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MATI event in Chicago: European and US perspectives on the language services market
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Jul 21, 2006

MATI Invites you to our next educational session:
An Ocean Apart: European and US perspectives on the language services market
co−sponsored by DePaul University Modern Languages Department
Please join us

When:
Sunday, July 30th, 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Where:
DePaul University
Department of Modern Languages
McGaw Hall 312
802 West Belden
Chicago, Illinois 60614

Invited Speaker
Irene Elmerot
Ms Elmerot is the founder of red language services company marked by proficiency and experience. She is a member of Sveriges Facköversättarförening, SFÖ, and The Swedish Association of Professional Translators. Ms Elmerot has a strong background in the humanities and studied Greek, French and Spanish, and has a Masters in Latin.

Moira Pujols
Ms Pujols is a past president of MATI, and owns Moira Pujols & Associates, a firm specializing in court and conference language services.

Ms Elmerot's presentation will contrast the working environment within the European Union and its 20 official languages to the U.S. model, licensing of translators, the emphasis on quality, where to find translation agencies in Europe, and how payment is handled by translation companies, clients and translators on the other side of the pond.

The presentation will be free to MATI members and $10 for non-members with payment taken at the event. Anyone planning to attend the event should RSVP to rdbogardus@matiata.org by July 29th.

More details at: http://www.matiata.org/html/calendar.html


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Event cancelled Jul 30, 2006

I have just been notified by MATI this event has been cancelled "due to the fact that unexpected severe Amtrak train travel delays will not permit the guest speaker to arrive in Chicago until well over the scheduled finishing time for the session".

I will post again if the event is rescheduled.

Susana


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