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ATA64 Annual Conference Science & Technology Division Events and Sessions

ATA64 Conference

By Mery Molenaar, S&TD Administrator

The following conference events and selected sessions may be of special interest to our members. Visit the ATA64 website for a full list of events and sessions.

Conference Dinner

Join us on Thursday, October 26 at 6:30 pm for a joint dinner with the Medical Division. This is an off-site event and will be held at Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita. Registration for this event is now open. All conference attendees and their guests are welcome, division membership is not required.

Conference Sessions

** Conference sessions with Science & Technology T&I as their main topic.

Thursday, October 26

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
** Chemical Names, Chemical Structures: What’s a Translator to Do?
Presenter: Matthew Schlecht

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
A Guide to Chinese Scientific, Technical, and Political Jargon in Translation
Presenters: Aaron Hebenstreit, CT, Ben Murphy, CT

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
** Sharpen Your English Scientific Writing Skills
Presenter: Patricia Bobeck, CT

Friday, October 27

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Caring for Your Brain and Hearing Health
Presenter: Gabriela Bocanete

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Let’s Be Proactive about Psychoactives
Presenter: Tatiana Cestari

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Traveler Medical Chart Translation and Treatment Challenges
Presenter: Sam Pournezhad, Medical Division Distinguished Speaker

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tech Talk: Translating for the Tech Industry
Presenter: Michael Schubert, CT

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Capturing Elusive Creatures: Context-Dependent Words and Phrases in English to Japanese Scientific Translation
Presenter: Kazumasa Aoyama, CT

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
** Mining 101: The Basics for Every Translator and Interpreter
Presenters: Pedro Valdez and Sadot Marquez

Saturday, October 27

8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Unlocking Global Success: A Crash Course to Localizing Android Applications
Presenter: Sameh Ragab

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
** Challenges Faced by an On-Site Interpreter on a Major Construction Project
Presenter: Magdalena Parol

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
** Messenger RNA Vaccines
Presenter: Tapani Ronni, CT

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Precious Gift, the Great Breakthrough: Organ Donation and Transplantation
Presenter: Stephen Volante, CT

Still need to register for the conference? Early registration pricing ends on September 16, 2023. Register here

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