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English translation: "Day of the Future" "Future Day" etc.

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03:15 Sep 29, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Zukunftstag
Not much to go on but it appears in a schedule of a company's strategic development which lists what will take place and when. 2 strategy meetings take place followed by Zukunftstag a couple of months later.
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 20:08
English translation:"Day of the Future" "Future Day" etc.
Explanation:
I presumethis means a session in which future issues (technology,business) will be aired, e.g. by having R&D folks or even futurists give presentations or panel discussion, roundtable discussions, brainstormingetc. The idea is to keep the company focused on the future -- a moving target -- to stay competitive.

AltaVista (English!) lists 5hits, such as the following:

23 MAR 7. ASCO-Zukunftstag:
Höchstleistungen
Kongresshaus Zürich Sponsor Sun Microsystems (Schweiz) AG
Ms. Nicole Tanner
Phone + 41 1 908 90 48
e-mail: ntanner@Swiss.Sun.Com
http://www.sun.ch/d/events/index.html
27.04.99
Zukunftstag
Econ Verlag---
http://www.ccd.de/E/VA/VAm2c99.html
Zukunftstag DaimlerChrysler
Die Fachhochschule Oldenburg wurde auf dem Zukunftstag von DaimlerChrysler im Werk Bremen am 3.7.1999 durch den Fachbereich Vermessungswesen vertreten. Die Exponate der FH standen unter dem Motto "Zukunftslösungen für Verkehrsprobleme".
http://www.fh-oldenburg.de/iapg/gis/Zukunftstag.htm



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Tom Funke
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Summary of answers provided
naa later dateBigTiger
na"Into the Future Day"
C Warlow
nasymposium
Tim Drayton
na"Day of the Future" "Future Day" etc.
Tom Funke
naat a future date
Elisabeth Moser
nadate to be decided
Gillian Searl


  

Answers


4 mins
date to be decided


Explanation:
I suggest this means a follow-up meeting in two months on a date to be decided.

Gillian Searl
United Kingdom
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22 mins
at a future date


Explanation:
you could also say: at a date to be
decided
But: at a future date is better and more common.


    Muret-Sanders
Elisabeth Moser
United States
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22 mins
"Day of the Future" "Future Day" etc.


Explanation:
I presumethis means a session in which future issues (technology,business) will be aired, e.g. by having R&D folks or even futurists give presentations or panel discussion, roundtable discussions, brainstormingetc. The idea is to keep the company focused on the future -- a moving target -- to stay competitive.

AltaVista (English!) lists 5hits, such as the following:

23 MAR 7. ASCO-Zukunftstag:
Höchstleistungen
Kongresshaus Zürich Sponsor Sun Microsystems (Schweiz) AG
Ms. Nicole Tanner
Phone + 41 1 908 90 48
e-mail: ntanner@Swiss.Sun.Com
http://www.sun.ch/d/events/index.html
27.04.99
Zukunftstag
Econ Verlag---
http://www.ccd.de/E/VA/VAm2c99.html
Zukunftstag DaimlerChrysler
Die Fachhochschule Oldenburg wurde auf dem Zukunftstag von DaimlerChrysler im Werk Bremen am 3.7.1999 durch den Fachbereich Vermessungswesen vertreten. Die Exponate der FH standen unter dem Motto "Zukunftslösungen für Verkehrsprobleme".
http://www.fh-oldenburg.de/iapg/gis/Zukunftstag.htm






    see above
Tom Funke
Local time: 14:08
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419

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BigTiger
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1 hr
symposium


Explanation:
Hold on a minut folks, I think we are on the wrong track here. This quote from the fist URL:
In Rahmen des Zukunftstages ... am 14. September war die Initiative ... der Hoehepunkt des Tages.
shows that it is something more than a future arrangement, because here we are describing it using 'war'.

A good example of the agenda for a 'Zukunftstag' is to be found at the second URL given. It is clearly a kind of open meeting where a numer of presentations are given, ie a symposium.



    public.deutsche-bank.de/beuba/ui/oes/nav_oes.nsf/frameset/JSTL-4BMLS2?Open Documents
    Reference: http://www.hwk-do.de/i_aktuell3.htm
Tim Drayton
Cyprus
Local time: 21:08
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2 hrs
a later date


Explanation:
Zukunftstag? And you're sure this is a German text/company? Some weird German...correct German would be: "zukünftiger Tag" or "Tag in der Zukunft" or even "späterer Zeitpunkt" etc.

Answer: later date ("at a later date a couple of months ahead\" or something like that...)

Just don't make the mistake of saying "future day" or the likes.

And...always provide as much context as you can and as clear an explanation as you can. Your question seemed a little confused in itself.

Anyway, hope this answer helps you!


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    ;-)
BigTiger
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4 hrs
"Into the Future Day"


Explanation:
Seems to be some new e-term, hooked up with e-commerce and future development of the net.


    Reference: http://www.zukunftstag.ch
C Warlow
United Kingdom
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