Quality under the lens

A conference for DT staff

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On Friday 6 October, from 9.00-13:00, the Directorate for Translation of the EESC/CoR will be organising a conference for its staff entitled Quality Under the Lens, with the aim of throwing new light on the subject of translation quality.
The conference will aim to bring fresh perspective to the concept of quality in translation, and spark debate, discussion and interest in translation quality assurance among participants.
The event will last for a full morning, and will include presentations by guest speakers from within and outside the institutions, and an open debate.


  • Prof. Fernando Prieto Ramos, Dean, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, University of Geneva
    Presentation: Research on translation quality: building bridges between academia and professional practice
  • Mr John Beaven, Acting Quality Policy Coordinator, General Secretariat, Council of the European Union
    Presentation: Translation Quality Management at the General Secretariat of the Council: recent developments
  • Mr Jaap van der Meer, Director of TAUS, The Language Data Network
    Presentation: Five Reasons for Quality Managers to be Obsessed about Data
  • Mr Domenico Cosmai, Head of the "Legislative Planning and Plenary Sessions" Sector, European Economic and Social Committee and Research Associate, ULB
    Presentation: Best for Whom? A threefold insight into translation quality