The Nordic Division held its 2017 Annual Meeting during the ATA 58 Conference in Washington DC. You can now find the minutes from this meeting here, where you will also find the Annual Meeting Minutes from previous years.
Attend this webinar for an introduction to Mac translation tools and how Mac users can work with mainstream programs, such as Studio and memoQ.
A webinar for Mac users as well as Mac wannabes!
For more info.
The American Translators Association is now accepting presentation proposals for the ATA 59th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 24-27, 2018.
The Annual Conference attracts more than 1,600 attendees, bringing together translators, interpreters, educators, and company owners. Making a presentation to such a diverse audience is an excellent way to gain recognition as a leader and expert in your field!
Submissions are invited from all areas of translation and interpreting, including finance, law, medicine, literature, media, science and technology, terminology, independent contracting, business management, and training/pedagogy. Sessions may be language specific or general.
Submission proposals must be received by March 2, 2018.
For more info, go to the call for proposals section on the ATA website where you will also find the webinar How to Write a Winning ATA Conference Proposal, which takes you through the process step-by-step.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation has announced the opening of its 38th annual Translation Competition for outstanding translations of poetry, fiction, drama, or literary prose written by a Scandinavian author born after 1900.
The entry deadline is June 15.
For more information on rules and application details, click here.
Spread the word and/or apply yourself!
On Tuesday 23 January 2018, 9.30–16.00, the European Commission’s DG Translation’s Swedish Language Department will arrange a workshop for freelance translators.
The workshop will focus on working practices and quality requirements and about future opportunities for translating into Swedish for the European Commission.
The seminar is free of charge, include a lunch sandwich and is open to all external contractors translating into Swedish.
More info here.
At the ATA conference in Washington DC, Alisa Hamilton and Thor Truelson gave a presentation on the theme “Comparison of Scandinavian and US Legal Systems”.
They have kindly given us access to the Powerpoint presentation and you will find it here.
Would you like to go to the Lexico Nordica Symposium in Copenhagen in January, to Språkdagen in Oslo in March or to a Finnish Language Seminar in April? You will find more info on these and other events here.
This year’s ND Dinner will take place on Friday, October 27th at 8:00pm at award-winning Spanish restaurant La Taberna del Alabardero. We hope to see you there!
Registration is necessary and binding, so don’t miss out!
Last registration date is this Sunday October the 8th.
More info on how to register here: https://www.ata-divisions.org/ND/wordpress/division-conference-events/
Join us for a drink after the Welcome Reception on Wednesday the 25th, for the Annual Meeting on Thursday the 26th and/or for the Division Dinner on Friday the 27th (seating limited – last date for registration October 8th).
You will find more info on the Nordic Division conference events here