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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IJET-30 registration now open!

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