Join the online conference on Translation, organised by the European Commission Directorate-General for Translation, and Kaunas University of Technology.
The representatives of business, academia, and students of translation studies will meet to discuss the issues in the demanding market of translation, to talk about career possibilities, to express the expectations of each side, and to debate the fast changing translator profile, as well as the ways of prompt adaptation of translation training to the contemporary market.
10:15-10:30 Welcome speeches. Ainius Lašas, Dean at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Kaunas University of Technology. Mr Arūnas Butkevičius, Head of the Lithuanian Language Department, Directorate-General for Translation, European Commission.
10:30-11:15 Moving Boundaries in Translation and Transforming Translator’s Profile, presentation by Prof. Yves Gambier, University of Turku, Finland
11:15-12:00 What does Industry Expect from University, presentation by Dr. Juan José Arevalilio Doval, EUATC, Hermes Traducciones y Servicios Lingüísticos, Spain
12:00-12:30 R&D Trends and Translator Training, presentation by Prof. dr. Ramunė Kasperė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
12:30-13:00 Coffee break
13:00-14:00 Panel discussion on the translator’s profile- future changes and perspectives. Participants: Prof. Yves Gambier, Dr. Juan José Arevalillio Doval, Prof. dr. Ramunė Kasperė, Ms Rita Dedonienė, Head of Unit 1 of the Lithuanian Language Department, Directorate-General for Translation, European Commission., Ms Indrė Lelevičienė , Chief Executive Officer, Baltijos vertimai. Moderator assoc.prof. Dr. Dainora Maumevičienė
14:00-14:30 General discussion and round-up of the conference
The link to join the online conference will be sent by e-mail to registered participants. Registration is closed.