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Pablo Mugüerza has joined the list of renowned featured speakers

The program keeps on getting better! The Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) and the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF) are thrilled to announce that Pablo Mugüerza will be one of the featured speakers at In Miami Spring Into Action 2020, hosted at the Miami Dade College Eduardo J. Padron Campus (MDCEPC) in

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The SPD thanks all of its #ATA60 sponsors!

The Spanish Language Division (SPD) loves its sponsors! On behalf of all SPD members, we want to express our deepest gratitude to the sponsors that generously supported our activities during the American Translators Association 60th Annual Conference in Palm Springs, CA. Thanks also to everyone who brought candies, jewelry, wine, and other gifts from their native countries to share in

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Call for Papers! Deadline Extended Until Friday, December 6, 2019!

  We are pleased to announce that the deadline for submitting proposals has been extended until Friday, December 6, 2019! 2020 IN MIAMI SPRING INTO ACTION An International Event in Collaboration with  Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF) Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) Miami Dade College Eduardo J. Padron Campus (former MDCIC)* Miami,

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Registration is Open for In Miami Spring Into Action 2020!

The countdown has begun! Thank you to those who have already registered to take advantage of the special registration rate for ATA and ATIF members and utilize the early-bird discount! We are thrilled to welcome Palabras Mayores and Dr. Alexander Rainof, plus renowned T&I speakers willing to invest in your professional and personal growth, to In Miami Spring Into Action 2020, hosted at

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Episode Five of the ATA SPD Podcast – An interview with Marina Ilari and Paola Medrano

Summary: In episode five, we interviewed Marina Ilari and Paola Medrano. Paola Medrano is an Argentinean literary, scientific and technical Spanish translator. She mostly worked in the IT industry, serving as the translation team leader of an IT leading company for ten years and working on a wide variety of subjects for the company’s operations in Latin American countries and

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Happy 2019 International Translation Day! ¡Feliz Día Internacional del Traductor 2019!

International Translation Day – 30 September 2019 The Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) joins in the celebration of translators and interpreters around the world on this 2019 International Translation Day! In celebration of International Translation Day, we asked leaders of the ATA SPD to share with us two of their translation/interpretation essential resources plus a

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ATA Board voted to postpone decoupling until January 1, 2021.

The ATA Board voted to postpone decoupling (opening the ATA certification exam to nonmembers) until January 1, 2021. Decoupling was originally planned for January 1, 2020. Click the link below to view the reasons behind the decision to open the exam to nonmembers, as well as details about the implementation of this change. Link: Frequently Asked Questions about Opening the Certification

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