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Past events for 2012

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AGM and Christmas party

Thu 13 Dec, 6.30 for 7

The Annual General Meeting of the ITI-LRG will be followed, as always, by a delicious Christmas buffet, complete with mulled wine and mince pies.

The Devereux pub is a very friendly and spacious pub in a mews just off the Strand near the Temple. Those who have attended other LRG events this year and in the past will know it already and may have had an opportunity to sample the food.

Tickets £14 for LRG members, £19 for non-members. Payment deadline: end of Wed 5 Dec. Payment methods:

1. Eventbrite booking system (requires your credit card)

2. Cheque (details in Nov 2012 newsletter)

3. Bank transfer (details in Nov 2012 newsletter)

Sorry, no refunds for cancellations after Wed 5 Dec (we have to order food well in advance).

Pricing and Negotiating Skills Workshop

Mon 13 Feb 2012 3.30 to 7 pm

Doors open 3.30 pm, main event 4 – 7 pm. Refreshments will be served.

Whether you’re just starting out as a translator or interpreter and are not sure how to pitch your rates, or an established freelancer who needs to brush up on negotiating skills, this panel and discussion group event promises to provide plenty of tips and tricks for your pricing strategy.

Speakers: Konstantin Kisin, Joanna Waller FITI, Susie Kershaw FITI

Exceptional value at just £5 for LRG members and £10 for non-LRG members! The charge covers the cost of catering.

NB: Advance booking is essential: no admissions on the door.

EU Translation Workshop

Wed 14 March, 1.45 - 5.30 pm

ITI London Regional Group is delighted to announce a very special event being held in collaboration with the EU Commission in London. The EU Commission Field Officer, John Evans, will be running a workshop on the translation of EU texts.

Languages available (into and out of English): French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish

Exceptional value at £5 for LRG members and £10 for non-LRG members! The charge covers the cost of catering.

Please contact Anna Szpakowska at info -at- annaszpakowska.com to request a booking form or for more information.
NOTE! change " -at- " to squiggly at character

NB: Advance booking is essential: no admissions on the door.

Full Address
EU Commission, Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 2EU London United Kingdom

LRG Spring Networking Event

Thu 10 May 2012 6 for 6.30 pm

The function room at the Devereux Pub has been booked so that members can meet up for a networking session.

This event is free for LRG members; £3 for non-members.

NOTE: Change of date now 10 May

LRG Pub Crawl

Thu 5 July 2012 Note time: 6 pm onwards

This year the annual LRG pub crawl will take place in the Notting Hill area of Kensington. It is the perfect opportunity to enjoy drinks and chat with other LRG members in a friendly, informal setting.

We will be visiting these:
Uxbridge Arms, 13 Uxbridge Street, Notting Hill, from 18:00
Windsor Castle, 114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, from approx. 18:45
Churchill Arms, 119 Kensington Church Street, from approx. 20:00
Thai meal at 21:00 for those who would like to eat there.

We meet at the Uxbridge Arms from 18:00, 13 Uxbridge Street, W8 7TQ Tel:020 7727 7326

This event is free for LRG members; £3 for non-members payable on the night.

Registration now closed.

The Crisis £££ $$$ LRG financial terminology workshop

Thu 15 Nov 2012 6 for 6.30 pm

Workshop leader: Alex Brummer, City Editor of the Daily Mail

A journalist with wide experience and a prolific author – for example he is the author of "Britain for Sale" (Pub. Random House).

This is an informal workshop where we will discuss the financial crisis and look at some of the the terms that have emerged. For example what is a "haircut" in a financial context?

You don't have to be a financial wizard to benefit from this workshop. It's a great opportunity to learn a bit about financial terminology and how to translate them.

You are invited to send some suggestions and terminology questions in advance to Lorna Sandler at adept.lrs@btinternet.com or bring them along on the night.

Free for LRG members - but you need to register by clicking Eventbrite (no longer valid)