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My Accidental Transition from Interpreting to Translating

Check out this article on the ATA's Interpreter Division about a Minnesota lady who attended the U of M and now works as a full-time Spanish to English translator specializing in the tourism, hospitality and airline industries.  … READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Interpreter/Translator News, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Translators

Summer 2017 Translators Cafe

Translators Café . UMTIA is happy to announce the continuation of our Translators Café, an opportunity for translators in the area to meet twice a year and share our experiences. This meeting of the Translators Café will have as a goal to provide the opportunity to discuss some of the issues, frustrations, and joys of being… READ MORE »

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July 29th, 2017 – Translators and Interpreters Walk and Share

The alumni and students of Century College have created a hiking group called Translators & Interpreters Walk & Share. We would like to invite all Twin Cities interpreters to walk with us! We will get together once a month during the beautiful months of May, July and September to walk and talk. A healthy walk will provide us with both physical and… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Translators

IITA Annual Conference in Des Moines on June 16th & 17th, 2017!

The Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association (IITA) 13th Annual Conference and Members General Meeting "Interpretation and Translation: Responding to the Needs of Our Global Society" will be held on Saturday, June 17, with pre-conference sessions on Friday, June 16, 2017. Location: DMACC Urban Campus, Des Moines, Iowa. Featuring intensive pre-conference workshops on Friday with: - National expert in medical interpreting/translation GLORIA M. RIVERA from the… READ MORE »

Related to: ASL, Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting, Translators

ATA Webinar | Transcreation: Translation with a Twist

Transcreation: Translation with a Twist Presenter: Percy Balemans Date: May 4, 2017 Time: 12 noon U.S. Eastern Daylight Time Duration: 60 minutes CE Point(s): 1 Advertising campaigns gone wrong? Slogans laughable? Getting the message wrong can be disastrous to a company's brand. To avoid the risk, advertising copy should be transcreated—adapted for the target audience—rather… READ MORE »

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