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    • 03 Oct 2017
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Abra Palabra, Minneapolis
     Wordfast Pro 5 Roadshow 

    Date & time     Tuesday, October 3, 2017
                                 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

    Location           Abra Palabra
                                1516 East Lake Street #201
                                Minneapolis, MN 55407

    Join us to learn how Wordfast Pro 5 will increase your productivity with its new features! The aim of this roadshow is to introduce Wordfast Pro 5 to both new and current users. The event consists of two workshops followed by a networking opportunity. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on practice using Wordfast Pro 5 and network with colleagues.

    Attendees will be able to purchase the software with a $110 discount. 

    Cost & Registration
    This event is organized by Wordfast and sponsored by UMTIA
    .
    The cost to attend is $15 in advance, or $25 at the door. UMTIA members receive a $7 discount. Registration is directly with Wordfast:

    ► UMTIA members, please contact
         Mohamud Aden, 
    UMTIA's Membership Director,
         (MemDir@umtia.org) and ask for the registration
          link that will give you the discount. 


    Non UMTIA members, please REGISTER HERE.

    Continuing education points
    This event has been approved by the American Translators Association (ATA) for 2 continuing education points.

    Roadshow Objectives
    By the end of this roadshow, you will be able to use Wordfast Pro 5 to: 
    • Create and organize your translation projects
    • Create or import linguistic assets (TMs and glossaries)
    • Perform a translation and generate a target file
    • Perform advanced quality control 

    Program
    5:00-5:30 pm : Welcome
    5:30-6:30 pm : Demo and training for new users
    6:30-7:15 pm : Workshop and Q&A for current users
    7:15-8:00 pm : Networking and refreshments

    Technology Preparation
    Attendees should download Wordfast Pro 5 and a trial license beforehand and bring personal laptops to the workshop.

    About the Trainer
    John Di Rico began translating in 2005 and specializes in marketing translation from French to English. He currently works as the Sales and Marketing Manager for Wordfast and runs a small translation business called ApexTra. He is a member of the French translation professional association (Société Française des Traducteurs) and has an MA in Translation and Localization Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS). 

    John has been offering professional training for translators since 2006. He has taught more than 500 translators how to use Wordfast. In 2010-2011, John traveled around the world, training more than 75 translators in 15 countries, including translators at the United Nations Mission to East Timor.


    • 11 Nov 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management
    • 200


      2017 UMTIA
      CONFERENCE

    SAVE THE DATE!!                       11/11/17



    PREPARE YOURSELF FOR A DAY FULL OF EDUCATION, NETWORKING, AND GREAT FUN!


    Throughout the day, there will be multiple presentations that appeal to legal, healthcare and education interpreters as well as translators. 

    The day will be split into two tracks, and you will always have the option of choosing which of the two presentations you would like to attend. 


    Date:              Saturday, 11/11/17
    Time :             8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Location:        University of Minnesota
                          Carlson School of Management
                         Honeywell Lecture Hall (L-110)
                         321 19th Ave S
                         Minneapolis, MN 55455 

    Program:        Details will be posted soon


    Registration opens on October 1st, 2017.  The Conference will include 6 CEUs.
              
            We hope to see you there!

Past events

06 Aug 2017 Volunteer Recognition Barbecue!
01 Aug 2017 Summer 2017 Translators Cafe
22 Jul 2017 Interpreter Support Group
20 May 2017 Interpreter Support Group
06 May 2017 Childhood Speech Development
29 Apr 2017 ATA Exam Sitting- COMPUTERIZED!
01 Apr 2017 Anatomy and Pathophysiology for Interpreters
11 Mar 2017 Introduction to Genetics, Oncology and Cancer Genetics (repetition)
23 Feb 2017 Agency work for interpreters... Is it really freelance?
04 Feb 2017 Getting into character
30 Jan 2017 Translator's Cafe
21 Jan 2017 Interpreter Support Group
19 Nov 2016 2016 Membership Meeting with Keynote Speaker Judge Luis A. Bartolomei
12 Nov 2016 Minneapolis Secondary Traumatic Stress and Compassion Fatigue Support Group
22 Oct 2016 St. Paul Secondary Traumatic Stress and Compassion Fatigue Support Group
08 Oct 2016 AN INTRODUCTION TO ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY FOR INTERPRETERS
24 Sep 2016 Introduction to Genetics, Oncology and Cancer Genetics (repetition)
10 Sep 2016 Minneapolis Secondary Traumatic Stress and Compassion Fatigue Support Group
14 Aug 2016 Volunteer Recognition Barbecue!
06 Aug 2016 St. Cloud Secondary Traumatic Stress and Compassion Fatigue Support Group
04 Jun 2016 Introduction to Genetics, Oncology and Cancer Genetics
19 Mar 2016 Interpreter Ethics and Self-Advocacy and Legal Glossary Development or Spanglish in the Courtroom
06 Feb 2016 "Witness and narrator: Addressing problems of secondary traumatic stress and compassion fatigue in spoken language interpreting".
03 Dec 2015 Interpreter Compassion Fatigue Support Group
21 Nov 2015 Interpreter Compassion Fatigue Support Group
05 Nov 2015 Interpreter Compassion Fatigue Support Group
24 Oct 2015 2015 Membership Meeting
17 Oct 2015 Interpreter Compassion Fatigue Support Group
03 Oct 2015 THE KNOTS AND BOLTS OF THE CCHI CERTIFICATION PROCESS
01 Oct 2015 Interpreter Compassion Fatigue Support Group
19 Sep 2015 Interpreter Compassion Fatigue Support Group
16 May 2015 Criminal Process and Terminology for Interpreters
09 May 2015 ATA Exam Sitting
11 Apr 2015 April 11th, ATA Exam Preparation Workshop
28 Mar 2015 "Witness and narrator: Addressing problems of secondary traumatic stress and compassion fatigue in spoken language interpreting".
21 Feb 2015 Pain and Palliative Care for the Health Care Interpreter
05 Apr 2014 Demand-Control Schema for Health Care Interpreters
08 Mar 2014 Note-Taking Workshop for Dialogue Interpreters. St Cloud, MN
01 Mar 2014 UMTIA Neurology workshop.
25 Jan 2014 "Got ethics? Parameters of ethical decision-making"
02 Nov 2013 2013 Annual Membership Meeting
19 Oct 2013 Rx for interpreters
05 Oct 2013 Note-Taking Workshop for Dialogue Interpreters
19 Sep 2013 Transcription using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
15 Sep 2013 Advanced Somali Court Interpreting Preparation
17 Aug 2013 Preparing for the Court Interpreter Exam
14 Aug 2013 What is the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)?
18 May 2013 Orthopaedics Workshop For Medical Interpreters
14 May 2013 Wordfast Anywhere: Translation Memory Tool Training
06 Apr 2013 Note-Taking Workshop for Dialogue Interpreters
26 Jan 2013 An Exploration of Ethical Decision Making and Boundaries in Health Care Interpreting
17 Nov 2012 Translating Mental Health Encounters in Primary Care and Behavioral Health
29 Sep 2012 Oncology Workshop
04 Aug 2012 ATA Exam Preparation Workshop
11 Jul 2012 Business Practices and Business Presence
14 Apr 2012 Compiling a Medical Interpreter's Glossary: Obstetrics, Gynecology and Genetic Counseling
10 Mar 2012 FREE CERTIFICATION SYMPOSIUM & UMTIA Annual Membership Meeting
04 Feb 2012 HMONG MEDICAL GLOSSARY WORKSHOP
19 Nov 2011 Cardiology Workshop for Healthcare Interpreters
15 Oct 2011 Interpreting and Professionalism: A Roundtable Discussion
17 Sep 2011 Grief & Trauma Workshop for HealthCare Interpreters
03 Sep 2011 ENGLISH-SPANISH LEGAL TRANSLATION: PITFALLS AND CHALLENGES
30 Jul 2011 Law and Terminology of Immigration for Interpreters
21 May 2011 GENETICS WORKSHOP FOR HEALTHCARE INTERPRETERS
09 Apr 2011 Urology Workshop for Healthcare Interpreters
15 Jan 2011 Anatomy of a Court Case
08 Nov 2010 Educational Survey Development Meeting
25 Sep 2010 Become a Sponsor of the 2010 UMTIA Conference
25 Sep 2010 2010 UMTIA Conference Registration
25 Sep 2010 Advertisement Sales--2010 UMTIA Conference
25 Sep 2010 Vendor Registration--2010 UMTIA Conference
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