ATA62: Deadline to submit proposals is March 1st, 2021!

Minneapolis, Minnesota | October 27-30, 2021
ATA62 Call for Speakers

The American Translators Association is now accepting presentation proposals for ATA’s 62nd Annual Conference.

How to Write a Conference Proposal

If you’ve never written a proposal to present at an ATA conference, then this is the place to start! How to Write a Winning ATA Conference Proposal is a free webinar that will guide you through the process step by step while offering tips on common pitfalls and proposal style. Do not skip this. It is free!

5 Tips for Writing a Proposal

  1. Focus your session on providing relevant, practical education.
  2. Define clear objectives for what attendees will learn.
  3. Show how applying this knowledge will benefit them in their work.
  4. Create a title that is short and conveys the usefulness of the presentation.
  5. Keep your content targeted to a specific level of experience.​​​

How to Submit a Proposal

All proposals are submitted through an easy online form. You do not need to be an ATA member to submit, but you do need to be prepared to present in person in Minneapolis. Also, please note that we have limited the number of submissions to three this year. And remember, proposals must be received by March 1, 2021.


Gain Recognition as an Industry Leader

The ATA Annual Conference attracts 1,500 attendees, bringing together translators, interpreters, educators, project managers, localization specialists, and company owners. Making a presentation to such a diverse audience is an excellent way to build your reputation and résumé, widen your networking circle, and position yourself as an expert in your field!

Will ATA62 be a Virtual Conference?

ATA62 will be a hybrid (in-person and virtual) conference. All speakers should be prepared to present in person in Minneapolis.

Need more information?

Contact Adrian Aleckna
Professional Development Manager
Phone:  +1-703-683-6100, ext 3019