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July 2022

Strategic Interpreting: Negotiation and Collaboration in the Health Care Encounter

July 7 / 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
American Translators Association
Strategic Interpreting: Negotiation and Collaboration in the Health Care Encounter

Learn how to enhance communication and improve patient outcomes while increasing your value as an interpreter in health care settings. Interpreters who adopt an interpreter practitioner model versus the “black box interpreter” can add value and make a bigger impact in the healthcare encounter. Current ethical guidelines, in addition to other foundational principles, support innovative and advanced practice strategies, which interpreters should consider applying in their practice, and which educators and managers should encourage and support. Join this webinar to…

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Terminology Management 101 for Translators and Project Managers

July 13 / 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT
American Translators Association
Terminology Management 101 for Translators and Project Managers

Improve your efficiency and the quality of your translation by learning the basics of effective terminology management. Are you underestimating the need for terminology management in your translation business? Don’t miss this webinar to find out! We’ll explore why it’s important to have a system for managing terms, what tools to consider using, and how to best integrate glossaries and term bases into your projects. You’ll learn the principles of organizing terms with a clear set of rules to increase…

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ATA Member Orientation

July 14 / 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association
ATA Member Orientation

Start your membership off on the right foot by learning how to take advantage of all the benefits ATA has to offer!

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ATA TEKTalks: Is Smartling the Right Tool for You?

July 19 / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
American Translators Association
TEKTalk: Is Wordfast the Right Tool for You?

Learn the pros and cons of the top language localization tools to discover which one best fits your needs and goals! Smartling is a cloud-based translation management system with streamlined project management features. But is it the right tool for you? Attend our third quarterly ATA TEKTalks webinar for an interview with Smartling’s Localization Program Manager Christopher Wyant. Freelance translators, in-house linguists, company owners, and students will learn how the program connects businesses, translation companies, and translators to deliver multilingual…

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Virtual Brainstorm Networking

July 20 / 8:00 pm - 9:00 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 open to both ATA members and non-members alike. Due to the interactive nature of this event, it will not be recorded. This event is hosted by ATA's Business Practices Education Committee. Registration…

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School Outreach Contest Deadline

July 22
American Translators Association
School Outreach Contest Winner

Share your passion with the next generation and you could win a free registration to the ATA Annual Conference. ATA's School Outreach Program encourages professional translators and interpreters to visit classrooms—in person or virtually—and share their passion for language with students. We make it easy by offering presentation materials, tips, photos, and stories! Submit your story and photo by July 22!

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Student Translation Award Submission Deadline

July 31
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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 2022

Board of Directors Meeting

August 6 - August 7
American Translators Association
ATA Board of Directors 2022

The ATA Board of Directors Meeting will be held. All ATA members are invited to attend. The location and agenda will be posted when available. Don't know how a Board meeting works? 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 27 / 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Charlotte, NC Charlotte, ND 28223 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: August 13, 2022   Important Requirements There are specific software and hardware requirements for the in-person and…

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Certification Exam: In-Person

August 27 / 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Washington, DC Washington, DC 20016 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: August 13, 2022   Important Requirements There are specific software and hardware requirements for the in-person and…

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September 2022

Certification Exam: In-Person

September 10 / 10:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
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 22, 2022   Important Requirements There are specific software and hardware requirements for the in-person and…

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Certification Exam: In-Person

September 10 / 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
Guadalajara, Mexico Guadalajara, Jalisco 44160 Mexico + 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: August 20, 2022   Important Requirements There are specific software and hardware requirements for the in-person and…

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October 2022

ATA 63rd Annual Conference

October 12 - October 15
American Translators Association
ATA 63rd Annual Conference

No matter what your language, specialty, or experience level, you'll discover ways to enhance your skills, grow your business, and find everything you need to thrive as a professional translator or interpreter. Get a glimpse of ATA63!

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Board of Directors Meeting

October 15 - October 16
American Translators Association
ATA Board of Directors 2022

The ATA Board of Directors Meeting will be held in Los Angeles, California. All ATA members are invited to attend. The agenda will be posted when available. Don't know how a Board meeting works? Listen to The ATA Podcast: Inside the ATA Board Room for a look at what happens.

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January 2023

Honors and Awards: Open for Submissions

January 1, 2023
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of January, repeating indefinitely

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. See what awards are offered and learn how to submit an application for yourself or to nominate someone else.

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March 2023

Call for Speakers Deadline

March 1, 2023
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of March, repeating indefinitely

American Translators Association
How to Submit a Successful ATA Annual Conference Proposal

By contributing to the advancement of your profession, you will build your reputation and résumé, widen your networking circle, and position yourself as a key player to help shape the future of the T&I industry. The proposal submission deadline is March 1. Proposal submission is open to everyone. ATA membership is not required.

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Call for Nominations Deadline

March 1, 2023
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of March, repeating indefinitely

American Translators Association
ATA Elections Background

The elected Board of Directors is responsible for guiding the development of ATA. By submitting a nomination, ATA members help shape the future of their association and their profession. Find out which positions are open, who is eligible to be nominated, and how to submit your nominations.

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May 2023

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

May 1, 2023 - May 31, 2023
|Recurring Event (See all)
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.Dynamo AwardMentoring AwardRising Star Award

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July 2023

Student Translation Award Submission Deadline

July 31, 2023
|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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School Outreach Contest Deadline

July 31, 2023
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

American Translators Association
School Outreach Contest Winner

Share your passion with the next generation and you could win a free registration to the ATA Annual Conference. ATA's School Outreach Program encourages professional translators and interpreters to visit classrooms—in person or virtually—and share their passion for language with students. We make it easy by offering presentation materials, tips, photos, and stories! Submit your story and photo by July 31!

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January 2024

Honors and Awards: Open for Submissions

January 1, 2024
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of January, repeating indefinitely

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. See what awards are offered and learn how to submit an application for yourself or to nominate someone else.

Find out more »

March 2024

Call for Speakers Deadline

March 1, 2024
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of March, repeating indefinitely

American Translators Association
How to Submit a Successful ATA Annual Conference Proposal

By contributing to the advancement of your profession, you will build your reputation and résumé, widen your networking circle, and position yourself as a key player to help shape the future of the T&I industry. The proposal submission deadline is March 1. Proposal submission is open to everyone. ATA membership is not required.

Find out more »

Call for Nominations Deadline

March 1, 2024
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of March, repeating indefinitely

American Translators Association
ATA Elections Background

The elected Board of Directors is responsible for guiding the development of ATA. By submitting a nomination, ATA members help shape the future of their association and their profession. Find out which positions are open, who is eligible to be nominated, and how to submit your nominations.

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May 2024

Advocacy, Impact, and Innovation Awards: Open for Submissions

May 1, 2024 - June 7, 2024
|Recurring Event (See all)
The award is bestowed in even-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.Advocacy AwardImpact AwardInnovation Award

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