Month: September 2010

Happy International Translation Day 2010

Here it is September 30 again, and time for another celebration of International Translation Day! FIT‘s theme for this year is “Translation Quality for a Variety of Voices” and their press release focuses on the critical role that translators and interpreters play in preserving multilingualism in the world. In a case of professional synchronicity it’s also …

Issue #2 of the ATA Compass

Issue #2 of ATA’s new publication for translation buyers and consumers, the ATA Compass, is online now. It’s entitled “First, Do No Harm: The Myths of Healthcare Interpreting” and features interviews with Dr. James Rohack, the Immediate Past President of the American Medical Association, and Doug Green of the Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators. …

ATA conference: don't miss the Early Bird deadline

If you’re planning to attend this year’s American Translators Association conference (October 27-30 in Denver), don’t forget to register by September 24 in order to pay the Early Bird price. I’m hoping to see lots of Thoughts on Translation readers there, and I’m excited to present Preconference Seminar J, “Beyond the Basics of Freelancing.”