Call for Submissions

The Conference seeks submissions that address any of the following proposed topics.

Proposed Topics:

Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Computer-aided translation (CAT) tools
• Corpus-based translation studies
• Localization tools
• Terminology-management tools
• Translation memory software
• Online translation
• Concordancers
• Translation management systems
• Electronic corpora
• Project management in translation
• Cloud-based translation tools
• Multimedia, hypermedia and audiovisual translations
• Translation industry in the digital age
• Fansubbing/ fandubbing, and YouTube community translation platform
• Computer-aided interpreting (CAI)
• Quality assurance tools
• Ethical, financial and legal questions in translation technology
• Translator education and training in translation technology

Language of the Conference: English

Submission Guidelines:

Proposals are welcome in three different formats: workshops, panels, and paper presentations. Proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Program Panel and are expected to align with one or more of the Conference topics and be of a high professional standard. Proposals should be submitted via the conference webpage no later than December 15, 2018.

All papers will be double blind peer-reviewed by specialists in the field. Papers that meet the requirements of submission, review and acceptance will be published.

All proposals should include:

• Title and session format of proposed presentation
• Topic
• Name(s) of presenter(s)
• Position and title of presenter(s)
• Presenter(s) affiliation
• E-mail address and telephone number
• Summary of the proposed presentation (300 words maximum)
• Abstract of the proposed presentation for the program book (50 words maximum)
• Short biographical statement of the presenter(s) (50 words maximum).

Paper Presentation proposals

A proposal for a paper presentation should include a brief description of new research findings or research in progress of the specific topic or issue addressed. Each presentation will have a duration of 20 minutes, followed by Q and A.

Workshop proposals (1-2 presenters)

Workshops are designed to give participants hands on experience of new approaches and new techniques. A proposal for a workshop should include a description of the topic that will be explored as well as a detailed description of the planning of the workshop and what the participants can expect. Each workshop will have a duration of one hour.

Panel proposals (4-5 presenters)

The Conference invites panel proposals which focus on a specific theme of the conference and which are organized so that discussions with the audience are encouraged. Panels typically include 3 or 4 panelists and a moderator. Proposals should include the panel’s objectives and topics and should explain the proposed composition of the panel and its diversity, including the perspectives and contributions that each participant will bring to the topic
(Without listing presenters’ names). The proposal is submitted by the moderator, who is responsible for all aspects of the submission. Each panel will have a duration of one hour.

Key Dates:

Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2018
Notification of acceptance: January 1, 2019
Deadline for submission of the full paper: July 1, 2019

Fees:

Egyptian participants: LE. 150
Students: L.E. 50
Non-Egyptian participants: $ 150
The fees cover registration, conference materials and coffee and lunch breaks during the conference.