Translation tech deep dive with Sameh Ragab

  • 10/19/2019
  • 09:00 - 16:00
  • Mary Gates Hall Room 231, University of Washington Seattle campus


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Please join NOTIS and translation technology expert Sameh Ragab for a day-long, in-depth look at smarter ways to make computer technology work for you in every translation project. Social event to follow. 

This event is sponsored in part by the University of Washington Translation Studies Hub.

ATA has approved this event for 7 continuing education credits.

Bring your laptop and work hands-on as we explore the following topics:

  • Adding functionality to MS Word
  • Proper file type handling and guidance to create your own
  • Enhancing Predictive Input Layers and auto-suggest mechanisms
  • Web scraping 
  • The PDF Syndrome (All translation-related PDF issues)
  • Disaster recovery for translators
  • Cloud backup pros and cons
  • Developing a rock solid backup and restore system
  • Terminology tips & tricks

Sameh Ragab is a lead auditor for International Standards Organization 17100 and a certified translation services provider. He is also a computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools and terminology management expert, a registered translation vendor with the United Nations and World Bank, and a certified localizer. He has over 28 years of experience in the translation industry. His focus is on Arabic and Middle Eastern language services. He has also trained translators and localizers to use CAT and terminology management tools. An international speaker and trainer focusing on the technical side of translation, he has given workshops and conference presentations around the world.

You may cancel your registration until October 12 for a refund, minus a $25 administrative feeNo refunds will be offered after October 12.

We recommend taking public transportation to the University of Washington campus (bus or light rail). Paid parking is available in parking garages around the campus neighborhood. A map showing the location of Mary Gates Hall is here.
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