Current Challenges of Medical Translation

to take place on 18th May 2017
at the University of Gdańsk, Poland

The first major conference theme involves practical aspects of medical translation: medical translation quality assurance, project management, complying with type/genre-specific conventions. The second one is medical terminology, its management and standardization: the use of standardized lexicons, databases and other tools.
We invite papers on the following subjects:
• translation of specific medical genres,
• medical terminology,
• quality assurance in medical translation,
• medical translation project management,
• terminology management in medical translation projects,
• medical localization,
• teaching and learning medical translation.
Confirmed key speakers:
Professor Morten Pilegaard, Aarhus University
Professor Hannelore Lee-Jahnke, University of Geneva

A round table discussion is also planned. It is going to be the forum for sharing best practices in medical translation.
The conference is directed to academics, industry professionals, PhD candidates and students of Translation Studies.

We invite proposals (of up to 300 words) for papers to be sent by 10 March 2017 to the following e-mail address:
Notification of acceptance of proposals will be made by 20 March 2017.