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Sarah Griffin Mason

Sarah Griffin-Mason

Sarah Griffin-Mason is the current chair of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting and senior lecturer in Translation Studies at the University of Portsmouth, where she mostly teaches Spanish-to-English specialised translation and professional aspects of translation. She trained as a translator and editor in the InterPress Service in Montevideo, Uruguay in the 1990s and also runs a business as a freelance translator and editor for clients. These include NGOs and international entities such as UNICEF-TACRO, Plan International and the European Training Foundation.

Sarah will give the closing plenary talk of the conference, entitled Trends in translating and interpreting to 2050.

Audience IMG 7943 X CropConference fees

*** UPDATE 30 April 2018 ***

Now booking conference only!
For hotel rooms please contact Hotel Central:  
Telephone: +31 (0)73 - 6 926 926

Members and non-members will pay different fees to attend the conference (membership costs only €80 per year). Members of sister organisations will also be entitled to a discount. Last but not least, there's a special fee for those contributing to the conference. All fees shown include Saturday night at the conference hotel.

When you come to register, if you can't find the option you are looking for, please contact us.  

 Early-bird fee*Contributor fee*Standard fee***
SENSE members € 327.50 € 277.50 € 377.50
Members of sister organisations € 367.50 € 317.50 € 417.50
Non-members € 402.50 € 352.50 € 452.50

*      Registration and payment by midnight (23:59!) on Sunday 25 February 2018
**    Registration will close on 26 May 2018, or earlier if tickets are sold out.
***  Prices based on a single room.

What this fee includes:

  • Lunch on Saturday
  • Network drinks
  • Conference dinner
  • Saturday night in a single room at the conference hotel (type of room depends on availability, ask about other options) 
  • Conference sessions on Saturday & Sunday

If you wish to find your own accommodation in Den Bosch, you can book the conference without the hotel on Saturday night. The conference fee is as follows:

Conference without hotel 
SENSE members € 275.00
Members of sister organisations € 315.00
Non-members € 350.00


Guest package (Saturday lunch, networking drinks & dinner) € 92.00
Supplement for single use of double room € 15.00
Friday workshops, see fees and registration* Differs
Sunday lunch (Brabant ‘koffietafel’)** € 24.00
*   See workshop fees and registration details here. Workshops are open to those not attending the conference.

**  Sunday lunch not included in conference fee.

N.B. Prices exclude hotel tourist tax (€ 3.20 per person per night)

N.B. Prices exclude extras in the hotel room (mini bar, room service, laundry etc.)


 © Images by photographer Michael Hartwigsen of SENSE’s inaugural conference, held in celebration of our 25th Jubilee, at Paushuize, Utrecht on 14 November 2015. All rights reserved.


2018 Conference

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trends affecting language professionals





Friday 8 June


Morning – TBA

Off-Conference activity: Friday morning sightseeing (optional)


Four parallel workshops relevant to editors, translators, writers, language professionals (separate registration, also open to those unable to attend the conference)

Evening – TBA

Dinner in small groups (4–6) with fellow conference delegates at local restaurants (optional)

Saturday 9 June


Morning – TBA

Off-Conference activity: Sightseeing tours of ’s-Hertogenbosch (optional)


Conference registration and hotel check-in


Buffet lunch


Conference sessions: keynote speaker and parallel sessions


Post-conference networking opportunity with drinks and snacks


3-course networking dinner with open bar and tea/coffee

Sunday 10 June



Buffet breakfast in the hotel


Conference sessions: Parallel sessions and keynote speaker


END of conference


Off-Conference activity: Traditional Brabant ‘koffietafel’ lunch in the hotel (optional)


Off-Conference activity: Sightseeing tours of ’s-Hertogenbosch (optional)


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