Tuesday, 15 May 2012
ITI forthcoming translation events
1) JOINT ITI / EU / CIOL CLEAR WRITING SEMINAR
Thursday 5 July 2012, 10.00 to 16.00
This seminar is organised jointly by the ITI and the Chartered Institute of Linguists. It is generously supported by the European Commission Representation in the UK and will be held at its offices in Smith Square in central London.
The event is aimed at all translators who are keen to improve the clarity of their written language and will include presentations by representatives from the Plain English Commission, Clarity and the European Commission’s Directorate General for Translation, as well as a number of practical exercises.
Martin Cutts (Research Director at the Plain Language Commission and author of Lucid Law and the Oxford Guide to Plain English).
Daphne Perry (Clarity)
The Directorate General for Translation at the European Commission will be represented by David Monckom from the Editing Unit and Jonathan Stockwell from the Web Translation Unit.
Early-bird booking closes Tuesday 5 June 2012. Discounts for students and ITI/CIOL members.
More information and a booking form can be found at the ITI's website.
2 & 3) STARTING WORK AS A TRANSLATOR OR INTERPRETER
Two events arranged jointly by the Universities of Salford and Westminster and the ITI, with support from the National Networks for Translation and Interpreting.
University of Salford, Monday 28th May 2012, 9.30-16.30
University of Westminster, Saturday 9th June 2012, 09.30-16.30
Are you interested in working as a translator or interpreter, but unsure how to start?
This one-day seminar should answer questions for new translators / interpreters on:
• Generalist or specialist translating & different types of interpreting
• Building a portfolio of clients
• Working for translation companies
Undergraduate students - free of charge
Postgraduate students at other universities - £20 including VAT (Salford students can attend the Salford workshop for free)
ITI/ FIT organisation members - £35 including VAT
Nonmembers - £45 including VAT
More information and booking forms can be found at the ITI's website.