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2017 MCIS' International Translation Day - Translating the Future 101

MCIS Language Solutions

Saturday, 30 September 2017 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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In May 2017, the United Nations has officially declared September 30th International Translation Day, recognizing
the practical contribution of language professionals, both in conference servicing and in the field.. including in the maintenance of peace and security, peacekeeping, the promotion of human rights and operational activities for sustainable development” and “that respect for the world’s cultural and linguistic diversity is an essential prerequisite for the promotion, in the United Nations, of the spirit of openness, equity and dialogue.”
Join us on September 30th for a celebration of International 2017 Translation Day where you will have an opportunity to:
  • Share your perspectives on how new technologies are disrupting the translation field and transforming your role
  • Network with colleagues and meet MCIS' Translation and Translator Training teams over a delicious lunch
  • See a special screening of a documentary on meditation and mindfulness, as one of the ways to manage disruptions by increasing awareness and clarity.
The tickets for a raffle will be available for purchase on the day of the event - all proceeds to be donated to Translators Without Borders!
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to celebrate your day in the company of colleagues who believe that #LanguageRightsMatter!
We hope to see you there!
Have questions about 2017 MCIS' International Translation Day - Translating the Future 101? Contact MCIS Language Solutions

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Triovest Conference Centre
789 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON M3C

Saturday, 30 September 2017 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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MCIS Language Solutions

MCIS Language Solutions is a non-profit that has evolved into a model social enterprise and has been relentlessly pursuing its vision to remove language barriers for over 25 years. With over 40 full time staff and engaging a roster of over 5000 interpreters and translators, MCIS provides a full suite of language solutions: from language interpretation, translation and transcription to localization, training and training development for government, legal, police services and healthcare organizations in 300+ languages.

Every year MCIS invests its net income into initiatives that support free services for victims of violence and the homeless, and training subsidies for aspiring interpreters and translators. With a growing demand for language services, a long track record of success, and deep roots in the community, MCIS has positioned itself to capture more market share in the language industry by simply demonstrating there is a better way to conduct business.

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