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American Translators Association
44th Annual Conference
November 5-8, 2003
Pointe South Mountain Resort
Phoenix, Arizona

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8:30-10:00am
ATA-14 Annual Meeting of Division Administrators
Presenter: Dorothee Racette
ABC-9 Measuring Quality in Translation: The Translation Quality Index (TQI) and Other Methods
Presenters: Franco Pietro Zearo and Riccardo Schiaffino
C-6 Verbal Phrases as Subject Modifiers in Chinese>English Translation
Presenter: Zhesheng Cheng
D-1 Dutch into English Workshop
Presenter: Carol Stennes
E-1 Professional Secrets for Success in the Audio-Video-Multimedia Market
Presenter: Maya León Meis
F-6 CANCELLED
A Comparative Look at the French and American Legal Systems

Presenter: Robert Lee Smith
NEW
F-11
The French Legal System: Courts, Codes, and Vocabulary
Presenter: John Pincus
G-6 Transcription and Translation from German Script
Presenter: Ann C. Sherwin
SL-8 From the Ground Up: Translating and Editing Complex Structures in Russian Texts
Presenters: Michael K. Launer, Michele L. Pedro, and Nancy Gorman Luetzow
S-8 Translating Spanish Corporate Documents
Presenter: Teresa S. Waldes
TP-6 NEW TIME (Saturday, 10:15am-11:45am)
Translation and Interpretation: Bridging the Gap to Post Secondary Education

Presenters: Roseann Duenas Gonzalez, Jonathan Levy, and Isis Urtusuaztegui
TAC-5 Do You Speak XML? A Crash Course on Markup Languages for the Aspiring Technical Translator
Presenter: Romina L. Marazzato

8:30-9:15am
 
LAW-1 The Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination: A Fresh Look
Presenters: William Hewitt, Marijke van der Heide, and Charles W. Stansfield
L-5 NEW TIME (Saturday, 3:30pm-4:15pm)
La traducción al español del poema Kaddish de A. Ginsberg

Presenter: Erik F. Martinez
L-6 A Roundtable Discussion of the Simone de Beauvoir Series Translation Project
Presenters: Anne D. Cordero, Kristana Arp, Margaret A. Simons, Barbara Klaw, and Marybeth Timmermann
MED-5 Interpreters' Voices: Dilemmas of Medical Interpreting in a Bilingual Healthcare Setting
Presenter: Claudia V. Angelelli
ST-1 Math, Statistics, and Other Birds for People Who Hate Them
Presenter: Paulo Roberto Lopes
TP-8 Translators and Interpreters Training: 5th and 6th Skills to be Developed?
Presenter: Eduardo González
V-3 Translators as Knowledge Workers
Presenter: Ingrid Haussteiner

9:15-10:00am
 
A-1 The Relation Between Medical Translations and Culture
Presenter: Randa Sayegh-Hamati
LAW-2 Sociolinguistic Considerations in Court Interpreting
Presenter: Jennifer E. Hammond
MED-6 NEW TIME (Saturday, 3:30pm-4:15pm)
Chromatography
Presenter: Denzel L. Dyer
MED-7 NEW TIME (Saturday, 4:15pm-5:00pm)
Techniques for Teaching Medical Translation into English

Presenter: Naomi J. Moraes
MED-10 What is Cultural Sensitivity in Translation for Research?
Presenter: Alejandra E. Koval
TP-7 Teaching Translation and Interpreting to High School Students
Presenters: Courtney Searls-Ridge and Susana Stettri Sawrey
V-3 NEW TIME (Saturday, 8:30am-9:15am)
Translators as Knowledge Workers

Presenter: Ingrid Haussteiner
V-4 The Nightmare of Translating Politically Correct Terms
Presenter: János Samu

10:15-11:45am
 
ATA-15 Grassroots Activism: ATA's Public Relations Campaign
Presenters: Kevin Hendzel and Christine Durban
ATA-16 Chapter and Regional Groups Meeting
Presenter: Robert A. Croese
ABC-10 Are Your Customers Getting What They Paid for? Assessing for Language Proficiency
Presenters: Elizabeth Colón and Meg Adorno
C-7 NEW TIME (Friday, 1:45pm-3:15pm)
A Protocol Study of the Translating Process by Students and Experts

Presenter: Ran Zhao
D-2 English into Dutch Workshop
Presenter: Anja Lodge
E-2 How to Prepare for a Voice-Over Recording
Presenter: Maya León Meis
MED-11 NEW TIME (Saturday, 1:45pm-3:15pm)
Chemical Aspects of Biomedical Translations

Presenter: S. Edmund Berger
I-9 CANCELLED
Interpretation and Justice

Presenters: Laura E. Wolfson, Maya Hess, William Hewitt, and Ron Wolfe
NEW
J-9
At the Forefront of Automotive Technology: The Roles of Simultaneous Interpreters at Honda R&D
Presenter:
Kay T. Nason
L-7 Spanish Literary Translation Workshop: Feeling the Beat, Part I: (Drama) In Comedy, You've Got to Have Rhythm, Rhythm, Rhythm; Part II: (Poetry) ...If It ain't Got that Swing
Presenters: Phyllis Zatlin and Jo Anne Engelbert
MED-8 Medical Terminology, English and German
Presenter: Maria Rosdolsky
MED-9 CANCELLED
A Brainstorming Session of Medical Translation Research

Presenter: Lydia Razran Stone
SL-9 The Trials and Tribulations of Cataloging the Obvious
Presenter: Genevra Gerhart
TAC-6 Demystifying Software Globalization
Presenters: Graciela G. White and Kenneth A. McKethan Jr.
TP-6 Translation and Interpretation: Bridging the Gap to Post Secondary Education
Presenters: Roseann Duenas Gonzalez, Jonathan Levy, and Isis Urtusuaztegui
V-5 American Translation Studies Association Annual Business Meeting
Presenters: Douglas Robinson, Geoffrey S. Koby, and Jonathan T. Hine Jr.

10:15-11:00am
F-7 Is There a School for Editing? The Answer is “Yes” and You Should Learn About It
Presenter: Michèle F. Landis
NEW
I-16
How Interpreting Can Drive You Crazy and What You Can Do About It
Presenter: Laura E. Wolfson
TP-7 NEW TIME (Saturday, 9:15am-10:00am)
Teaching Translation and Interpreting to High School Students

Presenters: Courtney Searls-Ridge and Susana Stettri Sawrey

11:00-11:45am
 
F-8 CANCELLED
Atelier sur les prépositions en traduction juridique

Presenter: Louis Beaudoin
NEW
F-12
Defining the Judiciary in French>English Legal Translation
Presenter: Robert C. Albon
NEW
I-17
A Day in the Life of a Court Interpreter
Presenters: Ines Bojlesen and Arlene M. Kelly
TP-8 NEW TIME (Saturday, 8:30am-8:15am)
Translators and Interpreters Training: 5th and 6th Skills to be Developed?

Presenter: Eduardo González

1:45-3:15pm
 
ATA-18 Grader Recruitment for ATA's Accreditation Program
Presenters: Lilian Novas Van Vranken and Cecelia C. Bohannon
E-3 National Geographic Television and Channels International: Translations for Worldwide Distribution
Presenters: Juan F. Tituaña, Anthony F. Barilla, Camilla Bozzoli Rudolph, Wojciech T. Stremel, Randa Sayegh-Hamati, and Vanessa A. Schulz
G-7 Translating German IAS Financial Statements
Presenter: Robin Bonthrone
I-10 CANCELLED
The Role of the Immigration Court Interpreter

Presenters: Karen C. Manna, Hector A. Suco, Deborah A. Castro, and Elisa M. Sukkar
J-8 Incorporating Graphic Images into a Translation
Presenters: Gregor L. Hartmann and Charles G. Aschmann III
MED-11 Chemical Aspects of Biomedical Translations
Presenter: S. Edmund Berger
S-10 The Enron Story: Related Financial Terminology
Presenter: Silvana Teresa Debonis
SL-10 A Crash Course in Inferential Statistics and Experimental Design for Russian Translators
Presenter: Lydia Razran Stone

1:45-5:00pm
ATA-17 Arizona Court Interpreters Association and Arizona Interpreters and Translators Association Fall Forum
Presenter: Cynthia E. Roat

1:45-2:30pm
ABC-11 Where the Translation Money is
Presenter: Renato S. Beninatto
F-9 CANCELLED
Systemic and Linguistic Specificities of Legal Language—A Case in Point: Legal Translation in Canada

Presenter: Louis Beaudoin
F-10 Poétique et traductions(s)
Presenter: Daniela Hurezanu
LAW-3 The Forensic Translator and Interpreter as Researcher and Expert Witness
Presenter: Alexander Rainof
L-8 Translating Pedro Rodríguez Lomeli's El libro del amoroso y bello pensamiento
Presenter: Maria-Luisa Arias-Moreno
MED-10 NEW TIME (Saturday, 9:15am-10:00am)
What is Cultural Sensitivity in Translation for Research?

Presenter: Alejandra E. Koval
TERM-1 CANCELLED
A Comprehensive Indonesian
>English Dictionary
Presenter: Alan M. Stevens
TERM-4 Terminology Management Solutions: Portraits of Problem-Solving with Internal and External Terminology Services
Presenter: Ursula Fähndrich
TP-9 Translation Pedagogy and Assessment: Adopting the ATA Framework for Standard Error Marking
Presenter: Michael Scott Doyle
TP-10 A New Series of European Classics in Translation for University Classroom Use
Presenter: Tom Lathrop
TAC-7 Overview of Language Automation
Presenter: Ghassan F. Haddad

2:30-3:15pm
ABC-12 Beggars at the Globalization Banquet
Presenter: Renato S. Beninatto
A-1 NEW TIME (Saturday, 9:15am-10:00am)
The Relation Between Medical Translations and Culture

Presenter: Randa Sayegh-Hamati
F-10 NEW TIME (Saturday, 1:45pm-2:30pm)
Poétique et traductions(s)

Presenter: Daniela Hurezanu
LAW-4 Marcadores del lenguaje jurídico
Presenter: Liliana B. Mariotto
L-9 Translating Children's Books into Spanish (Including the Poetry of Dr. Seuss)
Presenter: Aida E. Marcuse
TERM-2 CANCELLED
Do/Should/Can Bilingual Dictionaries Tell the Truth?

Presenter: Martyn Back
TP-11 Adapting the ATA Framework for Standard Error Marking for Translator Training
Presenters: Geoffrey S. Koby and Brian J. Baer
TP-12 Why Professional Development? Reflections on Renewal Through Continuing Education
Presenter: Memuna Williams
TAC-8 What's Wrong with MT?
Presenter: Laurie M. Gerber

3:30-5:00pm
ABC-13 CANCELLED
Project Management

Presenter: Julien Marquis
I-11 The Changing Federal Market for Interpreters and Translators
Presenters: Brenda S. Sprague and Marc Fallow
I-13 Creating Professional Standards for Healthcare Interpreters—The California Standards for Healthcare Interpreters: Ethical Principles, Protocols, and Guidance on Roles and Intervention
Presenter: Katharine Allen
NEW
J-10

Japanese Language Division Forum
Presenter: Carl T. Sullivan
S-9 New Trends in the Insurance Market
Presenter: Maria Eugenia Garcia
S-10 NEW TIME (Saturday, 1:45pm-3:15pm)
The Enron Story: Related Financial Terminology

Presenter: Silvana Teresa Debonis
NEW
SL-11
Slavic Language Division Post-conference Forum
Presenter: Nora S. Favorov
TERM-3 Le Ménard: d'où vient-il? où va-t-il?
The Making of an Accounting and Finance Dictionary

Presenters: Jean-Francois Joly and Jean-Jacques Lavoie
TAC-10 Web Design Made Simple for Language Professionals
Presenters: Jill R. Sommer and Anne M. Chemali

3:30-4:15pm
 
E-4 Creative Adaptation
Presenter: Nanette Gobel
I-12 The Journey from Translator to Interpreter
Presenter: Clarissa Surek-Clark
L-5 La traducción al español del poema Kaddish de A. Ginsberg
Presenter: Erik F. Martinez
L-10 CANCELLED
Homer, the Great English, Spanish, German, French Novelist

Presenter: Isabel Garayta
NEW
L-12
Very Punny: Translating Word Play in Literature
Presenter: Maureen Lucier
MED-6 Chromatography
Presenter: Denzel L. Dyer
TP-13 Teaching Specialized Translation in Hong Kong: A Survey of Translation Teachers
Presenter: Defeng Li
TAC-9 Meeting the Challenges of In-house Localization
Presenter: Tristane B. Theisen
NEW
V-6
Setting a Translation Research Agenda
Presenters: Diane DeTerra, Catherine Ingold, Ning Ning Mahlmann, and William Rivers

4:15-5:00pm
 
ABC-14 CANCELLED
El Bufete de Traducción de la Universidad de Sonora: Un espacio que brinda aprendizaje y servicio

Presenter: Lilia A. Pierdant Guzman
NEW
ABC-15
The Dream Team: The Art of Producing Error-Free Translations
Presenter: Elizabeth Abraham Gomez
NEW
E-5
A Subtitler-Training Program in the Decomposition Model: A Taiwan Study
Presenter: Fritz G. Hensey
I-14 CANCELLED
Back-Translation Technique: Can This Person Really Interpret?

Presenter: James W. Plunkett
L-11 Translation, Transference, and the Possibility of Being Another (Borges, Whitman, Menard, and Cervantes) Caught in a Labyrinth of Mirrors
Presenter: Rosemary Arrojo
MED-7 Techniques for Teaching Medical Translation into English
Presenter: Naomi J. Moraes
TERM-4 NEW TIME (Saturday, 1:45pm-2:30pm)
Terminology Management Solutions: Portraits of Problem-Solving with Internal and External Terminology Services

Presenter: Ursula Fähndrich
TP-14 Lack of Resources for Exotic Languages
Presenter: Farah Vezvaee
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Special Events
for Saturday

Board Meeting
1:45-5:00pm

Closing Reception
6:00-7:00pm

Closing Banquet
7:00-9:00pm

Conference Dance
9:00-midnight


Special Events
for Sunday

Board Meeting
8:30-11:00am

 

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

Closing
Banquet


Saturday
7:00pm

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