Spring Into Action 2015: Event Overview
SPRING INTO ACTION 2015:
Planting the Seeds of Professional Success for
Language Interpreters and Translators
LA SALLE UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, APRIL 25-26
The Hispanic Institute at La Salle University, the Delaware Valley Translators Association and the Spanish Language Division of the American Translators Association welcome you to historic Philadelphia for an unprecedented professional event to start, launch and guide your career to new heights in the language field. Join us on this productive weekend!
Skills-building and informational sessions will help you plan and plant the seeds to grow your career well into the future. The path to the next level starts here: Get serious about getting that certification. Get ready to add a new skill to your existing talents. Get informed about the evolution of our field and position yourself accordingly. Get the CEUs you need from the experts. Get good answers, new solutions and sound advice. Get connected with great people. All in a great cosmopolitan city.
General Sessions last 90 minutes and are open to all. They provide an introduction and overview of general topics. See what’s new in CAT tools for translation. Find new ways of supplementing your income. Learn about judicial ethics, financial translation, how to take and use notes in consecutive interpreting, and how to manage the business side of your business. During the Q&A section, you can pose questions to panels of renowned experts in translation and interpretation. They will also address and debate issues of interest to the profession. Come listen and let your voice be heard.
Workshops last 3 hours, require pre-registration, and are limited to 24 participants. They are intensive, interactive sessions that afford the opportunity to develop and polish specific skills through practical exercises. Cement or refresh your basic interpreting skills. Review effective techniques for perfecting your craft. Learn about transliteration of audio recordings. Find out how to prepare for the ATA certification exam. Determine how to research and deploy appropriate terminology. Take away insights that will promote your growth.
Whether you are a budding linguist or an accomplished practicing language consultant, you will find valuable insights. Come learn, connect and grow with fellow language professionals attending non-language specific sessions. Interact with notable leaders of the industry; enjoy the company of dear colleagues and the joy of making new friends amongst your peers in a world-class destination with impressive architecture, a vibrant culture, plus great shopping and cosmopolitan dining.
Bring your résumé and your business cards or learn how to create them. Have a formal photograph taken to raise your profile on social media. Decide which professional examination to master next, and how.
You can attend one day or invest your time in both. There will be special accommodation packages and extra optional group activities available. There are student discounts and reduced registration until March 25.
This spring, success is in, and you are cordially invited to start it all up!
See you in April!
Heidi Cazes Sevilla
Armando Ezquerra Hasbún
This event has been approved for 10 ATA Continuing Education Points.
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