SENSE 2020 Conference Programme

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Workshop programme

Saturday
May 16
10:00–15:00
Saturday
May 23
10:00–13:30
Saturday
6 June
10:00–13:30
Thursday
June 11
13:30–17:00
Monday
15 June
13:30–17:00
Friday
19 June
13:30–17:00
Friday
26 June
13:30–17:00
Paul Beverley:

Macros for writers, editors and translators

Alexander Drechsel: 
An iPad (and tablet) workout for language professionals

Sue Leschen:
Terms and conditions for freelancers

Ann Bless:
Ever thought of running a course on scientific writing?

Jennifer de Beyer:
Using reporting guidelines for biomedical research

Jenny Zonneveld:
MS Word skills for translators and editors

John Linnegar:
Getting to grips with connectors in English texts

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Wednesday 3 June 2020
Conference programme day 1

12:45–13:00 Welcome and opening annoucements
13:00–13:30 Joy Burrough
Be(a)ware of (round) brackets (especially ‘Dutch’ ones)!
13:40–14:10 Tony Parr 
“I just moved on.” – Museum translations
14:20–15:20 Emma Hartkamp
Future competence profiles of EU translators
15:20–16:00 Networking break
16:00–17:00 Brian Mossop
How much time does quality require?
17:10–17:40 Jennifer de Beyer
Making reporting guidelines more useful in biomedical science and beyond
19:00–?? Networking time

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Thursday 4 June 2020
Conference programme day 2

12:45–13:00 Welcome etc.
13:00–13:30 Sally Hill
Using your network to branch out into new areas
13:40–14:10 Nigel Saych
Fair Trade Translation in an unfair world
14:20–14:50 Tiina Kinunnen
From whining to shining
14:50–15:20 Networking break
15:20–15:50 Wendy Baldwin
Honing skills through near-peer exchange
16:00–16:20 Marieke Krijnen
Editing in the era of digital nomadism: How I look after my mental and physical health
16:30–17:50 Panel discussion
Setting up shop: newcomer perspectives on the translation industry
18:00–19:00 ‘Setting up shop’ networking
19:00–??? Networking time

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Friday 5 June 2020
Conference programme day 3

13:00–13:15 Welcome etc.
13:15–14:00 Joy Burrough-Boenisch
Language interference: Forewarned is forearmed 
14:10–14:40 David Barick
Writing effective comparisons in scientific articles
14:40–15:20 Networking break
15:20–16:40 Ashley Cowles et al
Panel: Maintaining productivity as your family grows 
16:50–17:30 John Linnegar
The plain truth: Applying Plain English principles to improving texts
17:30–17:40 Closing announcements
20:00-??  Pub quiz & networking

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N.B. Programme subject to changes.

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