It feels like not that long ago that I wrote a blog post about my first month as a Master’s in conference interpreting student, and now we’re about to start our second semester. Definitely time for an update! If you missed the first installment, I’m currently a Year 2 student in the York University/Glendon College […]Continue Reading
ATA58 is open for registration!
Who’s in the mood for some good news out of Washington? Well, here you go: the American Translators Association’s 58th annual conference, October 25-28 in Washington, DC, is open for registration. This year, we reviewed over 425 proposals to come up with a 175-session program (thank you to everyone who submitted!). The Wednesday before the […]Continue Reading
Tips for ATA57 attendees
With the 57th annual ATA conference coming up next week, I’m excited to report that we expect over 1,800 attendees (this will probably be our second-largest conference ever, after the 50th anniversary conference in NYC), the exhibit hall is sold out, and many of our Advanced Skills and Training Day sessions are sold out as […]Continue Reading
Networking skills webinar with Eve Bodeux: tomorrow!
The ATA webinar series is going strong, and next up (tomorrow, Tuesday 10/4) is Killer networking skills for language industry professionals, with my friend and colleague (and ATA French Language Division administrator) Eve Bodeux. As Eve comments in the webinar intro material, we all know that referrals and word of mouth are one of our […]Continue Reading
Survey: online coaching groups
As I mentioned in a previous post, I have some new classes in development for 2016. If you’d like to join this year’s final session of Beyond the Basics of Freelancing, it starts on November 11 and is open for registration now. I’ve prepared a short survey to help me decide how to configure these […]Continue Reading