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ProZ.com Newsletter: June 2016

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(1) ProZ.com Mobile: the translation workplace anytime, anywhere
(2) ProZ.com Community choice awards: nominations are open
(3) 2016 international conference: Social highlights
(4) Conheça as keynote speakers da VI Conferência Brasileira
(5) Are there things you wish your clients understood better?
(6) Featured translator group buy: Déjà Vu X3 Professional
(7) Applications for the 2016-2017 moderator class welcome
(8) Can translation be charged/paid by the hour?
(9) Upcoming powwows


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(1) ProZ.com Mobile: the translation workplace anytime, anywhere
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ProZ.com members can now access site tools and opportunities through their mobile devices using the new ProZ.com Mobile native app for Android (iOS version coming soon!)

http://www.proz.com/mobile

Download the app today via Google Play, log in using your existing ProZ.com account and browse latest jobs, submit quotes, search for translated terms, participate in KudoZ, forums and quick polls, and set your availability in real time!

If you are already using the app, submit your rating via Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.proz

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(2) Nominations for the 2016 ProZ.com Community choice awards - submit yours by July 8th
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This ProZ.com Community choice awards are are designed to recognize language professionals who are active, influential, or otherwise outstanding in different media throughout the industry.

Nominations for the 2016 Community choice awards are now open, and will be accepted until July 8th. Don't miss this opportunity to nominate your favorite candidates! The winners depend entirely upon members of the ProZ.com community.

http://www.proz.com/community-choice-awards

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(3) Will you be at this year's international event? Enjoy sightseeing in Stockholm and tour the Nobel Museum
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World-renowned speakers, interesting sessions, and opportunities for networking are just some of the reasons to attend this year's international ProZ.com event in Stockholm, Sweden on September 3rd and 4th. But what about having fun and enjoying your stay in Stockholm? The 2016 international event will feature many great social activities for attendees to participate in to get the most out of their conference experience. Some highlights include:

- A sightseeing tour of Stockholm's Old Town
- A pre-conference powwow in the famous Nobel Museum
- Saturday night gala dinner featuring typical Scandinavian cuisine
- A post-event dinner overlooking the harbor

For complete details, see: http://www.proz.com/conference/683?page=social

Why wait? Register today to learn, network, and have fun with your colleagues at this year's international event.

http://www.proz.com/conference/683

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(4) Você já conhece as keynote speakers da VI Conferência Brasileira do ProZ.com?
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Marta Stelmaszak é uma mentora renomada e conhecida mundialmente no meio tradutório, com uma carreira independente muito bem sucedida, além da premiada Business School for Translators, na qual disponibiliza cursos para ajudar linguistas a avançar em suas carreiras. Paula Ribeiro é uma das fundadoras da APTRAD, a Associação Portuguesa de Tradutores e Intérpretes, além de uma próspera tradutora independente, organizadora de eventos e empreendedora.

Venha aprender com elas e outros profissionais proeminentes na VI Conferência Brasileira do ProZ.com nos dias 23, 24 e 25 de setembro em Curitiba, no Brasil.

O período de pagamento antecipado com desconto foi estendido, mas não perca tempo! Inscreva-se hoje mesmo pelo site: http://www.proz.com/conference/686

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(5) Are there things you wish your clients understood better?
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Translators were recently asked what they wished their clients understood better (if anything). See what they had to say, and feel free to add your own:

http://www.proz.com/topic/303088

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(6) Featured translator group buy: Déjà Vu X3 Professional
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During this group buy promotion, ProZ.com users will have the opportunity to purchase Déjà Vu X3 Professional and receive free ProZ.com membership + training + support for only $360.00

http://www.proz.com/tgb/1054

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(7) The moderator class of 2015-2016 is coming to a close, applications are being reviewed for the next class
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Thanks go out to the moderator class of 2015-2016, which is about to end its one year term of service. This group of professionals have volunteered their time over the past year to the ProZ.com community. Each person has made valuable contributions to the site, and some have contributed beyond the moderator program.

ProZ.com site moderators are key in maintaining the positive, results-oriented atmosphere of the site as they help guide new participants and ensure that site rules are upheld.

For those wishing to volunteer for the moderator class of 2016-2017, applications are now being reviewed.

http://www.proz.com/moderators

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(8) Can translation be charged/paid by the hour?
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A recent article in the ATA Chronicle looks at the idea of hourly fees for translation:

http://www.atanet.org/chronicle-online/highlights/an-hourly-fee-for-translation/

What do you think? See what others had to say in the Translation News section:

http://www.proz.com/translation-news/?p=125822#comments

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(9) Upcoming powwows: Spain, Canada, UK, Ukraine, Bulgaria, France
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July
2: Cardiff, UK (12) http://proz.com/powwow/5990
16: Kharkiv, Ukraine (19) http://proz.com/powwow/5984
22: Lyon, France (3) http://proz.com/powwow/5986
29: Sofia, Bulgaria (16) http://proz.com/powwow/5789
30: Edinburgh, UK (10) http://proz.com/powwow/5978

August
6: Bristol, UK (14) http://proz.com/powwow/5945

Full list of powwows (including those after Jun: http://www.proz.com/?sp=event/powwow_board&r_id=563


Where did the first half of the year go already? Thanks for tuning in, and here's to a great second half of 2016. Happy translating,

Jared
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