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Find your balance with the aid of technology (and some other great tips!)

Date and time: 14:30-15:30, Sunday, 14 June, 2015
NOTE: This session has already been held

Room: Panorama West

Description:
As a freelancer, how many times has the thought "Oh, Gosh, I wish I had more time to..." crossed your mind?
Believe me, we all know how it feels! #beentheredonethat
What if I told you that we can speed up, add a bit of fun, or even eliminate some of the "boring" tasks that are part of our daily routine (such as, signing/filling in NDAs) with the aid of technology? And that we can also use softwares and simple "tech tricks" to: deal with health issues after a long day of work (such as sore eyes and/or headaches); create and maintain glossaries; improve our way of researching (even inside our own computers), among many other things. Yes, I am serious - and it is not complicated as you may be thinking.
Let's have a nice and relaxed chat about different approaches to our business issues and find out how the technology that many of us try to avoid can help us find our balance and improve our quality of life in an easy breezy way.
Language: English


Speaker:
Fernanda Rocha (Brazil)

Bio: With a B.A. in Translation and an English Teaching Degree, both from the Federal University of Ouro Preto (Minas Gerais, Brazil), Fernanda Rocha is a translator since 2001 and also works as a proofreader, localizer, transcreator and transcriber. Her main working fields are education/pedagogy, literature/fiction, marketing/market research, IT, games and medicine.
Fernanda has been observing the market and the behavior of translators and hiring companies for quite some time now and was able to gather lots of materials and tips to share on her fields of expertise, professional and succe$$ful attitude, online presence, quality of life, negotiation, meeting new clients, among other topics. One of the areas of greatest interest of the professional is the translator/reviser relationship. The subject was theme of her final paper at the University and she has already presented her study in congresses and conferences.

Web site: www.fwrocha.com
ProZ.com member: Fernanda Rocha


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