On 4 October 2019, the conference "Translation in a modern society: the changing profile of a translator, ethics, expectations" will take place at the Conference Centre (Room 92) of the Faculty of Philology, Universiteto St. 5, Vilnius. The Conference is jointly organised by the Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission and the Institute for Literary, Cultural and Translation Studies of the Faculty of Philology. There will be video conferencing between Vilnius and Brussels.
|10.30–11.15||Professionalism and ethics for translators and translation scholars
Christina Schaeffner, Aston University, UK
|11.15–12.00||The changing profile of specialised translation: humans versus machines
Lucja Biel, University of Warsaw, Poland and European Society for Translation Studies
|12.15–13.30||Lunch (Vilnius University Cafe)|
|13.30–14.15||„Looking for translators? No, we're looking for smart translators!“
Renata Špukienė, director, "Tilde"
|14.15–14.45||Employee personality and its suitability for a profession and an organisation
Mirolanda Trakumaitė, consultant, "OVC Consulting"
|16.50–17.30||Presentations of discussions. Conference closing. (Prof. Nijolė Maskaliūnienė and Rita Dedonienė)|
|Note||Simultaneous interpretation into Lithuanian will be available for the morning-session presentations in English.|