2017 Symposium on Translation Technology and Application


The Department of English will be organising and hosting “2017 Symposium on Translation Technology and Application” on 22nd November. The event is sponsored by Kilgray Translation Technologies Ltd. and Shanghai Language Services Center for Cultural Trade (Shanghai Venture Technologies Ltd.). The Event has attracted over 100 participants from higher institutions, businesses and individuals that are interested in the ever sough-after computer-assisted-translation (CAT) tools. The Symposium is a joint effort of the The Department of English, sponsors and Southeast University which will be hosting a technical training session on the 23rd November.

  • 8:30-9:00 Registration
  • 9:00-9:10 Welcome speech, Dr Ruan Zhoulin, Head, The Department of English, XJTLU
  • 9:10-9:20 Opening speech, Professor David S G Goodman, Vice President, Academic
  • 9:20-9:45 Group photo, tea break
  • 9:45-10:45 Keynote speech, Professor Chai Mingjiong, Honorary Dean of Graduate Institute of Interpretation and Translation of SISU
  • 10:45-11:50 memoQ Technical Brief, Mathan Sivaloganathan, Kilgray Global Sales Manager
  • 12:00-14:00 Lunch & Rest
  • 14:00-15:30 Tools Around memoQ & memoQ Server, Tamás Ritter
  • 15: 30-15:40 Tea Break
  • 15:40-16:40 CAT training & practice: A Case Study on memoQ, Dr He Wenzhong, Deputy Director of Department of English, School of International Studies, Zhejiang University
  • 16:40-17:40 CAT education model and practice, Andy Lee, Vice President of Shanghai Language Services Center for Cultural Trade