EUATC member, the Association of Translation and Interpreting Companies in Romania (AFIT) is joining forces with Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators in Romania (APIT) and DGT to organise a seminar examining the likely impact of GDPR on translation companies and freelance translators.
You would have thought that, when four of the EUATC's national association members get together, sacrifice their own events in order to create a single brand new language industry conference, that would be a good enough reason to be heading for Meet Central Europe (MCE) taking place in Budapest, October 30/31.
A decision by the Grants Committee of the EUATC board to provide financial support to the inaugural Meet Central Europe conference taking place in Budapest 30/31 October, was unanimously endorsed at the European umbrella group's General Meeting held in Madrid following T-UPDATE2018.
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.