EDUCATION YOU NEED

ATA59 provides a comprehensive selection of educational opportunities for professional development specific to your needs. You’ll find sessions that focus on practical skills and theory, across all levels of experience. You’ll be inspired and challenged to consider new ideas through hands-on workshops, panel discussions, and lecture presentations.

Conference Sessions

CHOOSE FROM OVER 170 SESSIONS!
Sessions feature a variety of languages and specializations, and were selected through a competitive peer-review process. LEARN MORE

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Nordic Languages
  • Portuguese
  • Slavic Languages
  • Spanish

  • ATA Activities
  • Certification Exam
  • Educators & Trainers
  • Financial Translation
  • Government T&I
  • Independent Contractors
  • Interpreting
  • Language Services Companies
  • Language Technology
  • Legal T&I
  • Literary Translation
  • Medical T&I
  • Science & Technology
  • T&I Industry
  • Terminology
  • Translation


Speakers

FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD!
Being dedicated language professionals, speakers volunteer to share their experience and expertise. They are working translators and interpreters, educators, attorneys, physicians, CEOs, and managers. Speakers are selected through a competitive peer-review process. Learn More

Among the speakers, are a select group of Distinguished Speakers. Chosen by ATA leadership, they contribute a high level of advanced learning, experience, and excellence. Learn More

What Do Attendees Say?

Professional development really happens here.
Sessions are relevant and stimulating and provide new ideas from different perspectives.
Learning and sharing with colleagues. You can never place a high enough value on that!
Learning new paths to explore from colleagues who are willing to share their knowledge freely.
We can have face-to-face networking with potential and current clients that we wouldn’t have otherwise.
It is a great environment to network with like-minded individuals and gain contacts for future work.
Being with kindred spirits is refreshing and uplifting. I feel very proud to be a member of our profession.
The conference always inspires me for another year of work. It truly is a worthwhile experience.

Attendees were asked if they learned new skills while attending an ATA conference.

88% said “YES!”

AST Courses

THE CONFERENCE BEFORE THE CONFERENCE!
Advanced Skills & Training (AST) Day will offer a selection of intense, interactive three-hour courses with limited seating, plus an exclusive networking event. Learn More

Tool Support Stations

TECHS ARE HERE TO HELP!
Translation tool support stations will be available throughout the Exhibit Hall to provide hands-on, one-on-one assistance and advice for a variety of tools. Get the answers to your questions in 15-minute sessions with true techs—not sales reps. Learn More

If you are a translation tool vendor who is also an exhibitor, you could be invited to provide a support station. Contact Adrian Aleckna at adrian@atanet.org.

Continuing Education Credit

EARN WHILE YOU LEARN!
ATA-certified translators may earn one CEP for each hour attended, up to a maximum of 10 CEPs. Extra CEPs can be earned for being a Buddy in the Buddies Welcome Newbies program. Certified interpreters may earn continuing education credit on select Conference Sessions and AST Courses. Learn More

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