Carolina Association of Translators and Interpreters

CATI’s 30th Annual Conference

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, over 130 professional interpreters, translators, and related fields attended the Carolina Association of Translators and Interpreters‘ signature event, the 30th Annual Conference.  This event not only offers outstanding professional development, but also excellent networking opportunities.  This year’s event was hosted at Wake Forest University, Benson Center, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. …

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When and Why Do I Need to Contract Interpreting Services

To err is human, to forgive is divine.  That saying is apropos in many facets of life.  Many individuals (with no formal training in teaching foreign languages) mistakenly overestimate not only their ability but also the ability of others to intelligibly and fluently speak another language.  There are people who understand English very well, but …

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Finding Balance on Social Media

I realize the title is somewhat deceptive. This blog isn’t about time management. It is about balancing our message on social media. Perhaps I should explain. In the past Emily and I have posted issues or questions on social media that somehow morphed into unpleasant debates which have never been our intention. This has caused …

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Highlights From the 2015 CATI Conference

This year, the CATI conference occurred on 3/14/15, Pi day. This summit is so important to me, I actually missed a Greenville, South Carolina event, Pieapalooza. Every year on pi day, a group of colleagues attend this event bearing their best attempt at a delicious pie. We all eat each other’s pies and choose our …

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