Find past issues here.) As the world has watched—you might say with shock and awe—a drama c changing of the guard in Washington, another one has taken place, albeit much […]

GLD event in Karlsruhe: A Con-shop or a Work-ference?

This year’s 4th annual GLD Workshop in Germany, held in Karlsruhe on February 11, was in a category of its own. The fourth annual GLD workshop was actually the sixth gathering of GLD members in Europe in so many years. After ATA52 in Boston, Karen […]

ATA Statement on U.S. Immigration Order

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. Impact […]

GLD at the 57th ATA conference opening event

The GLD at the 57th ATA Conference

Here we are already in 2017, and the ATA conference in San Francisco seems so long ago. But for those of you who did not have the chance to attend the conference in San Francisco or who missed out on the GLD events, let me […]

ATA 58th Annual Conference: Call for Presentation Proposals

The American Translators Association is now accepting presentation proposals for ATA’s 58th Annual Conference in Washington, DC (October 25-28, 2017). Proposals must be received by March 3, 2017. How to submit a presentation proposal for 2017 The Conference draws an audience of more than 1,600 […]

What does being an ATA member mean?

Are you thinking about becoming an ATA member? Find out what makes ATA stand out from all the rest in this video: You’ve made up your mind? You can join the ATA here. Don’t forget to also join the German Language Division if you’re working […]

GLD Photo Contest Winner

And the winner is… I am pleased to announce that Nicholas Hartmann has been chosen as the winner of the GLD Photo Contest. It was a close call between several images, but his photo of Hallstatter See taken in 1989 came out on top. Honorable […]

What You Need to Know About the German Language Division

Have you ever wondered just why we have a German Language Division? Isn’t it enough, after all, to be a member of ATA, an association offering a professional home to both translators and interpreters alike? For some of us, attending the annual conferences gives us […]

Erfahrungsbericht Beck Akademie E-Learning

Kurs: UPDATE: DATENSCHUTZ 2017 Referent: Dr. Sebastian Kraska 7. September 2016 Hier nun also mein Erfahrungsbericht mit diesem Kurs: Allererste Sahne ist das Gesamturteil. Auf der Website unter ONLINE SEMINARE findet man nach Fachgebiet die diversen Seminare. Dort gibt es auch pro Seminar eine Preview. […]

GLD Newsletter: Summer 2016 issue now available!

Dear Readers, The Summer 2016 edition of interaktiv – the “Did You Know” issue – is now available for download. Click here to download your own personal copy. (Find past issues here.) Did you know that ATA membership has something in common with Microsoft Office? It comes with many more features than […]

Governance at a Glance: ATA Board Meetings

What is the ATA Board of Directors? The Board consists of nine directors (three-year terms each) and four officers (two-year terms each). What does the Board do? ATA’s Bylaws assign the Board the management of the “property, affairs, business, and concerns of the Association.” Check out […]

Get Psyched for San Francisco!

What do Dog Eared Books, Tartine’s Bakery, and the Mission District have in common? They’re all in San Francisco. Follow ATA’s 57th Annual Conference on Pinterest as we pin places to go and things to do in the City by the Bay. Begin the excitement […]

ATA Podcast now on iTunes

The ATA Podcast is now available on iTunes. Listen to the latest ATA Podcast to hear ATA President David Rumsey and President-Elect Corinne McKay talk about the ATA Chronicle Task Force and the steps taken to create the magazine’s new look and feel. Subscribe now […]

Why You Should Participate in the School Outreach Program

    As a new ATA member in 2015, I received my first edition of The Chronicle and was intrigued by the article about Jenny Stillo, the winner of the 2013–2014 School Outreach Contest. At the time, I was in my sixth year working for […]

ATA Chapters and Affiliates

When ATA was established in 1959, there was no master plan to build a network of regional groups in support of the Association. But by late 1961, translators in the Philadelphia area had organized the Delaware Valley Translators Association (DVTA) and requested recognition as an […]

Upcoming ATA Webinars

ATA is closing out its spring schedule with two must-attend webinars: The Price is Right—Pricing Strategies for Your Translation Services with Tess Whitty on April 28 at 12 p.m. EDT Learn the most effective strategies for calculating your target rate, setting minimum fees, and establishing […]

ATA 57th Annual Conference website online!

The ATA 57th Annual Conference website is now online. Find out more about the new Advanced Skills and Training Day. Take a look at all the networking sessions. Get a run-down on what to expect, from session topics to speakers to the always popular Résumé […]

School Outreach is now!

Make this the year you participate in the ATA School Outreach contest! This is not just an opportunity to win a free registration to this year’s ATA Annual Conference in San Francisco. It’s also an opportunity to give back to the profession, to show students […]

ATA Antitrust Policy Update

The ATA Board of Directors has approved a new antitrust policy to ensure the Association’s compliance with federal laws. What might seem like just another policy to some members is actually a very important document to all members. To read the policy and the accompanying […]