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ProZ.com Powwow: Melbourne

http://www.proz.com/powwow/6322
Australia
6:30pm Apr 28, 2017
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Interested members (8) / Confirmed: 0 / Tentative: 1
Name NoteWill Attend
Sofia Gutkin  \"Organizer\" \"Reporter\" ...  
M arifin   hasansin123@gmail.com  
Maria Mastruzzo   ...  n
Hélène Lucas   ...  n
Sonia Sánchez Moreno   ...  
Hans Hatton   ...  m
Margherita Angelucci   ...  
mmb42   ...  


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Powwow: Melbourne - Australia

Sofia Gutkin  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
Member (2012)
Russian to English
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Discussing NAATI accreditation, past and upcoming conferences etc Apr 6

Hi all!

I think Melbourne is long overdue for a Powwow so I decided to organise one. Things that I would be happy to discuss:
* NAATI accreditation and planned changes to the process
* ProZ international conference in Stockholm in 2016, which I attended
* Upcoming short courses in T&I at Monash University

...And anything else that people would like to talk about!


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jinahkim
South Korea
Local time: 18:49
Member (Mar 2017)
English to Korean
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Around when? Apr 6

Sofia Gutkin wrote:

Hi all!

I think Melbourne is long overdue for a Powwow so I decided to organise one. Things that I would be happy to discuss:
* NAATI accreditation and planned changes to the process
* ProZ international conference in Stockholm in 2016, which I attended
* Upcoming short courses in T&I at Monash University

...And anything else that people would like to talk about!




Hi Sofia!

It is good to hear about Melbourne Powwow. I would love to attend!
If it is between May 1st and May 16th, I would be able to participate and meet other translators to share ideas.
Well, for me, Sydney would be a better venue but Melbourne is also fine. I would be glad to talk about the following with the participants:
- NAATI accreditation and prep tips
- What one can expect from MA degree in T&I
- Audiovisual translation which is one of my specialties (As this is a not very general topic for translators, I would like to talk about it only if others wish to, as well.)

Hope more to join!

Fingers crossed.


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Sofia Gutkin  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
Member (2012)
Russian to English
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Location Apr 9

Hi jinahkim,

Thanks for being interested in the Powwow! I have put the date as the last Friday in April - could you make it then or will you be out of the country? I haven't picked a location yet but it will be a restaurant somewhere in the city centre.


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Sonia Sánchez Moreno
Australia
Local time: 20:19
English to Spanish
Might be able to make it Apr 26

Hello Sofia and all,

I have other work commitments at 5pm on Friday but will do my best to make it to the city by 6:30pm.

Thanks for organising!

Sonia


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Margherita Angelucci  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
French to Italian
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Interested Apr 26

Hi all! Have you decided where you are going to hold the meeting? I am interested to attend!

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Sofia Gutkin  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
Member (2012)
Russian to English
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Location of Powwow Apr 26

Hello and welcome to all the people who have recently expressed an interest in attending this Powwow.

I would like to suggest that we have this Powwow at a ramen restaurant called Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen (http://www.ikkoryu.com.au/). The address is 27 Russel Street, Melbourne, and it is a relatively short walk from Flinders Street Station. The Powwow will start at 6:30 pm.

Please let me know if you have any dietary requirements (since the restraurant may not be suitable then), and please confirm if you are attending on Friday, as I will try to book us a table.

Thank you!


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Sofia Gutkin  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
Member (2012)
Russian to English
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Might be able to make it Apr 26

Sonia Sánchez Moreno wrote:

Hello Sofia and all,

I have other work commitments at 5pm on Friday but will do my best to make it to the city by 6:30pm.

Thanks for organising!

Sonia


Thank you, Sonia. I hope that we'll get to meet you this Friday and don't worry if you are running a bit late.


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Hélène Lucas  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
Member (2015)
English to French
Unable to attend Apr 27

Good morning all,

I apologise for the late notice, but unfortunately I won't be able to attend this Friday.
Thank you anyway for organising this powwow Sofia, I hope you will all have a nice time!

Hélène


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Margherita Angelucci  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
French to Italian
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Coming with another colleague Apr 27

Hi All,

I will be attending the event together with another colleague.

Thank you Sofia for organising!

Could give me your phone number just in case we can't find you guys?
Thanks!


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Maria Mastruzzo  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
Member (2009)
English to Spanish
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Unfortunately, I won't be able to attend Apr 27

Thank you Sofia for organising this powwow, I hope you all have a wonderful time. Hopefully, I will be able to attend a future event.

Regards, Maria


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Nburatto  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
Member (2012)
English to German
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I won't be able to attend 02:35

I would have loved to come but won't be able to now. I hope there will be some events in the future. Thanks for organising anyway and I hope you have a good discussion!

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Sofia Gutkin  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:19
Member (2012)
Russian to English
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People confirmed or likely/maybe 02:42

Hi everyone,

Just to check, I am expecting the following people at the Powwow tonight: Sonia Sánchez Moreno (may be late), Hans Hatton, Margherita Angelucci + friend, Marc (mmb42). I booked a table for 4 yesterday but I am sure they can squeeze a couple more people in, it looks like a fairly big placeicon_smile.gif

Sofia


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