For the first time Nizhny Novgorod will be the host city for the international conference Translation Forum Russia

Based on the information from the website of the Department of International Relations of the Government of the Nizhny Novgorod Region. The largest translation and localization conference in Russia and the CIS countries — the 12 th International Translation Forum Russia 2021 — will be held in Nizhny Novgorod from July 30 to August 1, 2021. Attendees from 80 cities and towns of Russia and foreign countries will gather to take part in the Forum. The information comes from the External Relations Department.

Translation Forum Russia 2021 is expected to gather about 500 participants, which will traditionally include heads of language service providers, in-house translators and freelancers, lecturers and university students, translation software and interpretation equipment providers, representatives of authorities, publishing houses, and so on. During the talks with Olga Guseva, head of the Department of International Relations, the forum organizers stated that they plan to hold the opening ceremony of the event at the Nizhny Novgorod Region.

According to the information provided by the Business Bureau of the Association of Interpreters LLC, the program of the event will include 3 tracks. The Translation and Interpreting Track will feature discussions dedicated to the self-organization and self-education in the industry, whereas the Business Track and Technology Track will view linguistic services as a business translation service, enabling its participants to learn more about the use of modern technologies in translation activities.

It is symbolic that this major international conference will be held in the capital of the Volga region for the first time, at the same time as the city’s 800th anniversary. We expect the renewed look of the city will attract even more guests to the exciting events," Olga Guseva commented.

According to the head of the department, the main partner of the Forum will be the Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod. A dedicated Student Forum is also planned to be held jointly with the university. It will include lectures and master classes from leading teachers, translators, and representatives of major specialized companies.