IJET-30 in Cairns

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

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

Image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland


Moving from Tier Two to Tier One in Japanese-to-English Translation

Upward mobility on the translation food chain tends to be difficult after translating for a few years. Many translators appear to reach what they feel is their natural or perhaps inevitable position after about five years. The presenter senses that belief in a number of myths...

Work Environments: Office, Home and on the Go

To most translators the environment they work in makes a considerable difference with how much work can be done and how comfortable they can be doing it. Some of the best ideas for creating such environments come from sharing information with other colleagues, and this...


IJET 29 Closing Statement

The organizing committee of IJET-29 Osaka would like to thank everyone who attended the hugely successful conference and associated events in Osaka between Friday June 29th and Sunday July 1st 2018, fueled by the unofficial Pre-IJET Party on Thursday evening. We hope that there...