Why Should You Attend?

Read what past attendees have said, see photos and videos, get a glimpse of what to expect in San Diego, and check out previous ATA Conferences.

What do attendees like best about the ATA Conference?

“Opportunities to learn, progress, and raise the bar of our work through inspiration, motivation, experience, and the support of our colleagues.”

“Feeling like what I do is actually important and being re-energized to go back to work.”

“The opportunity to spend time with colleagues, make interesting contacts, and meet potential clients.”

“The high quality of the presenters and presentations and the chance to interact with top-notch professionals in the field.”

“The large selection of different sessions with inspiring topics and the high caliber of all the presenters.”

“The opportunity to learn from experts in the field and to reconnect with colleagues.”

“This was my first conference and I enjoyed all the learning opportunities available as well as the chance to meet so many industry people in one place.”

“Amazing speakers who are generous with their time and all the diverse discussion topics.”

“Meeting people, having discussions, rediscovering the ethics of the business, and learning from the experience of others.”

“The opportunity to hone my skills and the chance to meet clients I've never met face-to-face.”

“Sharpening my tools and exchanging ideas with friends and colleagues.”

“Meeting colleagues, making new contacts, collaborating, seeing old friends, getting new ideas, and learning new things.”

“Attending a variety of sessions of an academic nature mixed with hands-on and applied translation techniques.”

“Getting to know people from all over the world and learning about their experiences.”

“Diversity, friendliness, and energy of people you meet and the camaraderie among participants.”

“Feeling the pulse of the industry and meeting high-profile translators in my field of specialization.”

“Excellent presenters and educational sessions that provide the opportunity to increase understanding of the industry and translation subject matters.”

“Discussions of challenges and insights with others working in the same field.”

“Excellent mix of topics, very knowledgeable speakers, learning things I can apply to my work, and intellectually inspiring sessions.”

“Learning about new things, the trends in the field, and how to use new tools.”
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San Diego Preview
Get a glimpse of what to expect at the ATA 53rd Annual Conference.
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Experience Past Events
2011: Boston, Massachusetts
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Denver, Colorado
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2009: New York, New York
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2008: Orlando, Florida
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