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Conference for Translators and Interpreters from the Balkans and SEE countries
Saturday, October 1st, 2011
Welcome to the web site of the 2011 regional conference to be held in Skopje on October 1, 2011 with a pre-conference powwow marking the International Translation Day on September 30, 2011 and a post-conference powwow on Sunday, October 2, 2011
Skopje - the capital of the country referred to as the Cradle of culture and land of nature. A city whose history can be traced back some twenty-five centuries.
Although easily accessible in the heart of South-eastern Europe, Macedonia’s ancient sites and natural beauty remain largely undiscovered. Come and feel the warmth of the people, enjoy fine accommodation and delicious food, hear new rhythms and dive into centuries of unbroken tradition.
The conference will take place at the modern and luxurious five-star ARKA Hotel, situated in the heart of city’s multicultural and multiethnic life – the Old Skopje Bazaar.
The Conference fee includes full attendance to all sessions on Saturday, October 1, 2011 plus coffee breaks, lunch and a cocktail - gala dinner in the evening.
Student discount pricing does not include the Gala dinner (separate tickets for this social event may be purchased).
A gala dinner ticket may be purchased for your partner.
Please note that accommodation will not be included in any of the packages. It is your responsibility to make your own accommodation arrangements. For accommodation tips, please see the accommodation section below and the relevant forum topic.
Please note that you need to be logged-in to your ProZ.com account to be able to register. If you do not have a ProZ.com profile, you can create one athttp://www.proz.com/register- it's free, quick and easy!
Also, please note that the fee does not include your travel costs to Skopje.
Shuttle buses will be organized to pick you up at Skopjeairport and drop you off at Skopje city center.
Shuttles timetables will be created once we have more details about your flights schedule. Please check the conference forumfor more details and updates.
Early bird until September 10
Regular registration until September 20
Last-minute until September 28
Sponsors and Exhibitors
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Do not miss this opportunity, become a sponsor of the ProZ.com Balkans and SEE regional conference! A wide range of sponsorship packages and opportunities are available, and we can even create customized packages tailored to your business and your needs. Everything is possible.
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Participants of this conference may travel to Macedonia with a valid travel document according to the state regulations. You can consult the list of Diplomatic missions and Consular Offices to the Republic of Macedoniaon the Ministry of Foreign Affairs web site:http://www.mfa.gov.mk
The average temperature in Macedonia in October is 14°C
The Macedonian currency is the denar (MKD)
1 EUR = 61.5 MKD
1 USD = 47.6 MKD
The city of Skopje is run by licensed taxi companies. The price of the start fee is 40 denars (80 euro cents), and additional 40 denars per kilometer.
Macedonia is in the Central European time zone.
Medical Emergency: 194
Fire Emergency: 193
To call abroad, dial: 00 (+ country code...)
Useful web sites
Basic lessons in Macedonian http://travel2macedonia.com.mk/?page=macedonian-language
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