Building Bridges 2023

Building Bridges is back!

The Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies, University of Leicester (LeCTIS), in collaboration with the East Midlands Regional Group (EMRG) is proud to present Building Bridges, a free social evening of networking creating links between university programmes and the professional translation industry. During the evening, there will be a series of short talks by some of the award-winning professional translators from the EMRG and leading translation companies about the opportunities and changes facing the profession.

The event will be concluded with a small reception, provided by the Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies, University of Leicester.


  • Ellen Worrell (Translator): The Pros and Cons of In-house vs Freelance Translation
  • Dan Buller (Translator): Portfolio Career for Translators
  • Lottie Lodge (Translator): Networking: How to Gain the Experience Agencies Want When You Are First Starting Out
  • Paquale Palmigiano and Katharine Curtis (RWS Group): Best Practices/Expectations for Working with an Agency
  • Alysia Fletcher (ASF Translations): Technology and Translators: a Practical and Industrial Perspective

In addition, you will have the opportunity to network with professional translators

Tickets available now!

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