IJET-30 in Cairns

Life, Style, and Translation ― ことばを繋ぎ、未来を紡ぐ

Registration is now open!

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The Japan Association of Translators (JAT) will hold its 30th International Japanese-English Translation Conference (IJET-30), our flagship professional-development-and-networking event, in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia on June 28-30, 2019. This year, our theme is Life, Style, and Translation ― ことばを繋ぎ、未来を紡ぐCairns is easily accessible from Tokyo, Osaka and many other locations around the world, and is the gateway to the beautiful Great Barrier Reef and other destinations in Australia. Please come and join us to celebrate translators, interpreters and the translation industry at our 30th IJET. It's gonna be a cracker!

Julian Kitchen

Chair, IJET-30 Organizing Committee

Venue Access Accommodation

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Translator and Interpreter Ethics. What are you trying to hide?

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Introduction to editing principles and practice

This session introduces the fundamentals of editing and provides practical tools and techniques that can improve the quality of any communication. With a focus on Australian standards, the presentation explains the different levels of editing (proofreading, copyediting and...


SIG Meetings on Friday 28 June 2019

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Volunteer at the IJET30 Conference from 28-30 June 2019!

Please sign up by Friday 10 May! The Japan Association of Translators (JAT) will hold the 30th International Japanese-English Translators (IJET) Conference at Cairns Convention Centre from 28-30 June 2019. 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of IJET, which is an annual conference...

IJET-30 registration now open!

The IJET-30 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open! We have an amazing program prepared showcasing local Australian and overseas professional translators and interpreters. We look forward to seeing you in a location that is truly...