This September, the annual ATC Language Industry Summit is coming to the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London. Welcoming industry professionals from across the UK and Europe to two days of energising talks, seminars and break-out discussions covering a range of topics at the heart of the industry.
EUATC Network Member Interlex Media & Translations has acquired a majority stake in another Network Member, Grata, also based in Estonia. Both are belong to EUATC member, the Association of Estonian Translation Companies (AETC), and the merger creates of the country's third largest language service provider with a wide portfolio of domestic and global clients.
The European Commission is backing a Jobs Fair at the Meet Central Europe conference taking place in Prague on 10/11 October.
Translation is more than simply transferring text from one language to another. Translators have to create a document that flows correctly in the target language, but still conveys the message of the original, all whilst being localised for the readership. If there is one thing that can present the biggest challenge when translating, it’s the humble idiom, write Rebecca Twose of Language Insight.
Who says the Germans don't have a sense of humour? With the news that the organisers of the second Meet Central Europe had selected Germany to be this year's spotlight country at its conference in Prague (10/11 October), the EUATC's German member, Qualitäts-Sprachendienste Deutschlands (QSD), set about promoting the event with a symbol drawing on some familiar iconic symbols of the country.