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ATA 47th Annual Conference

 



Special Events
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 Welcome Reception
 Yoga Stretches for Translators
 Networking Session
 Round Robin Tennis Tournament
 Book Splash
 Scrabble Social
 Certification Exam
 Closing Reception
 Closing Banquet
 Conference Carnival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome Reception
Wednesday, 6-7:30pm

Welcome to the
ATA 47th Annual Conference!


The American Translators Association invites all conference attendees to enjoy an evening with colleagues and friends. Be our guest for a generous selection of hors d'oeuvres, carving stations, and a hosted bar.

Don't forget to bring your Two Red Tickets given to you at registration. Open to all ATA conference attendees.

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Yoga Stretches for Translators
Thursday-Saturday, 6-6:45am

Start your day by learning simple techniques for making your day more energized, organized, and productive from the very start.

ATA Member Jude Lupinetti will teach basic asanas for the prevention of repetitive strain injury and three pranayama exercises for centering the mind and calming the body. Come dressed to work out and bring a mat or large towel.
Open to all ATA conference attendees.

 

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Networking Session
Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm

Don't forget your business cards!

Take of advantage of this opportunity coordinated by ATA member Rosalie Wells. Meet company owners, seasoned professionals, and newcomers in a relaxed atmosphere. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar are available.
Open to all ATA conference attendees.
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Round Robin Tennis Tournament
Thursday, 4:30-6:30pm

If you love to play tennis, here's your chance to play your colleagues and friends in a mixed, partner-rotating, single session tennis event!

Men and women of all ages and tennis experience can join us on the beautiful outdoor courts of the University of New Orleans Varsity Tennis Complex and Privateer Park. The UNO Varsity Tennis Complex is the home court for the Privateers men’s and women’s tennis program.

The fee includes transportation between the conference hotel and the tennis complex as well as all court fees. All you need to bring is a racquet, your tennis shoes, and tennis attire. You will be playing for the coveted ATA tennis trophy in your category, along with other prizes. For additional information, contact Rob Croese at rcroese@sbcglobal.net.

Ticket required. See the Conference Registration Form.

 

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Book Splash
Friday, 7-8pm

A Special Event to Celebrate Books and the People Who Make Them.

Attendees can have the opportunity to browse among books, chat with authors, translators, editors, and publishers, while enjoying the ambiance of the world of books and those who love them. This event was coordinated by ATA member Monserrat Zuckerman. If you are interested in being a participant at the Book Splash, please complete the Book Splash Registration Form.

 

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Scrabble Social
Friday, 8-9:30pm

Scrabble® is the Perfect Game for Fellow Wordsmiths!

Exercise your knowledge of terminology in this open round of Scrabble®. Come enjoy an evening of fun and games with your colleagues.
Open to all ATA conference attendees.

 

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Certification Exam
Saturday, 8:30-11:30am

An exam sitting will be offered on Saturday. Eligibility and Pre-registration is required. To learn more about ATA Certification and to obtain the necessary Eligibility Requirements Form and Exam Registration Form, visit www.atanet.org/certification.

 

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Closing Reception
Saturday, 6-7pm

A cash bar will be available. Open to all ATA conference attendees.
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Closing Banquet
Saturday, 7-9pm

Spend time with new friends...  
Catch up with colleagues...  
Share one last goodbye...
 

Silvia Zehn will provide jazz piano music.
Ticket required. See the Conference Registration Form.

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Conference Carnival
Saturday, 9pm-midnight

Who says Mardi Gras can't happen in November?

Dance to live entertainment and mingle in a festive atmosphere as the 47th Annual Conference comes to an end. Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters are known internationally as the greatest living performers of Zydeco music, with unbelievable onstage energy and antics that keep their audience involved and dancing.

This event was coordinated by ATA member Alzi Platts.
A cash bar will be available.
Open to all ATA conference attendees.