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The Translating Committee is comprised of UMTIA members who organize events in which translators can network with one another, create learning opportunities, and share advice and experiences.

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Members in good standing are welcome to join the Translating Committee. Email us at [email protected] to join.

Translating Training & Events

At the moment there are no upcoming events for this committee. However, if you’re interested in attending a particular topic, and would like it to be covered in a future training please email us at [email protected].

Register Now: UMTIA Conference on 11/11/17 @ University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, Honeywell Lecture Hall (L-110)
Nov 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


There will be multiple presentations in two tracks, allowing you to obtain 6 CEU’s, with content of interest to translators and interpreters. 


Date:              Saturday, 11/11/17
Time :             8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location:       University of Minnesota
                      Carlson School of Management
                     Honeywell Lecture Hall (L-110)
321 19th Ave S
                     Minneapolis, MN 55455

Registration Information (click here):

  • Enrolled in an academic translation/interpreting program. Must present proof of current student status.
  • ONLY for interpreters who work in languages other than Spanish, Somali, Hmong, Vietnamese, Karen, Arabic, Chinese, Mandarin, Russian, Oromo and Laotian. MUST BE OR BECOME AN UMTIA MEMBER.

For Student and Rare Languages Rates, contact [email protected] to provide proof of qualifications and to obtain registration code.

  Become a member to participate in this event, and your 2018 membership is free.

                   We hope to see you there!

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