ProZ.com Mobile for Android and iOS: the translation workplace anytime, anywhere Reply

Early this year, the ProZ.com team was proud to announce the release of a new ProZ.com Mobile app for Android. Since then, the app has had over 3,000 users performing more that 60,000 job actions, posting more than 3,000 votes on Quick Polls, setting their availability to take on new projects in real time and more.

On September 30th, ProZ.com celebrated International Translation Day by making ProZ.com Mobile available on iOS, in Beta stage and free of charge to ProZ.com members (see the forum announcement →).

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ProZ.com Mobile – Now available on Android and iOS

The mobile app offers ProZ.com members on the go easy access to the following core services:

  • Jobs
  • The Blue Board
  • Term Search
  • KudoZ
  • Forums
  • and more!

Are you a ProZ.com member?

Download the app today, login using your existing ProZ.com account and continue getting the most out of ProZ.com anytime, anywhere!

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Thanks to all members for making ProZ.com Mobile possible with your membership investment.

Happy translating!

Lu Leszinsky
ProZ.com Mobile team


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Ten days left to the ProZ.com 2015 international conference: “Supporting each other, learning from each other” Reply

The ProZ.com 2015 international conference is just ten days away. Translators, interpreters, students, sponsors, organizers and staff are getting ready to support each other, to learn from each other in the great city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Program and speakers

The conference will be a two-day event showcasing outstanding speakers and presentations on the most trending topics in the translation industry:

  • Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask… Answered – Konstantin Kisin
  • Drafting legislation in 24 languages – Hans te Winkel
  • Paradoxes of freelancing: maintaining individualism when belonging to a community – Marta Stelmaszak
  • The Challenge with being international – Doug Lawrence
  • The globetrotting freelancer: making the most of your work’s flexibility – Pavel Janoušek and Daniel Šebesta
  • What works for me, could work for you – Doug Lawrence
  • Top Secrets of Effective Proofreading – A powerful though underrated way to learn from each other – Francesca Airaghi
  • Social Media or Anti-Social Media: a lifestyle choice or a death sentence? – Erik Hansson
  • Famous for 10 minutes – Nigel Saych
  • Translators: Stand Up! Time to confront the devil – Sameh Ragab
  • Honing your expert skills and building an expert translator profile through cooperation with other freelancers – Anne-Charlotte Perrigaud
  • Teaching Translation Today and Tomorrow: Breeding the next generation of translators – Joop Bindels and Nathalie de Schipper
  • Training the client – Gary Smith
  • Work-life balance during illness: a freelance perspective – Ellen Singer and Joy Maul-Phillips
  • Internships and mentoring – Attila Piróth
  • The first steps of a graduate in the translation market – Fedde van Santen
  • Find your balance with the aid of technology (and some other great tips!) – Fernanda Rocha
  • TransQuiz – Gabriel Cabrera

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For more information and details about each session, click here to view the entire conference program.

Social activities

In addition to the two full days of sessions, workshops, round-tables, interviews and whatnot, the international conference will also offer attendees the possibility to network and have fun by taking part in other social events:

  • June 11th – Pre-pre-conference powwow
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Tour behind the scenes at Schiphol airport and a subsequent dinner at Vork en Mes, Hoofddorp.

 

  • June 12th – Pre-conference powwow
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A boat trip to Kinderdijk, a walking tour to Rotterdam and a ‘Rice Table’ meal.

 

  • June 13th – Gala dinner
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Dinner at the Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre.

 

  • June 14th – Post-conference powwow
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Dinner on the SS Rotterdam, an ocean liner.

For more details on social events planned, click here.

Conference package

This year, the conference organizer, Nigel Saych, and ProZ.com have put together a conference package that not only includes full pass to Saturday and Sunday sessions, and to the gala dinner on Saturday night, but also the following:

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Signup

There are still a few seats left for the conference. To book yours, visit the conference page and click on Buy now next to the package that best suits your needs.

For special discounts, please contact site staff through the support center.

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ProZ.com and the conference organizer, Nigel Saych, would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of this event:

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Podcast: Interview with Nataly Kelly on her role as Chief Research Officer with Common Sense Advisory and how freelancers can benefit from market research 1

Here’s a new ProZ.com podcast. These podcasts are designed to provide an opportunity to hear the week’s news, highlights of site features, interviews with translators and others in the industry, and to have some fun (see announcement).

This week I had the chance to interview Nataly Kelly, a respected author, consultant and advisor with a specialized interest in language services and technology and Chief Research Officer at Common Sense Advisory. In this interview Nataly explains what Common Sense Advisory does and describes her role as Chief Research Officer. She also shares some insight on her view about translation technologies and what may be in store for those language service providers who do not embrace technology.

Nataly has recently published a book about Telephone Interpreting, the first book ever written about this topic. In this interview she explains why she decided to write this book and mentions some of the topics covered in it. (To get a free digital copy of the book, click here.)

During the interview, I also asked Nataly to mention the ways in which freelancers could interact with Common Sense Advisory and benefit from its research. Listen to the interview here to learn how.

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I hope you find this podcast interesting. You can follow Common Sense Advisory on Twitter @CSA_Research. Feedback and comments are welcome. You can reach me at romina at proz.com or via Twitter @ProZcom .

To listen to previous podcasts, check the podcasts tab in this blog.

Later!

Romina