One-day conference in Perth, WA Saturday 29 September
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Dear colleagues, please find below details of a one-day PD event to be held in Perth on Saturday 29 September.

Please follow instructions about registering and payment etc.

Join us and our two distinguished guest speakers: Professor Sandra Hale and Professor David Elder for a challenging and entertaining T&I Mini Conference

Saturday, September 29, 2012, from 10am, North Fremantle Bowling Club
(4 Thomson Road, North Fremantle, ample parking on Hebron St. at the back of the club)

It is a once-in-a-year opportunity to boost your knowledge, learn about the latest trends, compare notes and share your experiences with colleagues.

Come to celebrate AUSIT’s 25 birthday and the 2012 International Translator’s Day (St Jerome’s), and above all: to have a great time. You could try your hand at bowling, too! Reasonably priced beverages at Club’s bar. (No BYO)

Entry $65 (general) and $49 (AUSIT/ASLIA/WAITI members).
Sorry, no student discount. Price includes GST.
Attending will give you 50 PD points. (Logbook 4.3 and 5.4)

Registrations online by 27.09.2012:

You can also make a deposit at any Westpac branch to:
Account name: AUSIT WA
BSB: 036-027
Account Number: 222003
Reference: Your name

If you choose to pay cash at a Westpac bank please email with your name so that we can cater for you. Due to catering reasons, payment on the day will not be accepted.

If you have any questions, please contact Ella Davis on (08) 9361-3248

Refund policy: Owing to AUSIT policy, once payment has been received, we are unable to offer any full or partial refunds. Thank you for your understanding.
Legal Notices: Attendees grant permission to AUSIT to utilize attendees' image, likeness, actions and statements in any live or recorded audio, video, or photographic display or other transmission, exhibition, publication or reproduction made of, or at, the PD event in any medium or context without further authorization or compensation.

Do you know our guest speakers?

Our first guest speaker, Professor Sandra Hale from the University of New South Wales, will deliver a presentation based on her recently published report titled“Interpreter Policies, Practices and Protocols in Australian Courts and Tribunals. A national survey.” Her paper will present results of a national survey of Australian based interpreters, tribunal members, magistrates and judges which covered issues relating to quality and qualifications, working conditions and remuneration, and current practices during bilingual proceedings. This lecture will present a summary of the results followed by open discussion on the implementation of the Report’s recommendations.
Dr Sandra Hale is Professor of Interpreting and Translation at the University of New South Wales and the chief editor of the international refereed research journalTranslation & Interpreting. She is an experienced NAATI accredited Spanish-English interpreter and translator. She is the sole author of two books: “The discourse of Court Interpreting” and “Community Interpreting” and the co-editor of two others. She has also written numerous journal articles and book chapters. She has delivered keynote addresses and workshops on interpreting to lawyers, judicial officers and tribunal members as well as to interpreters and academics throughout Australia and in other countries. Her profile can be found at:

Professor David Elder from Edith Cowan University is to present on “Form and Meaning in Translation”.
Professor David Elder coordinates the Language Section at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia.
He is a well-published academic on the fields of philosophy, translation theory and practice, textual and poetic analysis and politics. His most recent book currently under review for publication at McGraw Hill is Les Pièges de la traduction française. (Traps in French Translation). (201 pages).
David is currently working on Paul Valéry’s manuscripts with the group ITEM, Paul Valéry at the CNRS (The French National Centre for Scientific Research). He is also Vice‐President of the Alliance Française in Perth, Western Australia. His had been awarded Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in 2008 and Knighted by the French Government (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques) for his services to education in 2001. He has been invited to lecture on numerous conferences.

His presentation will be in two parts:
An introduction to Valéry’s concept of translation: moving beyond the traditional theories:
- Form and Meaning
- Transformations… and dealing with the inevitable residual or remainder;
Case studies of form and meaning.

We looking forward to seeing you on 29 September
AUSIT Western Australia Branch Committee


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