The 2018 study of the European language industry conducted jointly by the EUATC, Elia, FIT Europe, GALA and LINDWeb shows a continuing confidence in future trading prospects following last year's study.
Ahead of the EUATC annual conference in Madrid, Geoffrey Bowden, Secretary of the association, speaks to Sonali Kulkarni, Editor-in-Chief of India's BITS and Pieces, the online language industry magazine, about the benefits of national language associations and the changing landscape of the sector.
In February President of the EUATC, Rudy Tirry, was invited to be a guest speaker at a European Masters in Translation conference hosted by Lille University.
Awareness of new General Data Protection Regulations has gained significant traction across the language industry and EUATC members the Association of Czech Translation Agencies (ACTA) has become the first to hold a training seminar for its members and others in the industry likely to be affected.
Association of Translation Companies of Slovakia (ATC SK), together with the Faculty of Arts of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, has held a joint national event for universities and language services providers aimed at bridging the gap between the academia and the translation industry.
The latest member of the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies, Çeviri Işletmeleri Derneği (CID) is to be announced with a press conference in Istambul on 19th December.
The European Commission has published a call for tenders for translation of EU documents from and into EU official languages. This call is for translating texts from or into English (EN) in combination with another EU official language. There are five language combinations or 'lots' to choose from.