MAC: Mic Skills and Voice Techniques for Interpreters

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Columbus, Ohio, USA

Most interpreters use a stand or headset microphone for interpreting, but never get any training on how to use one. Am I speaking too softly or too loud? How close should the mic be to my face? Are my consonants...

Beth Cary in Kyoto: Adventures in Filmland

Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: TKP Kyoto Shijo Karasuma Conference Center, Conference Room 2A http://www.kashikaigishitsu.net/facilitys/cc-kyoto-shijokarasuma/access/

Date: April 23, 2017 (Sunday) Time: 2:30–5:00 p.m. (doors open, networking at 2:00) Place: TKP Kyoto Shijo Karasuma Conference Center, Conference Room 2A Fee: ¥1000 SWET or JAT members; ¥2,000 non-members Reservation and Inquiries (日本語 ok): kat(at)jat.org Access: http:/...

JATPHARMA in Kobe - Black box no more

Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Sannomiya Convention Center, Kobe

JATPHARMA in Kobe: Black box no more: Psychiatrists using their expertise against diseases of the mind Dr. Shuken Boku, a neuroscientist and psychiatrist at Kobe University, will speak about his research into the pathogenesis of mood disorders while providing a...

IJET-28 Columbus

Time: All day

Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

The IJET-28 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open! The organizing committee is hard at work preparing a rich array of informative sessions. Only $240 USD for JAT members; $290 USD for non-JAT members, Early Bird until Feb. 14....

April 1 TAC Hanami

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Toki (second floor at Arts Building, National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, Yoyogi)

Cafe Friends, on the 2F of the National Olympic Memorial Youth Center Central Building, has a glass facade overlooking Yoyogi Park that lets visitors take in the blossoming sakura in all their glory. Enjoy the spring atmosphere while chatting about...

March 11 JATINT/TAC Joint Seminar on ISO and Community Interpreting

Time: 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Location: Seisen University, Room #132 & #133

14:00 -15:30 TAC session About the ISO 17100 Translation Service Provider Certification System Speaker: Hideaki Ueki Translation Service Certification Manager, Service Group, Japanese Standards Association Since joining the Japanese Standards Association, Mr. Ueki has held different positions relating to standardization, including publishing,...

TRAC Meet #10: Editing Translations of Professional Documents for Clarity, Logic, Flow, and Cogency

Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Location: Tohoku University Katahira Campus Extended Education & Research Building (C-07) (2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi)

Happy New Year from Sendai! TRAC would like to announce our first seminar for 2017. This time, we gladly welcome Rick Weisburd from ELSS, Inc. to share his insight on editing and writing better in English. This session touches on skills...

February 18 TAC Activity: Printing Museum Visit

Time: 12:50 pm – 3:30 pm

Location: Printing Museum, Tokyo

Printing Museum, Tokyo Join us in February for a visit to the fascinating Printing Museum, Tokyo. The Printing Museum, Tokyo was established in 2000 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. In 2002, the museum was presented an...

JATPHARMA Kobe Workshop: Statistical Expressions for Med/Pharma Translators

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Kobe Kokusai Kaikan (Kobe International House) 8th floor (Use 東エレベータ), Room 801. http://www.kih.co.jp/access

Statistical Expressions for Med/Pharma Translators Ah, those impossible-to-avoid, grief-inducing statistical expressions we encounter as pharma translators. Taking examples from statistics sections of actual regulatory documents and medical papers, Shiho Koizumi will guide participants though the tricky obstacle course of...

Kansai: Working with Japanese Agencies -- A Primer

Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Room 1, TKP Kyoto Shijo-Karasuma Kaigishitsu, Imon-Shijo Bldg 7F (access map: http://www.kashikaigishitsu.net/facilitys/kg-kyoto-shijokarasuma/access/)

Kansai:  Working with Japanese Agencies -- A Primer with Alex Farrell Date:  February 12, 2017 (Sunday) Time:  2:00 – 5:00 PM (followed by dinner nearby; details to follow) Place:  Room 1, TKP Kyoto Shijo-Karasuma Kaigishitsu, Imon-Shijo Bldg 7F (access map: http:/...