Conference Materials

ATA 59 (2018)

“Introduction to Neural Machine Translation,” by Carola F. Berger. View PDF

“Get the Pest, Spare the Rest,” by Matthew Schlecht. View PDF

“Patent Translation for Liberal Arts Majors,” by Evelyn Yang Garland and Aaron Hebenstreit. View PDF

“Patents: From Draft to Grant and Tackling Terminological Nightmares,” by Heike Holthaus, Nadine Edwards, Nicholas Hartmann, and Karen Tkaczyk. View PDF

“Resources for Patent Translators,” compiled by Heike Holthaus, Nadine Edwards, Nicholas Hartmann, and Karen Tkaczyk. View PDF


ATA 58 (2017)

“A Drop in the Ocean? Strategies and Technologies to Conserve Water for Current and Future Generations,” by Abigail Dahlberg. View PDF

“Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Neural Networks,” by Carola F. Berger. View PDF

“Keeping Up with a Moving Target: Environmental Terminology” by Martina Burkert. View PDF

“Ribonucleic Acid Interference: from Lab to Bedside,” by Tapani Ronni. View PDF

When a Christmas Tree is Not Really a Christmas Tree,” by Patricia McGrory. View PDF


ATA 57 (2016)

“CRISPR Gene Editing: From Tailored Gene Therapy to Species Engineering,” by Tapani Ronni. View PDF

English for Environmental Content – Working with NGOs and Financial/Multilateral Institutions,” by Melissa Harkin. View PDF

“Helping You Communicate Better – Beyond Navigation Established and Emerging Satellite Applications,” by Karl Pfeiffer. View PDF

“Translating Henri Poincaré,” by Bruce Popp. View PDF

What Goes There? The Inception and Development of Chemical Regulatory Legislation, by Matthew Schlecht. View PDF


ATA 56 (2015)

Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies: Illegal Money or a New Global Payment Option,” by Carola F. Berger. View PDF

How to Read and Translate Risk and Safety Vernacular Phrases in Technical Texts,” by Matthew Schlecht. View PDF

“Risk Analysis for Medical Devices,” by Joanne Archambault. View PDF

“Vaccines: Past, Present, and Future,” by Tapani Roni. View PDF

“Voyage to Antarctica: Translating the Environment,” by Ana Salotti. View PDF


ATA 55 (2014)

“Chromatography for Technical Translators,” by Matthew Schlecht. View PDF

“Grannies, Freds and LSD: A Non-Pedestrian Introduction to Bicycles,” by Carola F. Berger. View PDF

“Terminology in Integrated Circuits and Semiconductor Manufacturing,” by Di Wu. View PDF


ATA 54 (2013)

“Going All-In,” by Christos Floros. View PDF

“Achieving a Synthesis: How Scientific/Technical Translation Resembles and Differs from Organic Chemical Synthesis,” by Matthew Schlecht. View PDF


ATA 53 (2012)

“Chemistry for Dummies,” by Val Ivonica (in Portuguese). View PDF

“The “God Particle,” Dark Matter, Black Holes, and All That,” by Carola F. Berger. View PDF

Caution: Graphic Images/Explicit Views,” by Stephanie Delozier Strobel and João Roque Dias. View PDF

“Basic Concepts of Pharmacology in Drug Development,” by Bob Lyon. View PDF

Drugs of Abuse: A Pharmacological Perspective,” by Bob Lyon. View PDF

Terminology for Presentations,” by Bob Lyon. View PDF