NCATA Events

2019 Post-Holiday Brunch and Annual Meeting

 NCATA Post-Holiday Brunch, followed by Annual Meeting

Come join your fellow NCATA members for our annual post-holiday social followed by our annual meeting! The brunch menu is terrific as always. Come re-connect with colleagues, see what the chapter has been up to and what’s ahead for 2019.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Brunch: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Annual Meeting: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Wink Hotel (Formerly the Renaissance Washington DC Dupont Circle Hotel)
1143 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 670-0282

Metro: Dupont Circle (Red) or Foggy Bottom (Orange and Blue)
Street parking in the area is free on Saturdays

Brunch registration: Register Now

Brunch registration fee: $30 (additional items not included)

Presentation: A New Source of Income — Understanding the Gig Marketplace
During this inspirational and practical overview, Angela Heath, President of TKC Incorporated and Gig Income Guru, will share little-known secrets of how you can earn additional revenue using the gig marketplace. She will explain what the marketplace is, best practices to leverage it and leave you with a list of gig websites where buyers of freelance services are looking specifically for your skillset. Angela Heath, the author of Do the Hustle Without the Hassle, is an award-winning expert on the gig economy.

Book Exchange
At the annual brunch we would like everyone who might be interested to participate in a book exchange of language dictionaries, books related to the translation or interpreting fields as well as foreign language books. Bring a book and take a book!

2018 NCATA Board Elections

Earlier this year, NCATA sent out a call for candidates to fill the NCATA Board positions. NCATA was gratified by the response, which filled several of the positions. What follows are the positions that currently remain open:

  • Treasurer
  • Programming Chair
  • Certification Chair

Additionally, the two below positions are also opening up:

  • President
  • Secretary

To become a candidate, please email nominations@ncata.org Please include your candidate statement. If you have any questions, or wish to learn more, please contact: nominations@ncata.org. Once candidates have been determined, the candidate statements will appear as part of the official ballot. The deadline to submit your candidature is midnight, Saturday, December 15, 2018. The ballot will go out on December 17, 2018. Members can vote until midnight, Sunday, December 30, 2018.

The results will be announced at the annual meeting in January 2019, followed by a mailing to ensure all members are aware of the final results.

Join us for NCATA’s second Fall Happy Hour!

The holidays are around the corner so start the celebration with us! Join us on Tuesday, December 18 for our second Fall Happy Hour. And bring a friend – this event is open to all language professionals and students.

Catch up with your fellow linguists and expand your translation and interpreting network – plus, meet the NCATA Board and share your thoughts on how to improve our organization.

Date:  Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Time:  6:00-8:00pm

Place: Shaw’s Tavern

520 Florida Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

Metro: Shaw-Howard University (green line)

Save your spot here!

NCATA Meet-Up – Tuesday, November 13, 2018

ATA 2018 Conference Attendees Panel Discussion
Tuesday, 
November 13, 2018

Place: DC Public Library: Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Neighborhood Library WTD Meeting Room

Address: 1630 7th St. NW
Washington DC 20001
202-727-1288
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Metro access: Shaw Howard University Station – Green and Yellow Lines

If you wanted to attend the ATA 2018 Conference and for some reason could not, come and join us! A panel of ATA attendees will share their experiences with us.

Everyone is welcome!

Please register at our website or send an email to Charo Gamez, Membership Chair, at membership@ncata.org

See you there!

Join us for NCATA’s first Fall Happy Hour!

Summer may be over but NCATA’s fall events are just getting started. Join us on Tuesday, October 9 for our first Fall Happy Hour. And bring a friend – this event is open to all language professionals and students.

Catch up with your fellow linguists and expand your translation and interpreting network – plus, meet the new NCATA Board and share your thoughts on how to improve our organization.

Date:  Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Time:  5:00-7:00pm

Place: Shaw’s Tavern

520 Florida Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

Metro: Shaw-Howard University (green line)

Register here to save your spot.

ATA 59th Annual Conference

At this year’s ATA conference, keep an eye out for NCATA Board Members:

Conferences dates: October 24-27, 2018

Location: New Orleans

Learn more about the conference.