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Asian Festival of Children's Content 

5-8 September 2019 - National Library Building, Singapore

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) is an annual festival that celebrates and aims to promote the creation, development and appreciation of quality Asian content for children and young adults. Organised by the Singapore Book Council, the festival comprises presentations, panels, masterclasses, workshops, along with a book fair showcasing a wide selection of books from local and international publishers. 

The AFCC is a unique event in Asia that provides an opportunity for academics, writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, distributors, parents, teachers, and librarians to meet, learn, hone their craft, and develop cross-cultural collaborations.

We are inviting academics and practitioners to submit their proposals that fall under any of our main programming tracks: 

  1. Writers & Illustrators
  2. Teachers & Parents
  3. Cross-Platform


Papers will be selected according to the content of the topic and its relevance to the festival. Deadline for submissions is 31st January 2019.


The 10th edition of the AFCC will take place from 5 to 8 September 2019 at the National Library Building, Singapore.

For more information and on how to apply, please visit https://afcc.com.sg/  


Call for papers - CLINT 2019

II Translation Industry Congress

September 14 and 15 in the city of Córdoba, Argentina. 

https://www.translatedinargentina.com/clint/


 CALL FOR PAPERS

TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING 4.0—NEW WAYS IN THE DIGITAL AGE


International conference hosted by the German Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators (Bundesverband der
Dolmetscher und Übersetzer e. V.—“BDÜ”)
Bonn, 22–24 November 2019


Following in the footsteps of BDÜ's 2009 and 2012 Conferences, and the FIT Congress hosted in 2014—all of which took place in Berlin—true to its motto of “Interpreting the Future”, the BDÜ will organise another three-day international conference in November 2019, on the topic of:

“Translation and Interpreting 4.0—New Ways in the Digital Age”.

Translation and interpreting are the professions of specialists who leverage their expert knowledge and language skills to enable companies and institutions, banks and insurance companies, courts and law firms to communicate on a global scale.

Yet we find ourselves in the midst of fundamental upheaval affecting all sectors, with artificial intelligence, Big Data, the Internet of Things and  blockchain applications being just a few examples of the concepts brought about by digitalisation. Not only are these technologies changing the manner in which customers of translators and interpreters work, how they produce and use language content, how they procure language services: they are also altering how translators and interpreters them-selves work, and how they interact with their customers. As a consequence, quite a few business models pursued by freelance translators and interpreters, language service providers or corporate language services— which have been working reasonably well so far—will turn out to be a thing of the past in the foreseeable future.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL CALL FOR PAPERS.

Expert translators and interpreters, and specialists from the sectors and areas mentioned in the Call document, are invited to submit proposals for presentations, brief seminars or workshops covering the following topics, by:
31 January 2019.


ALAA Conference 2019

25-27 November at Curtin University, Western Australia

The theme of the conference "Applied Linguistics and Language teaching:  Making connections" provides an opportunity for discussion about how links can be made between the two areas within Australia and internationally. 
Further information can be found on the Conference website. http://www.alaa-alanz2019conference.com/


BP20 in Nuremberg!

24-25 APRIL 2020

Many of you already know this, since for the first time in the history of BP Translation Conferences the following year's event was announced at the end BP19 in Bologna.
The big news today is that the Facebook event is now live, so you can start signing up for it and see who else is interested.

The Call for Papers is open until 15 October 2019.


Languages & the Media, the 13th International Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media

Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin, June 8–10, 2020

The 2020 edition of Languages & the Media, the 13th International Conference on Language Transfer in Audiovisual Media, will be riding the wave of recent trends that are fast becoming reality in audiovisual localisation.

New working conditions are rolling in faster than ever before. Innovation is the order of the day. The industry is consolidating while new entrants are disrupting the conventional workplace. Platforms are proliferating. Immersive environments are becoming more pervasive. New workflows are emerging. Concurrent translation and post-editing are gaining ground. Language tools are being integrated and experimentation and reinvention abound.

The need for research has never been greater. With the validity of older norms and standards under scrutiny, new models of good practice are emerging, forcing the audiovisual localisation industry to take stock and re-examine audience needs. Legislation and regulation are also whipping up the wind of change. As our 2018 keynote speaker David Padmore pointed out, our shared goal is to break down language and sensory barriers to audiovisual content that educates, informs and entertains the world. To achieve this, all stakeholders must come together and collaborate to address our industry’s challenges with responsible, comprehensive and fair strategies. And what better place to do this than at the 13th Languages & the Media International Conference which will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin from June 8 – 10, 2020 under the overall theme “Riding the Wave”.

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Throughout its 25-year long history, Languages & the Media has established itself as Europe’s leading conference in the AVT industry and is a vibrant hub for exchange, learning and discussion. At the Languages & the Media 2020, broadcasters, OTT platforms, language service providers, researchers, trainers, professionals, practitioners and all those who produce, market or distribute audiovisual content for information, entertainment or educational purposes will come together to address issues on how to thrive in this dynamic mediascape.

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