Seminar Title : From Amateurs to Professionals: A Translator’s Seminar Guide
Venue : Malaysian Technology Development Corporation, UPM, Seri Serdang , Selangor
Date : 7 April 2018
Time : 9.00 am -1:30 pm
Why This Seminar?
Translation in Malaysia is an emerging career many have found promising. However, with opportunities come challenges. Amateur translators in Malaysia are often faced with these questions: what are the appropriate rates in accordance to their skill without marring the market rate; how to start finding and keep clients; what are the best translation tools and to what extent should they be used, etc. Professional translators are not short of dilemmas either; without authorized regulations in Malaysia to ensure fairness to the translator, the translation market is very competitive.
What We Propose?
This seminar aims to engage beginner translators in Malaysia with experienced translators who will provide them with guidance towards building a professional career in translation. In addressing the questions mentioned above, the participants will get a clearer direction on how they should market their services and how to be more efficient translators. Ultimately, this seminar will be a platform for the translators to build