This year marked the 60th year for the American Translators Association’s annual educational conference. The conference was four days long and was held at The Palms Spring Convention Center in Palm Springs, California. Although Boostlingo was unable to attend this year, the ATA is an organization they have been following and supporting for years. 

 

The ATA60 is a conference held once a year, where dedicated professionals in the translation and interpretation industry from all over the world come together to expand their knowledge and their network. Attendees will be able to: 

 

Learn – Attendees can choose between 170 different learning sessions and learn from industry leaders from all over the world. You’ll find sessions that focus on practical skills and theory, across all levels of experience. But most importantly, you will be challenged by others to consider new ideas through hands-on workshops, presentations and panel discussions. 

Connect – ATA60 offers networking, that is actually effective. Throughout the conference, there are endless varieties of specialized networking opportunities where you can build partnerships, promote yourself and your services, reunite with friends, get more involved with your association, or just have fun!

Leave Inspired – Most importantly, you leave ATA60 feeling inspired. Many say they feel re-energized, refreshed and ready to tackle anything! 

 

The American Translators Association is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters. It has over 10,000 members in over 100 countries who are translators, interpreters, teachers, healthcare professionals, small business owners, and many others who come from a variety of different industries. 

 

The ATA not only offers their annual conference every year, but they offer certifications, professional development, honors and awards, divisions and local groups members can be apart of, as well as client education. 

 

For more information on this year’s conference or on ATA, in general, please visit www.atanet.org

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