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[View Powwow Report] Powwow: London
United Kingdom
3:00pm Mar 9, 2013

Hi guys,

The location for this Powwow will be as follows:

Nordic Bar
25 Newman Street

The bar is behind Oxford Street. You can see the map on their website for more details. The Nordic Bar is not normally open at 3pm but they will open just for us. We'll have a private room. No charge for entry. I did try to book the King and Queen (where the events are normally held), but sadly it was not available. Anyway, the Nordic Bar will be a new experience for us!

The official starting time is 3pm as requested, but I'll arrive a bit early, and we'll probably continue until about 6-7. I'm sure some people will want to stay for more drinks after that. I wouldn't arrive too much after 6pm though in-case we've all gone already.

This is mainly a way to network and meet other translators. Please bring business cards if you have them, or CV's. Feel free to invite anyone who might be interested. I'll ask a couple of experienced member to circulate and try to make sure the shy attendees get a chance to chat with everyone. If anyone wants to volunteer to help out, please leave a comment below and I'll get in touch. Mainly it would be good to have a backup in case I get sick on the day and can't attend.

Please do post any questions or concerns, this is the first meetup I'm arranging. If there are any problems on the day you can call me on 07770 753 717. The Nordic Bar can be reached on 020 7631 3174, they will help you if you get lost!

Looking forward to seeing you all!

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Interested members (81) / Confirmed: 18 / Tentative: 6
Name NoteWill Attend
David Smith  \"Organizer\" \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" ...  
Josephine Bacon  \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" ...  
Michal Glowacki   ...  
Analaissa   ...  
Martin Phillips   ...  
Pablo F Medina  \"Reporter\" ...  
Vicky Owen   ...  y
Anna Tugwell   ...  
Nadezhda Kirichenko   ...  y
Kevin Booth   ...  
laenai   ...  y
Polkadot Global   ...  
rosienelmes   ...  
AnnieMG  \"Photographer\" Annie MG  y
Paolo Lodi   ...  
Robert Allwood   ...  
brennanw   ...  
EIUK   Thanks David for organising this and look forward to seeing you all.  y
Philippa Canty   ...  y
Kyeong-Soo Kim  \"Photographer\" ...  
Lanna Castellano   ...  
transphy   ...  
Beatrice Mary Blackett Espinosa   ...  
Kathryn Hadley   ...  
Steve Poynter   I am no longer able to make it on this date unfortunately. Hopefully there will be another one soon.  n
Kotowicz   ...  
ClaudiaBlanco  \"Reporter\" Claudia Blanco I will be arriving around 3.30 -4.00 pm   y
Simona de Logu   Hello would love to come but 3pm is too early. May try to come after 6pm. Enjoy the meeting!!  m
Sanika Paralikar   Sanika  
Katharina Wawrzon-Stewart   ...  
Alessandra Diagne   ...  
Elena Cook   maybe  
XLaura Saunders   ...  
Malika Lakbiach   ...  
Hrvoje Pticar   Sorry guys, have to give this one a miss, flying overseas on Tuesday and won't be back until 15 March... I do hope we get together again soon!  n
Fiona Miles   Hello, This will be my first powwow. I'm looking forward to meeting everyone.  y
Anilu Fernandez   ...  y
LaraBarnett   ...  
Sam Eckford   ...  m
Michelle Homden   ...  
williamcarne   ...  
Russell Jones   ...  y
Debora Chobanian   ...  
Isabel Caraballo   ...  
Riccardo Durante   ...  
Theresa Trisolino  \"Photographer\" ...  
Mauro Poletto   ...  
Estefanía González   ...  
Dorota Crates   ...  
LV-ML   ...  
Victoria Sammagård   Will attend, if I'm not in Birmingham that weekend.  
Elisa Martinez-Aznar   ...  
Marguerite Vieira   Marguerite Vieira  
Marie Jackson  \"Photographer\" I'm interested in attending but not yet 100% sure I can make it this time. Hope to meet many of you in March!  
William Patton   Sorry. I will have to miss this one but hope you all have a great time.  n
Eve MacDonald   ...  y
Mu Liu    ...  
XMandarin Interpreter   ...  
Jaquelina Guardamagna   Thanks for organizing, David. Unfortunately, I will not be able to make it on 9th. Have a wonderful time!  n
Rociodfr   Thanks for organising it :)!! Will see you there  
L Mawson   ...  
Denis Chesnokov   ...  
GillW (MCIL)   Gill Westwood  
Maria Luisa Dell'Orto   ...  
Samantha White   Under the weather today, hope to meet everyone next time.   n
Andrea Kucza   Andrea Kucza  y
Laura Pistininzi (MCIL)   Dear all, I am sorry, probably I won't be able to attend any longer. I have an urgent assignment for Monday and will not be able to participate. I will try to be there at 6 pm at the latest. Please accept my apologies and have a good time in any case.  m
JAnnells   Not 100% sure I can make it, but will try!  m
Yvonne Velasquez   ...  y
Leniana Koroleva   ...  y
Oksana Gerasymets  \"Photographer\" I'm coming with my Nikon D5100! :-)  
MichaelBerthoud   ...  y
Andrei Vrabtchev   ...  
Gabriella Pierro   ...  y
Clive Phillips   ...  m
Rebecca Wallen   Thanks for organising this David. I look forward to meeting you all.  y
Deli   ...  
Mark Cole   I'll try and get there this time  
Jezabel_Mendez   ...  m
Cathrin Cordes   Well done David! Sorry for late reply, but I work on Saturdays and never quite know. Will be a bit late ... and dont worry about the other pub, it was not the best in the world :-)  y
Cecilia Gowar   Very likely to go! Probably three of us! xx  

Postings about this event

Powwow: London - United Kingdom

Michal Glowacki  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:46
Member (2010)
English to Polish
+ ...
Pub Feb 14, 2013

Hey David!

Thanks for thinking about this. I think we've met before on one of these meetings. The usual venue was the King & Queen at 1 Foley Street, where there was always an arrangement that the function room is free for us, if everyone donates a pound to a charity that the owner supports. Maybe it's worth taking this into account? Goodge Street station is nearby, as are buses.

Oh, and the usual time was 3 PM. Obviously, as the organizer you're free to do it as you wish.


[Edited at 2013-02-14 13:25 GMT]

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Hrvoje Pticar  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:46
German to Croatian
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Agenda? Feb 14, 2013

Hi guys,

is there's any special agenda for the get-together, or is it just a sort of a sociable meeting?

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David Smith  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:46
Member (2008)
Chinese to English
Pub Feb 20, 2013

Hi guys, I did try and book the King and Queen but they were booked up, so I found an alternative. Maybe we could have a discussion after the event about where to hold the next one. I've moved the time to 3pm as you suggested. I also got a couple of emails about that. 3pm seems to be the popular time. Thanks for your comments

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David Smith  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:46
Member (2008)
Chinese to English
Agenda Feb 20, 2013

Hi, I don't think there's any need for a particular agenda; it's just a good way for us to mingle with other linguists. Hopefully there will be a networking aspect and also a social aspect! Of course, if anyone has anything they wish to propose in terms of a talk or anything we'd be delighted to include it. Thanks!

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Andrea Kucza
Local time: 11:46
Romanian to Hungarian
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Meeting Mar 1, 2013

Hi David,

Thank you very much for sending me the invitation. Sincerely this would be my first Powwow meeting, and I m looking forward to iticon_smile.gif I am quite new in the domain of translation , so definitely it would be a good think to meet here people with lots of experience.


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