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Dear Colleagues,

We are looking forward to seeing you at the upcoming ATA conference! [2017 Program Committee Members]

» JLD Newcomers Lunch. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 12:30–1:30 p.m.
An informal bring-your-own lunch for conference first timers, newcomers to the profession, veterans at conference hotel breakfast area.


» DC Interpreters Panel at Embassy of Japan. Friday, October 27, 2017, 1:45–3:45 p.m.
Co-Sponsored by the Japan Association of Translators. Join us before the JLD Annual Meeting for an informal discussion with a diverse cadre of DC based Japanese-English conference interpreters. You must RSVP (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dc-interpreter-panel-ata58-jld-offsite-event-tickets-36783029030) and bring an ID to check-in at the event. There will be an open Happy Hour at Bistro Bistro from 6:15–7:15 p.m.


» JLD Annual Meeting. Friday, October 27, 2017, 4:45-5:45 p.m.
There will be a brief 30-minute discussion on "What were some issues you had or had your interest this year?" Learn what has been happening in the JLD, brainstorm ideas for networking events and conference sessions, affirm the new JLD Leadership. [2017 Meeting Agenda] [2016 Meeting Minutes] [2016 – 2017 Board Reports]


» Get ready to brainstorm! Check out: “14 Years of JLD Sessions


» JLD Annual Networking Dinner at Bistro Bistro. Friday, October 27, 2017, 6:30-9 p.m.

Open Happy Hour Koryuukai (6:15–7:15 p.m.) at the bar sponsored by the Japan Association of Translators. Enjoy conversation with colleagues over a family-style dinner. Please RSVP with payment for dinner:

$55.85 per person (inc. tax, gratuity, fees) by October 18, 11:30 p.m. EDT.
$66.40 (inc. tax, gratuity, fees) thereafter; no refunds after October 26. 

» English > Japanese Certification Workshop. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
You must translate the workshop passage in advance, see the blog
(https://jldtimes.blogspot.com/2017/08/ej-certification-workshop-ata58.html) for more details. Please also review this information on changes to the certification process. Unless otherwise indicated, events are onsite at the conference hotel.


» You can find a list of Japanese language sessions here http://www.atanet.org/conf/2017/bylanguage/#J)


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