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March 2020

NWTN Coworking: Free Workspace Wednesday, Liverpool

18 March @ 9:00 am
The Plaza, 100 Old Hall Street
Liverpool, L3 9QJ United Kingdom
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Join NWTN Member, Patricia Brakus, for an NWTN coworking session at The Plaza (Bruntwood) in Liverpool for their "Free Workspace Wednesday" from 9.00am. Free secure WiFi and tea/coffee/water are provided. To take advantage, you'll need to register in advance via the Eventbrite link given below. Report to reception upon arrival and show a valid form of ID (driving licence or passport). Hope to see you there!

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NWTN Coworking: Free Workspace Wednesday, Warrington

18 March @ 9:00 am
Whitehouse<br>Wilderspool Park, Greenalls Avenue
Warrington, WA4 6HL United Kingdom
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Come and join Kate Lo and Laurence Bisot for an NWTN coworking session at Whitehouse (Bruntwood) in Warrington for their “Free Workspace Wednesday” from 9.00am. The NWTN Events Team will be meeting between 10:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m. so it will be a chance to meet the team and contribute too! Free secure WiFi and tea/coffee/water are provided. Parking spaces are also provided but limited on a first-come, first-served basis. To take advantage, you’ll need to register in advance via…

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NWTN 2020 BOOST DAY: MT-PE: Magic Wand or Menace?

21 March @ 9:30 am
Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street
Manchester, United Kingdom
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The theme of this year’s Boost Day is Machine Translation and Post-Editing (MT-PE). No sector of the economy has been left untouched by the digital transformation and we in the languages sector are left wondering what our own jobs will look like in a few years’ time, as the technology grows ever more powerful. Translation Memory (TM) programs have been making our lives easier for 20 years already, but will the relentless expansion of AI, MT and PE inevitably spell…

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April 2020

NWTN Creative writing for translators: Unlock your creative potential

25 April @ 10:00 am
Alliance Française de Manchester, 125 Portland St
Manchester, M1 4QD United Kingdom
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£30 – £40

Following the success of their workshop in Birmingham in June 2019, we are delighted to welcome published authors Ros Mendy and Alison Layland for a full day of guided creative writing. Even when translating technical documents, a translator may need to depart from the source text and employ creative skills to achieve the same impact as the original. Creativity is not confined to literary or marketing translation – it can prove a valuable tool in translating any kind of trickier…

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May 2020

NWTN 35th Anniversary Dinner/Dance

16 May, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 17 May, 2020
The Albert Square Chop House, The Memorial Hall, Albert Square
Manchester, M2 5PF United States
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The time has come to announce a special event that does not happen every year....YOUR NWTN will be celebrating its 35th birthday in 2020!  Whether you’ve been a member since day one or you’ve only just joined, this event will be a great chance to network and celebrate all that is brilliant about the North West Translators’ Network during a fun, relaxed evening! With so many people involved with the network over the years and so many developments in both…

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