[PROJECT 2020] Panel discussion: Coronavirus Crisis and the Translation Profession

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Location: Online (Event date/time in JST)

*********************** Registration Closed: Invitation email will be sent on September 10th. *********************** Coronavirus Crisis and the Translation Profession: The Reality on the Ground, Strategies for Success, and Future Outlook The novel coronavirus pandemic is not only affecting our daily lives but also...

[PROJECT 2020] “How Do I Get into Video Game Localization?” All Routes Lead to Games

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Online (Event date/time in JST)

*********************** Registration Closed: Invitation email will be sent on September 10th. *********************** “How Do I Get into Video Game Localization?” All Routes Lead to Games Busting the myths behind video game localization while providing solid advice for those curious on how to...

[PROJECT 2020] CAT Tools: Nine Lives Not Required

Time: 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Location: Online (Event date/time in JST)

*********************** Registration Closed: Invitation email will be sent on September 10th. *********************** We will take a look at several translation tools, including MemoQ,  SDL Trados and Déjà Vu, in terms of applications in different fields of translation (audiovisual, patents, pharmaceuticals,...

[PROJECT 2020] Work From Home (COVID-19) and Remote Simultaneous Interpreting

Time: 11:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Location: Online (Event date/time in JST)

*********************** Registration Closed: Invitation email will be sent on September 10th. *********************** Perhaps you have heard of Remote Simultaneous Interpreting, or RSI. Chances are, you have been hesitant to venture into this seemingly new, scary realm of interpretation. Perhaps you prefer consecutive...

[PROJECT 2020] Translating Litigation

Time: 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Online (Event date/time in JST)

*********************** Registration Closed: Invitation email will be sent on September 10th. *********************** In this seminar I would like to explore the translation of materials relating to Japanese dispute resolution and court proceedings. This includes a broad range of texts, from incriminating emails...

[PROJECT 2020] Telecommunication Technologies for Patent Translators

Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Online (Event date/time in JST)

*********************** Registration Closed: Invitation email will be sent on September 10th. *********************** In this presentation, Mr Koichi Kikuchi will discuss the latest developments in telecommunications and strategies for accessing relevant technical information, offer advice on translation in this field from his perspective...

[PROJECT 2020] Career Survival for Medical Translators — Six Years On

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: Online (Event date/time in JST)

*********************** Registration Closed: Invitation email will be sent on September 10th. *********************** This session sees the return of panelists who discussed career development for medical translators at IJET-25 in Tokyo. However, the theme has changed to survival strategies as the field of...

[PROJECT 2020] Translated Dead or Alive:

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Online (Event date/time in JST)

*********************** Registration Closed: Invitation email will be sent on September 10th. *********************** Translated Dead or Alive: deceased (or otherwise unavailable) authors, and further challenges of literary translation Louise Heal Kawai is the translator of recently-released The Honjin Murders by Yokomizo Seishi, the...

JATLAW August Webinar: License Agreements

Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Online (Japan)

Title: "Comparison of the Lawyer's Perspectives vs. Translator's Perspectives in Drafting/Translating License Agreements" Lecturer: Mr. Mitsuhiko Nakamoto Contents of the Seminar: 1.  Brief lecture about the basic terms of a license agreement. 2.  Discussions about how to reflect client's...

2020 JAT Ordinary General Meeting (Online)

Time: 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: Access instructions at: https://jat.org/forums/viewthread/843/

To: All Members, Japan Association of Translators (JAT) The Japan Association of Translators' Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) will be held online on Sunday, June 21, 2020, 9:00 – 10:00 pm JST. This OGM will conducted entirely online; therefore, we ask that whether or not you...