ATA Webinars Series – Live / On-Demand

November 17, 2022

Back to Business Basics Series: Productivity Hacks for Freelancers


Presenter(s): Dorothee Racette
Date: November 17, 2022
Time: 12:00 noon ET
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: English
Level: Beginner
CE Points: None

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ATA Member: Free – Click to Register

Discover practical approaches for increasing the productivity—and profitability—of your freelance translation and interpreting business!

The success of a small business depends on setting the right pace for long-term growth, which means striking the right balance between addressing current tasks and working on effective outreach. Current inflation worries make it even more relevant to work as efficiently as possible.

You will learn how to:
– Eliminate distractions
– Improve your time planning
– Streamline your business outreach

Registration closes November 17, 10:00 a.m. ET
If you have registered, check your inbox for to find your invitation to join. Email if you cannot find it.

About the Presenter
Dorothee Racette has been a full-time freelance German<>English translator for over 25 years. She served as ATA President from 2011 to 2013. In 2014, she established her own coaching business Take Back My Day to help individuals and organizations solve problems related to workflow and time management. As a certified productivity coach (CPC), she now divides her time between translating and coaching. Her book Complete What You Started (2020) provides a blueprint for carrying big projects across the finish line.

November 28, 2022

How to Use Technology to Prepare for Interpreting Assignments


Presenter(s): Josh Goldsmith
Date: November 28, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Level: All
CE Points: ATA CEPs: 2.0
Other CE Points: CCHI = 2.0; IMIA pending

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ATA Member: $90
Non-Member: $120

Registration closes November 27, 5:00 p.m. ET
If you have registered, check your inbox for to find your invitation to join. Email if you cannot find it.

Discover the apps and tools that will turbocharge your preparation for interpreting assignments!

Are you sometimes thrown into a meeting at the last moment without much time to prepare? Do you struggle to find the right terminology for your interpreting assignments? Wish you knew how to use technology to prepare faster and more accurately?

In this hands-on webinar, you’ll review the best tools to prepare for an actual interpreting assignment from receiving slides or a speech from a client to getting a document or translation to tracking terms in way that allows you to find them quickly later.

This webinar will include exercises where you’ll learn to use some of the best free and low-cost terminology and transcription tools for interpreters.

You will learn how to:
– Highlight, annotate, and extract terminology from a PDF on a tablet or computer
– Build and search for terms in an online glossary—and share it with a colleague
– Extract terminology from parallel documents
– Automatically extract terminology from long documents
– Use automatic transcription tools to quickly prepare from audio or video materials—without having to watch the entire presentation

About the Presenter
Josh Goldsmith is a UN- and EU-accredited translator and interpreter working from Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese and Catalan into English. He splits his time between interpreting, translating, and working as a trainer and researcher focusing on the intersection between interpreting, technology, and education. As founder and chief educational officer of techforword, Josh shares tips about technology, translation, and interpreting through conferences and workshops, academic articles, and as co-host of the Innovation in Translation and Innovation in Interpreting Summits.

December 8, 2022

ATA Member Orientation


Presenter(s): ATA Membership Committee
Date: December 8, 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 60 minutes
Language: English
Level: All
CE Points: None

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ATA Member: Free – Click to Register

Registration closes December 8, 4:00 p.m. ET
If you have registered, check your inbox for to find your invitation to join. Email if you cannot find it.

Are you missing out on member benefits simply because you don’t know they exist?

Attend this free one-hour member orientation session for a roadmap to the “what, why, and how” of ATA membership. Even if you joined ATA years ago, this presentation is for you!

What will you learn?
– How to set up your online ATA Directory listing
– How to join and participate in ATA Divisions
– Where to find ATA social media
– Where to look for ATA professional development
– What ATA publications are available
– What ATA member discounts are available
– How to reach ATA
– And more!

Plus, there will be lots of networking in the session’s chat window. And be sure to bring your questions for our question-and-answer period.

Note: This live session is intended to be an interactive real-time experience and will not be recorded. There will be additional sessions this year if you can’t make this one.

Questions? Need more information?

Call: +1-703-683-6100, ext 3001


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