XIX FIT World Congress: Call for Proposals


XIX World Congress of the International Federation of Translators

Bridging Cultures

San Francisco, USA, 1-4 August 2011

We are pleased to announce that the Organizing Committee of the XIX World Congress of the International Federation of Translators (FIT) has received several dozen quality proposals for sessions and panels. If you would like to be considered as a speaker or a panelist at the Congress, please make your submission at http://www.fit2011.org/proposals.htm. The deadline is December 10, 2010, and the program is filling quickly. The sessions are typically 60 or 90 minutes in length, but other formats will be considered. We also encourage participants to team up with their colleagues and submit a panel presentation with multiple speakers. Presentations that spotlight the interpreting profession are particularly welcome.

Presentations may be offered in English and French and may be submitted under the following categories:

Audiovisual Translation
Community Interpreting
Human Rights
Language Standards
Legal Translation & Interpreting
– Literary Translation
New Trends
Training & Education
Translation & Culture
Translation Technology

If you would like to contribute to the program, please submit your presentation proposal today. Click here to submit.

Registration for the Congress will open in early 2011. The Congress hotel, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, is already accepting reservations. Make your reservation early, because the hotel will sell out! Go to http://www.fit2011.org/hotel.htm to find out information about the rates and how to contact the hotel.

Looking forward to seeing you in beautiful San Francisco!

Jiri Stejskal