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(1) How do you deal with poorly written source texts?
(2) Free webinar week - 30 March - 3 April
(3) Book your seat for this year's international conference
(4) Poll: Have you ever been asked to do back translation?
(5) Upcoming powwows

(1) How do you deal with poorly written source texts?

Do you encounter poorly written source texts in your translation work? If so, how do you handle them? You may be interested in a forum discussion where translators are talking about how to approach a source text that is less than well-written.

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(2) Free webinar week - 30 March - 3 April

A new round of free webinars has begun at, and will run from March 30th through April 3rd. Subjects include the use of Across Personal Edition, SDL Trados Studio, STAR Transit, WordFinder, SmartCAT, TM Town, Déjà Vu, memoQ translator pro, Wordfast and more. Sign up now to ensure you have a seat.

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(3) Book your seat for this year's international conference, Rotterdam, June 13th and 14th

This year's international conference will be held in in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on the 13th and 14th of June. Sign up now if you haven't already to receive updates as the event approaches. Right now is the best time to book your seat-- early bird pricing ends April 10th.

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(4) Poll question: Have you ever been asked to do back translation?

A recent poll, "Have you ever been asked to do back translation?" sparked an interesting discussion about translators' experience with back translation in different fields. Have you had to do back translation? If so, what was your experience with it? You can vote in the poll and add your opinion to the discussion thread below.

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(5) Upcoming powwows: US, Ukraine, Canada, Portugal, Germany, Spain, Romania, etc.

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9: Mannheim, Germany (12)
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15: Barcelona, Spain (5)
16: Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania (38)
16: Berlin, Germany (26)
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19: Teramo, Italy (4)

Remember to stop in and check out the free webinars being held all this week.

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