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


Crafting an Author’s Words

Editors work hard to refine authors’ texts, so readers don’t have to. Editing is much more than just fixing punctuation and reviewing word choice; it also includes developing storylines, researching, and ghost writing. Gabi’s session will start with a presentation on how she...

Revisiting Retirement: Ready or Running?

How do you see yourself when you are 70? Or perhaps 55 or 60, perhaps 80? The question is much like “What do you want to be when you grow up?” We may not really know, but it is good to have some vision. Implementing that vision may be impacted by our health, family members’...


Conference Program Brochure Now Available

IJET-30 conference brochure is now available online. Hard copies of the program will not be printed and will not be available at the venue. Our web app is also available for users without an iOS or Android device. The web app gives you access to important app features, such a...

Event App Now Available

Conference App is now available to download from the App Store and Google Play! The IJET-30 app allows you to: Access all event information (schedule, maps, speaker bios) Send private messages to other attendees, Post photos and comments on the Activity Stream, Rate...

SIG Meetings on Friday 28 June 2019

Join JATPATENT, JATTOOLS, and JATPHARMA on Friday, June 28 for two learning and networking opportunities. JATPATENT/JATTOOLS will hold a half-day meeting in the afternoon, and JATPHARMA will hold a full-day meeting and workshop with refreshments and lunch. The...