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May 2021

Dynamo, Mentoring, and Rising Star Awards: Open for Submissions

May 1 - May 31
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The award is bestowed in odd-numbered years.
American Translators Association

ATA presents annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward, and publicize outstanding work done by both seasoned professionals and students of our craft. Learn more about these awards and how to submit a nomination for yourself or someone else.Dynamo AwardMentoring AwardRising Star Award

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ATA Member Orientation

May 12 / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association

Start your membership off on the right foot by learning how to take advantage of all the benefits ATA has to offer! Attend this free one-hour member orientation session for a roadmap to the “what, why, and how” of member benefits. What will you learn? How to set up your online ATA Directory listing How to join and participate in ATA Divisions Where to find ATA social media Where to look for ATA professional development What ATA publications are available…

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Consecutive Note-Taking Workshop

May 13 / 9:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association

This interactive workshop will include a presentation of the main elements of a note-taking system for long consecutive interpreting, followed by one-on-one practice. It consists of two, two-hour sessions with a one-hour break in between. Special Notes This workshop is limited to 14 advanced-level interpreters. Credentialed interpreters receive priority. Confirmation of payment does not guarantee you a seat as we will vet all attendees for credentials and/or experience before finalizing registration. We will maintain a waitlist once we reach 14 attendees.…

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NAJIT 42nd Annual Conference

May 14 - May 16
National Association of Judiciary Interpreters & Translators

As a service to members, ATA provides information about non-ATA events that serve the translation and interpreting community. Inclusion in ATA's event calendar does not imply affiliation with or endorsement by ATA.

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Back Translation: A Specialized Market for Spanish to English Medical Translators

May 18 / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association

Back translation is a market all its own, with specific rules and requirements. This webinar will begin with the reasons clients request back translation, then cover the steps of the back translation process, and finally provide practical examples between a forward translation and a back translation. Linguistic challenges and resources specific to Spanish-English back translation of medical and health care texts will be included. What will you learn? The meaning of back translation When and why back translation is used…

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Accent Improvement for Asian-Language Speakers

May 26 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
American Translators Association

Webinar description will be added soon.

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June 2021

Transcreation and Multilingual Copywriting Workshop, Part I

June 2 / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association

Workshop description will be posted soon. Special Notes This is a 2-hour workshop presented in 2 parts. Part I takes place June 2, 12:00 pm EDT. Part II takes place June 9, 12:00 pm EDT. When you register for Part I, you are automatically registered for Part II.

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Taking Charge of Your Style Set

June 8 / 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT
American Translators Association
Taking Care of Your Style Set

Break into higher segments of the translation market by creating and defining your own style set. Instead of taking control and producing consistent translations that follow modern usage guidelines, translators too often follow inconsistent, incorrect, or outdated usage and style in source texts. Adopting a consistent style provides added value to clients, increasing the possibility of breaking into the higher segments of the translation market. This webinar will include a “how-to” for attendees to create a personal style set for any…

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Transcreation and Multilingual Copywriting Workshop, Part II

June 9 / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association

Workshop description will be posted soon.Special NotesThis is a 2-hour workshop presented in 2 parts.Part I takes place June 2, 12:00 pm EDT.Part II takes place June 9, 12:00 pm EDT.When you register for Part I, you are automatically registered for Part II. See Part I for registration information.

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Certification Exam

June 12 / 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Boston, MA Boston, MA United States + Google Map
American Translators Association
$525

You must be a member of ATA to register for an exam. All exam sittings have a maximum capacity and admission is based on the order in which registrations are received at ATA. Exam sittings will follow social distancing and other recommended practices. There are no waitlists for sold-out exams, but a sold-out exam may become available if there are cancellations. Check Exam Status to see if this exam is sold out or open. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served…

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Virtual Brainstorm Networking

June 29 / 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association

Find solutions! Make connections! Join your colleagues for this fun, fast-paced hour of solving common business challenges in small teams. Attend this virtual event to meet new people, learn new skills, and expand your support network, while sharing your own experiences. Don't miss it! Registration is free and limited to ATA members. Register Now! This event is hosted by ATA's Business Practices Education Committee.  

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July 2021

Certification Exam

July 17 / 10:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Aurora, CO Aurora, CO 80011 United States + Google Map
American Translators Association
$525

You must be a member of ATA to register for an exam. All exam sittings have a maximum capacity and admission is based on the order in which registrations are received at ATA. Exam sittings will follow social distancing and other recommended practices. There are no waitlists for sold-out exams, but a sold-out exam may become available if there are cancellations. Check Exam Status to see if this exam is sold out or open. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served…

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