Friday 9th December 2016

The 14th Int’l Conf. on TRANSL: Malaysia, 2013

THE 14TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSLATION

& FIT 7TH ASIAN TRANSLATORS’ FORUM, 2013

‘Translator and Interpreter Training: Innovation, Assessment and Recognition’
Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
27-29 August 2013

The biennual 14th International Conference of Translation  and the FIT 7th Asian Translators’ Forum is to be held from 27 to 29 August 2013.  Both conference and forum is jointly organized by Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysian National Institute of Books & Translation (ITBM), Malaysian Translators Association (MTA) and Institute of Language and Literature (DBP), under the patronage of Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.  The theme of the conference is:

“TRANSLATOR AND INTERPRETER TRAINING: INNOVATION, ASSESSMENT AND RECOGNITION”

The conference aims at bringing together academics, researchers, professionals and practitioners from Asia and worldwide for a productive and rewarding exchange of insights, experiences, views and perspectives on current and future developments in translation and interpreting training. While the PPA has been organized bienually, the 7th ATF will be the first time ever organized by these bodies in Malaysia.

INVITED PLENARY SPEAKERS
The following eight distinguished academics, all leading researchers and educators in translation and interpreting, will be delivering their plenary lectures at PPA-14 & ATF-7, 2013:
Emeritus Professor Muhammad Hj. Salleh (National Laureate)(Universiti Sains Malaysia)
Professor Dr. Christiane Nord (European Association of Translation Studies)
Professor Chan Sin-Wei (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Professor Jeremy Munday (University of Leeds, UK)
Assoc. Professor Franz Pöchhacker (University of Vienna)
Assoc. Professor Jemina Napier (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)
Dr. Jorge Diaz-Cintas (Imperial College, London)
Assoc. Professor Hasuria Che Omar (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
CALL FOR PAPERS
PPA-14 & ATF-7, 2013 Organising Committee invites submissions for Paper Presentations on one of the following sub-themes:
·         Training Programme in Translation and Interpreting
·         Training and Industry
·         Innovation in Translator and Interpreter Training
·         Translation and Interpreting Education and Localisation
·         Technology Literacy in Translation
·         Accreditation and Recognition
·         Translation in Various Field/Texts &  Special Education
·         Translation, Interpreting, Tourism and Heritage
·         Translation and Interpreting Assessment
·         Current Trends in Translation and Interpreting Studies
·         Translator Training in Professional Settings
·         Challenges and Prospects in Translation and Interpreting Studies
Presentation proposals can be submitted to ppa14atf7@itbm.com.my in word 2003/2007 format, latest by 31 December 2012. The language medium for all presentations at the conference is English and Malay.
KEY DATES
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 December 2012
Notification of acceptance: 31 January 2013
Final Manuscripts due: 31 May 2013
REGISTRATION FEE
Registration for the conference will commence from 1 April 2013.  Registration fees are as follows:
Early-bird registration (on or before 30 April 2013): MYR 600/USD 400
Regular registration fee (after 30 April 2013): MYR 700/USD 450
Students  (from M’sian universities,  with ID card): MYR 400
CONFERENCE VENUE
We are happy to announce the conference venue, which will be the Park Royal Hotel,
Batu Feringghi, Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA
FURTHER INFORMATION
For updates on PPA-14 and ATF-7 please visit the conference website regularly at  here