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July 2021

Student Translation Award Submission Deadline

July 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 31 of July, repeating indefinitely

American Translators Association

ATA awards a grant-in-aid to a student for a literary or sci-tech translation or translation-related project. The project, which may be derived from any facet of translation studies, should result in a project with post-grant applicability, such as a publication, a conference presentation, or teaching materials. Computerized materials are ineligible, as are dissertations and theses. Translations must be from a foreign language INTO ENGLISH. Previously untranslated works are preferred.

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August 2021

Building a Network

August 3 / 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT
American Translators Association

Networking is an essential skill for doing business. Find out how to build and grow your network from two of the best in the T&I community. We all know networks are invaluable. Meaningful, lasting relationships with colleagues help translators and interpreters create partnerships, share advice and resources, and grow their referral network. So why do many of us find networking so hard? This webinar will highlight networking best practices and good places to start to find and build a professional…

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Certification Exam: Online

August 4 / 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Online United States
American Translators Association
$525

You must be a member of ATA to register for an exam. Join ATA today. All exam sittings have a maximum capacity and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 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. Registration Deadline: July 28, 2021   Important Requirements There are specific software and hardware requirements for the in-person and…

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Does Your English Match Your Suit? How to Reflect a More Professional Image

August 4 / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association

Learn to say what you mean with precision to reflect a more professional image to your clients. Interpreters and translators strive to become balanced bilinguals but often fall short in one language or the other due to common errors in written and oral expression and pronunciation. English is the language of business in the United States, and clear and concise communication is crucial for successful relationships with clients. Join this webinar to learn how to overcome common pitfalls in the…

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Sight for Simul

August 4 / 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
American Translators Association
Sight for Simul

Learn key techniques for using your sight translation skills in the simultaneous interpreting mode! We have all been there: an attorney or a conference delegate walks in, comes over, hands us a document (a speech, a proffer), and says, "I tend to read very quickly so I brought you a copy." We thank the speaker, skim through it, and make some notes. What happens next is key. Do you put it aside, close your eyes, and just focus on the…

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Board of Directors Meeting

August 7 - August 8
American Translators Association

The ATA Board of Directors Meeting will be held in Nashville, Tennessee. All ATA members are invited to attend. The Board meeting agenda will be posted here prior to the meeting. Don't know how a Board meeting works? The Board of Directors meets four times a year to establish policy, develop goals and objectives, and oversee ATA finances. Listen to The ATA Podcast: Inside the ATA Board Room for a look at what happens.

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Certification Exam: In-Person

August 7 / 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Novi, MI Novi, MI 48375 United States + Google Map
American Translators Association
$525

You must be a member of ATA to register for an exam. Join ATA today. All exam sittings have a maximum capacity and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 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. Registration Deadline: July 23, 2021   Important Requirements There are specific software and hardware requirements for the in-person and…

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Certification Exam: In-Person

August 14 / 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
American Translators Association
$525

You must be a member of ATA to register for an exam. Join ATA today. All exam sittings have a maximum capacity and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 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. Registration Deadline: July 31, 2021   Important Requirements There are specific software and hardware requirements for the in-person and…

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MT Summit 2021

August 16 - August 20
International Association for Machine Translation

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.Click the button below for details about this event.

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Certification Exam: Online

August 18 / 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Online United States
American Translators Association
$525

You must be a member of ATA to register for an exam. Join ATA today. All exam sittings have a maximum capacity and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 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. Registration Deadline: August 11, 2021   Important Requirements There are specific software and hardware requirements for the in-person and…

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Transcreation in Video Game Localization

August 25 / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association
transcreation in video game localization

Learn how to adapt creative content when localizing video games. For gamers, a video game is not just a pastime—it is an immersive experience that connects them to the story and the characters. The primary goal in video game localization is not to be rigidly faithful to the original content but to entertain the players. In video game localization, the player is the priority. Therefore, translators often modify or even remove components that interfere with the player's experience. These linguistic…

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September 2021

Certification Exam: Online

September 1 / 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Online United States
American Translators Association
$525

You must be a member of ATA to register for an exam. Join ATA today. All exam sittings have a maximum capacity and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 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. Registration Deadline: August 25, 2021   Important Requirements There are specific software and hardware requirements for the in-person and…

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