Dec 9, 2023
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Zoom online

Date: December 9, 2023

Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm JST

Location: Zoom online

Max: 100 participants

(Registration deadline: December 6, 2023, 23:59 (JST)

JAT Online Year-End Bash

As the year draws to a close, we invite you to join us for the JAT Online Year-End Bash. This event celebrates our collective efforts and achievements, transcending genre boundaries in a spirit of camaraderie and relaxation. We warmly welcome both members and non-members to participate in this festive occasion.

Event Highlights:

・Toast to 2023: We will kick off the event with a toast, reflecting on the year gone by. Additionally, there will be a raffle with the chance to win prizes.

・Breakout Sessions: Engage in smaller, thematic groups to discuss topics of mutual interest, fostering deeper connections and conversations.

Breakout rooms and moderators (As of November 17. The rooms and moderators are subject to change.)
1. Book translation room (1) - Fiction: Chiaki Yano
2. Book translation room (2) - Nonfiction: Chieko Tamakawa
3. Literary translation room (English): (Moderator currently under negotiation)
4. Business and technical translation troubleshooting: Yukari Watanabe
5. Entertainment translation room: Yumeko Futaki
6. Translators' hobbies and refreshment room: Shoji Miyata
7. General chat room (English): Joji Matsuo
8. General chat room (Japanese): Saki Kamimura
9. Interpreters' room: Allyson Sigman
10. Patent translation room: Chiharu Hirabayashi

Your presence would significantly contribute to the warmth and success of our gathering. We look forward to celebrating with you.


This event will be hosted on Zoom.

The Zoom joining link will be emailed to all registrants 24 hours before the event starts.

If you have yet to receive a link by 10:00 am on December 8, please check your spam mail before contacting JAT. If you have any questions, email Shoji at [email protected].


What language will the event be presented in?

Participants are encouraged to use whichever language is most comfortable for them.

Will the event be recorded?

No. This event will not be recorded.

Will the event be available in the JAT member archives?

No. The content is only available for those attending and will not be shared after the event.

Is the event online, in-person or hybrid?

This is an online event hosted on Zoom. Make sure to download Zoom before joining the webinar.

Is the event only for JAT members?

Anyone with a professional interest in Japanese can join the event. The event is 1000 yen for non-members and free for JAT members. Visit our membership page to find out more about becoming a JAT member.

How can I stay updated about the event?

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How do I register for this event?

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The deadline for registration is December 6, 2023, 23:59 (JST).

See you there!