Starting work as a Translator or Interpreter (SWATI) 6th June 2015 - SOLD OUT
Saturday, 6 June 2015 from 09:00 to 16:30 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Are you interested in working as a translator or interpreter, but unsure how to start?
This one-day seminar should answer questions for new translators / interpreters on:
- Training & CPD
- Generalist or specialist translating & different types of interpreting
- Working with translation companies
- Working for the EU
- Breaking through the “no experience – no work” barrier
9.00 – 10.00 Registration Portland Hall
Morning Session – Lecture Theatre G03
10.00 – 10.05 Welcome Myriam Salama- Carr
About the National Networks for Translation and for Interpreting
and the London Capital L Consortium Jane Jones
10.05 – 10.30 Working as a translator: freelance, in-house, generalist or specialist work? Sarah Griffin-Mason
10.30 – 10.55 Working as a public service interpreter Rose Campbell
10.55 – 11.20 Pricing & financial aspects of being a translator/interpreter Joanna Waller
11.20 – 11.45 Refreshment break Portland Hall
11.45 – 12.10 Sympathy for the devil – a glance at transcreation Rik Grant
12.10 – 12.35 Breaking through the “no experience–no work” barrier: pro bono work Joanna Waller
12.35 – 13.00 Panel Question and Answer Session
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch (Bring your own lunch) Portland Hall
Afternoon Session – Lecture Theatre G03
14.00 – 14.25 Marketing yourself as a freelance translator/interpreter Kari Koonin
14.25 – 14.50 Careers in translation and interpreting at the EU Paul Kaye
14.50 – 15.15 Your words in mine: starting out as another person’s voice Martin Esposito
15.15 – 15.40 Refreshment break Portland Hall
15.40 – 16.05 Working with translation companies Craig Brown Dora Wirth Languages
16.05 – 16.30 Panel Question & Answer Session
- Registration will take place from 9am in Portland Hall of the Little Titchfield Street building.
- Refreshments will be provided in Portland Hall during both the mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks.
- There are a number of sandwich and fast-food outlets close to the University where food can be purchased in the lunch break.
- Throughout the day, our staff and student helpers will be on hand to offer directions and answer any questions you might have.
- Please can you inform us if you have a disability so that we can make any necessary arrangements.
Any questions please click on the 'Contact the Organiser' button.
When & Where
Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI)