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International “Interpreting the Future” Conference in Berlin, Germany

From 28 to 30 September 2012, the German Interpreters and Translators Association BDÜ will be hosting its 2nd international conference entitled “Interpreting the Future”. Around 150 practically relevant presentations, seminars and workshops, a job exchange and a trade exhibition await the participants. The opening speech will be delivered by Prof. Dr. Annette Schavan, Federal Minister of Education and Research. The patrons of the international conference are Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, Sport, Media and Youth, and Wolfgang Steimels, President of Germany’s Federal Language Service (Bundessprachenamt). The event, which 1500 people from Germany and abroad are expected to attend, is to take place at the Henry Ford Building of Freie Universität Berlin. In Germany, it is regarded as a “must go” event for translators and interpreters in 2012. Continue reading