5 Preliminary Program | www.atanet.org/conf/2018 SPEAKERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD! Being dedicated language professionals, speakers volunteer to share their experience and expertise. They are translators and interpreters, educators, attorneys, physicians, CEOs, and managers. Visit www.atanet.org/conf/2018/bios for speaker bios! DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS! These select speakers were invited to contribute a high level of advanced learning, experience, and excellence. Visit www.atanet.org/conf/2018/distinguished for speaker bios! Chinese Language Division Zhongliang Chen Dutch Language Division Joy Burrough-Boenisch Educators Division Sonia Colina French Language Division Muriel Gilbert German Language Division Franz J. Heidinger Government Division Amy Firestone Interpreters Division Pedro Diaz Japanese Language Division Masaomi Kondo Language Technology Division Daniel Bogre Udell Literary Division Gabriella Page-Fort Medical Division Nkemdilim Anako Portuguese Language Division Marco Neves Slavic Languages Division Sibelan Forrester Spanish Language Division Ignacio Navascués Benlloch Translation Company Division Isaac Wambua VIRTUAL CONFERENCE LEARNING ONLINE AND ON-DEMAND! Select sessions will be captured for convenient and flexible professional development. Free access to these sessions is included in your 3-day registration and will be available after the conference. Visit www.atanet.org/conf/2018/virtual for details. SESSIONS CHOOSE FROM OVER 170 SESSIONS! Across all levels of experience, sessions feature a variety of specializations and languages. Sessions are selected through a competitive peer-review process. The full schedule of sessions begins on page 8! TOOL SUPPORT STATIONS TECHS ARE HERE TO HELP! Get answers from true techs, not sales reps, available to provide one-on-one assistance for a variety of tools. Learn more at www.atanet.org/conf/2018/tools! DICTIONARY EXCHANGE RECYCLE YOUR RESOURCES! Donate the dictionaries you no longer need and find ones you can put to good use. One linguist’s trash is another linguist’s treasure. WEDNESDAY 7:30AM - SATURDAY 5:00PM LEADERSHIP TRAINING KEY ATA VOLUNTEERS ARE INVITED! Members of Chapter/Affiliate Boards and Division Leadership take part in this roundtable discussion to become more effective leaders. WEDNESDAY 1:30PM - 4:30PM CE CREDIT EARN WHILE YOU LEARN! ATA-Certified translators and certified interpreters may earn credit for Conference Sessions and AST Courses, as well as being a Buddy for the Buddies Welcome Newbies program. Visit www.atanet.org/conf/2018/cecredit to learn more.