In addition to the Annual General Meeting, the Midlands Network invites special guest Michael Wells MCIL CL to speak about his 30-year career as a translator and interpreter. Michael’s talk will be followed by lunch at Karczsma Restaurant (at own expense).
11:30 Welcome/attendees arrive
12:30 Michael Wells presentation
13:30 Lunch at Karczma Restaurant (downstairs)
Michael Wells MCIL CL
Michael Wells is a freelance translator-interpreter and language trainer, working mainly with English and French. A native of Wimbledon, he studied at the University of Bristol and the Sorbonne in Paris. He spent 15 years in Paris as a translator-interpreter in international public affairs. In the early 1990s he moved into translation and localisation for a large technical documentation company, following at first-hand the development of CAT tools and machine translation. After an interlude in Lithuania and Russia, he moved to Brussels in 2000 to work as a translator, then administrator in international relations, for the European Union. He returned to London in 2006.
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