New Certified Members

By The ATA Chronicle | September 18, 2021

Congratulations! The following members have successfully passed ATA’s certification exam: English into Chinese Tingting Qin Kansas City, MO English into Portuguese Melissa S. Harkin…

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From the President: Tough Decisions

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

From the President Ted R. Wozniak president@atanet.org As my term as president nears an end, I’m pleased to report that ATA’s Board of Directors…

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From the President-Elect: The Final Countdown

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

From the President-Elect Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo madalena@accessibletranslations.com Twitter: @mszampaulo Who else is counting down the days until we reunite in Minneapolis (and virtually) at…

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From the Executive Director: Board Meeting Highlights

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org The ATA Board of Directors met August 7–8, 2021, in Nashville, Tennessee—the first in-person Board meeting…

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OPUS-CAT: A State-of-the-Art Neural Machine Translation Engine on Your Local Computer

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

Neural machine translation (NMT) is one of the success stories of deep learning and artificial intelligence. Revolutionary innovations in the computational architectures made in…

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Online Exam Proctoring: Something Old, Something New

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

With the successful launch of ATA’s online certification exam, we’re starting to ramp up capacity and open more spaces for candidates.1 (For basic information…

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Choosing and Building A Specialization

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

In our experience, the best way to ensure quality and a sustainable business practice is to specialize. Whether you arrived in the industry with a specialization or are currently working to build one, you’ll find it’s a marathon, not a sprint. Regardless of how you choose a specialization, you must work to build, maintain, and transform your areas of expertise to attract great clients and earn top dollar.

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ATA 2021 Elections: Candidate Statements

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

Calling all Voting members! Participating in ATA’s annual elections (in person and virtually) is your opportunity to help shape the future of the Association. Learn what this year’s candidates for ATA’s Board of Directors have to say. Remember, the Annual Meeting of Voting Members will be held October 28, 2021.

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Audio Transcription: What It Is, What It Is Not, And Why It Is in High Demand

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

As people continue to favor a fully virtual or hybrid model when it comes to holding conferences, workshops, webinars, group discussions, and networking events, the demand for transcription will only increase. This might be the sector to help diversify your services!

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Is Applying ISO Standards to Information Security the New Black in Translation?

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

Machine translation has grown exponentially. Translators need to adjust their standard practice to this new reality to provide high-quality translation services.

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What’s Cooking: An Introduction to Culinary Translation

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

With a greater variety of food and ingredients available and the globalization of food production and distribution, there’s a greater need for documents and labels—and a greater need to translate them.

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ATA’s Public Relations Committee

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

The focus of ATA’s Public Relations Committee is to inform and educate the media and public about the roles that translators and interpreters play in society and what it means to be a translator or interpreter.

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