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Organized by Intrades-Apuntes, Inc. and Instituto Cervantes

Monday, February 27,  2006

Instituto Cervantes at Amster Yard, 211-215 East 49th Street, New York, NY 10017

A Certificate of Attendance and an ATA Continuing Education Points Certificate will be issued upon request.


General Admission Fee: $40


10:00 a.m.

Special Meeting of the Members of IntTradES-Apuntes, Inc.

12:00 Noon

Lunch Break

1:30 p.m.

Introduction to the VII Annual Conference
Leticia Molinero
President of InTradES-Apuntes
Wanted:  Education for U.S.-Based Spanish Translators and Interpreters

2:30 p.m.

Professional Development for Translators and Interpreters
Marian Greenfield

President of the American Translators Association and President and Chair of Professional Development, American Translators Association
An overview of professional development programs provided by the ATA and translation and interpreting programs offered by major East Coast educational institutions.

3:30 – Break

3:45 p.m.

Spanish Language Government Websites – Communication or Confusion?
Maria Cornelio
Literacy and Language Consultant
Analysis of communication problems in Government Websites. Translation and culturally and appropriate language recommendations.

4:30 p.m.

Communicating in Spanish in the USA–FirstGov en Español
Laura Godfrey
Bilingual Web Content Manager, FirstGov en Español

Presentation of new government guidelines and resources for Web publications in Spanish.  Resources for translators and  writers.

5:30 p.m.

The Importance of Pragmatics in Translation
María José García Vizcaíno
Director of the Certificate Program in Translation and Interpreting in Spanish
Montclair State University
A hands-on approach to linguistics applied to translation.   Practical tools for translators and writers.

Recommended Reading for the 7th Conference on Translation and Interpretation:
Healthcare Interpreting Education, Are We Putting the Cart Before the Horse?, by Claudia Angelelli (Reprinted with permission of The ATA Chronicle)
Applying Translation Theory in Teaching, by Maria Calzada Perez
"Health Lilteracy" and the Medical Translator, by Maria Cornelio
Parameters in the teaching of translation, by Ricardo Muñoz Martín


Congresos y seminarios para el profesional de la lengua

VI Annual Conference on Translation and Interpretation - Intrades-Apuntes and Instituto Cervantes   -  See Conference Pictures

Round Table-Conference on Language Issues in Health Care

InTradES-Apuntes will hold a round-table conference with specialized translators, interpreters, and representatives of other Hispanic health care associations and publications.  We look forward to a fruitful exchange of ideas and to the beginning of a synergistic and proactive alliance focused on our common goal: to overcome language barriers in health care services for the Latino communities.

We do this as a public service, and NY State and City officials are also invited.

Place: King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, New York University, 53 Washington Square South, New York
Date:  May 12, 2005
Time:  6 pm to 8 pm, followed by a Spanish wine-and-cheese reception.
Registration: FREE

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