Meet Central Europe call for papers

Meet Central Europe, the language industry event created by four members of the EUATC from Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia has issued a call for papers for its 2020 conference.

The event, which takes place in Innsbruck 7 – 9 October, is expected to include a Jobs Fair and a meeting of tekom. The theme for the call for papers is inspiring vendor management.

The MCE Content committee is now accepting submissions addressing the wide range of topics under the broad tracks aimed at:

  • The freelance community
  • LSCs
  • Language Business

Click HERE for more detail on topics sought for each track areas.

Trisha Kovacic-Young, President of the Austrian Association of Translation Companies and chair of the Meet Central Europe content committee said: “We are encouraging people to submit case studies if possible. Also, in line with our general approach, we will not to include any direct or indirect sales activity or reference in presentations – feedback from the first two Meet Central Europe conferences tells us that this is a complete ‘turn-off’ for delegates!”

The four national association members of the EUATC that are jointly organising the conference are the Austrian Association of Translation Companies (AATC), the Association of Czech Translation Agencies (ACTA), the Hungarian Association of Professional Language Service Providers (Proford) and Association of Translation Companies of Slovakia (ATC SK). The inaugural event was supported by a grant from the EUATC.

The strcit deadline to make a submission is Thursday, April 2, 2020.

ANNOUNCEMENT

T-UPDATE 2020
The pause button is being pushed on T-UPDATE 2020, while plans for a radical overhaul of the conference format are being developed. The event will return in 2021 and will be located in Porto. The dates are 15 & 16 April 2021.