First MATA Conference 2013
The first international conference of the Macedonian Translators Association (9 November 2013) was held in Skopje under the “Discuss, learn, share!” motto.
The idea of the conference was to create a platform where professionals from the translation industry can discuss, learn and share experiences with their colleagues.
The participants had the chance to learn something more about the work of the translators in the EU institutions, professional standards and certification. Also there were presentations that focused on the negotiation process and selling the translation as a product, using translation tools, protocol for professional interpreters and so on.
The conference had an aim and achieved to gather the professionals from the translation industry and to provide them the opportunity to meet, learn and share experiences with each other and with renowned local and international experts from the field.
More than 70 participants were present at the conference and it is widely regarded as one of the most successful conferences of the year.