Aptrad’s 1st International Conference
Conference for freelance translators and interpreters 18-19 June, 2016 - Porto, Portugal
Thank you for having joined us in Porto for Aptrad’s 1st International Conference! See you in 2018!

A conference is a gathering of like-minded professional individuals to discuss industry news, developments and progress. Conferences represent an excellent opportunity to hear some of the leading people in our field, to learn from them, and to push ourselves to attain ever higher standards in our professional practice.

Luísa Matos

Meditation for Translators

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Luísa Matos is a freelance translator since 2001. She has an Advanced Degree in Specialized Translation (ISCAP). Luísa also worked as a project manager for 12 years. She practices Taiji since 2009, having participated in Taiji National Championship in 2010. She also participated in ... read more

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Mafalda Cortes Pereira & Paula Silva

Translation companies and freelancers – How to build a successful cooperation

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Mafalda Cortes Pereira has been working in the language services market since 2002, when she co-founded Multivertentes, a Porto-based LSP. With a degree in English and German Languages and Literature, she has also completed a post-graduate course in ... read more

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Manuel Sant’Iago Ribeiro

Who arst thou?

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Next year (if I’m still around) will mark my 40th anniversary as a Conference Interpreter – a profession that found me at a gathering of friends: most days J I still regard it rather festively… and keep on trying to give back at least part of the great deal it ‘s given ... read more


Marco Neves

Complex translation jobs: how to reduce anxiety and improve quality

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Marco Neves is a professional translator since 2002. He teaches translation practice and technology at NOVA University of Lisbon and is a certified memoQ trainer. He is manager at Eurologos-Lisboa and the elected president of APET (Portuguese Association of Translation Companies). He represents ... read more

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