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November 2019

Workshop: How to Start your Translator and Interpreter Career

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Evergreen Valley College, Cedro Building, C-102
San Jose,
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$15 – $25

For anyone in Northern California or the Bay Area looking to learn more about how to start your translator and interpreter career, join us on Saturday, November 2nd at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose from 10:00 am-12:30 pm. Registration is now open. Cost: $15! Translation: Are you considering a career as a freelance translator? Are you already working in translation but looking for tips on how to become more successful? In this workshop, Michael Schubert shares his experience from 20…

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NCTA Lunch in Sonoma County

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Pascaline Patisserie & Cafe, 4552 Gravenstein Hwy N
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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Free
Pascaline Patisserie

Please join NCTA Membership Director, Mary Wessling, at one of the 50 best restaurants in Sonoma County. Enjoy a brunch French-style with fellow NCTA members and guests.

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Entre dos Mundos: Spanish-English Bilingual Book club – 12th. meeting

November 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Crossroads Cafe, 699 Delancey St
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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Our next meeting of our bilingual Spanish-English bookclub “Entre dos mundos” will be on Saturday, November 9 from 3 pm to 5 pm. We will be commenting Leonardo Padura’s La cola de la serpiente, either in its original Spanish version or in its English version Grab a Snake by the Tail translated by Peter Bush. Or both! It's a very short novel! You can find a review of the book here: Review in English. This is the fun thing about this book club! It’s totally up to…

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Translator and Interpreter Gathering: Business Tips and Planning for a Successful 2020

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Golden Gate University – Room 4225, 536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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$20

Dear Colleagues, Join us Saturday, November 23 from 10 am-11:30 pm at Golden Gate University in San Francisco for a gathering of interpreters and translators to share business tips, and plan for a successful 2020. I will bring some handouts on tax organization, how to create a rate sheet, conferences to consider attending in 2020, how to expand your interpreting business beyond legal and medical interpreting, updates on the potential impact of AB5 in 2020, etc. Please bring your own…

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Workshop: Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling 101 and How to Provide Better Subtitles

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Golden Gate University – Room 4225, 536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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$55 – $70

  This three-hour workshop will introduce attendees into the Audiovisual Translation (AVT) as a distinctive, constantly changing field in translation. The workshop will be divided into three parts. The first hour will be dedicated to presenting some of the AVT modalities, such as subtitling, dubbing (voice-over and lip sync), subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH), and audio description for the blind and partially sighted. We will then delve deeper into subtitling and its main characteristics. During the second hour,…

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December 2019

NCTA General Meeting – Did you miss ATA60? It’s not late!

December 7 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Golden Gate University – Room 6208, 536 Mission Street --- We recommend taking BART to the venue; parking is limited!
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Free

When: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Plus. Where: Golden Gate University, Room 6208, 536 Mission St. (between 1st and 2nd), San Francisco In this General Meeting, we want to bring back a little bit of the ATA Conference for colleagues who could not travel to Palm Springs. PROGRAM 12:30 p.m.: Orientation for New Members & Networking Come to know more about NCTA, meet, and network with fellow translators and interpreters. Learn more about our association!…

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