Conference – Challenges to professional translation & interpreting in the justice sector, London, UK

800px-London,_Canary_Wharf_from_Thames_2011-03-05The UK’s Association of Police and Court Interpreters (APCI) is organizing its first international conference, as well as hosting the 3rd General Assembly of the European Legal Interpreters and Translators Association (EULITA). The conference is to be held in London, at Canary Wharf from 5-6 April 2013. There will be pre-conference drinks the evening before.

2013 is the year in which Directive 2010/64/EU on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings is due to be transposed into the domestic legislation of all 27 Member States. The conference will discuss the theme “Challenges to professional translation and interpreting in the justice sector“. More details can found on the conference website.

Registration for the conference is now open. The organizers say that if you register by 28 February 2013 you will benefit from a significant discount on the standard price – see the Registration page.


Greece, Corinth CanalHat tip to MATSnews for bringing this conference to my attention.