I was very interested to find out about a virtual conference on all sorts of topics around translation and interpreting, organised by a good friend of this blog Gio Lester, and Marcia Nabrzecki. They are veteran T&I professionals, and the conference is called ConVTI-2017, to be held on 26 and 27 August 2017.
“… the idea of digital disruption has been causing both excitement and concern in businesses worldwide, from financial and legal services to entertainment distribution and the taxi industry. The world of translation is not immune to such upheavals and the notion of digital disruption is useful for understanding changes in translation practice.”
Following the Call for Papers last year, here is more information about the relaunch conference of the International Language and Law Association (ILLA), on legal linguistics and entitled “Language and Law in a World of Media, Globalisation and Social Conflicts“, to be held in Freiburg, Germany from 7 to 9 September 2017.
The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, in collaboration with the Network of Jurilinguistics Centres, is holding its 11th Summer Institute of Jurilinguistics at McGill University, Montreal, Canada on 16 June 2017. Continue reading
The Fourth International Conference on Non-Professional Interpreting and Translation (NPIT4) is being organized by the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) in Stellenbosch, South Africa from 22-24 May 2018.
It builds on discussions initiated at the first three international conferences on Non-Professional Interpreting and Translation held in Bologna/Forlì(2012), Mainz/Germersheim (2014) and Zurich (2016).
Last week I went on a public speaking course, and was introduced to a wry video on ineffective presentations – in the form of the Ignite style (a further slimmed down form of Pecha Kucha).
You may squirm, or enjoy it, depending on your point of view!
The Fifth international conference to be organized by CRILL, the Centre for Research in Language and Law at the Università degli studi della Campania, Faculty of Law, will be held from 24 to 26 May 2018 at the National School of Public Administration, Royal Palace, Caserta, Italy.