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caiting66
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what's going on? Sep 26, 2007

为什么没有任何的进一步信息?

 

shirleyshanghai  Identity Verified
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Time and place Sep 26, 2007

If the time fit most of you, I'll decide the place.

 

caiting66
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I thought Powwow should be held this weekend? Sep 26, 2007

"I'd like to invite you to sign up for any of the powwows to be
held in China on September 29 as part of the world celebration of
Translator's Day "
I have no problem with 6th. Oct, but I believe it's better to have the activity at this weekend as it would match the spirit of Powwow: celebrating together. So if some people have to work that day, we can have it in the evening.


 

Doroto
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timing Sep 26, 2007

I don't think "the morning of 6th. Oct. 2007" will be a good timing. Maybe some of us are still on travel or on the way back home. This coming saturday will be ok, since most of us is still in Shanghai. Of course, it needs to be scheduled in the evevning, say, from 7:00 pm.

How about this, guys?

I would like to lend favor in case of need in organizing this event.


 

caiting66
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I agree with Doroto Sep 26, 2007

I think it's a good idea to put our phone number here. Mine is 13817886166, no message please.

 

Doroto
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activities Sep 26, 2007

it will be great if participants can be pre-informed about the contents of coming activities and how we will make use of the time together.

To: Shirley Hou

Could you outline the event according to the last get-together?


 

shirleyshanghai  Identity Verified
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Organizer's contact no. Sep 26, 2007

MP: 13901934637

 

shirleyshanghai  Identity Verified
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What's Powwow Sep 26, 2007

Powwows provide an opportunity for networking and informal socializing among language professionals--a chance to meet the people behind the profiles.

Our agenda:
1.Attendees will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and make announcements.
2. We may select theme from the followings: 'CAT tools', 'Free-lancing' or others (any suggestions are welcome).

The tone of this meeting is informative rather than commercial.


Note: Organizers are required to record the names and IDs of users in attendance. So please don't forget to give me your ID.

Please confirm ASAP and advices about agenda are welcome.


 

Doroto
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specialization, business development Sep 26, 2007

"The tone of this meeting is informative rather than commercial",

I think the above does not preclude discussion about how to develop and maintian clients and how to deal with tricky people.

Also, I want to know more about the life of other translator, their bitterness and sweetness, whether working as a freelancer or for a company.

Hope that day, I won't have to work over time.


 

Doroto
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specialization Sep 26, 2007

People going for the powwow may specifiy the areas of their translation strenghs, and each leave their emails.

To facilitate Shirley's arrangement, we'd better give a message to her on, say Friday, or Sat morning further confirming our presence.


 

caiting66
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activity Sep 26, 2007

I will see you all then, maybe we can have other activities afterwards, I mean, for example, I really eat a lot and I do not think that place could fill my stomach

 

shirleyshanghai  Identity Verified
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recommended place Sep 26, 2007

Ok, please recommend one if someone has good idea. but the time will be fixed for schedule arragement for all people. Thanks a lot!

 

shirleyshanghai  Identity Verified
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How's about 上岛咖啡,在莘庄南广场上。 Sep 26, 2007



 

Doroto
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why change place? Sep 26, 2007

As Hengshan road may be too expensive, Xinzhuang may be a little far from the downtown area.

Shirley, how abt finding a UBC (the one you mentioned next below) in the downtown area? If not easy, you have the final say.


 

mutant2007
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little bit confused Sep 27, 2007

Please keep me posted about the final time and place.

 
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