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Division Events

ATA's professional-interest Divisions provide specialty- and language-specific information and networking to assist their members in today's competitive marketplace. Attend these Division Events to make the contacts that count and find the answers you need.

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Division Open House
-Get to know the ATA Divisions!

Meet and mingle with your fellow Division members and newcomers. If you are not a member, come learn about these professional interest groups and the information and networking opportunities they provide. A variety of desserts and coffee will be available. This event is sponsored by Idem Translations, Inc.
-Wednesday 7:00pm - 8:00pm Open to registered attendees



Division Annual Meetings
-Share your common interests!

ATA Divisions hold their annual meetings to discuss new developments and ideas, while offering a chance to network with colleagues sharing common languages or specialties. Division members, as well as nonmembers, are encouraged to attend.

Arabic Language Division
Thursday 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Language Technology Division
Thursday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Chinese Language Division
Friday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Literary Division
Saturday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Educators Division
Saturday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Medical Division
Thursday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
French Language Division
Friday 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Nordic Division
Thursday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
German Language Division
Thursday 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Portuguese Language Division
Saturday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Interpreters Division
Friday 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Science and Technology Division
Friday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Italian Language Division
Friday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Slavic Languages Division
Friday 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Japanese Language Division
Friday 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Spanish Language Division
Thursday 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Korean Language Division
Saturday 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Translation Company Division
Thursday 5:00pm - 5:30pm




Networking Breakfast
-Bring your coffee, croissant, comments, and questions!

Hosted by ATA's Translation Company Division, you're invited to join the TCD leadership to learn how to grow your business by being part of the TCD. A small section of tables will be reserved at the general continental breakfast for this event.
-Friday 7:30am - 8:30am Open to registered attendees




After Hours Café
-Take part in this coffeehouse "open mic" reading!

Hosted by ATA's Literary Division, this event lets you drink in poetry, prose, and drama. Read your original or translated excerpt, listen to readings from our multitalented members, or both. If reading, don't forget to bring your works with you. Coffee and tea will be available.
-Friday 9:00pm - 11:00pm Open to registered attendees



Offsite Division Events


French Language Division: FLD Dinner
-The FLD Dinner will be held on a barge (well, actually two barges) on the San Antonio Riverwalk and catered by Luciano’s Restaurant. Please see the Dinner Menu for descriptions of the entrees and other courses.
-Cost: $52.50 per person (includes tax and gratuity).
-For details and to reserve your place at the dinner, email Stephanie Tramdack Cash at cashrs@comcast.net.
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Thursday 7:30pm Registration and payment required

-German Language Division: Annual Networking Event

-The GLD will be gathering for a Tex-Mex appetizer buffet and a drink of your choice at Rio Plaza, in the Cielo Vista Room (2nd Floor).
-Cost: $44.00 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Payment must be received by October 15.
-For details and to reserve your place at the dinner, email Eva Stabenow at work@wordplay-translations.com or call (615) 945-5877 (prefer email).
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Thursday 7:00pm Registration and payment required

-Interpreters Division and Medical Division: ID/MD Buffet Networking Event
-We are pleased to invite you to our Buffet Networking Event at Ácenar to enjoy modern Tex-Mex cuisine and camaraderie at the most innovative contemporary Mexican restaurant and bar on San Antonio’s Riverwalk! View the Buffet Menu.
-Cost
: $35.00 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Payment must be received by November 3.
-For details and to reserve your place at the dinner, email Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo at madalena@accessibletranslations.com.
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Thursday 7:00pm Registration and payment required

-Japanese Language Division: 2013 JLD Annual Dinner
-Please join us for the 2013 JLD Annual Dinner. Enjoy conversation with colleagues over a delicious Tex-Mex buffet at the Iron Cactus restaurant. Bring your spouse and other guests.
-Cost
: $45.00 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Payment must be received by October 25.
-For details and to reserve your place at the dinner, email Hiroki Fukuyama at hiroki@connecttranslation.com.
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Friday 7:00pm Registration and payment required

-Nordic Division: ND Annual Dinner

-Join the Nordic Division for its Annual Dinner, to be held at Zocca, an Italian restaurant 0.6 miles from the Conference Hotel.
-Cost: Pay onsite. Expect to pay $20-$40 per person for dinner.
-For details, email Tapani Ronni at tapanironni@yahoo.com.
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Saturday 7:30pm Payment required

-Portuguese Language Division: PLD Dinner
-We are pleased to announce our PLD Dinner at one of the best restaurants in San Antonio: Ácenar HotMex CoolBar.
-Cost: $60.00 per person (until October 31); $65.00 per person (until November 3). Both costs include tax and gratuity. Payment must be received by November 3.
-For details and to reserve your place at the dinner, email Thais Lips at thais@translationsdecoder.com.
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Thursday 6:30pm Registration and payment required

-Science & Technology Division: S&TD Brewery Site Tour

-Please join members of our group for a plant tour of the Blue Star Brewing Company. A tasting and light appetizers will be provided.
-Cost: $25.00 per person (includes tax and gratuity).
-For details and to reserve your place on the tour, contact Karen Tkaczyk at karen@mcmillantranslation.com.
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Wednesday 2:00pm Registration and payment required

-Slavic Languages Division: Annual Division Banquet
 
-Meet with old (and new) SLD friends at the Acenar restaurant for an evening of dining and networking.
-Cost: $45.00 per person (includes tax and gratuity).
-Payment must be received by October 24. For details and to reserve your place at the banquet, contact Fred Grasso at frdgrasso@satx.rr.com.

-Thursday 7:00pm Registration and payment required

-Spanish Language Division: Annual Dinner

-SPD's Annual Dinner will be held at Casa Rio River House. Our theme, as in years past, will be "Muchas Culturas, Un Solo Idioma." Bring something from your country of origin and/or dress in your best traditional outfit. We'll have our famous RaffleDazzle, music, and lots more!
-Cost
: $35.00 per person (includes tax and gratuity).
-Payment must be received by October 30
. For details and to reserve your place at the dinner, email Francesca at alacartetrans@msn.com.
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Friday 6:30pm Registration and payment required
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