10,710 registrants

ProZ.com 2016 virtual conference for International Translation Day

Sep 30, 2016



Conference recap





Summary

Date: Sep 30, 2016
Registrants: 10,710
Attendees: 6,022
Sessions: 27




Sessions

Group discussion

test chat

Time: 09:00 to 21:00
Group discussion

Chat Room

Time: 10:00 to 23:00
Presentation

How to Earn More by Delivering Value and Building Relationships

Time: 10:10 to 11:10
Presentation

Why don't translators and interpreters know how to run businesses?

Time: 11:15 to 12:45
Presentation

Efficiency and Translation Memory Management for Medical and Pharmaceutical Translation

Time: 11:25 to 12:00
Presentation

Keeping customers happy - Happy customers? Why should I care, and what’s in it for me?

Time: 12:15 to 13:30
Group discussion

Effective collaboration

Time: 12:25 to 13:25

Topics discussed:
  • Moderator will post questions in format Q1) {question} and chat participants should reply A1) {chat response} with a new question every 6 minutes

Presentation

The Evolution of Remote Interpreting Platforms

Time: 13:00 to 14:05
Presentation

Transcreation and copywriting

Time: 13:40 to 14:10
Presentation

ProZ.com membership - Now with two service packages to choose from

Time: 14:20 to 14:50
Group discussion

How can I find clients in my specializations/areas of interest?

Time: 15:00 to 16:00

Topics discussed:
  • Moderator will post questions in format Q1) {question} and chat participants should reply A1) {chat response} with a new question every 6 minutes

Presentation

Mind the gap between what you say and what you deliver

Time: 15:05 to 15:50
Presentation

Translating in the World of Content.

Time: 15:10 to 16:10
Presentation

Translation project management - Understanding how general project management principles can be used for each translation job contributing to a thriving freelance business.

Time: 16:05 to 16:55
Presentation

What the heck is the “uberization” of translators & interpreters?

Time: 16:15 to 17:35
Group discussion

Developing a specialty/specialism

Time: 16:25 to 17:25
Presentation

A Price Quote as a Unique Way to Communicate with a Client

Time: 17:05 to 17:50
Presentation

Comparing MT Based Translation Errors with Human Translation Errors

Time: 18:00 to 18:50
Presentation

Languages of Limited Diffusion: Translation Trials and Tribulations with a focus on the Burmese (Myanmar) language

Time: 19:10 to 19:50
Presentation

Tablet Interpreting: Tips, tools and applications to make the most of your tablet while interpreting

Time: 20:00 to 21:05
Presentation

Closing Remarks

Time: 21:20 to 21:30
On-demand
presentation

Understanding Your Client: Is Your Client Always Right?

Time: 21:25 to 21:30
On-demand
presentation

10-tip survival kit for professional translators/interpreters

Time: 21:30 to 21:35
On-demand
presentation

Find direct clients and run a business that you love

Time: 22:05 to 22:10
On-demand
presentation

How to perform keyword research for web translation

Time: 22:10 to 22:15
On-demand
presentation

The beauty of machine translation

Time: 22:15 to 22:20
On-demand
presentation

How to Sell More: Effective Sales Strategies for Translators and Interpreters

Time: 22:20 to 22:25




Conference feedback

Not bad, I'd say

Wulf-Dieter Krüger
Member since: Jun 27, 2007

Great event. I found presentations very illuminating


Great event! I have learned so much about different translation tools (since I haven't used any of them yet), so much useful information!


I enjoyed each session I participated in. For the past 4 years, I have been waiting for this event.


Very grateful to Proz for the big effort of organizing this translators virtual conference again. variety of topics. Great event!

bilingualcomm
Member since: Sep 28, 2017

Thanks a lot for this free and very useful event.

Giovanna Gatti
Member since: Feb 17, 2016



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Time From To Content
14:41 Apr 7, 2014 Etienne Tessier: 1828111 All But there is a five seconds delay, so i guess we should not use it too much
14:41 Apr 7, 2014 Daniel Benito: 1130548 All maybe if you talked ;-)
14:41 Apr 7, 2014 Daniel Benito: 1130548 All I heard background noise for a while
14:41 Apr 7, 2014 Daniel Benito: 1130548 All now I don't hear anything
14:41 Apr 7, 2014 Samira C: 1826866 All it's not working for me
14:41 Apr 7, 2014 Daniel Benito: 1130548 All seems to work now
14:41 Apr 7, 2014 Claudio@Atril: 1765942 All we're going to stay in text only mode in the chat
14:42 Apr 7, 2014 Daniel Benito: 1130548 All then get a headset :P
14:42 Apr 7, 2014 Claudio@Atril: 1765942 All it can be nice to have the webcam activated for a more personal touch
14:42 Apr 7, 2014 Daniel Benito: 1130548 All maybe for private chats
14:42 Apr 7, 2014 Etienne Tessier: 1828111 All I get disconncted quite frequently, don't know if this is on our side though
14:42 Apr 7, 2014 Claudio@Atril: 1765942 All on a case by case basis
14:43 Apr 7, 2014 Samira C: 1826866 All does it work for you
14:43 Apr 7, 2014 Samira C: 1826866 All th sound?
14:43 Apr 7, 2014 Samira C: 1826866 All the
14:43 Apr 7, 2014 Etienne Tessier: 1828111 All Tomorrow i'll be home, so i don't know if i will be using the webcam^^
14:43 Apr 7, 2014 Jiaqi: 1907356 All no sound
14:43 Apr 7, 2014 Lbenito_atril: 1174606 All Me oyes?
14:44 Apr 7, 2014 Etienne Tessier: 1828111 All anyway, everything's wirking fine for Daniel, Dheeraj, Claudio, SMita and me
14:44 Apr 7, 2014 Daniel Benito: 1130548 All ¿Me oyes tú?
14:44 Apr 7, 2014 Etienne Tessier: 1828111 All what about the others ?
14:44 Apr 7, 2014 Samira C: 1826866 All ok me neither
14:44 Apr 7, 2014 Drew MacFadyen: 601248 All Etienne - that is likely on your side
14:44 Apr 7, 2014 Jiaqi: 1907356 All I cant hear the sound
14:44 Apr 7, 2014 Drew MacFadyen: 601248 All check your firewall and anti virus








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