NETA Conference 2024: A Day of Learning and Collaboration

The New England Translators Association (NETA) is gearing up once again for its annual translation and interpreting conference, set to be the largest gathering of language professionals in the region.

With over 200 translators, interpreters, project managers, and other language experts expected to attend, this event promises a day filled with invaluable opportunities for learning, networking, and collaboration.

Scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 8 am to 5 pm, the conference will be hosted in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Boston at its Campus Center. Participants can look forward to a comprehensive program designed to enrich their knowledge and skills in the field of translation and interpreting.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch. The lineup features a keynote and endnote presentation, as well as a diverse array of presentations by seasoned professionals from both the region and across the country. Additionally, an academic track led by university students and professors offers a unique perspective on the industry’s latest developments.

One of the highlights of the conference is the roster of esteemed speakers who will share their insights and expertise on a range of topics. From Miguel Jimenez-Crespo’s exploration of Translation in the Age of AI to Elena Langdon’s discussion on Advocacy in Healthcare and Community Interpreting, attendees can expect thought-provoking sessions that go into various facets of the profession.

Featured Speakers:

Miguel Jimenez-Crespo on Translation as a Profession in the Age of AI

Steeve Auguste on Artificial Intelligence in the Translation Services Industry

Javier Castillo on Introduction to Forensic Transcription and Translation

Elena Langdon on Advocacy in Healthcare and Community Interpreting*

Convington Bien-Aimé on Rendition of Interpreters and the Level of Understanding of LEP Individuals

Ozum Arzik Erzurumlu on Interpreting as Emotional Labor: Exploring the Social Carpet of Conference Interpreting*

Helen Eby on Translating and Interpreting: How do they differ? Environments, commonalities and differences, tools and resources, how we can grow as professionals*

Barbara Thimm on Writing Through Translation: Applying the Writing Process to Translating Literature

Mireya Pérezon Unleashing the Power of Personal Branding for Language Professionals

Jasarah Burgos on Bridging Language Barriers: Enhancing Family and Community Engagement through Language Access

Regina Zaragoza Frey and Alexandra Fortich on Language Access: Public Schools Leading the Way for Municipalities

Ross Perlin, author of Language City: The Fight to Preserve Endangered Mother Tongues in New York

Moreover, the conference provides ample opportunities for attendees to interact face-to-face with industry leaders, fostering the development of valuable professional connections and relationships. Whether you’re looking to expand your business contacts, stay abreast of emerging trends, or simply connect with like-minded professionals, this event offers a conducive environment for growth and collaboration.

Notably, the conference has received accreditation for continuing education credits from reputable organizations such as the American Translators Association and the Massachusetts Trial Court Office of Language Access. Sessions approved by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters offer additional credits, highlighting the event’s commitment to providing high-quality educational content.

As the translation and interpreting landscape continues to evolve, staying informed and connected is essential for professionals seeking to thrive in the industry. Don’t miss this opportunity to join us at the NETA Conference 2024 and take your career to new heights.

Don’t miss this opportunity to interact face-to-face with the most active and committed Translation and Interpreting professionals in New England, allowing you to expand your business contacts, stay updated on new developments in the field, and develop lasting professional relationships.

Mark your calendars and secure your spot today for a day of learning, networking, and inspiration.

MultiLingual Staff
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