10
Mar

2021 Conference – Call for Proposals

The current circumstances have had a huge impact on industry events and our planned onsite conference in 2020 had to be postponed. During this uncertain period, we tried to keep our global community within the industry together by delivering relevant and valuable content online in our webinars. Now we are actively seeking potential presenters for...
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9
Mar

Community management: Mobilizing the translator community for good

Since its founding, Translators without Borders (TWB) has translated over 83 million words to deliver critical messages to people in crises. This result has been achieved through a community of volunteer translators who give their skills and time to positively impact the lives of refugees, internally displaced people, but also communities that have been affected...
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15
Jan

From moneygrubbers to allies

a.k.a. how to show freelancers you care about them Most of the Vendor Manager’s work revolves around reconciling the LSP’s interests with the expectations of the freelancers they work with. Accountability, data-driven fair processes and resourcefulness have been my guiding principles in shifting from Vendor Management to Community Management and trying to build good relationships...
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25
Jun

MCE Introduces One Languge Industry Community

With Meet Central Europe Conference postponed till October 2021, due to Covid-19, we are creating a space for language industry professionals to keep inspiring each other in all things related to LSC – freelance linguist relations. Today we are inviting you to join One Language Industry A Facebook based community serving as a meeting place...
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2
Apr

MCE postponed to 13-15 October 2021

Due to the uncertainty and the risks arising from the Coronavirus pandemic the Meet Central Europe board believes that in the current circumstances the health and safety of delegates, speakers, sponsors and their families has to be our main priority. Trish Kovacic-Young, chair of the Austrian Association of Translation Companies, one of the four national...
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4
Sep

MEET CENTRAL EUROPE BRINGS EVERYONE TOGETHER

Meet Central Europe (MCE), which came about as a result of the collaboration between four EUATC members from Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia and with the support of the EUATC itself, has extended the culture to embrace other language industry groups and organisations. MCE, which this year takes place in Prague, October 10/11, has brought on board EUATC member Qualitäts-Sprachendienste Deutschlands (QSD) to...
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1
Aug

tekom Europe collaborates with Meet Central Europe

The first tekom Europe event in the Czech Republic will take place in October 2019 in collaboration with Meet Central Europe. We are launching this new collaboration to provide both of our communities with a larger variety of topics relevant to the profession of translators and, more specifically, technical translators and people working in technical...
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31
Jul

EUROPEAN COMMISSION BACKS MEET CENTRAL EUROPE JOBS FAIR

The European Commission is backing a Jobs Fair at the Meet Central Europe conference taking place in Prague on 10/11 October. The Commission is taking the initiative by inviting freelance translators from the region to the Fair, which will provide a platform where they can meet be a forum for companies. Commenting Radka Vegrichtová, Board...
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18
Jul

Cooperation with Nordic Translation Industry Forum

“Nordic Translation Industry Forum (NTIF) is where language industry representatives are given access to a platform for exchanging ideas and knowledge in an engaging and inclusive environment. The event aims to maintain a Nordic regional focus with our themes and speakers as well as our forum venues,” says Anne-Marie Colliander Lind. Similarly, Meet Central Europe...
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13
Jun

UTIC Conference and Meet Central Europe announce cooperation

The Ukrainian Translation Industry Conference (UTIC), is a long establashed conference held in the vicinity of the city of Dnipo in late July. This is not the typical translation conference as it takes place at a camp ground and offers a weeklong professional as well as leisure activities with peers from the language industry. Add...
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