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Japan Writers Conference, October 12–13, Tokyo

Japan Writers Conference, October 12–13, Tokyo

Despite the huge typhoon, the 2019 Japan Writers Conference was held at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo’s Minato ward on Sunday, October 13. Presenters and attendees from all over Japan and from as far away as Cyprus and Israel gathered to share and learn. Details, presentation abstracts, and program schedule are available on the JWC website. Co-organizers John Gribble and Karen McGee... more

Editors Canada Conference: Last Chance to Register

Editors Canada Conference: Last Chance to Register

 

Last chance to register for the Editors Canada 40th anniversary conference!

https://www.editors.ca/

And note their cool “Interactive Timeline” introducing their history, and see the full schedule of the conference online.

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IJET-30 in Cairns (Register Soon!)

IJET-30 in Cairns (Register Soon!)

The 30th International Japanese-English Translation Conference (IJET-30), June 28–30, Cairns

The Japan Association of Translators (JAT) will hold the 30th International Japanese-English Translation Conference—its flagship professional-development and networking event—in Cairns, Australia, on June 28–30, 2019. This year, the theme is Life, Style, and Translation―ことばを繋ぎ、未来を紡ぐ. . . . Go to the IJET site for more information. The time to register and get your flights... more

Editors Canada June 2019 Conference

Editors Canada June 2019 Conference

Have you registered for Editors Canada's 40th anniversary conference yet? Don't delay! Early-bird pricing for the conference is in effect, but only until March 29, 2019. Conference 2019 takes place June 7–9 at the Westin Nova Scotian hotel in beautiful downtown Halifax. Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Editors Canada, learn, and network!

For more information, visit:

https://www.editors.ca/professional-development/conference/2019

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Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) Conference, May 2019

Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) Conference, May 2019

The “9th IPEd National Editors Conference: Beyond the Page” will be rolling out the red carpet for you in Melbourne, Australia, in May 2019. In addition to delegates from across the country, we anticipate also welcoming colleagues from New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and elsewhere in our region, as well as Canada, the United States, South Africa and further. 

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Happy New Year (2019) from SWET!

Happy New Year (2019) from SWET!

We are editors, translators, copyeditors, copywriters, proofreaders, teachers, journalists, curriculum developers, and other kinds of writers and interpreters between languages working in Japan or with Japan-related clients. Many of us are self-employed, with all the freedoms and risks involved. SWET helps us to build professional expertise, solve problems that arise in our work, and share what we have learned with colleagues.

In... more