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ABRATES 9th International Translation and Interpretation Conference

THE CONFERENCE - 15 to 17 June 2018

This year in Rio de Janeiro!

“Translation and Interpretation: Inclusiveness One Word at a Time” – We are pleased to announce the ABRATES 9th International Translation and Interpretation Conference. This year’s event will be at the Rio Othon Palace, in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro (Av. Atlântica, 3264). The Wonderful City, one the most beautiful cities in the world will receive you with open arms, and great opportunities for leisure and business. We will be discussing the various translation and interpretation areas and our professional activities in the national and international context. Excellence in our craft, that’s what we seek.

We will also have several professionals and expert guests addressing different topics, such as Translation Market, Literary Translation, Translation as Act, Copyright, Games Translation, Audiovisual Translation, Translator-Client Relationship, Translator Internationalization, Entrepreneurship, Sign Languages and others. We will be bringing translation professionals, students, and business persons together with great opportunities for networking and growing knowledge. We are looking forward to meeting you there! We will be announcing the speakers and presentations on February 1st, and registrations will start the same day. Register and meet translation companies and colleagues from all over Brazil and the world.

If you are business people, please contact us and find out how to be a sponsor and have your company or product highlighted in the biggest event of the industry in Brazil.



Born in 1979, in São Paulo, Brazil, Petê Rissatti is a literary translator. He has a bachelor’s degree from UNIBERO in Language and Literature (major in Translation English–Portuguese) and completed a specialization course (lato sensu post graduation) in Translation from German into Brazilian Portuguese from the University of São Paulo. He has already translated more than 50 fiction and nonfiction books, among them works by Stefan Zweig, Hans Fallada, Judith Schalansky, Timur Vermes, Michael Kumpfmüller, George R. R. Martin, John Scalzi, Veronica R, Brandon Sanderson and Peter V. Brett to a number of Brazilian publishing houses. He is editor-in-chief of Metáfrase, the ABRATES magazine. He has participated as lecturer and panelist in many events in Brazil and abroad, and teaches literary translation and creative writing in courses and workshops. He is author of Requiem: Sonhos Proibidos, a dystopic novel already translated into German by Vladimir Golombek (Requiem: Verbotene Träumeand released on Amazon’s self-publishing platform.


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Important: As the event will be held at Rio Othon Palace, the hotel kindly offers accommodation at special rates on Othon Hotels, near the venue (Rio Othon Palace and Savoy).


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