A very quick post – a few links to blogs and videos, essentially – for those of you who didn’t make it to the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) conference in Gatwick in May and are curious to know what everyone got up to.
Here are some snapshots:
Reflections on the ITI Conference, by Megan Onions
Highlights from the ITI conference, by Catherine Christaki (aka @LinguaGreca)
ITI Conference 2013 london – the key for success by Josecarlos
The Singing Translators (and interpreters!)
The Conferencing Translators (and interpreters!)
And last, but certainly not least, two masterworks by the inimitable Alison Hughes, the Translators’ Poet Laureate:
Nice to meet you! and 2013 ITI Conference – were you there?
With thanks to Megan Onions of Speech Marks Translation, whose idea I borrowed (stole?) for this post – sorry Megan!
Any posts or reports on the conference that we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments!
By Marian Dougan
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Marian is a translator and editor (specialising in web content) currently based in Glasgow, Scotland. Marian previously lived in Italy for over 20 years, working as a language teacher, translator and policy analyst with the British Embassy in Rome. A qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) and its Italian-language and ITI Scotnet networks, she is currently Scotnet's Convenor and Deputy Webmaster.
From 2003 to 2006 Marian taught translation skills at the Italian Department of Glasgow University and now gives Master Classes as part of the new Masters in Translation Studies course. She also conducts web-writing and usability workshops to help people improve their websites and communicate more effectively with their readers, users and customers. In September 2014 Marian obtained User Experience Certification, with specialisation in Web Design, from the Nielsen Norman Group.
She loves language, especially English, and is convinced that learning languages opens up people’s minds and horizons (and increases their brainpower!). To share her enthusiasm, she advises schools and educational authorities on language skills and enterprise. She gives talks to pupils on how to combine language studies with other subjects and so enhance their potential and increase their career options.
Marian is an active member of organisations such as: Scottish Council Development and Industry (SCDI); Association of Scottish Businesswomen; Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Scotland.
She also loves architecture, design, fashion (British Vogue!), cities and chocolate. She’s a great fan of Twitter and you can also find her on Linkedin.
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