Update on the FIT XIX World Congress

The early-bird registration deadline has been extended through June 30, 2011. Register today so you don’t miss this premier global event!

Want some insider tips to help you make the most of your stay in the City by the Bay? Visit the blog designed by the Northern California Translators Association specifically for the FIT Congress attendees. Thank you NCTA!

The International Federation of Translators XIX World Congress—Bridging Cultures—will take place in San Francisco on August 1-4, 2011, bringing together translators, interpreters, terminologists, and other professionals from all over the world to discuss topical issues. Over 100 educational sessions will be offered in a variety of categories. Events and activities will allow for opportunities to network, mingle, and socialize.

FIT is an international federation of associations of translators, interpreters, and terminologists gathering more than 100 associations from all over the world. Its purpose is to promote professionalism in the disciplines it represents. FIT is also concerned with the conditions of professional practice in various countries and strives to defend translators’ rights in particular and freedom of expression in general. FIT maintains formal operational relations with UNESCO.

The FIT XIX World Congress is hosted by the American Translators Association (ATA). ATA is a professional association of 11,000 members, founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters.