Off topic: End-of-year picnic in Perth, WA
Thread poster: Patricia Will

Patricia Will  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:35
Member (2004)
German to English
Nov 17, 2009

Dear colleagues,

You are cordially invited to join members of AUSIT WA and other local T&I associations for a picnic in Kings Park on Friday 4 December (details below). No charge, just bring your chair/picnic rug and a plate of finger food to share.


AUSIT WA End-of-Year Picnic
Friday 4 December 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kings Park, near Zamia Café (Synergy Parkland)

Come along and join your colleagues for an end-of-year celebration!
Bring your own chairs, picnic rugs etc. and a plate of finger food (sweet or savoury) to share. Look out for the AUSIT banner and familiar faces in the vicinity of Zamia cafe!
Find out about our plans for next year’s conference in Fremantle and take the opportunity to make your own suggestions for next year’s PD and networking programme.

RSVP to Trish Will by Monday 30th November (trishwill@optusnet.com.au or tel. 9403 5809/0417 943835).

Venue location
http://www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/kings-park/maps/synergy-parkland-venues

Synergise!
2010 AUSIT Biennial National Conference Fremantle, WA – November 5-6

Best regards
Trish Will
German-English translator
AUSIT WA Team


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Nicole Y. Adams, M.A.  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 22:35
Member (2006)
German to English
+ ...
... Nov 17, 2009

Hi Patricia,

That sounds great. I would love to join you again but I don't think I can make it this year.

Maybe next year though, once we're settled in Oz!

Regards,

Nicole


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Kemal Mustajbegovic  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:35
English to Croatian
+ ...
Great idea but... Nov 17, 2009

Great idea, great location.. everything is great but....

I just wonder if you have taken into consideration that not all professional translators and interpreters are free-lancers, working from home...

Just to remind you that there are a number of serious T/I practitioners who might like mingling around with other colleagues and exchange thoughts over a picnic but unfortunately not everyone is free on Friday.

I really like the idea but Friday .... no, thank you, I'm busy.

Is it possible for you to reconsider timing?


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Patricia Will  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 20:35
Member (2004)
German to English
TOPIC STARTER
End of year picnic in Perth - timing Nov 17, 2009

I'm sorry Kemal, you have made this point before but for those of us with busy families the weekends are off-limits as this conflicts with all our family commitments. Like myself, most of the colleagues I know do work from home full-time, or are interpreters with some flexibility between assignments. I understand you are an AUSIT member but we didn't see you at our recent AUSIT open day which was held on Saturday September 26 and was attended by around 60 people. Why not organise some event yourself for some Saturday and invite people to attend? I don't have the monopoly on organising events in Perth, and if you were to organise something for Proz.com members I would certainly make the effort to attend. Why not think about organising a Proz.com powwow some weekend? I would be happy to help advertise the event via the contacts I have in the industry.

With best regards
Trish


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Kemal Mustajbegovic  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:35
English to Croatian
+ ...
Hi Patricia Nov 17, 2009

Unfortunately that weekend I wasn't in Perth - "family commitments", you know.

You see, I have "family commitments" over the weekends as well but I always can make plans to make everyone happy.

Anyway, it doesn't matter.

Enjoy the picnic!

Kind regards!


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Geraldine Oudin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Japanese to French
+ ...
I'll be there Nov 17, 2009

The September event was very nice, and I will most likely be there on the 4th, unless something unexpected happens.
See you soon!

PS: I was actually thinking of organising a powwow sometime, but at the moment I am a bit busy.

[Modifié le 2009-11-17 13:46 GMT]


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Anna Herbst[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

End-of-year picnic in Perth, WA

Advanced search






WordFinder
The words you want Anywhere, Anytime

WordFinder is the market's fastest and easiest way of finding the right word, term, translation or synonym in one or more dictionaries. In our assortment you can choose among more than 120 dictionaries in 15 languages from leading publishers.

More info »
memoQ translator pro
Kilgray's memoQ is the world's fastest developing integrated localization & translation environment rendering you more productive and efficient.

With our advanced file filters, unlimited language and advanced file support, memoQ translator pro has been designed for translators and reviewers who work on their own, with other translators or in team-based translation projects.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search