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Triennial Conference


The South African Translators' Institute in association with the Department of Linguistics at the University of Johannesburg is presenting its inaugural


at the University of Johannesburg on Saturday 29 September 2012.


The theme of the conference is The Role of Translation and Interpreting in Language Development.


The keynote speaker will be Prof. Justus Roux, director of the Research Unit for Language and Literature in the South African Context at North-West University. Plenary addresses will be made by Ms Landela Nyangintsimbi, head of the Tshwane Metro Language Division, Prof. Nathi Ngcobo of the Department of Linguistics at Unisa, and Mr Brian Mossop, a renowned expert on revision.


A preconference workshop on Self-Revision and Other-Revision will be presented by Brian Mossop on Friday 28 September (the workshop is now fully booked).


Registration for the conference is open until 20 September. Please use the link at the bottom of this page to access the registration form.


A copy of the programme for the day can be downloaded below. Plenary sessions will be held in the morning and three parallel sessions in the afternoon.



Early bird registration (up to 31 July 2012): Members R350, non-members R425, students R150

Regular registration (1-31 August 2012): Members R425, non-members R500, students R225

Late registration (1-20 September 2012): Members R500, non-members R575, students R275

Pre-conference workshop: Members R155, non-members R225, students R155

The conference fee includes participation in the conference, teas, lunch and attendance of the cocktail function on 29 September.

The workshop fee includes attendance, tea and lunch at the workshop on 28 September.




Final conference programme (456652 bytes)

Registration form (75264 bytes)

Accommodation in the area (11967 bytes)

Pre-conference workshop (206430 bytes)

Directions and venue details (159508 bytes)




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