Awards Kingdom calls for aid to help Libya conflict victims Saudi Gazette Monday's meeting also reviewed a range of recent cultural, scientific and economic activities in the Kingdom, including the announcement of the winners of the King Abdullah Prize for Translation, now in its fourth year. For more information, please visit: www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.con&contentid=2011030895373 Conferences Deadline for the submission of abstracts for the Antwerp & Amsterdam conference on ‘Translation and National Images’ Antwerp & Amsterdam, Netherlands (Lessius): We would like to remind you that the deadline for the submission of abstracts for the Antwerp & Amsterdam conference on ‘Translation and National Images’ (16-18 Nov 2011) is approaching. The deadline for the submission is 15 March 2011. For more information, please visit: www.lessius.eu/transimage Effective Presentations with ELIA Stockholm, Sweden (ELIA): Eszter Avar brings her years of experience teaching and counselling the corporate world to help participants of her two-day workshop improve their presentation skills. Make the jump from good to great. Register now for one of the 12 spots in this workshop. For more information, please visit: www.elia-association.org/index.php?id=ndstoc Deadline for the tcworld Localization Forum call for papers Rhein-Main-Hallen, Germany (Tcworld): We would like to remind you that the submission deadline for the tcworld Localization Forum call for papers is coming up this Friday, 11 March. You are invited to submit an engaging proposal for a presentation, tutorial or workshop. The program will cover management issues, quality assurance, standards, tools and cultural or regional issues in the field of translation and localization. For more information, please visit: www.tekom.de/upload/2966/tekom_2011_tcworld_CFP_fin.pdf Current events Women and media in the Maghreb: UNESCO launches new Facebook group and logo Paris, France (UNESCO): On the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8 March, the UNESCO Office in Rabat launches its new Facebook group, Women and media in the Maghreb, and invites journalists, media organizations, journalism students and trainers, activists, civil society groups, governments and public institutions’ officials to join the group on Facebook. For more information, please visit: portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php- URL_ID=31277&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html Berlitz Corporation Acquires Second Language Testing, Inc. PR Newswire (press release) SLTI develops tests of language proficiency and related skills, such as translation and interpretation. "Test development is an extension of the services Berlitz provides to our clients and is a key competency which adds value to our overall business ... For more information, please visit: www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/berlitz-corporation-acquires-second-language- testing-inc-117516193.html New Spanish Translation of Quran to Be Unveiled ABNA.ir An English translation of ?Dastan-e Rastan? and ?Imam Ali (AS) and Global Peace? will also be reviewed at the forum. The two latter works have been translated by Saba Zahra Naqavi and Ro'ya Khuyi and published by Ansariyan Publications and Mulla Sadra ... For more information, please visit: abna.ir/data.asp?lang=3&id=230056 Former GMP interpreter: 'One wrong word could mean justice isn't done' Manchester Evening News But the 33-year-old Polish translator and interpreter, who lives in Eccles, Salford, said she did not want to work for the force through ALS ? because of the agency's rates and its use of non-registered interpreters. Ms Moczynska, a member of the ... For more information, please visit: menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1410081_former_gmp_interpreter_on e_wrong_word_could_mean_justice_isnt_done Representing Women - launch of new DCU research group Dublin City University The Representing Women Project is a new interdisciplinary project bringing the expertise of the Centre for International Studies, the Centre for Translation and Textual Studies and the Centre for Society, Information and Media at Dublin City University ... For more information, please visit: www.dcu.ie/news/2011/mar/s0311a.shtml Interpreter services examined Blacktown Sun At last week's ordinary meeting, Cr Nick Tyrrell motioned that any need for translation services required for a planned trip to Lioacheng in April or May should be put to tender. He also asked whether it was likely the council's current interpreter, ... For more information, please visit: www.blacktownsun.com.au/news/local/news/general/interpreter-services- examined/2096962.aspx BA Insight's Longitude Software Receives Certificate of Networthiness (CoN ... PR Newswire (press release) NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) announced that it has granted the US Army Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) a Certificate of Networthiness for its use of BA ...BA Insight's Longitude Software Receives Certificate of Networthiness (CoN ...SunHerald.com (press release) For more information, please visit: www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ba-insights-longitude-software-receives-certificate- of-networthiness-con-from-us-army-117511933.html Interpreting Baby's death doesn't guarantee more interpreter funds Melbourne, Australia (ABC): Indigenous Affairs Minister Peter Collier says he cannot promise funding for more Indigenous interpreters in regional Western Australia, despite news a baby died in the Kimberley because of language barriers. For more information, please visit: www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/03/08/3158141.htm?site=northwestwa§ion=ne ws&date=(none) Saint Peter's Sixth Worldwide to Earn Fourth Magnet Redesignation Nurse.com The first of its kind in central New Jersey, nurses, physicians, dietitians, and housekeeping staff were educated in medical translation using a standardized medical interpreter curriculum. To qualify, participants were required to take a pretest that ... For more information, please visit: news.nurse.com/article/20110307/NJ02/103070015 Metaphrasis CEO Joins THE VOICE OF LOVE as Board Chair PR-USA.net (press release) Colón continued, "THE VOICE OF LOVE is going to be the first organization of its kind that is going to ensure that these survivors are properly represented through the voice of a qualified interpreter." The more than 100 volunteers currently associated ... For more information, please visit: pr-usa.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=647011&Itemid=34 Deaf/Hard of Hearing day at Watson Stadium a Coastal Carolina Official Athletic Site When using a sign-language interpreter, look directly at the deaf person NOT the interpreter. It is important to maintain eye contact. Also, talk directly to the person (`what would you like to eat?'), rather than to the interpreter. 4. ... For more information, please visit: www.goccusports.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/030711aaa.html Languages New York City film, video festival represents wide range of Native American ... Tulsa Native American Times ... of tribal youth filmmakers plan to attend the festival, including Camille Manybeads Tso, 15, a Navajo who wrote and directed a 20-minute short as a 13-year-old eighth- grader, ?In the Footsteps of Yellow Woman,? which is all in her tribal language. ... For more information, please visit: nativetimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5030:new-york-city- film-video-festival-represents-wide-range-of-native-american-film- making&catid=44&Itemid=20 Francophones unable to get documents in their own language from some Que. firms CanadianBusiness.com Quebec's language law states that the official language of the province is French. Jean- Francois Dube, a spokesman for the company, said Monday the company doesn't translate its documents into Quebec's official language to save money. ... For more information, please visit: www.canadianbusiness.com/markets/headline_news/article.jsp?content=b6173476 Localization enStratus Announces Japanese Localization and Support For New AWS Tokyo Region PR Web (press release) enStratus? today announced that the enStratus Cloud Management Platform has been localized in Japanese. The new Japanese enStratus solution is launching in conjunction with the new Amazon Web Services Region in Tokyo which is now also supported by ... For more information, please visit: www.prweb.com/releases/2011/03/prweb5126904.htm Market Mission Essential Personnel Appoints Vice Presidents For Language Operations ... Benzinga To better accomplish its expanding mission of serving the US Government, Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) has created two new vice president positions overseeing new groups within the company. To better accomplish its expanding mission of serving ... For more information, please visit: www.benzinga.com/press-releases/11/03/p906143/mission-essential-personnel- appoints-vice-presidents-for-language-opera Police rip up contract with interpreter agency after claims it was hampering ... Manchester Evening News The force struck an exclusive deal with Applied Language Solutions (ALS) last August. It meant ALS, which is run by Oldham businessman Gavin Wheeldon, would supply interpreters to GMP when they were needed for interviews with suspects, ... For more information, please visit: menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1410082_police_rip_up_contract_with _interpreter_agency_after_claims_it_was_hampering_investigations?all_comments=1 MediaMind selects AudioCodes's products for deployment of Microsoft Lync Techzone360 Mar 07, 2011 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) -- AudioCodes, a provider of voice over IP technologies and voice network products, has announced that MediaMind, a provider of digital advertising solutions that optimize the use of media, creative and data for ...AudioCodes Debuts New Enterprise Mobile Productivity Suite with MobilityPLUSIEWY News For more information, please visit: www.techzone360.com/news/2011/03/07/5358822.htm SDL pays maiden dividend as profit rises Reuters LONDON, March 7 (Reuters) - British translation software firm SDL (SDL.L) posted a profit rise for 2010 and said it would pay a maiden dividend to reflect its confidence going forward. SDL, which provides translation software and services for ...SDL FY10 Profit Rises - UpdateRTT NewsPositive momentum at SDLInvestors ChronicleSDL posts maiden final dividendStock Market Wire For more information, please visit: www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/07/sdl-idUSLDE72312H20110307 Research Dead man talking Mid-Day Lange will conduct a lecture on anthropological and linguistic research on Indian POWs from 1915-1918 on Monday, 6 pm at Max Mueller Bhavan. About the recordings, she says, "The scientists were not interested in the personal lives of prisoners, ... For more information, please visit: www.mid-day.com/specials/2011/mar/060311-german-pow-documentary-world-war- 1.htm Sign language Smart video phones are a sign of better days for deaf users Sydney Morning Herald ''The take-up is certainly improving,'' said Tony Bennetts, the chief information officer of the Australian Communications Exchange, which provides video interpreters for the deaf. ''It hasn't been too significant, probably for one major reason - a lot ... For more information, please visit: www.smh.com.au/digital-life/mobiles/smart-video-phones-are-a-sign-of-better-days-for- deaf-users-20110307-1bl9r.html Video phones bring interpreters to patients who are deaf, don't speak English Pittsburgh Post Gazette What saved them a few months later was a five-paragraph Post-Gazette story about a deaf couple suing a Bedford County hospital for not providing a sign language interpreter while the husband was being treated for a heart attack. According to the suit, ... For more information, please visit: www.post-gazette.com/pg/11067/1130381-28.stm RSD, other special schools threatened by proposed budget Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "This really frightens me," he said through an interpreter for the deaf. On Wednesday, Mowl and a handful of RSD students attended advocacy day in Albany, where they joined about 150 educators, parents and students of other schools for the deaf, blind, ... For more information, please visit: www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20110307/NEWS01/103070325/- 1/rochesterarts/RSD-other-special-schools-threatened-by-proposed- budget?odyssey=nav%7Chead Technology Voice bank BBC News Concerned that his speech could be next, he went online and discovered a speech synthesis programme called ModelTalker which allows him to record his speech patterns. The driving force behind it is Mr Brewer's 13-month-old son, Stan. ...Father 'Saved' His Voice for Little Son in BoltonTopNews United StatesMan With Motor Neurone Disease Records His Voice for SonMedIndiaTechnology is Still Serving It's BestFrench Tribune For more information, please visit: www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-manchester-12651740 Parts of Brain Can Switch Functions VAdvert Press Center (press release) Now, a study from MIT neuroscientists shows that in individuals born blind, parts of the visual cortex are recruited for language processing. The finding suggests that the visual cortex can dramatically change its function ? from visual processing to ... For more information, please visit: www.vadvert.co.uk/science/10414-parts-of-brain-can-switch-functions.html Positive momentum at SDL Investors Chronicle Time Weaver improved its capability in statistical machine translation or translation by computer and Xopus brought in a product which allows non-technical authors to create content, broadening the appeal of its products. Such acquisitions have helped ... For more information, please visit: www.investorschronicle.co.uk/Companies/ByEvent/Results/Analysis/article/20110307/48 43d184-48b7-11e0-8b71-00144f2af8e8/Positive-momentum-at-SDL.jsp Terminology Biomass Terminology Standard Revision offers new definitions. ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release) March 7, 2011 - Standard ANSI/ASABE S593.1, Terminology and Definitions for Biomass Production, Harvesting and Collection, Storage, Processing, Conversion and Utilization, has been revised based on user feedback, government interest, and mandates ... For more information, please visit: news.thomasnet.com/companystory/Biomass-Terminology-Standard-Revision-offers- new-definitions-592520 English-Spanish Unabridged Dictionary for iOS/Largest, with 950K Entries prMac (press release) The largest Spanish-English Polytechnic Translation Dictionary on the market, it contains more than 950000 entries, 1600000 translations, and 2100000 synonyms. In addition, more than 66000 color pictures help define key nouns and adjectives. ... For more information, please visit: prmac.com/release-id-22555.htm Training Prospective Teachers of English as a Foreign Language Can Earn College Credit ... PR Web (press release) Using the latest in e-learning technologies and developments, BridgeTEFL, a Denver-based TESOL provider, released a new, interactive online TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language) certification course this month. The BCELT, Bridge's certificate ... For more information, please visit: www.prweb.com/releases/BCELT/e-learning-tefl-course/prweb5055344.htm HBMeU to host pioneering e-Career Fair focusing on 'Innovative Ways to Explore ... AME Info As part of its vision to create an integrated knowledge environment for individuals and institutions and to stimulate innovation and creativity, Hamdan Bin Mohammed e- University (HBMeU), a leader in the field of e-Learning and quality management in the ... For more information, please visit: www.ameinfo.com/258490.html Embrace E-learning in schools, Mwatela tells MPs The Standard Embracing e-learning in schools will boost quality of education across Kenyan schools, an assistant Minister has said. Education Assistant Minister Calist Mwatela has called on MP's to embrace e-learning in schools within their ...Kenya: Ministry May Donate Cash for E-LearningAll Africa ICT For more information, please visit: m.standardmedia.co.ke/newsM.php?id=2000030634 E-learning medical courses made available Virtual College Since 2003, the e-learning provider has offered courses and programmes for medical doctors and students wanting to learn in a quick and straightforward manner. Online learners may wish to take any of these new programmes using the new iPad 2 - released ... For more information, please visit: www.virtual-college.co.uk/news/Elearning-medical-courses-made-available- 800445470.~ Translation WhiteSmoke Launches the All-in-One Writing Solution, Combining the WhiteSmoke ... ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release) Up until now, their main products were the WhiteSmoke Writer and the WhiteSmoke Translator, two very different products on separate interfaces. The WhiteSmoke Writer examines texts, corrects and offers suggestions for enhancements as well as a Writing ... For more information, please visit: news.thomasnet.com/companystory/WhiteSmoke-Launches-the-All-in-One-Writing- Solution-Combining-the-WhiteSmoke-Translator-and-Writer-Into-One-843548 Gov't cuts Ontario program for newcomer youth canadianimmigrant.ca The end of the popular and useful Settlement Workers in Schools program (SWIS) helps bridge the gap between the community and youngsters and their family by providing among other things translators and local resources through on-site agencies . ... For more information, please visit: canadianimmigrant.ca/newsandviews/article/8164 Two new major Bible translations to be released kypost.com The latest version contains a new translation of the Old Testament ? the first such new translation in more than 40 years. The New Testament section had already been updated in 1986 and will not be changed in the new edition. The translation effort ...Updated Version of NIV - World's Most Popular Bible - Debuts in StoresPR Newswire (press release) For more information, please visit: www.kypost.com/dpp/lifestyle/religion/Two-Bible-translations-to-be-released- Absolute Interpreting and Translations Ltd says NO to the term ?Rarely Used ... PRLog.Org (press release) We have been informed by a couple of the NHS Trusts that they were looking for an Igbo, Susu, Mandingo (Mandinka) and Mongolian interpreter for over a month and every translation agency/company they had approached in the UK were unable to provide ... For more information, please visit: www.prlog.org/11357607-absolute-interpreting-and-translations-ltd-says-no-to-the- term-rarely-used-languages.html College students move Bible translation forward Mission Network NEws (press release) Three young men from Corban University traveled to Kenya to improve programs for Bible translation. (Wycliffe photo) Kenya (MNN) ? The current goal for Wycliffe Bible Translators is often referred to as "Vision 2025," referring to the hope the ... For more information, please visit: www.mnnonline.org/article/15433 Translia Improves Amazon E-Reading Experience with Google Translate PR Web (press release) Translia, a 24/7 translation service, offers 98 languages for book translation that helps improve reading of books in foreign languages. Three levels of translation combine the expertise of 10000 human translators, who provide accurate translations at ... For more information, please visit: www.prweb.com/releases/2011/translation_company/prweb8184239.htm
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