MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: Writing for Translation

Subject: MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: Writing for Translation
From: Nancy Hoft <itech -at- MV -dot- MV -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 1995 06:29:27 -0500

Society for Technical Communication
International Special Interest Group

M E E T I N G A N N O U N C E M E N T

Writing for Translation

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Speakers and Topic

Three translators with different language specialties will address the
topic "Writing for Translation." The translators will discuss issues that
can make the translation process easier. They will present specific
examples of the types of things that create difficulty, as well as more
general information about the nature of the translation process. The
speakers are:

Hassan Mneimneh, Arabic Translator
Carlos Rivarola, Spanish Translator
Carl Kay, Japanese Translator

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Time and Place

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 1994
Time: 6:30PM
Place: KRONOS, 400 Fifth Avenue, Waltham, Massachusetts
(617)890-3232
Directions:
Take 128 to exit 27A, Totten Pond Road. Turn right
onto Third Street. Take first left off Third street
onto Fifth Avenue (just before the Westin Hotel).
There is a sign for "Prospect Hill." Follow Fifth
Avenue until it turns to the right. KRONOS is in the
fourth building on the left.

!!!! IMPORTANT !!!!
Everyone is welcome. There is no charge. However,
you MUST contact Ami Wright, the co-manager of the ISIG, to have your name
added to the attendence list. There will be a security guard at the
building entrance. If your name is not on the list, you will not be
allowed in the building. To contact Ami: 617.776.7738

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Upcoming Events

The International SIG is sponsoring a presentation at the InterChange
conference on April 5th that focuses on Tools for International
Documentation. Featured presenters are:

Jon Waldron, Interleaf, Inc.
Judy Hasbrouck, Xyvision, Inc.
Dave Marr, Lotus Development Corporation
Joseph Gilbert, Multiling International, Inc.

Each speaker will be disussing the tools, strategies, and processes that
their companies use to develop international documents. For more
information, about the InterChange conference, contact John Hurtado,
Continuing Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University
Avenue, Lowell, MA, 01854, or email: hurtadojo -at- woods -dot- uml -dot- edu -dot-
For more information about the presentation, contact Nancy Hoft at
itech -at- mv -dot- mv -dot- com or at 603.878.4540.

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL SIG: The International Special Interest Group is a
joint SIG between the Boston and Northern New England chapters of the
Society for Technical Communication. The STC is the world's fastest
growing nonprofit, professional and educational institution. Over 18,000
writers, editors, graphic designers, instructional designers, translators,
and other technical communication specialists have joined STC to further
the field of technical communication and to enhance their professional
development.

The co-managers of the International SIG are Ami Wright of
the Boston Chapter and Nancy Hoft of the Northern New England Chapter.
The International SIG will consider topics such as writing for
translation, working with translators, cultural and linguistic issues,
writing for and international audience, international standards, usability
testing in an international environment, and managing international
technical communication projects.

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Nancy Hoft, itech -at- mv -dot- mv -dot- com
INTL TECH COMM SVCS
RR2 Box 493 Moran Road
Temple, NH 03084
Telephone: 603.878.4540
CompuServe: 71614,1574
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