Language Show


Internationally recognised as Europe's largest dedicated event for languages, the Language Show is the leading exhibition for language learners, teachers, and everyone who loves languages.

CIOL will be exhibiting at Stand D16 - join us there to meet the CIOL team and find out about the benefits of professional membership and qualifications.

As an official partner of the Language Show, CIOL will be holding seminars and workshops during the show. See below for CIOL's seminars and other seminars by CIOL members.

Visit Language Show 2018 for more information.

Dates and time:

Friday 9 November 2018, 10:00am – 6:00pm

(UK time)

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Seminars and talks from our speakers and CIOL members

The future of interpreting: remotely interested? Kirsty Heimerl-Moggan FCIL CL & Nathaniel Elcock MCIL

An expert panel including a technologist, an interpreter, a legal professional and an academic discuss the key issues surrounding the pioneering technological developments which look set to revolutionise the interpreting industry.
Friday 9 November, 3:45pm-4:30pm

Marketing toolkit for translators, Vasiliki Prestidge MCIL CL and Jaquelina Guardamagna MCIL CL

A seminar for translators and interpreters who would like to learn how to successfully market themselves and their businesses to attract more clients.
Friday 9 November, 4:45pm-5:30pm

Translators in the digital era – what kind of jobs will we have ten years from now?

Michael Wells MCIL CL will be taking part in the latest European Commission’s Translating Europe panel discussion in which industry experts will set out how new technologies are changing the profession and discuss how they think the role of the human translator will evolve alongside that of machines over the next decade. Organised in collaboration with the European Commission and the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.
Saturday 10 November, 11:30am-1:15pm

Real Lives: languages for emergencies and real life situations

Nick Mair, Director of Languages at Dulwich College presents CIOL’s exciting new school language exams for Year 10
Saturday 10 November, 1:30pm-2:15pm

Stress management for interpreters with Kirsty Heimerl-Moggan FCIL CL & Nathaniel Elcock MCIL

Three mini-presentations on stress management in interpreting, with Kirsty Heimerl-Moggan FCIL CL and Nathaniel Elcock MCIL, both practising international conference interpreters and lecturers at the University of Lancashire (a CIOL HE Language Partner).
Saturday 10 November, 2:30pm-3:15pm

Amazing careers in languages

CIOL Head of Membership Jane Galbraith leads a panel discussion with four other professional linguists and finds out how they use their languages in different and fascinating walks of life. Panelists include: Michael Wells MCIL CL, Flight Lieutenant Emma Sproston (RAF Intelligence Officer), Saverio Perrino (Localisation Executive with BBC Studios), and Sue Leschen FCIL CL (lawyer-linguist).
Saturday 10 November, 4:30pm-5:15pm

Living the dream – working as a legal and business interpreter

Sue Leschen FCIL CL, lawyer-linguist, on what it takes and how to get there, taking in training, CPD, earnings, availability of work, job satisfaction and useful resources.
Saturday 10 November, 5:30pm-6:00pm

What it takes to be a Public Service Interpreter

Eulalia Pessoa-White MCIL CL, freelance interpreter and translator for Police Forces, Courts, HMRC etc, takes you through what might happen, from court in the morning to working for the police in the evening.
Sunday 11 November, 1:30pm-2:15pm