DVTA Fall Tools Seminars


Proudly presents…The 2012 Fall Translation Tools Seminars given by Rosalie Wells

Location : CETRA, Inc.
7804 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 7-10 (Conference Room 7)
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Each session is approved for 3 ATA Continuing Education Points.

Morning seminar on SDL Trados Studio 2011: from 9 a.m. to 12:00 Noon,
Afternoon Seminar on Wordfast Pro 3.1: from 2:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Based on our DVTA member survey feedback, many of our members really want to hone their skills on translation tools. So, we are offering seminars on two of the most popular tools. No laptops are required for either seminar, and you may come to one or to both. Corporate DVTA member, CETRA Inc., has graciously offered the use of its conference room for these events. We hope to see you there!


SDL Trados Studio 2011 – Morning Presentation

During this 2.5-hour presentation, Rosalie Wells will explain and demonstrate some of the most outstanding features of one of the market leaders in translation memory software. Rosalie will explain the differences between the SDL product offerings. Attendees will learn how to download and begin working with the 30-day trial of SDL Trados Studio 2011. Current users of SDL Trados 2007 will leave with the knowledge to migrate to the newer program and still use their legacy memories. Current users of Studio 2009 will learn about new features such as Track Changes, using Word bilingual files, enhanced review processes and handling updates with perfect match. Presenter will welcome questions from attendees.

Wordfast Pro 3.1 – Afternoon Presentation
Wordfast is the world’s #1 provider of platform-independent Translation Memory technology. During this 2.5-hour presentation, Rosalie Wells will explain the differences between the Classic, Pro, and Anywhere versions. Attendees will learn how to download and begin working with the free trial versions of the Classic and Pro versions. Rosalie will demonstrate Features such as Unlimited TM and Glossary Access, Bilingual Review (with track changes, in Word) and Real Time Quality Assurance. Attendees will be able to see how the time-saving AutoComplete feature works along with other productivity enhancement functions. Presenter will welcome questions from attendees.

Presenter’s Bio
Rosalie Wells, a native of Mexico, has been a freelance translator for 28 years. As a translator going from translating with a typewriter to being fully involved from the early stages of software localization, Rosalie has always been fascinated by technology and how to use it to advance her freelance career. Her experience with Computer-Assisted Translation tools (now more aptly named Translation Environment Tools or TEnTs), began with XL-8. She soon moved on to IBM Translator Manager, later to Trados Workbench, and since has worked with Transit, DéjàVu, SDLX, Across, Studio and Wordfast. Past presentations include Getting Started with SDL Trados Workbench, Gaining Productivity Through Translation Tools, CAT: What’s That?, Voice Recognition for the Professional Translator, Outlook 2003 for the Busy Translator, Dictionaries with Secrets (in Spanish), Translation for Newcomers: The Path to Professional Translation, Evolution of a Successful Translation Professional, Translator and Interpreter: The Power of Language, Ergonomics for Translators, Cultural Communication Abroad: When in Rome… Rosalie lives in West Grove, PA, with her husband of 29 years. They have three young adult children.

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