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ATIA November Social in Edmonton

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The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta (ATIA) is hosting a November Social. Join us to meet and network with other ATIA members, enjoy a delicious meal together, and partake in fun activities.

Please note that the restaurant is completely vegetarian in order to accommodate most food preferences. Allergies can conveyed to the kitchen at the time of ordering.

RSVP to ATIA Development Coordinator, Nakita Valerio, by October 31, 2017: development@atia.ab.ca

Only members who have RSVP'd can attend as our reservation space is limited. Thank you and hope to see you there.

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Translators & Interpreters Public Information Session

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Currently, ATIA is doing outreach in cultural communities which represent a large demographic of the Albertan population but whose interpretation and translation professionals have yet to be certified with our Association. Certification is crucial for official document and legal translations, and to ensure the highest possible standard for final products. All of our members adhere to the best ethical standards in the profession and are actively sought out by clients in government, industry and the public.

Are you interested in becoming a certified translator and/or interpreter? Are you already doing the necessary work of translation and interpretation in your cultural community? Do you want to start the process of certification or learn more about why it is important?

Join the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta (ATIA) for a public Information Session:

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

6:00pm

Jasper Place Edmonton Public Library (9010-156 Street, NW, Edmonton)

At the session we will cover the following subjects:

·         How to get involved in the profession

·         How to serve your community better

·         Why certification matters for professionals

·         The benefits of becoming a certified member of ATIA

·         Career advancement through translation/interpretive services

Refreshments will also be provided. To register, contact ATIA Development Coordinator, Nakita Valerio - development@atia.ab.ca

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TransLit 11

The TransLit Editiorial Board, in cooperation with the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta (ATIA) and the Literary Translators’ Association of Canada (LTAC), is proud to invite you to an intimate book launch in celebration of TransLit: Volume 11. POSTER

Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:30pm
Bogani Cafe
2023 111 Street, Edmonton

21 Authors. 22 Translators. 12 Languages.

TransLit 11 is a stunning compilation in celebration of world literature and diverse global cultures. Take a narrative journey with us from the shores of the Americas through Eastern Europe and into the Far East.  

Please note:

  • Copies of TransLit 11 will be available ($20 + GST)
  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase
  • Bogani Cafe is LRT accessible and has public parking

 Please RSVP at https://translit11yeg.eventbri... in order to make arrangements for attendees. There is no cost associated with this event.

TransLit Volume 11 includes texts from twenty-one authors and twenty-two translators in twelve languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hungarian, Latvian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, and Vietnamese.

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Court Interpreter Mini-Course - Calgary

These unique mini-courses are provided voluntarily by court judges, prosecutors, and lawyers. Court interpreters can learn the vocabulary and procedures for court.

The lectures will take place several times year. The topic will be different each time, and will always relate to criminal law. After the lecture, there will be a Q&A session with the speakers.

Details and Registration Information

Date: October 2, 2017
Time: 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. (please arrive 15 minutes early to register)
Location: 20th Floor Conference Room, Calgary Court Centre, Calgary, Alberta

TOPIC: "Pre-Arrest Searches"

  • This lecture will deal with terms and phrases regarding Section 9 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, specifically “Pre-Arrest Searches” of accused.  After the lecture, there will be a Q&A session with the speakers.  This lecture series is not funded or endorsed by the Canadian Bar Association or any defence lawyer group. 

Who: The Honorable Judge Brown, with special guest Crown Rob Bassett, and Alan Pearse (Defence)

$15.00 (cash, exact change please) includes light lunch and materials.

TO REGISTER contact Carmen Aguilera at antiguahousealberta@shaw.ca.

Space is limited to 35 participants, so register early!
Registration deadline:

If you register, and are unable to attend please cancel your registration as lunch and materials are based on the number of attendees.

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ACIC 2017 Schedule - Edmonton

ACIC: Alberta Court Interpreter's Course
2017 Schedule

Mini-sessions offer vocabulary enrichment on various topics.  All interpreters are welcome to join.  A pizza lunch is included free of charge! The Full ACIC Course is for those who wish to become “recognized” court interpreters.

Next full ACIC course: September 26, 2017

**You need to pre-register for this course by emailing acic@hotmail.ca.  Registration opens on August 4! Only 25 participants will be accepted.

Mini-session:          

Topic:      Information Exchange
Date:       Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time:       12:00-1:00 pm.
Location:  B2 Boardroom, Law Courts Building, 1A Sir Winston Churchill Square

For more information or to register please send an email to: sprithipaul@gunnlawgroup.ca

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