MAIN CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
Saturday 3 February 2018
Please note that to keep the programme as concise as possible, no honorifics have been used below. Details about the speakers' profiles can be found on the "Speakers" page.
Light breakfast for those who wish, espresso for those who need it (!). Croissants & pastries freshly made on site, or smoothies for the health kick. Networking - gently for those who are not early birds!
We are extremely honoured that John Anthony Coleman, Québec's Agent-General for the UK, Ireland and the Nordic countries, will be giving the keynote address on the importance of translation to international affairs.
The Value of Super-Specialism
Panel Chair: Christine Schmit
How we became super specialised translators and why you should too Fernando Cuñado & Ruth Gámez
IP and Patent Litigation - A Niche within a Niche Karen Rueckert
Hybridity in Legal Texts Madalena Ferreira Ahman
Tea, coffee, networking, relaxing... ready to start again!
The Value of Quality
Panel Chair: Malcolm Fowler
Blunders in cross-border financial translation Claudio Petrozziello
Gauging multilingual consistency Ingemar Strandvik
Legal Interpreting in England & Wames: How not to do it, and can we learn from our mistakes? Yvonne Fowler
The buffet lunch gives delegates a chance to mingle and make new contacts.
Walks & Talks
Back by popular request... The Inn's private gardens "The Walks" are ours for some well-earned fresh air. Brainstorming, networking and a burst of energy for the afternoon workshops!
Each table will address a key theme for the profession - chosen by the delegates themselves.
Value in Action
Panel Chair: Christina Guy
Translation, communication (and avoiding litigation) from a lawyer's point of view Sahar Bhaimia
Winning cases hand-in-hand with clients: knowledge construction and international investments John O'Shea
The Importance of Being Earnest – why choosing the right translator is vital Mark Baulch
Panel Chair: Andrew Leigh
Why bother branding? Joanne Alexander
Showcasing Value: Codes of Conduct Gwen Clayton
Iustitia vs Mercurius. What do legal practitioners know about translators and interpreters? The case of Spain Elena Alcalde Peñalver & José Sergio Pajares Nievas
The speakers share final insights to round off the conference.