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LINGUIST List 18.2305

Thu Aug 02 2007

Confs: Translation,Portuguese Lang/Portugal

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        1.    João Roque Dias, TRADULÍNGUAS Translation Conference

Message 1: TRADULÍNGUAS Translation Conference
Date: 01-Aug-2007
From: João Roque Dias <jrdiasmail.telepac.pt>
Subject: TRADULÍNGUAS Translation Conference
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TRADULÍNGUAS Translation Conference

Date: 19-Oct-2007 - 20-Oct-2007
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact: Lina Gameiro
Contact Email: conferenciatradulinguas.com
Meeting URL: http://www.tradulinguas.com/conferencia-en.html

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Subject Language(s): Portuguese (por)

Meeting Description:

Practical presentations and interactive educational sessions by experienced
Portuguese and foreign professional translators on subjects and disciplines
interesting to all attendees.

Profession and market-related educational sessions:

- acquisition of professional skills and qualifications
- ethics and code of practice for freelance professionals
- procuring of clients and building up of a clientele
- trends in the global translation market
- the challenges of technical writing and translation
- the costs and sales of linguistic services
- the selling of linguistic services online.

Hands-on workshops (2 hours) on some of the disciplines and language
combinations with the greatest demand for translators working from/into the
Portuguese language: types of documents, available terminology sources and,
above all, analysis and translation of specialized texts. Attendees will not
only listen to the workshop presenter, they will actively be invited to

Basic and advanced Wordfast training workshops conducted by Yves Champollion,
the developer and owner of Wordfast himself. Training from the ultimate expert...

PASSOLO Training Workshop (1 1/2 hours) conducted by José Blanco Perez,
Certified PASSOLO Trainer. Get into one of the translation disciplines with the
greatest growth worldwide.

Presentation on Linguistic Tools for Translators (FLiP) by Priberam. Because,
after the word processor, a reliable spelling and syntax checker should be the
true workhorse of any translator...

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