IJET-28 in Columbus

日英翻訳・通訳業界全体の底上げ – Come. Learn. Columbus.

The only international conference dedicated to the Japanese <-> English translation profession is coming to the heartland of America’s manufacturing industry. Come, learn, and enjoy tours of Amish country, local brew pubs and wineries, the largest manga collection outside of Japan, art galleries, and the hands-on COSI science museum – play Columbus and discover Ohio.

April 8 – 9, 2017
The Ohio State University

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Indra Levy, Stanford University

Conference Overview


The ABC’s of Working as an Interpreter — An encyclopedic journey

How does one find footing in an industry where freelancers dominate? What are the protocols in our industry? How do I maneuver the maze of unspoken rules? How much should I charge? I hear these questions all of the time. Mentoring and outreach group AIIC VEGA is here to help....

Basic Automobile Systems

An introductory, basic explanation of how today’s passenger cars and light trucks are constructed, using and explaining industry-specific terminology.  Special attention will be given to emerging technologies that could potentially challenge interpreters and translators working...


Friday, April 7: Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings

Three Special Interest Groups (SIGs) will be holding Pre-IJET meetings on Friday April 7 at The Ohio State University. JATPHARMA 2017 Pre-IJET Meeting: Something for everyone JATLAW : Plain Legal English in Action - A Practical Workshop Reaffirming PLE Principles JAT PATENT:...

Columbus, best city in world? Come see for yourself!

Have you heard?! Columbus ranks as Best City in the World! "It has the best library in the country, the best zoo in the country, the best science center in America, and America’s largest University. This may have led it to being known as the one of the 7 Smartest Cities in the...


Dear Prospective Sponsor, It is our pleasure to invite you to be a sponsor of the 28th International Japanese English Translation Conference (IJET-28), which will be held at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio on April 8–9, 2017. How can sponsoring IJET help your...