Conferences, courses, and webinars

Courses and webinars

Enhancing Race and Ethnicity Data in Administrative Databases, Rashida Dorsey and Lisa Clarke; 1 June 2016 (1.5 hr webinar via AcademyHealth).

Copyediting Master Class: Editing Figures and Tables, Laura Poole; 12 May 2016 (1.5 hr webinar via Copyediting).

Communicating Through Numbers: a Comprehensive Approach, Bernard Aschwanden; 10 March 2016 (1 hr webinar via STC). Using Excel to plan, track, and show the value of your work as an editor.

A Comparison: Translation at a War Crimes Tribunal and Literary Translation, Ellen Elias-Bursac; 9 March 2016 (2 hr live streamed presentation via the New England Translators Association).

Medical Interpreter Grand Rounds: Trauma and the Role of the Interpreter, various speakers; 23 February 2015 (evening event at Christiana Care Hospital, Newark, DE).

The Social Network: Using Twitter to Translate and Disseminate Evidence, various speakers; 15 January 2015 (1.5 hr webinar via AcademyHealth).

Developmental Editing for College Textbook Publishers, Elsa Peterson; 29 March 2014 (1-day on-site workshop via the Editorial Freelancers Association).

The Use of Customized Corpora to Improve Translation Accuracy, Ana Julia Perrotti Garcia; 25 July 2013 (1 hr webinar via ATA).

Intro to Statistics: Descriptive Statistics, BerkeleyX, Ani Adhikari and Philip Stark; February–March 2013 (8-week online course via edX).

Statistical Issues in the Psychometric Evaluation of PRO Measures, Helen Doll; 17 January 2013 (1 hr webinar via ICON Plc).

Writing in the Sciences, Stanford Online, Kristin Sainani; September–November 2012 (8-week online course via Coursera).

Developmental Editing as a Skill and a Business, Karalynn Ott; April–May 2012 (6-week online course via the Editorial Freelancers Association).

Professional conferences

ATA: American Translators Association; ALTA: American Literary Translators Association.
* An asterisk means I was a scheduled presenter at the conference.

20th Biennial Conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature and Folklore, Salt Lake City, UT (April 28-30).*
AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference, Washington, DC (February 1-2).

2015: ALTA in Tucson, AZ.*

2014: ATA in Chicago, IL.*

2013: ATA in San Antonio, TX.*

2012 (did not attend any fall conferences — we were getting our roof replaced, just in time for Hurricane Sandy)

2011: ATA in Boston, MA.

2010: ATA in Denver, CO.

2009: ATA in New York City, NY (50th Annual Conference).

2008: ATA in Orlando, FL.*

2007: ATA in San Francisco, CA.

2006: ATA in New Orleans, LA.

2005: ATA in Seattle, WA.*

2004: ATA in Toronto, Canada.

2003: ATA in Phoenix, AZ.

2002: ATA in Atlanta, GA (my first).