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Call for papers

Inspiring Language Industry Partnerships

Languge industry vs. Pandemia

While we are finalizing the MCE 2021 programme we are open to receiving further proposals to be considered for the 2021 event.

Topics of Interest

  • Recruiting and retaining linguists and non-linguistic experts

  • Vendor management as freelancers see it (marketing, rate negotiations, feedback, career steps)

  • Pricing strategies for freelancers

  • Vendor management in continuous localization, agile and scalable approaches

  • Post-editing: skills, training, pricing schemes

  • Vendor management automation

  • Measuring vendor management efficiency (KPIs, ROI models)

  • Freelancer marketing – how to stand out from the crowd

  • Recruiting copywriters and SEO experts for multilingual content creation

  • Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry: new trends, opportunities, stress management, communication, Zoom fatigue

Target audience

  • Vendor Managers and Project Managers
    seeking inspiration and expert advice on how to best recruit, manage and retain top linguistic and non-linguistic talent

  • Freelance translators
    • who are interested in working together with translation companies and
    • who would like to learn more about project management and other translation topics
  • Anybody else

    • encountering resource issues and

    • wanting to learn how to overcome resource issues

    • seeking to find new Central and Eastern European linguistic partners

  • Central European translation providers looking to expand their markets

Content type

We are looking forward to host the following formats:

  • traditional 40 minute presentations,

  • master classes (longer presentation sessions),

  • online workshops.

All sessions will be delivered online.

Submission instructions

Before submitting the form, make sure you have the following information to hand:

  • title of the presentation

  • short abstract (150 word maximum)

  • speaker details (short bio, online profile, photo etc.)

  • a brief 1 minute video recording introducing yourself and your presentation (can be a smartphone recording)


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