Education You Need

ATA61 provides a comprehensive selection of educational opportunities for professional development specific to your needs. You’ll find sessions that focus on practical skills and theory, across all levels of experience. You’ll be inspired and challenged to consider new ideas through hands-on workshops, panel discussions, and lecture presentations.

Conference Sessions

Choose from over 170 sessions featuring a variety of languages and specializations. Sessions were selected through a competitive peer-review process.

AST Courses

Advanced Skills & Training (AST) Day will offer a selection of intense, interactive three-hour courses with limited seating, plus an exclusive networking event.

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Sessions cover these language and more:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Nordic Languages
  • Portuguese
  • Slavic Languages
  • Spanish


Sessions cover these specializations and more:

  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Certification Exam
  • Education & Training
  • Financial Translation
  • Government T&I
  • Independent Contractors
  • Interpreting
  • Language Services Companies
  • Language Technology
  • Legal T&I
  • Literary Translation
  • Medical T&I
  • Science & Technology
  • T&I Industry
  • Terminology
  • Translation


Being dedicated language professionals, speakers volunteer to share their experience and expertise. They are working translators and interpreters, educators, attorneys, physicians, CEOs, and managers.

Distinguished Speakers

Among the speakers, are a select group of Distinguished Speakers. Chosen by ATA leadership, they contribute a high level of advanced learning, experience, and excellence.

Get a glimpse of ATA61

Take a peek at what to expect in Boston. You’ll quickly discover why you should attend ATA61!

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Book your hotel

Discounted ATA rates are available at the Westin Boston Waterfront until September 28, or as space allows.

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