International Translation Day is almost here, and it’s time to celebrate.
ProZ.com will be kicking off the festivities on September 29th with its annual virtual conference series. This is a two day event, the first day being dedicated to CAT tools and software training. The sessions on September 30th will feature a wide variety of panels, discussions and workshops geared towards professional development, business management, and more.
The program for the event on September 29th is as follows:
- SDL Trados 2014 for beginners
- SDL Trados for advanced translators
- Language Terminal – the freelance translator’s project management tool
- Wordfast Pro demo
- How a freelance translator can leverage MT for greater efficiency and still maintain quality
- Atril Solutions and Déjà Vu – Everything you need to know!
- Introduction to the Across Personal Edition
- How Translators Can Assess PEMT Opportunities
- The New WordFinder Solution – The Best Dictionaries For Professional Users – The Words You Want. Anywhere, Anytime!
- Fluency 2013 Professional
…and the sessions for the event on September 30th are:
- Succeed at ProZ.com
- Getting Starting with an MT system for small and medium business contexts
- Translation Economics – Pricing
- Technical translation: is it really about terminology?
- Free Tools for Translators
- Medical documents for academic publishing: Creating English content with precision, accuracy, and style
- Machine Translation panel for LSP’s
- Patenting strategies of medicinal biotech companies
- Machine Translation panel from an freelancer perspective
- Managing client expectations
- The art of asking questions
- Using trade fairs to efficiently gain new customers
- Becoming a tech-savvy translator and interpreter in the Digital Age
Attendees will have access to on-demand content, special discounts and software savings, as well as a platform to chat live with event exhibitors. Those who attend on September 30th will also be eligible to use their certificate of attendance towards 10 ATA Continuing Education points.
The event is free to attend, and those who are registered will be able to view all listings from agencies and LSPs that have recruitment needs.
You can register to attend the virtual conference here: http://www.proz.com/virtual-conferences/group/23/register
While you’re at it, be sure to check out this past blog post for tips and advice on how to get the most out of your virtual event experience: https://prozcomblog.com/2013/07/24/translation-events-101-virtual-events/
Hope to see you all there!
Did you know the virtual event series coincides with the announcement of this year’s winners of the ProZ.com Community Choice Awards? Keep an eye on http://www.proz.com/community-choice-awards to see who won!