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ProZ.com Newsletter: April 2009

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(1) KudoZ term search improvements made; more underway
(2) Invitation to join in celebrating ProZ.com's 10th birthday
(3) ProZ.com membership is a great investment -- guaranteed!
(4) Certified PRO network growing steadily
(5) Online invoicing tool improved further; no longer "beta"
(6) Help improve the web's largest directory of interpreters
(7) See which of your clients give WWA feedback
(8) Company directory being used
(9) Your profile has not been updated in six months.
(10) You use an old version of ProZ.com. Please switch by 22 May.
(11) ProZ.com conference to be held in La Plata in September!
(12) ProZ.com conference to be held in São Paulo! (August 27-28)
(13) II. Conference de ProZ.com en Santiago, 21-22 de agosto
(14) ProZ.com conferences in Argentina, Brazil and Chile
(15) ProZ.com "Winespeak Weekend" in Abruzzo, 16-17 May
(16) ProZ.com conference to be held in Barcelona in October
(17) ProZ.com conference to be held in Vienna in November
(18) ProZ.com conference to be held in Nice in December
(19) First-ever ProZ.com conference in the Netherlands (November)
(20) Five ProZ.com conferences to be held across Europe
(21) ProZ.com conference to be held in Montreal in October
(22) Upcoming powwows: Berlin, Milan, Biarritz, Nottingham, Osaka
(23) There will be another week of free webinars in May
(24) Second Specialization Seminar - Translation for Health Care
(25) Online training: Search techniques (Eng, Ita, Fra)
(26) Online training: Legal translation (English)
(27) Other online training courses available
(28) First ProZ.com/AUSIT Conference in Adelaide on November 7th
(29) Come velocizzare la ricerca terminologica in Internet
(30) Cursos para traductores en España
(31) Thanks for making ProZ.com possible with your membership!


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(1) KudoZ term search improvements made; more underway
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The KudoZ term search feature provides a way to search the KudoZ archive of millions of specialized terms. The feature has been improved this month in the following ways:

* Results are sorted more effectively, with more relevant search results being pushed closer to the top.

* It is possible to specify subject-matter fields more effectively.

* Layout of the page has been improved.

See: http://www.proz.com/search

Further work is now underway to increase the number of results for searches (by converting more of the terms in the database to Unicode.) Also, changes will be made to improve the effectiveness of the search feature for Russian, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese and Turkish. If you work in these languages and are willing to help, or if you have other requests related to the KudoZ term search feature, please add them to the discussion at: http://www.proz.com/topic/133115

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(2) Invitation to join in celebrating ProZ.com's 10th anniversary
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Announcing a celebration of ProZ.com's 10th anniversary: the site's sixth international conference, to be held from July 2-5, 2009 in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM).

Whether you are a long-standing ProZian or a new translator who wants to get up to speed quickly on the industry, you are invited to be a part of this historic celebration.

The event features a full array of industry-specific content, delivered by top speakers. There will be sessions on professional skills, with topics related to freelancing, marketing, boosting productivity, managing terminology and more. There will also be interesting panel discussions, including one featuring Harry Potter translators, and sessions related to getting the most out of ProZ.com.

But the event will be more than your typical translators' conference. It will be a celebration of ten years of global collaboration among translators. In addition, in the words of conference organizer Hristina Dojčinova, the event will be "a short escape into a world of rich culture." Among the social events planned is a boat cruise on Ohrid Lake and the "10th Anniversary Gala Dinner".

Three days remain for discounted early bird registration. Visit the conference page now at http://www.proz.com/conference/91

We thank these sponsors for their support of the ProZ.com 10th Anniversary International Conference:

- Continuum - http://www.continuum.hr
- Quills Language Services - http://www.quillslanguage.com
- Oleg Rudavin - http://www.proz.com/profile/14914
- Go Global Services - http://www.goglobalservices.net

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(3) ProZ.com membership is a great investment -- guaranteed!
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At a time when a good investment may be hard to find, ProZ.com membership is a great investment -- guaranteed!

Here is what some translators have said about their investment in ProZ.com membership:

* "The most worthwhile investment I've ever made in my business by a long shot." - Konstantin Kisin, UK

* "I tell you, I've never gotten so much out of so little investment." - Bill Greendyk, USA

* "The membership fee paid back after the first order." - Larissa B

ProZ.com has always "guaranteed" satisfaction by offering a pro-rated refund to anyone who is not fully satisfied with ProZ.com membership. Now, in a limited-time offer intended to remove any possible doubt about the value of ProZ.com membership, the satisfaction guarantee is being taken to another level. If you join ProZ.com over the next three days (ie. by May 2), the guarantee will have even better terms: if you do not earn back (from new clients met via the ProZ.com network) at least as much as you have invested in membership, you will have a right to a full refund at the end of your year of membership. (Only fees incurred in wiring, etc., will be removed.)

Please don't misunderstand this offer -- meeting clients is not the Blue Board, Certified PRO program, invoicing and much more.) But the fact is, the volume of client traffic at ProZ.com has led to a situation where, for nearly 90% of ProZ.com translators, membership pays for itself.

ProZ.com membership - a great investment, guaranteed. Join by May 2! http://www.proz.com/join

Note: There is one condition that must be met for the guarantee to be valid: you must complete all areas of your profile marked "required" in the "profile updater". (That's all you need to do -- the rest will be taken care of.)

If have questions related to specific terms of this offer, please submit a support ticket: http://www.proz.com

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(4) Certified PRO network growing steadily
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Announced last year, the ProZ.com Certified PRO program exists "to identify qualified translators working in various language pairs, and provide them with the option of networking and collaborating in an environment consisting entirely of screened professionals."

The Certified PRO program is being conducted as a service to paying members of ProZ.com; there are no fees associated with applying to or joining the program.

Comments:

"This is really a great initiative and I'm glad to see so many people joining every day." - Mariana Sousa Moreira

"I fully support this initiative to gain recognition for those of us who strive for the best." - Juliette Scott

Screening is ongoing, and now just over 1600 members have successfully completed the application process. The application process, including a process for evaluating translation samples, was further systematized this month.

If the opportunity to interact in an environment consisting entirely of screened professionals is interesting to you, consider taking advantage of the next lull in your schedule to provide the information necessary to be screened. Although the process takes a few hours, it is possible to get a good sense of what will be considered in just a few minutes by reviewing the "Apply" link in the CPN information pages. See: http://www.proz.com/pro-tag/info/about

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(5) Online invoicing tool improved further; no longer "beta"
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The ProZ.com invoicing tool has been further improved based on user feedback. It is now very easy to send professional-looking invoices, and there are nice additional features like tracking and reporting.

Full ProZ.com members can create and send invoices without limitation. Non-members can create and send up to five invoices before being asked to join.

Consider reviewing and bookmarking this tool: http://www.proz.com/invoice/about

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(6) Help improve the web's largest directory of interpreters
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Announced in the last newsletter, ProZ.com's new interpreter directory is seeing increased traffic. This is believed to be the largest database of interpreters on the web.

http://www.proz.com/freelance-interpreters/
[Directories -> Interpreters in the menu]

ProZ.com's goal is to make this directory of interpreters as useful as possible for you. If you have suggestions or requests related to this new directory of interpreters, please submit them via a support ticket: http://www.proz.com

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(7) See which of your clients give WWA feedback
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Positive client feedback -- the equivalanet of word of mouth advertising -- can be an effective marketing tool. ProZ.com's "WWA" ("willing to work again") feature gives you a way to build on the satisfaction you have earned from your current clients, to reassure new ones of your capabilities and reliability.

Two years have passed since WWA was first announced, and now, nearly 10,000 translators have chosen to display "WWA" feedback in their profiles. Among those who don't, one of the primary reasons is a feeling of uncertainty as to whether or not their clients are willing to provide WWA feedback. If you are in this situation, consider reviewing the list of companies that have provided WWA feedback for others. You may already have a client among them.

See: http://www.proz.com/?sp=wwa&sp_mode=stats

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(8) ProZ.com's company directory being used
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ProZ.com's company directory -- the largest directory of translation companies on the web -- is being used.

You are invited to make sure that your company is appearing in the way you prefer:

http://www.proz.com/translation-companies

If you have any requests or suggestions related to this directory, either with regard to its use or how your company appears, please forward them via support ticket: http://www.proz.com/support Thank you!

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(9) Your profile has not been updated in six months.
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It appears that you have not updated your profile in the past six months. Keeping your profile up to date doesn't take long, and it makes good business sense. Please consider taking a few minutes to do that now by going to: http://www.proz.com/profile and clicking on the "Profile updater" tab.

Note that you must be logged in to use the profile updater.

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(10) Your profile is still set to use the old design - please switch by 22 May
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Your profile is still set to use an old version of ProZ.com's site design. The current "standard" site design was released several years ago, and support for the "old" design -- the design you are still using -- ended last year.

The current design features many improvements over the old one, including ease of use and speed. It has been possible to continue accessing the "old" site design to date, but that will no longer be possible after 22 May. Therefore you are asked to switch over to the current design format as soon as possible. (To do that, look for the icon in the ProZ.com header when you view the site.)

If you encounter any difficulties in switching over to the new design, or after switching over you find something that could be improved, please provide feedback via a support ticket. Everything possible will be done before 22 May to ensure a smooth transition for all.

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(11) ProZ.com conference to be held in La Plata in September!
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This year's ProZ.com Argentina Conference will be held in La Plata, city of linden trees and diagonals and capital of the province of Buenos Aires.

Hosted by ProZ.com Staff and sponsored by Hispano Language Advisory (www.myhispano.com) and Ocean Translations (www.oceantranslations.com), this Conference will take place in the beautiful setting of the Hotel Corregidor, in the heart of the city.

The Conference has been declared of Provincial Interest by Government of the Province of Buenos Aires (Declarado de Interés Provincial por el Gobierno de la Provincia de Buenos Aires).

Here is a very brief overview of speakers and sessions awaiting you in La Plata:

- The Backstage of a Translation Project: What you Can't See from your Seat and What Translation Agencies want from Translators - Gabriela Lemoine, Hispano Language Advisory
- Gestion de proyectos para traductores - Enrique Cavalitto, ProZ.com
- Búsqueda inteligente de terminología en la jungla de Internet - Clarisa Moraña
- DTP para traductores - Mauricio Coitiño
- Translating for international organizations
- Translation Running through your Veins - Luciana Ramos, Ocean Translations
- Workshop on managing risks of online business

and more...!

Buy now your early-bird discounted seat! Early-bird expires on May 30th.

For complete information and to register, see: http://www.proz.com/conference/80

We on the site staff are very happy to be hosting this conference. We look forward to welcoming you to our home city!

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(12) ProZ.com conference to be held in São Paulo! (August 27-28)
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The first ProZ.com conference in Brazil will take place on August 27th and 28th in São Paulo.

Organizer Isabel Vidigal and co-organizer Rosana Malerba are looking forward to welcoming you in the Disal auditorium, market-leading books distributor for language courses in Brazil ( http://www.disal.com.br), who will host the event.

For full information and to register, visit the conference page at: http://www.proz.com/conference/77

Hurry! Early-bird discount expires on May 30th. If you buy your conference seat before that date, you'll be eligible for a prize-draw to win ProZ.com membership.

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(13) II. Conference de ProZ.com en Santiago, 21-22 de agosto
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The second ProZ.com conference in Chile will take place August 21-22 in the beautiful setting of the Catholic University of Chile, in Santiago. This event is organized by Camilo Quezada Gaponov and co-organizer David Meléndez Tormen.

Here's an overview of the great program awaiting you in Santiago:

- Workshop: Taller de Traducción de material audiovisual by César Añasco Reyes
- Un recorrido comparativo por el mundo de las herramientas de traducción asistida, Clarisa Moraña
- Workshop: How to use ProZ.com and optimize your business (workshop conducted in English), Anne Diamantidis
- Gestión de proyectos de traducción, Johanna Angulo
- La situación gremial de los traductores en Chile, María Eugenia Poblete

To see the conference page and register, please visit the conference page under http://www.proz.com/conference/101

More information on this conference (including event prices) coming soon!

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(14) ProZ.com conferences in Argentina, Brazil and Chile
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Argentina: This year's ProZ.com Argentina Conference will be held in La Plata and hosted by the site staff.
Register at: http://www.proz.com/conference/80
Early-bird expires on May 30th. We look forward to welcoming you to ProZ.com's home city!

Brazil: The first ProZ.com Brazil Conference will take place on August 27th and 28th in São Paulo.
Register at: http://www.proz.com/conference/77
Hurry! Early-bird discount expires on May 30th.

Chile: The 2nd Chile Conference will take place August 21-22 in the beautiful setting of the Catholic University of Chile, in Santiago. Register at: http://www.proz.com/conference/101

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(15) ProZ.com "Winespeak Weekend" in Abruzzo, 16-17 May
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A new format for ProZ.com professional development -- training served up with wine and the best of local cuisine!

A hands-on workshop will be held on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of May in the lovely Ortona countryside, in the heart of the beautiful Abruzzo region. Whether you're an established wine translator or you simply want to explore the possibility of getting into the sector with some reliable explanations and terminology under your belt, this is the workshop for you!

Organizer Angela Arnone is helping to give specialized translators an effective and fun way to hone skills and get in-the-field information about one of the world’s most fascinating subjects.

After the devastating earthquake in Abruzzo, it was decided jointly with the organizers that this event would support the Italian Red Cross and the city of l'Aquila.

Please see the events page to register and for more information on how to donate directly to the Italian Red Cross or the Italian Civil Protection Department, under http://www.proz.com/conference/97

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(16) ProZ.com conference to be held in Barcelona in October
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The Second ProZ.com Spain Regional Conference will take place in Barcelona on October 23rd to 25th.

You can visit and register on the conference page at: http://www.proz.com/conference/109

More updates and information on this event (including prices) coming up soon!


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(17) ProZ.com conference to be held in Vienna in November
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We are delighted to announce that the first ProZ.com Austrian Conference will take place in Vienna on November 28th and 29th, right for the launch of the famous Viennese "Christkindlmärkte" (traditional Christmas markets).

Organized by Lise Smidth and Norbert Reiter from Vokabularium Smidth & Reiter OEG, this event will mainly be conducted in German.

More information to come on this event - including program and prices!

In the meantime, feel free to visit the conference page under http://www.proz.com/conference/118

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(18) ProZ.com conference to be held in Nice in December
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The third ProZ.com French Regional Event will take place at the beginning of December, in the beautiful city of Nice on the Côte d'Azur.

This event will be completely bilingual - parallel sessions both in French and English will be run.
If you wish to be a speaker at this event, feel free to fill in the 'speakers application form' under: http://www.proz.com/conference/?show_mode=speaker_application

More information and updates on this event coming soon!
http://www.proz.com/conference/106

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(19) First-ever ProZ.com conference in the Netherlands to be held in November
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The first ProZ.com Conference to be held in the Netherlands will take place in Soesterberg, Amersfoort on November 20th to 22nd. Organized by Percy Balemans, the conference is also sponsored by Teamwork, Dutch leading organizer of intensive workshops, one-day courses and conferences for translators, interpreters and editors (http://www.teamwork-vertaalworkshops.nl/)

If you wish to be a speaker at this first Netherlands and Benelux regional event, feel free to contact the organizers via the speakers application form under: http://www.proz.com/conference/?show_mode=speaker_application

We are still working on the program, but here a few examples of the subjects/sessions we will be offering:
- Kwaliteitsbewaking: Europese Standaard NEN-EN 15038 voor vertaaldiensten en het Kwaliteitsregister
- Wat verwacht een vertaalbureau van een vertaler?
- Workshop "How can you define the quality of a translation?" van Teamwork
- Literair vertalen
- Online networking voor vertalers
- Paneldiscussie over het vertaalvak

For more information and to register, see: http://www.proz.com/conference/124

More updates on this event (including prices) coming soon!

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(20) ProZ.com conferences to be held in Austria, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands
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Austria: We are delighted to announce that the first ProZ.com Austrian Conference will take place in Vienna on November 28th and 29th, right for the launch of the famous Viennese "Christkindlmärkte" (traditional Christmas markets). Register at: http://www.proz.com/conference/118

France: The third ProZ.com French Regional Event will take place at the beginning of December, in the beautiful city of Nice on the Côte d'Azur.
Call for speakers - apply at: http://www.proz.com/conference/?show_mode=speaker_application
Register at: http://www.proz.com/conference/106

Italy: A new format for ProZ.com professional development -- training served up with wine and the best of local cuisine! A hands-on workshop will be held on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of May in the lovely Ortona countryside, in the heart of the beautiful Abruzzo region. Get in-the-field information about one of the world’s most fascinating subjects.
Register at: http://www.proz.com/conference/97

Netherlands:
The first ProZ.com Conference to be held in the Netherlands will take place in Soesterberg, Amersfoort on November 20th to 22nd.
Call for speakers Apply at: http://www.proz.com/conference/?show_mode=speaker_application
Register at: http://www.proz.com/conference/124

Spain: The Second ProZ.com Spain Regional Conference will take place in Barcelona on October 23rd to 25th. Register at: http://www.proz.com/conference/109

Your opinion and expectations would be appreciated for the 7th ProZ.com international conference, to be held in 2010 in South Africa: http://www.proz.com/survey/242

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(21) ProZ.com conference to be held in Montreal in October
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We are delighted to announce that the second ProZ.com Canada Conference will take place in Montréal on October 10th and 11th. Organized by Nancy Lynn Bogar, the event will be held both in English and in French.

If you are interested in being a speaker at this conference, please contact the organizers via this form: http://www.proz.com/conference/?show_mode=speaker_application&event_id=121

Visit the conference page at http://www.proz.com/conference/121 to register and join the mailing-list,

More information on this event coming soon!

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(22) Upcoming powwows: Berlin, Milan, Biarritz, Nottingham, Pamplona, Osaka
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May
2: Exeter, Devon, UK (14 members) http://proz.com/pw/2578
2: Fayetteville, NC, US (7) http://proz.com/pw/2470
5: Zagreb (3) http://proz.com/pw/2555
5: Distrito Fe..., Mexico (22) http://proz.com/pw/2554
8: Berlin (23) http://proz.com/pw/2635
9: Jeonju, South Korea (4) http://proz.com/pw/2536
9: Milano (27) http://proz.com/pw/2642
9: Posadas, Mi..., Argentina (3) http://proz.com/pw/2641
9: Cardiff, UK (7) http://proz.com/pw/2654
9: Berlin (82) http://proz.com/pw/2507
9: Biarritz, France (16) http://proz.com/pw/2624
9: München (2) http://proz.com/pw/2600
9: Brussels (7) http://proz.com/pw/2608
12: Aveiro, Portugal (4) http://proz.com/pw/2575
14: Vienna (10) http://proz.com/pw/2629
16: Киев (10) http://proz.com/pw/2639
16: Sevilla (6) http://proz.com/pw/2657
16: Nottingham (12) http://proz.com/pw/2533
23: Bordeaux (7) http://proz.com/pw/2623
25: Tenerife, Spain (1) http://proz.com/pw/2645
30: Самара, Russian Federation (2) http://proz.com/pw/2618

June
4: Santiago (4) http://proz.com/pw/2621
8: Fès, Morocco (9) http://proz.com/pw/2633
13: Pamplona (15) http://proz.com/pw/2584
13: Oxford, Ohio, US (6) http://proz.com/pw/2617
13: Sevilla (5) http://proz.com/pw/2656
20: Lille (11) http://proz.com/pw/2636
20: Osaka/Kansai (4) http://proz.com/pw/2653
26: Vale do Par..., Brazil (1) http://proz.com/pw/2660

For more, and to call for one in your area, go to: http://www.proz.com/powwows

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(23) ProZ.com webinars - another week of free webinars is coming up
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In May, ProZ.com will once again run a week of free online "webinars". Registration is now open: http://www.proz.com/webinars

May webinars will feature the following products: Across, Alchemy Publisher, Atril Déjà vu, Beetext Flow, MemoQ, SDL TRADOS, Snowball, & Wordfast Pro

All free webinars are recorded and available at http://www.proz.com/videos

Additional paid webinars are available on different topics of interest to those in the translation industry:

* Client hunting
http://www.proz.com/webinars/1498

* How to work for translation agencies
http://www.proz.com/webinars/1573

* Negotiation for translators (workshop)
http://www.proz.com/webinars/1558

* Estándares internacionales de traducción
http://www.proz.com/webinars/1585

* Servicio al cliente
http://www.proz.com/webinars/1582

* Oportunidades laborales
http://www.proz.com/webinars/1579

* Personal marketing
http://www.proz.com/webinars/1576

The lineup of topics is being increased. If you are an experienced trainer, or a specialist interested in sharing your expertise with the community in paid webinars, you are invited to propose a new session topic at http://www.proz.com/?sp=trainings&sp_mode=propose_online_training

If you have any questions or suggestions related to ProZ.com webinars, please write to soledad@proz.com

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(24) Second Specialization Seminar - Translation for Health Care in Córdoba
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May 23, 2009
9.00 a.m. -5.00 p.m.
Auditorio Diego de Torres, Universidad Católica de Córdoba Obispo Trejo 323 PB. Córdoba Capital

The purpose of this seminar is to quickly review what we learned in the past seminar, learn about new developments, and review specific examples of texts for in-depth translation, understand possible problems and solutions, and discuss the preferred terminology and style. We will analyze SAMPLES AND CASES FROM THE REAL WORLD.

We will cover:
• Kinds of documents: Vital documents/Standard vs. Non-standard
• Applications
• Consent forms
• Letters containing important information regarding eligibility and participation criteria
• Notices pertaining the denial, reduction, modification or termination of services and benefits, right to file a grievance or appeal
• Notices advising of free language assistance or interpreting services

Kinds of documents: Non-vital
• Marketing materials
• Evidence of coverage
• Explanation of benefits
• Claim forms
• Grievances and appeals

Attendees will receive:
• Description of each document
• Brief translation work with some of them
• Examples of bad translations with some of them
• Editing practice of good and bad translations
• Explanation of techniques: grade level, back translation, transcreation
• Tips for success along the way
• Attestations
• Discussion about client preferences

Read more and sign up here:
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1540


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(25) Online training: Search techniques (available in English, Italian and French)
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Online training now available in English, Italian and French: Search techniques for faster professional work.

* Search techniques for faster professional work
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/863

* Come velocizzare la ricerca terminologica in internet e nei propri documenti
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1612

* Comment accélérer la recherche terminologique sur Internet et dans les documents personnels


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(26) Online training: Legal translation (English)
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Contracts Terminology and Translation
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/625

Introduction to Patent Translations
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/625

Corporation Terminology and Translation
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/991

Criminal Law Terminology and Translation
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/994

Torts Terminology and Translation Training
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/965

See: http://www.proz.com/online_trainings for more online training sessions.

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(27) Online training: other topics available in English and French
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How to Start as a Translator
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/802

Capacitación en línea: Traducción de software
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1376

Curso de Corrección de Textos en Español a distancia
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/922

Análisis y Cotización de Proyectos de Traducción
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1037

Taller de Atención Personal y Telefónica al Cliente
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1081

Taller de Gestión del Tiempo para Traductores
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1078

Taller de Marketing para Traductores
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1069

Introduction to Freelancing in African Markets: How to Get Started
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1057

IT security & Open source training course
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1022

Search techniques for fast professional working
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/863

Taller de Presupuestos, Facturas y Gestión de Clientes para Traductores
http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1066

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(28) First ProZ.com/AUSIT Conference in Adelaide on November 7th
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Following on the brilliant 2008 AUSIT conference in Brisbane, ProZ.com and AUSIT have joined forces to celebrate excellence and demonstrate the possibilities of the global market for our industry. What is the future of our profession? How can we benefit from the developments in our industry and on the global market?

Celebrate excellence in our profession by presenting the AUSIT National Excellence Awards on November 6, 2009.

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(29) Workshop: come velocizzare la ricerca terminologica in Internet e nei propri documenti a Bologna
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Data/orario: 22 maggio 2009, dalle ore 10 alle 18
Bologna, Italia.

Ottimizzare le ricerche terminologiche in Internet o nei propri documenti significa aumentare la produttività. Per quanto riguarda la ricerca su Internet dobbiamo sfruttare meglio le ricerche avanzate dei motori di ricerca e automatizzare il più possibile determinati passaggi (selezione del sito, ricerca, apertura di un altro sito ecc.), per quanto riguarda la ricerca nei documenti salvati sul proprio computer, invece, la difficoltà è data dal fatto che le informazioni sono contenute in file di tipo diverso (Word, pdf, memorie, email ecc.) e se i documenti sono tanti la ricerca può richiedere troppo tempo. Il workshop si articola in una parte introduttiva con presentazione delle strategie di ricerca e delle applicazioni che si possono utilizzare, e da una seconda parte con esercitazioni pratiche.

http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1480


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(30) Cursos para traductores en España
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Curso de corrección ortotipográfica y comunicación escrita
Viernes 22 de mayo de 16:00 a 20:00 hs y sábado 23 de 10:00 a 14:00 hs, Barcelona.
Impartido por Alberto Gómez Font (coordinador general de la Fundéu) y Xosé Castro Roig (traductor y corrector).
http://www.proz.com /translator_training/1564

Curso de corrección ortotipográfica
Impartido por Xosé Castro Roig (traductor y corrector).

Introducción a las herramientas de traducción asistida
Fecha y horarios: 16 de mayo de 10.00 a 18.00, Barcelona
Visite: http://www.proz.com/translator_training/1399

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(31) Thanks for making ProZ.com possible with your membership!
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Thank you for being a paying member of ProZ.com. Your investment is what makes worldwide collaboration among translators possible at ProZ.com!

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