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ProZ.com 2016 virtual conference for International Translation Day

Sep 30, 2016



Virtual conference speakers

Sue Leschen is a lawyer – linguist, the Director of Avocate a niche market legal and commercial French language services company and also an independent trainer for language professionals in the areas of professional conduct, legal terminology. She is also a mentor for everything you need to know ... read more »
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Claudia Brauer — Licensed translator & interpreter and online trainer & writer
Considered a subject matter expert in translation and interpreting, Claudia's career spans more than 35 years in Latin America and the USA, logging over 15,000 hours of interpreting assignments in a large diversity of venues and fields of knowledge, and translating more than 10 million words.
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Holding a Master's Degree in Translation Studies and with over 10 year of translation project management experience, she has gathered some of the practices and strategies that she is currently imprinting in a successful activity as a freelance translator. Teresa currently works as a freelance transl... read more »
Constance considers herself a Third Culture kid and a life long student. Born in Paris, France, she is a native French speaker, and a general lover of languages, travels, music and academia. Having lived and traveled in several continents, she is very comfortable working with people from different c... read more »
Elizabeth Tichit has been a medical and pharmaceutical translator since 2008. After completing a Master's degree in translation from the French translation school "ESIT", she worked in a large pharmaceutical company and then began her freelance career.
Diego is the founder and CEO of tauyou language technology, a company specialized in machine translation, natural processing tools, and process automation for Language Service Providers (LSPs). He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and an MSc in Management and Business Administration. He currentl... read more »
Shana Pughe Dean is currently the Manager of Strategic Initiatives and Training at the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees, Utica NY. In this role she oversees Tone translation services, online content management, and the development of cultural competency training. From January 2011 through ... read more »
Paul Urwin is a languages entrepreneur, speaker and coach with many years’ experience in the fields of translations, language teaching and voiceovers. He was educated at Wellington School, Imperial College London and RWTH Aachen. He is currently CEO of 100 Percent Languages Ltd., a UK-registered h... read more »
Barry Slaughter Olsen, co-president of InterpretAmerica, is an assistant professor of translation and interpretation at the Monterey Institute’s (MIIS) Graduate School of Translation, interpretation and Language Education. A working conference interpreter and translator since 1993, Barry has taugh... read more »
Since 2007 I have operated my own language studio, LinguaCom, providing translation and tutoring services to clients internationally. I have 15 years of experience as a translator and private tutor. Currently I also teach in two academic colleges in Jerusalem. Before I started my own business, I had... read more »
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Karolien van Eck (The Netherlands, 1967) is a sworn, certified Portuguese to Dutch and Dutch to Portuguese translator and interpreter. She holds a master’s degree in translation from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, and specialises in legal translation. She has more than 15 years’ e... read more »
Alexander Drechsel is a conference interpreter with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Interpretation. His love of languages and communication with people is only matched by his affection for mobile devices of all shapes and sizes: Alexander has b... read more »
Josh Goldsmith is an EU accredited interpreter working from Spanish, French, Italian and Catalan into English. He pairs his love of all things tech with his work at the University of Geneva’s InZone center, where his research focuses on the intersection between interpreting, technology and educati... read more »
Silvio Picinini is a Machine Translation Language Specialist at eBay. With over 20 years in Localization, he worked on quality-focused positions for an LSP, and as an in-house English into Brazilian Portuguese translator for Oracle. A former quality engineer, Silvio holds degrees in electrical and e... read more »
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Vyacheslav is a successful translator/interpreter and a regular contributor to translation community. Webinar coach and language trainer, he has extensive experience in multicultural and multilingual communication. Handling individual assignments and projects, Vyacheslav is experienced in mana... read more »
Henry Dotterer — Proz.com Founder / President
Born and raised in Syracuse, New York, USA, Henry created ProZ.com and now presides over the company behind it. Henry is a former freelance translator, and a part-time hockey coach.
Drew MacFadyen — ProZ.com's Vice President of Sales
Drew MacFadyen has been working in the Translation industry in various marketing roles for over 15 years and with ProZ.com for almost 10. Drew has also served as an adjunct faculty member for National-Louis University. He has a background in online marketing and promotion, search engine optimizati... read more »








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