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NZSTI E-NEWSLETTER JULY 2017

Contents:

Word for Word Blog

Livestreamed Panel Discussion 5 July

FIT Congress News - REGISTRATION CLOSING!

Admin / Council Messages

Recent News 

Regular links

WORD FOR WORD BLOG LAUNCHED!

The new Word for Word Blog was launched at the recent Annual Conference in Auckland. The blog will cover something for everyone and will be updated regularly.

Reminder 2017 WEBINAR PROMOTION SCHEME: Professional webinars for free! For 6 months (starting 1 February 2017 - finishes soon.) NZSTI is going to pay for your webinar fees, and all you have to do is post a review article for the blog or journal. Click here for details of the scheme and how to apply.

 

LIVESTREAMED PANEL DISCUSSION

DATE: Wednesday 5 July at 6pm

TOPIC: Impartiality

Following on from last year’s thought-provoking discussion about accuracy, this time two translators and three interpreters are coming together to talk about impartiality.

Click here for details.

 

FIT CONGRESS 2017 - Brisbane, 3-5 August

Entitled "Disruption and Diversification", the Brisbane venue makes this a perfect opportunity to attend a FIT Congress, with just a short flight across to Australia. 

Standard Registrations have closed - Late Registrations open only until 3 July! 
The 2017 Congress will highlight the impact of technology, globalisation, policy, and economic change on the delivery of language services; with dedicated streams for localisation, social media translation trends, globalisation, technology, and creativity. Specific streams for indigenous and sign languages, interpreting in the community and conflict zones, and literary translation will also feature.

 

RECENT NEWS 

Wellington Branch Post Conference Get Together: Thursday 6 July 2017, Southern Cross Garden Bar 39 Abel Smith Street off Cuba Street from 5.30pm onwards till around 8pm

NZ Healthcare Interpreters Role Expectations Survey: Important survey by NZ researchers - please respond if you are a healthcare interpreter.

Two FIT notices: 1. The May 2017 Translatio is online in English and in Frenchand apps for Android and Apple devices. 2. FIT is currently represented in several arenas on social media.

New journal for Cognitive Translation Studies: Translation, Cognition & Behavior - A new journal in 2018 for Cognitive Translation Studies - ongoing call for papers.

 

Administration Messages

Recent NZSTI Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting:

Over 120 delegates enjoyed the recent annual conference in Auckland, 10-11 June. At the AGM most NZSTI Council members were re-elected and two new members were elected.

Sibylle Ferner (NZSTI Fellow and Founder Member) retired from the Council and was thanked sincerely for her tremendous contribution to the society and profession. 

Henry Liu was made a Fellow of NZSTI in acknowledgement of his outstanding service to NZSTI and to the T/I professions in New Zealand and worldwide.

There are some photos of the conference on NZSTI's Facebook page - if you have any to share please email them in.


REMINDER - NEW NZSTI BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER:  03-0263-0009293-000

Note: this is for the National account for fee payments and national events - the three branches have their own account numbers for branch event purposes.


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Kind regards,

Wendy
Administrator  

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