The German Language Division at ATA60

With 10 days to go until the 60th ATA Conference, we wanted to make sure you don’t miss any of the GLD events during the conference.

Networking events

Welcome Celebration

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
5:30 p.m. to  7:00 p.m.
Open to 3-Day conference attendees only

This is the event that starts it all. There will be a dedicated GLD table, so don’t miss your chance to reunite and meet with fellow translators and interpreters working with German.

If you’re a first time conference attendee, you might want to sign up for the Buddies Welcome Newbies event that is taking place just before.

GLD Networking Dinner

Thursday, October 24, 2019
6:30 to 9:30 pm

The GLD Networking Dinner gives you the chance to meet and network with fellow GLD members in a smaller and more relaxed setting. This year’s event will take place at Lulu California Bistro. Please make sure to register before October 20.

GLD Annual Meeting

Friday, October 25, 2019
4:45 to 5:45 pm

At the annual division meeting, we’ll discuss new developments and ideas regarding the German Language Division. It’s another chance to network with colleagues sharing German as a working language.

Conference sessions

GLD members will once again be presenting a variety of sessions at this year’s ATA Annual Conference in Palm Springs, California. Here’s a list of the sessions in the German track to help you map out your conference schedule. You’ll find full descriptions as well as a list of other conference sessions here.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

(005) Going Negative: Challenges in Working with Negation in German>English Translations
Geoffrey Cox
11:15 am to 12:15 pm

Friday, October 25, 2019

(050) Can Machine Translation Boost Your Productivity? An Experiment
Johanna Klemm
10:00 to 11:00 am

(084) The Joy and Agony of Reading “Kurrent” Script
Hans-Jochen Trost
2:00 to 3:00 pm

(099) The Well-Connected Translator: Building and Maintaining a Healthy Professional Network
Ruth Martin
German Language Division Distinguished Speaker
3:30 to 4:30 pm

Saturday, October 26, 2019

(110) Moving Sideways: Breaking into Book Translation and Working with Publishers
Ruth Martin
German Language Division Distinguished Speaker
8:30 to 9:30 am

(124) If It Fits, It Fits: Condensing Strategies for Audiovisual Translation into German
Dietlinde DuPlessis
10:00 to 11:00 am

Picture from a previous Welcome Celebration by Sandy Jones.