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 can attend the OGM, PLEASE submit an absentee ballot or appoint another member or the attending auditor as a proxy. The...

Pre-IJET31 JATPATENT Meeting--POSTPONED

Time: 5:00 am – 9:00 am

Location: Elgala Hall (1 Chome-4-2 Tenjin, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka, 810-0001)

Translate the Intent! Take a look at the following flowchart. What would you do if the client said “this is for a PCT application, so please give us a literal translation.” A situation like this is common in the world of patent translation. Wouldn’t translating the flow chart word-for-word in English create a different flowchart? The questions then become, “what in the world is the inventor...

31st International Japanese-English Translation Conference--POSTPONED

Time: All day

Location: Elgal Hall (Fukuoka)

MARCH 25, 2020 Dear Members, It is with great sadness that the JAT Board and the Organizing Committee for IJET-31 have decided to cancel the International Japanese-English Translation Conference planned for Fukuoka on June 5–7, 2020. The JAT Board wishes to acknowledge the immense amount of work done by the IJET-31 Organizing Committee to smoothly put together what promised to be an...

Pre-IJET31 JATPATENT Meeting--POSTPONED

Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Elgala Hall (1 Chome-4-2 Tenjin, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka, 810-0001)

Translate the Intent! Take a look at the following flowchart. What would you do if the client said “this is for a PCT application, so please give us a literal translation.” A situation like this is common in the world of patent translation. Wouldn’t translating the flow chart word-for-word in English create a different flowchart? The questions then become, “what in the world is the inventor...

31st International Japanese-English Translation Conference--POSTPONED

Time: All day

Location: Elgal Hall (Fukuoka)

MARCH 25, 2020 Dear Members, It is with great sadness that the JAT Board and the Organizing Committee for IJET-31 have decided to cancel the International Japanese-English Translation Conference planned for Fukuoka on June 5–7, 2020. The JAT Board wishes to acknowledge the immense amount of work done by the IJET-31 Organizing Committee to smoothly put together what promised to be an...

2020 JAT Board Elections: Last Day to Vote!

Time: All day

Location: https://jat.org/form/election-2020

The voting period for the 2020 JAT Board Elections ends tonight at 22:00:00 JST. If you haven't yet, this will be the last chance to cast your vote for the next Board. JAT is run by hardworking volunteer members. Your vote, as well, offers the opportunity for capable professionals within our organization to help JAT improve and expand. We encourage you to vote as a sign of your support! If...

2020 JAT Board Elections: Last Day to Vote!

Time: All day

Location: https://jat.org/form/election-2020

The voting period for the 2020 JAT Board Elections ends tonight at 22:00:00 JST. If you haven't yet, this will be the last chance to cast your vote for the next Board. JAT is run by hardworking volunteer members. Your vote, as well, offers the opportunity for capable professionals within our organization to help JAT improve and expand. We encourage you to vote as a sign of your support! If...

Webinar: Introduction to Drug Development and Japanese-English Pharma Translation

Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dear Members Do you want to learn about how drugs are developed and how the drug approval system in Japan works? Join this webinar in April hosted by Tony Atkinson from JATPHARMA. Anyone is welcome to participate. No experience necessary. Please register at the link below by 6:00 pm JST on Monday April 13. (Max. 40 participants) We will then email you the meeting link and pre-webinar homework....

Webinar: Introduction to Drug Development and Japanese-English Pharma Translation

Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Dear Members Do you want to learn about how drugs are developed and how the drug approval system in Japan works? Join this webinar in April hosted by Tony Atkinson from JATPHARMA. Anyone is welcome to participate. No experience necessary. Please register at the link below by 6:00 pm JST on Monday April 13. (Max. 40 participants) We will then email you the meeting link and pre-webinar homework....

TAC/JATPATENT: What patent translators need to know to survive the age of AI

Time: 6:30 am – 9:00 am

Location: Minna-no Kaigishitsu Akasaka (Hanaoka Bldg. 3F, Akasaka 3-12-7, Minato-ku, Tokyo)

[Event postponed] This event has been postponed under the current circumstances in Tokyo concerning the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The new date for this event will be announced when decided. --- JAT is pleased to welcome Mr. Koichi Kikuchi—a Japanese patent attorney and Director of DEN IP Solutions, a patent translation company specializing in the field of information and communications...