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Welcome Reception

Stretch, Move, & Breathe

Networking Session

Round Robin Tennis Tournament

Scrabble Social

Certification Exam

Closing Reception

Closing Dance Party

   

 

 

 

             

 

Welcome Reception
Wednesday, 6-7:30pm
Sponsored by
SDL TRADOS Technologies

Welcome to the ATA 48th Annual Conference!

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

Halloween costumes are welcome but not required!


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

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Stretch, Move, & Breathe
Thursday-Saturday, 6-6:45am

Wake up, breathe, gather strength through yoga, connect with energy through Qi Gong, and have some fun with dance.


ATA Member Stephanie Tramdack Cash will lead exercises to help translators with what you need most—targeted relaxation and stretching just where it feels best. She will also give special attention to those poor neglected feet, and get some fun going through ballet and modern dance.

Come dressed to work out—no shoes necessary—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 courts.
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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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 Dance Party
Saturday, 9pm-midnight

Dance to the live music of Pragandaia, featuring Dandara, and mingle in a festive atmosphere as the 48th Annual Conference comes to an end. This event is coordinated by ATA member Alzi Platts.

A cash bar will be available.
Open to all ATA conference attendees.
Pragandaia is a ten-piece, high-energy dance band formed of world-class Brazilian musicians and fronted by the dynamic singer Dandara. Dandara's deep, spicy singing voice and her vibrant dance and performance style make her a sensation on stage. Playing a mixture of rhythms from Brazil, the Caribbean, Africa, and Cuba, Pragandaia makes it impossible to stand still during their performance!

For more about Pragandaia and Dandara including photos, music, and video, visit www.myspace.com/pragandaia.
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