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ProZ.com powwow: Trados Training

November 12, 2006, 12:00 am
United KingdomEdinburghIn personEnglish
Please note, that this is not a Powwow as usual.

The only purpose of this Powwow is to group people, who registered for Trados Training, taking place on November 12 in Edinburgh.

Unlike other Powwows this is not a free event.
Please only sign up for this powwow if you have already registered for the Trados training session on Nov 12.

The number of participants is limited to 35.
The cost for the participation is €80 / £55 / $100.
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Interested members (25) / Confirmed: 19
Name NoteWill Attend
Jerzy Czopik  \"Reporter\" ...  y
Helena Diaz del Real   Thank you Jerzy! I am absolute beginner and have freelance 7 since dec. 2005  y
stolley   ...  
Manuela Junghans   ...  y
Angeles Castelo   ...  y
Catherine Dauvergne-Newman   ...  
Monique Simmer   ...  y
Mariana Harriague   ...  y
Malgorzata (Maggie) Hickey   User since 2003, but could use some hints and tricks.  
Christine Matschke   Only user of MetaTexis, but very anxious to Trados  y
Gillian Scheibelein   ...  y
Laure Trads   ...  
ST Translations   ...  y
Lucy Jansen   Holds for hubby Henry Jansen too!  y
Igor Uszczapowski M.Sc. (Oxon.)   Thanks Jerzy!  y
Stefanie Maile   Stefanie Maile  
Sheena Cleland   I have already paid.  y
Nicky Over   Looking forward to learning about Trados  y
Per Magnus   ...  y
Jerold Stamp   ...  y
Rossa O'Muireartaigh   ...  y
Monika Pilecka   Looking forward to meeting you all there :o)  
XJacqueline McKay (X)   ...  y
avantix   No idea why I am not yet on the list, but here I am now.  y
Janet Ratziu   Thanks for offering this important event!  y




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Powwow: Edinburgh - United Kingdom

Helena Diaz del Real  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
German to Spanish
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More howabouts, please Oct 18, 2006

Hi Jerzy!
Please could you write here all details of this training?
I mean when and where do we start on sunday; what we need to bring; is there a lunch included in price or not?...
Thank you very much!
Kind regards,
Helena


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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Hello Oct 18, 2006

We shall start at 9 am.
Lunch is included.
The session shall be divided in three blocks. Th first block with some basics on TM settings, maybe analysis if you want, dealing with most important commands, setting up projects, translating easy documents with no problems.
The second part will deal with problems with Word, then we shall translate documents with Tageditor - Word, Excel, PowerPoint. We shall also speak about the preparation of the files.
The third part is DTP - conv
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We shall start at 9 am.
Lunch is included.
The session shall be divided in three blocks. Th first block with some basics on TM settings, maybe analysis if you want, dealing with most important commands, setting up projects, translating easy documents with no problems.
The second part will deal with problems with Word, then we shall translate documents with Tageditor - Word, Excel, PowerPoint. We shall also speak about the preparation of the files.
The third part is DTP - converting QuarkXPress, Pagemaker, Framemaker and translating them.
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Helena Diaz del Real  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
German to Spanish
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Two mor questions, please Oct 18, 2006

Thank you very much, Jerzy! You were very quick with your answer!
But I still two questions: does it take place at the same hotel as the conference?
And roughly when is it going to end?
Thank you very much!
Helena


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
Member (2003)
Polish to German
+ ...
Preliminary time schedule Oct 18, 2006

Start at 9 am.
First part (Basics)
9 am until 11 am
Coffe break until 11:30 am
Second part (Advanced)
11:30 am until 2 pm
Lunch break until 3 pm
Third part (DTP, Q&A)
Starting 3 pm with open end.
Maybe a tea break for a typical english cup o tea at 4:30 pm?
Or we extend the lunch until 3:30 pm.
This is not a fixed schedule, but the starting time should not be changed anymore.


 

Catherine Dauvergne-Newman  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:40
English to French
Flight Oct 18, 2006

Sorry for being a pain, Jerzy, but I have a plane to catch, so the less time is spent on breaks, the better!

 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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The same hotel Oct 18, 2006

We have a room in the same hotel, where the Conference is beeing held.
As you can see from the time schedule, I plan an open edn, but I do not expect us to come to an end later than 7 pm.
I´m still not very sure, if we will need 2 hours for the basics, so maybe I will shorten the first part to only 1 hour. This would mean the coffe break and the lunch one hour earlier. I shall keep you posted.


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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Breaks are already kept short Oct 18, 2006

When does your plane leave?

 

Catherine Dauvergne-Newman  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:40
English to French
Flight Oct 18, 2006

19.30 from Edinburgh Airport - I think you'd originally said the workshop would finish sooner than 7, so I went ahead and booked my non-changeable flight... Shame as it means I'll have to miss part of a training I badly need!

 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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That´s why we shall start already at 9 am Oct 18, 2006

Imagine, 7 pm are 10 hours! This is I think the absolute end of our learning capacity for one day. And this is an open end option. I do not want to make a clear cut at 5 pm, but it is possible. This would mean 6 hours training. After all I think there will be a lot of questions, and if we start to playing Q&A rounds in between, your problem will be bigger. So what I think you will possibly miss are some questions and answers after 5 pm.

 

Helena Diaz del Real  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
German to Spanish
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As per my opinion... Oct 18, 2006

...these breaks are very important, as we really need time off: I don't think anybody is being able to learn, and learn and leanr for hours and hours with no breaks!!
Thank you for all your comments, Jerzy!
Helena


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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I would be gratefull if you could post your travelling data here, when you plan to leave already on Oct 18, 2006



 

Helena Diaz del Real  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
German to Spanish
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@Horizons Oct 18, 2006

Hi!
And if you leave in London, why don't you stay until the end and take the train back??? (If you need it so badly, as you say...?)
Regards,
Helena


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
Member (2003)
Polish to German
+ ...
Please don´t panic :-) Oct 18, 2006

Look at this modified time schedule:
Break times:
10:30-11:00: coffee break
1:00-2:00: lunch in the restaurant between
4:00-4:30: coffee break
We shorten the Basics to 1,5 hrs and still keep the end openicon_smile.gif


 

Helena Diaz del Real  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
German to Spanish
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Panic? Panic? Who panics???? ;o)) Oct 18, 2006

... so now it seems like the three blocks are going to be shorter -all of them!!! What a pity!!!! icon_eek.gif((( (As there are no so many and good trainings for Trados...!)
I stay overnight in Edinburgh - No planes to catch for me at the day.
Regards,
Helena


 

Helena Diaz del Real  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:40
German to Spanish
+ ...
@Horizons: Sorry not... Oct 18, 2006

...leave but live!
If I would need a training that hard, I would not hesitate to take the train back ("The last train to London" -was a very nice song at the 80's! By E.L.O.) ;o))
Regards,
Helena


 
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