The Language Industry Summit 2018 will be held from Thursday the 20th to Saturday the 22nd of September, in the vibrant city of Cardiff at the Hilton Hotel. This year’s ATC Language Industry Summit is set to be the best yet with an exceptional line up of revered speakers and thought-provoking topics. EC Innovations is very proud to sponsor ATC Summit 2018 by bringing innovative ideas and practices together to take the translation industry forward.
This year’s event will have more than 15 guest speakers, giving speeches on topics covered include Transnational Organized Crime and Translation, Brexit and the future of LSPs, insight from the European Parliament along with industry associations coming together to discuss working alongside each other in the future with representatives from the UK and Europe.
The theme for this year’s Language Industry Summit is Changing Landscape: UK language industry 2020. The summit welcomes Lesley Batchelor OBE, Director General of the Institute of Export (IOE) International Trade for the last seven years to speak at this year’s event. In addition to Professor Joanna Drugan of the University of East Anglia and current lead of a funded project into Transnational Organized Crime and Translation.
Also on the program is Andrea Laura Kiss, who is the marketing director of EC Innovations Europe, along with Doctor James Wei, the founder of the EC Innovations, Inc. who will converse with attendees at our booth, on the 20 years’ experience in the translation industry and discuss the future of the industry and services in the UK and Europe.
About EC Innovations
EC Innovations is a world leading translation and localization provider with ISO 13485:2016, ISO 9001:2015, and ISO 17100:2015 certifications. Since 1997, EC Innovations has been empowering communications for leading multinationals, specializing in industries including life sciences, game, manufacturing, IT and software, automation, electronics and telecommunications.
Today, EC Innovations has grown into 11 strategically located global offices with 400+ full-time employees offering full localization support into 120+ languages. Our aim is to continuously build upon our reputation as a customer-centric organization focused on high-quality standards, technological creativity and value-added services to meet any type of localization requirement.
To learn more about EC Innovations, please visit: www.ecinnovations.com
About the ATC
From its beginnings as a small group of leading British translation companies in 1976, the ATC has grown to a membership of more than 150, expanding its horizons to become a worldwide association at the vanguard of the industry. The Association’s activities are guided by its council and elected officers and its stated objectives.
ATC is also a founding member of the European Union of Association of Translation Companies – a pan European grouping of translation company associations. ATC has been involved in significant changes in the sector and continues to provide leading advice and support including working with legislators about matters affecting the industry.
It has been at the forefront of the development of the European-wide standard, EN15038, for the provision of translation services and actively promotes its adoption throughout the profession. ATC also offers an independent arbitration service.