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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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Ponente distinguido de la SPD en el 60.º Congreso Anual de la ATA en Palm Springs, California

Dr. Miguel Sáenz, miembro de la RAE y ponente distinguido durante el 60.º Congreso Anual de la American Translators Association (ATA) [Esta reseña ha sido adaptada del texto publicado en la página web de la Real Academia Española, https://www.rae.es/academicos/miguel-saenz. Algunos segmentos contienen información reciente proporcionada por el Dr. Sáenz]. Miguel Sáenz Larache (Marruecos), 7 de agosto de 1932 Silla b Elegido el 22

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Call for Papers! Deadline Friday, November 8, 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, Florida March 20-22, 2020 Call for Papers We are pleased to invite educators, students, and practicing colleagues in the

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BRING A BOOK IN SPANISH TO ATA60!

BRING A BOOK IN SPANISH TO ATA60! In support of the Palm Springs Public Library and its Spanish-Speaking Community The Spanish Language Division (SPD) of the American Translators Association (ATA) would like to contribute in serving the needs for language books of the Spanish speakers in Palm Springs, California. To accomplish this altruistic initiative, the SPD appeals to the generosity

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ATA 60th Annual Conference – Registration now open!

Dear SPD members, The preliminary program for the ATA60 Conference is available and registration is now open. Visit https://www.atanet.org/conf/2019 today! A few highlights: Special Events Page Welcome Celebration: Wednesday, October 23, 5:30PM – 7:00PM (Open to 3-Day Conference Attendees Only) Join us and meet your SPD colleagues and leaders! Division Annual Meetings Page SPD Meeting: Saturday, October 26, 12:30PM –

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