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CALL FOR PAPERS
Terminology and Society
The impact of terminology on everyday life International Conference on Terminology
Organised by NL-TERM and Lessius Hogeschool Antwerp
Antwerp (Belgium), 16 - 17 November 2006 Department of Translation and Interpreting
with pre-conference workshops on 15 November 2006
Papers are invited for the international conference on terminology (16 - 17 November, 2006) with pre-conference workshops on 15 November 2006. The conference is organised by NL-TERM, the Dutch-Flemish Association for Dutch Terminology, in collaboration with the Department of Translation and Interpreting of Lessius Hogeschool Antwerp.
The 2006 conference aims at contributing to the efforts of the European Association for Terminology and other national and international organisations to create platforms for the exchange of information on advances in terminology science and applications.
The central theme of the conference is the impact of terminology on everyday life, and terminology needs & practices.
The conference will bring together theory and practice - and thus terminology companies and government departments on the one hand and universities having terminology in their curriculum on the other - and focus especially on the following topics
1.the importance of / best practices in terminology management, knowledge management & multilingual document production for such important society areas as business & services, industry, government, administration, health & human care, security, etc.
2.best practices for / projects of national terminology associations representing smaller languages and / or new EU member states whose objective it is to promote their own language as the language for specialised terminology; issues relating to language policy in this area
3.best practices in terminology teaching and training
4.uniformity and standardisation across languages of the terminology of translation and interpreting
Participation is open to terminologists, terminographers, computer specialists, translators/ translation companies, interpreters, teachers of terminology/terminography/translation/ interpreting, linguists, lexicographers, publishers, etc.
Contributions will be published in the form of proceedings.
A pre-conference workshop on the terminology of translation will be organised on Wednesday the 15th of November.
Programme Committee (more names to be included):
Donald Barabé (Canadian Government Translation Bureau)
Gerhard Budin (Universität Wien)
Georgeta Ciobanu (Univ. Politehnica Timisoara, Romania)
Rute Costa (President of EAFT - European Association for Terminology)
Martin Forstner (CIUTI -Conférence Internationale Permanente d'instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interprètes)
Hannelore Lee-Jahnke (Training Committee of FIT - Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs)
Klaus-Dirk Schmitz (RadT - Rat für Deutschsprachige Terminologie & DEUTERM - Deutsches Informations- und Dokumentationszentrum für Terminologie) (Chairman of the Programme Committee) klaus.schmitz at fh-koeln.de <mailto:klaus.schmitz at fh-koeln.de>
Frieda Steurs (Lessius Hogeschool Antwerp, Chair of Local Organising Committee) Frieda.Steurs at lessius-ho.be
Marcel Thelen (NL-TERM and Department of Translation and Interpreting, Maastricht School of International Communication, Hogeschool Zuyd/University of Applied Sciences)
Hennie van der Vliet (NL-TERM and Free University of Amsterdam)
Local Organising Committee:
Frieda Steurs (Chair) Frieda.Steurs at lessius-ho.be
Luc van Doorslaer
Registration for the conference is on Thursday 16 November 2006, just prior to the opening ceremony. Participants taking part in the pre-conference workshops should register on Wednesday 15 November 2006.
The official opening ceremony of the conference is on Thursday 16 November 2006.
Each lecture will last 30 minutes, followed by about 10 minutes of discussion.
The programme and format of the various presentations are dependent on the number of participants attending and may be altered accordingly.
More information will follow in the second circular.
The working languages of the conference will be Dutch, English, French, and German. Papers may be given, and abstracts submitted, in any of these languages. There will be interpreting facilities. The pre-conference workshop is in English.
Participants wishing to submit a paper falling within one of the categories covered by the conference (see the topics listed above) are requested to send an abstract by 31 March 2006 to the Chair of the Programme Committee (Klaus-Dirk Schmitz) with a copy to the Chair of the Local Organising Committee (Frieda Steurs).Abstracts shall not exceed 300-400 words, shall be double-spaced and camera-ready, shall contain the title of the paper, name(s)/affiliation(s)/complete addresses of the author(s) and shall indicate the topic in the top right-hand corner. Authors should also submit an electronic copy of their abstract on a 3 1/2 inch diskette (MSWindows 97 or higher).
The Programme Committee will reply in May 2006.
Deadline for abstracts:
31 March 2006
The papers of the conference will be published in the form of proceedings provided they have been submitted before the 18th of December 2006. These proceedings will be published after the conference. Authors will receive a style guide for the preparation of a camera-ready version. More details will follow in the third circular.
The conference will be held at the Department of Translation and Interpreting of Lessius Hogeschool in Antwerp:
2000 Antwerpen, België
tel. 03 206 04 91
fax 03 206 04 99
christine.gysen at lessius-ho.be
The fee for the two-day conference and pre-conference workshops (Wednesday 15, Thursday 16 and Friday 17 November 2006) is _ 250 (students _ 60). This fee includes registration, the academic programme, the social programme, a copy of the abstracts, all other documentation, and all lunches and coffee break refreshments on Wednesday 15, Thursday 16 and Friday 17 November 2006, but not accommodation or a copy of the proceedings. The fee for individual days is:
Thursday 16 November: _ 85 (students _ 30) Friday 17 November: _ 85 (students _ 30)
The early bird fee is _ 200 for the entire programme (three days) and is valid until 15 June 2006. More details (also on our refunding policy) will be given in the third circular.
Fee for pre-conference workshops:
The fee for individual pre-conference workshops on Wednesday 15 November 2006 is _ 75 (students _ 30) This fee includes registration, the academic programme, all workshop documentation, and lunch and coffee break refreshments, but not accommodation.
Fees DO NOT INCLUDE bank/transfer charges.
More information about the 2006 international conference on Terminology can be found on the following websites:
www.nlterm.org http://www.hszuyd.msti.translation-and-meaning.nedweb.com http://vertaalacademie.hszuyd.nl/
Participants are expected to make their own arrangements as regards accommodation, but a list of hotels in all price categories will be made available later.
Information on conference dinner and social events will be announced later.
To receive the third circular, please complete and return the enclosed form.
PRELIMINARY REGISTRATION FORM
The International Conference on Terminology Antwerp (Belgium), 16 and 17 November 2006
Please complete the form below (in block letters or typewritten) and return it to:
Prof. Dr. Frieda Steurs (Chair of the Local Organising Committee)
Departement Vertaler-Tolk, Lessius Hogeschool Sint-Andriesstraat 2
2000 Antwerp, Belgium
FAX:+ 32 3 206 04 99 TEL:+ 32 3 206 04 91
e-mail: Frieda.Steurs at lessius-ho.be <mailto:Frieda.Steurs at lessius-ho.be>
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