8th Annual ATA GLD Members in Europe Workshop

There are still a few spaces left for the workshop in Mainz from March 10-12, 2023. Registration is open until February 15th or until the workshop is full, so sign up soon!

The city of Mainz is not only the home of Weck, Worscht und Woi, the Gutenberg Bible, world-famous Chagall windows and the Mainz 05 soccer club, it was also the backdrop of the first “GLD Members in Europe Workshop” back in 2014. That one-day informal gathering has grown into a mini-conference featuring a guest speaker, peer-led educational sessions, and social events from Friday evening until Sunday midday.
After a three-year hiatus, we’re excited to return to our roots for the now eighth annual workshop to reconnect, learn from each other, take in the sights, and sample the local cuisine. Details below.
We hope to see you there!

When: March 10 to 12, 2023
Where: z-Quadrat
Große Langgasse
55116 Mainz
Early registration: €60
By December 1, 2022
Standard registration: €75
After December 1, 2022 until Feb. 15, 2023 or sold out
Registration: Via Eventbrite, see below

What’s in it for you?

  • ATA/GLD insights and updates
  • A hands-on workshop by an invited speaker
  • Peer-led professional development sessions
  • The opportunity to present and share your knowledge and skills
  • Social events and lots of time for networking and fellowship
  • Coffee and refreshments

Guest Speaker
Jay Marciano, Director of MT Outreach & Strategy at Lengoo, has spent 24 years at the forefront of developing and applying MT. He has held senior positions at Lionbridge (2010-2020) and SDL (2001-2010), where he was responsible for the global strategy of using MT to increase translation efficiency. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA). Jay presents widely on MT, AI, and the future of the translation industry, and is a leading figure in building understanding among language professionals of the power and potential of MT and other AI-driven technologies.

Educational Sessions
Saturday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Please submit session proposals to leubetranslation@aol.com by November 15, 2022.

Social Events
Walking tour, 4:30 to 6:00 pm: Learn more about our host city on a walking tour of Mainz (price: €8, not included in the workshop fee, pay in cash on the day)
Dinner: Following the tour, we’ll have dinner at UDP Mainz, which is just a short walk from the B&B Hotel. Guests are welcome on the tour and at dinner.
Lunch: at Souperie, Große Langgasse 6, 55115 Mainz. Places will be reserved for all workshop attendees.
Dinner: In the evening we’ll meet for a networking dinner at Weinhaus Michel, Jakobsbergstraße 8, 55116 Mainz (https://www.michel-wein.de/index.php), which features local Meenzer fare. The Gewölbekeller has been reserved for us and you may bring your guests.
Lunch after the Sunday sessions will be a free for all as everyone goes their separate ways. A map with nearby eating options will be provided, so you can grab a bite with a colleague before catching your train.

The workshop is open to GLD members only. Registration includes all Saturday and Sunday sessions as well as refreshments on both days.
For an invitation, please write to Robin Limmeroth at robin@robin-limmeroth.com.
Once you have received your invitation, use Eventbrite to register and sign up for individual social events. Please note that Eventbrite will add a small processing fee and that the registration fee is non-refundable unless there is a waiting list.* All meals and the Friday walking tour will be paid separately at each event.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the B&B Hotel near the Mainz main train station. Please note the information below when making your reservation. Please note that the rates are not available on the B&B Hotel website; you must email the hotel!
Gruppenreservierungsnummer: 447457
Gruppenname: German Language Division
Room rates and conditions:
Zimmer mit Französisch-Bett: je Zimmer zur Einzelnutzung €65,00
Zimmer mit 2 Einzelbetten: je Zimmer zur Einzelnutzung €70,00
Zur Doppelbelegung €75,00
The rooms are available for booking at these rates until January 30, 2023
Frühstücksbuffet: €10,50
(Die Preisen verstehen sich pro Nacht und Zimmer, inklusive Mehrwertsteuer)
Check-In: ab 14 Uhr
Check-Out: bis 12 Uhr
Mo.-Fr. 6-10 Uhr
Sa., So. und feiertags 7:30-10:30 Uhr

If you have any questions, please write to GLD’s Assistant Administrator, Karen Leube, at leubetranslation@aol.com.
*In order to cover the up-front costs of renting the venue, we cannot offer refunds unless we meet our minimum number of registrations and have a waiting list. We thank you very much for your understanding.