Language Show London 2017

Visit CIOL at Stand 78, Business Design Centre, to meet the CIOL team and find out the latest on membership and qualifications.

CIOL seminars and workshops at the Language Show London 2017

Becoming a Professional Translator: Qualification, Support Network and Success

Karen Stokes FCIL CL and Daniel Tomozeiu
Friday 13 October, 10:30 – 11:15

Two key ingredients to professional success for translators are a world-class qualification and dedicated support network. CIOL Chair of Council Karen Stokes and Daniel Tomozeiu of the University of Westminster discuss the Diploma in Translation and the benefits of CIOL membership using illustrative case-studies.

Social Media for Linguists

Alba Sort MCIL
Friday 13 October, 11:30 – 12:15

Social media presence is a powerful ally for your language business. Managing it can become overwhelming and time-consuming. This session will help focus goals, identify networks to fit your purposes and provide tools to increase your effectiveness.

Professionalism: the importance of being Chartered; the value of CPD

Jane Galbraith, Head of Membership, CIOL
Saturday 14 October, 11:30 – 12:15

Are you unsure of the value of being chartered and how it will enhance your career prospects? Through a series of case studies, this session will explain how important chartership is in the drive to improve and maintain high standards of professionalism, for the individual chartered linguist and the language industry in general. It will also explain the value of focussed CPD, essential for the practicing chartered linguist.

Translating Europe National Workshop: Translator Skills and Employability

European Commission DGT, CIOL and ITI
Saturday 14 October, 12:30 – 13:30

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Translation joins the ITI and CIOL for a panel event outlining to budding translators the skills they will need to make themselves as employable as possible in the language services markets of the future.

Presentation 1: Paul Kaye, Title slides and introduction
Presentation 2: Begoña Rodríguez, Portsmouth University

Watch your back: Terms and Conditions for Freelance Language Professionals

Sue Leschen MCIL CL
Saturday 14 October, 13:45 – 14:30

Many freelancers don’t have their own sets of terms and conditions. The status quo is an unequal playing field where our clients’ terms tend to dominate. This session will focus on where we can access model terms, such as the CIOL website, and how to negotiate to our advantage.

Top tips to succeed as a Professional Translator

Jaquelina Guardamagna MCIL CL
Sunday 15 October, 12:30 – 13:15

In this empowering seminar, Jaquelina - and special guests - aims to motivate translators in their careers by offering advice on professionalism, business relationships, time management, finances, marketing and personal skills required for success in the translation industry.

See the full seminar programme  All sessions are CPD certified.

Register for the show online




October 13th, 2017 10:00 AM   to   October 15th, 2017 6:00 PM
52 Upper Street
London, N1 0QH
United Kingdom

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