Monday, 27 March 2017

April 2017-2018 Translation, Interpreting, Sign Language and Cultural Events




Europe-wide events to celebrate the flagship EU Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport

European Capital of Culture 2017


European Capital of Culture 2017

European Green Capital 2017








Throughout 2017

Jane Austen 200
Celebrations of her life and work in Winchester, Hampshire
Also see Jane Austen Festival in Bath, Somerset in July and September
including Joseph Conrad and the founder of Esperanto



30 March-17 April
Falmouth Spring Festival
Falmouth
Cornwall
UK


31 March-2 April
Gallaudet University
Washington DC
USA




31 March-2 April
EfsliDI Deaf Interpreters Spring School
(See video above)
Kaunas 
Lithuania
1 April
All-Round Translator (ART) event
Nieuwe Energie
Leiden
Netherlands


3-4 April
ICCLMT 2017
19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Machine Translation
Brisbane
Australia

3-6 April
2017 Translators Cafè
Bologna Children's Book Fair
Bologna 
Italy

3-7 April
International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Glasgow, Scotland
Twitter: @iatefl #iatefl2017

5-27 April
Developing Translators' Skills Roadshow
Translating Europe Workshops
Various cities
Hungary
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope 

6-7 April
21st SCIC Universities Conference
Theme: Interpretation - Building Capacities for a Changing World
European Commission
Charlemagne Conference Centre - Room J. Durieux
Rue de la Loi 170
Brussels
Belgium
Live webstreamed event
Twitter: @EUInterpreters


6-7 April
Specialist Search Marketing Training and Conference
The Brighton Centre
Brighton
UK
6-10 April
National Museum of Immigration
Buenos Aires
Argentina
7 April
TCeurope Colloquium 2017
Theme: Technical Communication at a Crossroads: New Tools, Career Paths and Changes
Helsinki
Finland

7 April
The Process of Revision and Post-editing in Translation
Translating Europe Workshop
University of Bologna
Italy
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope

7-9 April
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff
Wales


8 April
George Cross Award 75th Anniversary Celebration
Mass and Maltese Fair
Maltese Culture Movement
Waterlooville
Hampshire, UK
10-12 April
Collaborate 2017
Technical Communicators of New Zealand
Quality Hotel
Auckland
New Zealand
10 April-24 June
The Braille Legacy
Story of Louis Braille
Charing Cross Theatre
London

11 April
Career Days
Translating Europe Workshop
Representation of the European Commission in Slovenia
Ljubljana
Slovenia

14 April
Passion of Jesus
Wintershall Players bring biblical story to life
Trafalgar Square
London

14 April
UK’s Largest German Bier Festival
Alexandra Palace
London
20-21 April
T-Update on Management & Skills
Berlin
Germany


20-21 April
The Emergence of Standard English in Multilingual Britain
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
UK
20-22 April
International Scientific and Practical Conference - Multidimensional Translation from Science to Arts
Riga
Latvia

22 April 12 noon-6pm
Feast of St George
Trafalgar Square
London
22-23 April
Buenos Aires
Argentina


23 April 12-4pm
Feast of St George
English and Catalan celebrations
Borough Market
London


24-26 April
Speech Technology
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Washington
USA


25-26 April
TAUS Executive Forum Japan 2017
Oracle Japan
Tokyo
Japan


26-27 April
Workshop on Speech Perception and Production across the Lifespan
UCL 
Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Chandler House
London

27 April 9.30am-1.30pm
Brussels
Belgium
27 April
Valborg 2017
Anglo-Swedish Society celebration of Walpurgis Night
Savile Club 
London


27-28 April
ICLCTS 2017
19th International Conference on Linguistics, Communication and Translation Studies
Kyoto
Japan



29 April
Vaisakhi Festival 2017
Sikh festival and heritage
Trafalgar Square
London
30 April
Days of Poland Festival
Potters Field Park
London

4 May 9.30am-1.30pm
Brussels
Belgium

4-5 May
Chania, Crete
Greece 
4-6 May
BP17
Budapest
Hungary
Twitter:#BP17conf


5 May
University of Glasgow PG Conference
Theme: Authority, Memory, Transgression: Trends in Comparative Literature and Translation Studies
University of Glasgow
Scotland
5 May
Terminology between Theory and Practice: 10 years of Romanian as an official EU language
Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope


6 May
2017 Annual NETA Conference
New England Translators Association
Boston MA
USA


6 May 2-6pm
Westminster Morris Men, Day of Dance
Trafalgar Square
London

7-10 May
Society for Technical Communication
Washington DC
USA

8 May 2pm
One woman show: Soul of Fire followed by short lecture
Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature
Senate House, London

8-9 May
Theme: Let’s implement the future now!
Intercontinental Shanghai Pudong
Shanghai
China
9-13 May
Maribor
Slovenia

10 May 
Views on Quality in Language Services
EC Representation in Finland
Helsinki
Finland
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope


10-12 May
11th International Conference on Translation and Interpreting
Theme: Justice and Minority Languages
Castelló de la Plana
Spain


11-12 May
'Traduire justement': The Legal Translation Challenge
Symposium on legal translation (in French)
University of Toulouse
Toulouse 
France

11-14 May
Varna
Bulgaria




12-14 May
UK's 1st Transylvanian Hungarian Festival
Albert Square
Manchester
UK


17 May
Which identities for translators? Status, jobs, differences and convergences
Translating Europe Forum
Avignon
France
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope

17-18 May
Information Energy Conference 2017
Theme: The Emergence of Content 4.0
Utrecht
Netherlands



17-20 May
Association of Language Companies
Eden Roc Resort
Miami
Florida
USA

17-28 May
Cannes
France

18 May
Translation Technology: what is it and how can we use it?
Translating Europe Workshop
Tallinn University Conference Centre
Tallinn, Estonia
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope
18 May
Translation Services - Exchange of Best Practices between Swedish authorities and agencies
Stockholm
Sweden
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope


18 May
Current Challenges of Medical Translation
University of Gdansk
Gdansk
Poland
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope
18-20 May
Cardiff
Wales

18-21 May
Somerset House
London
Twitter: #PhotoLondonFair17 @PhotoLondonFair

19-21 May
100th Anniversary year of founder Ludwik Zamenhof’s death
Edinburgh
Scotland


19-21 May
NAJIT 38th Annual Conference
National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators
Washington DC
USA
20 May
European Union of the Deaf General Assembly
Valletta
Malta


21 May 6.30-8.15pm
London Symphony Orchestra
Free, Rachmaninov open air concert
Trafalgar Square
London


22-24 May
Going Global 2017
British Council
London
Theme: Global Cities: Connecting Talent, Driving Change



22-24 May
Nodalida 2017
21st Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics
Gothenburg
Sweden


23-27 May
Prestigious Flower Show and Garden Design Showcase
London


24 May
Seminars for Digital, Design and UX Communities
Manchester Town Hall
Manchester
Twitter: #Campdigital
25 May
Current Challenges of Medical Translation
Translating Europe Workshop
University of Gdansk
Poland

25-26 May
4th International Symposium on Business Translation and Teaching Research
The Chinese Business Translation Association
Dalian City
China

25-26 May
Translation Meets Book History: Intersections 1700-1900
National University of Galway
Ireland


25 May-13 August
Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave
British Museum
London


25-26 May
Conference on Slavic Terminology
Warsaw
Poland


25-27 May
8th Abrates International Translation and Interpretation Conference
São Paulo
Brazil


26-28 May
Theme: Territory of Concentrated Knowledge
Business Bureau of the Association of Interpreters
Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan
Russia

26 May-4 June
Hay-on-Wye
Wales



28 May
New Technologies in Specialised Translation
Translating Europe Workshop
Adam Mickiewicz University
Warsaw
Poland
Twitter: @translatores #TranslatingEurope


28-31 May
20th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
Prague
Czech Republic
29-31 May
30th Conference of the Canadian Association for Translation Studies (CATS)
Ryerson University
Toronto
Canada


1-2 June
2nd International Conference on Terminology
Theme: Scientific, Administrative and Educational Dimensions of Terminology
Institute of the Lithuanian Language
Vilnius, Lithuania


1-2 June
Evolution of TC 2017
Theme: Innovations in Software Documentation
Sofia
Bulgaria


1-2 June
Complex Thinking in Translation Studies: in Search of Methodologies
University of  the Free State, South Africa
KU Leuven, Leuven 
Belgium


1-2 June
Plunet Summit
Berlin
Germany
2 June
National Translation Conference 2017
Amersfoort
Netherlands


6 June
Sweden's National Day
Anglo-Swedish Society Swedish gin and whisky event
Stockholm Room, Acquavit
London

6-9 June
Theme: Terminology and Ontologies – Theories and Applications
Université de Savoie
Chambéry
France


7-9 June
Budapest
Hungary
7-9 June
Annual Conference for product-related content
Theme: Problem solving
Krakow, Poland
8-9 June
UA Europe 2017
Conference for Software User Assistance Professionals
Harrogate
UK


10 June 10am-2.30pm
All-Round Translator (ART) event
Nieuwe Energie
Leiden
Netherlands
10-11 June
Theme: Spreading the Word – Transcending Boundaries & Enriching Lives
Auckland
New Zealand


11-12 June
19th International Conference on Interpreting and Translation
Copenhagen
Denmark


12-15 June
Nordterm 2017
Språkrådet Conference and Terminology Workshop
Kongsberg 
Norway

14-16 June
LocWorld 34
Theme: Continuous Delivery
Barcelona
Spain


19 June 9.45-10.30am
Armed Forces Day
City Hall
London


19-30 June
Tradumatica Summer School
Theme: Translation Technologies
Barcelona
Spain

22 June
2nd CTS Postgraduate Conference
Theme: Power, Ideology and Beyond: New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies
University of Leeds
Leeds
UK
22-23 June
CNET Translation Summit 2017
Theme: Translation in a Digital World
Paris
France

23-25 June
Poznan
Poland
26-27 June
PILAS Annual Conference 2017
Postgraduates in Latin American Studies/Society for Latin American Studies
Theme: Discontinuities and Resistance in Latin America
University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

26-30 June
4th Literary Translation Summer School
Choice of 11 languages
City University
London


26 June-7 July
IBN TIBBON 2017: Translation Studies Doctoral & Teacher Training Summer School
Granada
Spain


28-30 June 10am-4pm
Theme: Interdisciplinary Knowledge-making - Challenges for LSP Research
NHH, Bergen
Norway
29-30 June
ICLLS 2017
3rd International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies
CIOL Hong Kong Society
Open University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong


1 July
Includes Pre-Ball Regency Dance Workshop
Banqueting Room
The Guildhall
Bath
UK
2 July 12 noon-6pm
Eid Festival
Trafalgar Square
London



3-4 July
Transcollaborate
Collaborative Translation Symposium and Workshop
University of Monash
Prato
Italy
3-31 July
Summer School in Audiovisual Translation
Dubbing, voice-over, subtitling for the deaf, audio description for the blind
UCL
London
4-9 July
Hampton Court
Surrey



5-7 July
School of Oriental and African Studies 
University of London
London
Theme: Conflicting Ideologies and Cultural Mediation - Hearing, Interpreting, Global Voices
5-8 July
SSAWW 2017
Theme: Border Crossings. Translation, Migration & Gender in the Americas, Transatlantic, & Transpacific
University of Bordeaux Montaigne
Bordeaux, France


6-7 July
Geneva
Switzerland


6-7 July
One rule for home, one rule for school?
University of Nottingham
Nottingham
UK



6-9 July
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting 2017
Utrecht University
Utrecht
Netherlands



7-8 July
4th Translation and Interpreting Conference 2017
COTICH
Theme: Specialised Translation and Interpreting
Santiago
Chile

8 July 1-8pm
Pride in London
Pride Parade and Festival for LGBT Community
Trafalgar Square
London


9 July
Alexandra Palace
London
10-14 July
TH Köln
Cologne
Germany
NB: Student rate available
10-14 July
13th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists
Theme: New Challenges for Forensic Linguists
University of Porto
Porto, Portugal


13-14 July
Translation and Interpreting in Transition 3
Ghent University
Gent
Belgium

14 July-14 August
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London
Also World ParaAthletics Championships 14-23 July and IAFF World Championships 4-13 July
23-29 July
International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School
BCLT/Writers Centre Norwich
8 workshops to date, including Bengali, Korean & Lithuanian
University of East Anglia
Norwich, UK
29-30 July
ARTIS@Bangkok2017: Translatorship
Chulalongkorn University & Thammasat University
Bangkok
Thailand

30-31 July
Ypres
Belgium
31 July-11 August
33rd Cambridge Conference Interpretation Course (CCIC)
Hilton Cambridge City Centre
Cambridge
UK

3-5 August
Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre
Brisbane, Australia
Theme: Disruption and Diversification

8-10 August
ICT-16: 16th International Conference on Translation
Theme: The Value of Translation in Society
University of Malaya
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


11-13 August
Latin American Translation Industry Conference
Holiday Inn
Cordoba
Argentina



24-27 August
Translate in the Laurentians / On traduit dans les Laurentides
Master class training for French>English and English>French translators
Estérel, Quebec
Canada 


1-2 September
International Conference on Translation, Interpreting and Cognition
Mendoza 
Argentina


4-8 September
2nd International Summer School in Translation Technology
KU Leuven University
Antwerp
Belgium
4-8 September
Transtech 2017
3rd Summer School in Translation Technologies
University of Ljubljana
Ljubljana
Slovenia

7-9 September
ILLA 2017
Theme: Language and Law in a World of Media, Globalisation & Social Conflicts
International Language and Law Association
University of Freiburg
Germany

7-11 September
EMNLP 2017
Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing 
Copenhagen
Denmark



8-17 September
Including 2017 Grand Regency Costumed Charity Promenade on Saturday 9th September
Bath, UK
Twitter: @JAFestBath
Facebook



9-10 September
Efsli 2017 AGM & Conference
European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters
Theme: Interpreting in Heathcare
Toulouse
France


9-11 September
2nd International Conference on Translation and Interpreting in Uruguay
Montevideo
Uruguay


12-15 September
EAIE 2017
Theme: Internationalisation of Higher Education
Seville
Spain
13-20 September
Summer School 2017: Translation in History - History in Translation
University of Vienna
Vienna
Austria
15-16 September
TTI 5
5th International Conference on Teaching Translation and Interpreting
University of Łódź
Łódź
Poland


15-16 September 
Study Weekend 2017
CIOL German Society
Theme: The Hanseatic League - Myth and Reality
Lübeck
Germany

16-17 September
Annual Festival of Architecture and Design
London







21-22 September
The ATC Annual Conference 2017
Association of Translation Companies
(Venue to be advised)
UK
21-23 September
11th PLAIN International Conference
Theme: Improving Customer Relationships
Plain Language Association International
Graz
Austria


22-24 September
Anglophoner Tag
Hosted by ITI German Network
Chester Racecourse
Chester
UK


23-24 September
Association of Sign Language Interpreters
Theme: Recognition
Institute for Child Health
London


25-26 September
Intermedia 2017
International Conference on Audiovisual Translation
Poznan
Poland


27-28 September
Technology for Marketing
Olympia
London



28-30 September
International Forum for Interpreters and Translators
Plenary Sessions and Practical Workshops
Mexico City
Mexico


29-30 September
Drongo Festival 2017
Utrecht
Netherlands

30 September
FIT 2017 Theme


5-7 October
ICIQ3 
International Conference on Interpreting Quality
Granada
Spain

6-7 October
Realiter 2017
Theme: Terminology for Standardization and Internationalization
Barcelona
Spain

12-13 October
Elia Networking Days
Bucharest
Romania


14 October 12-6pm
Africa on the Square 2017
Part of Black History Month 2017
Trafalgar Square
London


14-15 October
Call for papers in German only
Hanover
Germany


14-16 October
Olympia
London

20 October-28 February 2018
Exhibition to mark 20th Anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
British Library, London
24-26 October
Stuttgart
Germany


25-27 October
9th International Conference on NLP, Corpus Linguistics, Terminology and e-Terminology
Slovak National Corpus
Bratislava, Slovakia

25-28 October
American Translators Association
Washington DC
USA

26-28 October
METM17
Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting 2017
Brescia
Italy

30-31 October
San Jose
California
USA

1-3 November
Theme: Continuous Delivery
Santa Clara
California
Theme: Translation and Disruption: Global and Local Perspectives
University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth
UK


6-7 November
Translating Europe Forum
Theme: Translators' Skills and Employability
Brussels
Belgium


9-10 November
5th Translation Technology Terminology Conference
Theme: One Step Ahead - Translating the Future
Bled
Slovenia
Twitter: @TTCConference #TTTconf
9-10 November
1st Balkan Language Symposium
Serbian Association of Translation Companies
Belgrade
Serbia

9-11 November
11th Hellenic Language and Terminology Conference
Athens
Greece

13-14 November
MUMTTT 2017/Europhras 2017
3rd Workshop on Multi-word Units in Machine Translation and Translation Technology 
Theme: Computational and Corpus-based Phraseology
London

16-17 November
Theme: Technology tools for interpreting
London


17-18 November
Berlin
Germany



17-19 November
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Music City Center
Nashville, TN
USA


22-24 November
NTIF 2017
Nordic Translation Industry Forum 2017
Helsinki
Finland
26-27 November
Mexican Translators' Association (OMT) Conference
Guadalajera
Mexico


7-8 December
Prague
Czech Republic
13-15 December 2017
Theme: Minority languages, risks, disasters and regional crises
UCL CEnTraS at Europe House, London



Dates to note for 2018

European Capital of Culture 2018

European Capital of Culture 2018



European Green Capital 2018



9-10 March 2018
2nd Joint Dutch and Belgian Association Conference






17 March 2018
EULITA GA2018
Sofia
Bulgaria

7-12 May 2018
International Conference on Language Resources and Education
Phoenix Seagaia Resort
Miyazaki
Japan



3-6 July 2018
IATIS 6th International Conference
Theme: Translation and Cultural Mobility
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong

9-14 July 2018
8th Euroscience Open Forum
Scientific research in Europe
Toulouse
France
Call for 2018 Papers
Call for 2020 Hosts


24-27 October 2018
59th ATA Annual Conference
American Translators Association
New Orleans
Louisiana

NB: Inclusion in this list does not constitute endorsement of any conference, event or third party. This list is for information purposes only. All details should be checked on the organisers' websites, as they may be subject to change.




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