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ATA 2024 Elections: Slate of Candidates Announced

May 29, 2024

ATA will hold its regularly scheduled elections at the upcoming ATA 65th Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon, October 30-November 2, 2024, to elect the following: president-elect (one unexpired position to be filled for a remaining term of one year); director (three regular positions, each for a three-year term); and a director (one unexpired position to be filled for a remaining term of one year). Here are the candidates proposed by the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee!

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ATA Certification Online Exam Registration Now Open!

April 25, 2024

ATA certification is one of the industry’s most respected and recognized credentials for translators. Online exams are now open for registration!

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Translation Associations Address use of Automated Translation Printers in Public Schools

ATA, together with the American Association of Translators and Interpreters in Education (AAITE) and the National Association of Educational Translators and Interpreters of Spoken Languages (NAETISL), recently issued a joint press release regarding the use of automated translation as a standalone solution.

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ATA and NAJIT Issue Joint Letter of Support for New Mexico Court Interpreters

March 4, 2024

ATA and the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) recently issued a joint letter to Arthur W. Pepin, director of the New Mexico Administrative Office of the Courts, in support of the efforts of court interpreters in New Mexico to earn fair compensation.

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A Message from the ATA President

Veronika Demichelis — With a heavy heart, I must inform you of my decision to resign from my position as president of ATA, effective immediately.

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ATA Elections 2024: Call for Nominations

February 7, 2024

Do you know someone who would make a good potential candidate for ATA’s Board of Directors? If so, ATA’s Nominating and Leadership Development Committee would like to hear from you. Any ATA member may make a nomination. Here’s your chance to help shape the future of the Association!

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Call for Speakers — ATA’s 65th Annual Conference

January 22, 2024

The American Translators Association is now accepting presentation proposals for ATA’s 65th Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon, October 30-November 2, 2024! Speaking at an ATA Annual Conference is a challenging and rewarding opportunity. You will gain recognition as an industry leader by sharing your expertise with your T&I colleagues!

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American Association of Interpreters and Translators in Education Publishes National Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for Interpreters and Translators in Education

December 22, 2023

The American Association of Interpreters and Translators in Education (AAITE) has published the National Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for Interpreters and Translators in Education!

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ATA Statement on Artificial Intelligence

November 17, 2023

Among its many roles, ATA actively follows technological developments affecting language services and provides training to help translators and interpreters leverage them. The current generation of artificial intelligence (AI), based on large language models, is one such development currently disrupting many professions, including language services. As the world’s largest professional home of language experts, ATA is a key stakeholder in this process and continues to make its voice heard with respect to technologies affecting language services.

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