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Saturday, 14 October 2017, 1:30 to 3pm

ITI London Regional Group @ The London Language Show: A Day in the Life of a Translator - find out what translators do, how they spend their day, and what helps them to be successful...

Venue: The Business Design Centre, Islington, London N1 OQH

Travel: Angel Underground or buses to Islington

Cost: £12, includes day entry to all London Language Show seminars

An advanced workshop for recently-qualified and new entrants to the profession, with presentations from wellestablished freelance translators outlining their career path, areas of specialisation, the tools they use, how their day is spent, and what they need to be successful.

There will also be round-table discussions allowing participants to quiz the speakers and other established translators in smaller groups.

Panellists: Débora Chobanian; Maria Cecilia Lipovsek; Anna Lucca; Allison Spangler; Annika Schmitz.

This event qualifies for 1.5 hours of CPD.


Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 6-8pm

IntelliWebSearch: helping you speed up terminology searches

Venue: UCL, Transcluster, Foster Court, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Travel: Goodge Street or Warren Street tube stations

Cost: Free for LRG members and UCL students

The time-saving freeware tool for Windows, IntelliWebSearch v5, avoids the multiple repetition of search operations and copy-paste operations. It is a sophisticated tool that semi-automates the terminology search process so your task can be completed more rapidly and effortlessly. Learn how to use IntelliWebSearch 5’s time-saving functions and adapt to your own preferences. The basic functions will be illustrated together with some of the most used program settings that can be adjusted to tweak the tool’s default behaviour.

Participants, who should bring their own laptop, supporting Windows OS, will receive two complimentary one-year licence codes for IntelliWebSearch Version 5. Michael Farrell is a freelance translator and developer of the terminology search tool IntelliWebSearch; he is a qualified member of the Italian Association of Translators and Interpreters (AITI).


UCL students should book with Emmanouela Patiniotaki at CenTraS @ UCL.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 (TBC), 18:00 for 18:30

The Nuts and Bolts of Technical Translation - a Workshop with Stephen Powley

Venue: TBA

Travel: TBA

Cost: £10 for members; £15 for non-members

Specialisation helps translators thrive in the face of global competition, pressure on prices, and the encroachment of machine translation. Discover how to become a subject expert and take away ideas to help you improve both your translation and your business. Will include suggestions for using ISO standards catalogues to find "official" (and sometimes obscure) terminology. The seminar will end with a light-hearted "Name that Fastener" terminology quiz.

This event qualifies for 2.5 hours of CPD.


Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 6.30 for 7pm (please note change of date from previously advertised Thu, 7 Dec ’17)

LRG AGM & Christmas Party

Venue: The Star Tavern, 6 Belgrave Mews, London SW1X 8HT

Travel: Hyde Park Corner Underground

Cost: £15 LRG members; £20 non-LRG members (all welcome)

Hear a round-up of LRG’s 2017 events, share ideas for the 2018 programme, meet Committee members and then enjoy a Christmas Buffet, with seasonal mulled wine and mince pies. A great way to round off the year.