Just as in almost all professional fields, it is essential to keep up with the latest information and, as far as possible, it is worthwhile to attend the various events and conferences held around the world.
Thus, I will list some of the translation conferences taking place in the near future and that may be of interest:
Conference: “Travelling languages: Culture, Communication and Translation in a Mobile World.” 10th Annual Conference of the International Association of Languages and Intercultural Communication, IALIC.
Date: December 3 to 5, 2010
Location: Leeds, UK
Topic: Issues related to culture, communication and translation in a world of constant change.
More information: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/german/ialic_conference_2010.htm
Conference: International Conference on Language Development and Computing Methods
Date: December 2 to 3, 2010
Venue: Karunya University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
Topic: How to develop and maintain major languages through the use of ITC (Information Technology and Communication) and a bridge between learning and teaching methods of conventional and modern.
More information: http://www.karunya.edu/it/icldcm/index.htm
Conference: Translation and Interpretation in a Multilingual Context
Date: November 1 to 3, 2010
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Topic: Promoting translation and interpretation as emerging fields in Thailand and promote the exchange of ideas between professionals and students of translation and interpretation around the world.
More information: http://www.ictithailand.com/