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Translating and Interpreting: Start Building Your Career Now

Wednesday, 20 April, 2016 - 13:30 to 17:30
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North West
University of Liverpool, Rendall Building

FREE EVENT!    2nd Annual Careers in Translation and Interpreting Event (for sixth formers, teachers and university students)

20th April 2016, 1.30pm - 5.30pm, University of Liverpool

Hear from experts about translating and interpreting at The European Commission, the Olympic Games and international conferences.

More information is available from:
Nelson Becerra :
Jordi Sánchez:
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures



1:30pm – 1:40pm  Arrival and Registration

1:40pm – 1:55pm  Welcome by Professor Lin Foxhall, Head of School of Histories, Languages & Cultures; and Careers talk by Diane Appleton, Deputy Head - Careers & Employability Service

1:55pm – 2:20pm  Myriam Salama-Carr, ‘Translation as a career’, Director of the National Network for Translation

2:20pm – 2:45pm  Helen Campbell, ‘working as an conference interpreter in the EU’, Director of the National Network for Interpreting

2:45pm – 3:10pm,  Paul Kaye, ‘Translation and Interpreting in the European Union’, Language officer at European Commission in London

3:10pm – 3:35pm  Kirsty Heimerl-Moggan ‘Routes into Conference Interpreting’, UCLAN

3:35pm – 3:45pm  Short break

3:45pm – 4:10pm  Graham Webb, ‘Experts in reconciling theory and practice’, Freelance Translator

4.10pm – 4.35pm  Karl McLaughlin,  ‘Interpreting at Olympic Games’,  Manchester Metropolitan University

4:35pm – 5.00pm  James Peel, ‘Freelance-a-lot: surviving and thriving through translation’, Freelance Translator

5.00pm – 5.:10pm  Book Launch: ‘Challenges and Opportunities in Public Service Interpreting’, Théophile Munyangeyo, Marina Rabadán-Gomez and Graham Webb

5.10pm – 5:30pm  Q & A and Networking

Booking information: 

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