For this Month’s Language Professionals Networking Event, we were joined by guest speaker, Chris Thompson, for a talk on ‘Visual Design for Language Professionals’. This talk focused on Chris’ career as a Multilingual Desktop Publishing (DTP) expert and gave some pointers on how to make your written documents look good and read well as a language professional.
For December’s Event, we connected language professionals through what we call ‘link-building networking’. The theme of this month was ‘Year-end Reflections: Things we Learnt in 2022′ .
To mark the end of 2022, we invited language professionals to reflect on their experiences this year, and what this means for them moving forward into 2023.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the more controversial topics in linguistics, with some saying that AI is a useful tool and others worried that linguists will be replaced by AI in the future. On November 25th, we were joined by Computational Linguist, Anna Koroleva, to discuss natural language processing (NLP) and why she believes it is not coming to replace us.
The 10th of October was World Mental Health Day, so we decided to dedicate this month’s event to the topic of mental health in our industry. The event itself took place … Continue Reading Our October 2022 Event: Mental Health in the Language Services Industry
To continue the conversation we started in April, we decided that we’ll host another round of link-building-style networking dedicated to the same subject: Misconceptions language professionals come across in their field of work. Here are the submissions we received.
We invited language professionals to submit their written thoughts on common misconceptions about their field of work in the language services industry. Read their submission here.
Productivity coach Juliet Landau-Pope joined us on Thursday 17th January to talk about procrastination and to share some practical strategies and motivational tips to kickstart us all into action. Juliet … Continue Reading Our January 2022 Event. Juliet Landau-Pope: I’ll Do It Tomorrow. How to Overcome Procrastination
In September, we tried and tested a new location in the City close to Bank station: we gathered in a very nice French brasserie where the attendees listened to Gabriella … Continue Reading Our September 2019 Event. Gabriella Ferenczi: My journey through the Himalayas. Why ancient wisdom and customs matter in the modern world