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Sun Apr 30 2000

Confs: Technical Writing/Translation Seminar - CA USA

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Message 1: Technical Writing/Translation: Seminar SCATIA/ Los Angeles, CA USA

Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2000 20:24:37 -0700
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Subject: Technical Writing/Translation: Seminar SCATIA/ Los Angeles, CA USA

Technical Writing:

Tips on Developing Technical Information for Translation
Learn about how technical writers develop text for translation.
By following strict guidelines on verb usage, tense, and jargon,
technical writers can write English text that translates
well -- consistently.

Deirdre Murr
Manager of Technical Publications, Walt Disney Imagineering
Building a Web Site for your Translation Business:
A Case Study of
This presentation will center on how to build a successful
web site. Topics of discussion include information on latest
technologies, design and layout suggestions, and tips for
promoting your web site.

Belen Cuellar
Professional translator and founder of
and Kim Glandon WebMaster of
Desktop Publishing for Translators
Discussion will cover the basics of using desktop publishing
software (QuarkXpress, PageMaker, etc.) for translations.
Topics covered will include hyphenation, changing font
size/spacing, and working with non-Roman languages.
No prior experience is necessary.

Michael Devlin
Project Manager for America Translating Services.
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: City Heights Apartments
(previously Oakwood Apartments)
209 S. Westmoreland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
This facility will not provide parking.
City Heights Apartments is close to #101, #10,
and #110 Freeways. (see directions below)
$ 35 (SCATIA Members)
$ 45 (Non-SCATIA members)
$ 70 (SCATIA membership & seminar)
Application has been submitted to the California
Judicial Council for three hours of CIMCE credits.
Space is limited, so please send a check and your
information as soon as possible to:
P. O. Box 292268
Los Angeles, CA 90029
If you need any other information please call
(818) 725 3899
or visit our site at
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