The translation sector of the future: indications from FIT 2017 Conference "Disruption and Diversification"

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Abstract

Globalisation and mechanisation will impact upon the translation sector. This paper summarises key messages presented at the August 2017 International Federation of Translation (FIT-IFT) conference in Brisbane including: artificial intelligence; the visibility and value of language service providers; the shortcomings of the gig economy and the absence of right to title as key challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-84
Number of pages14
JournalRevista Tradumàtica: traducció tecnologies de la informació i la comunicació
Volume16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2018
Event2017 FIT World Congress - Brisbane, Australia
Duration: 3 Aug 20175 Aug 2017

Keywords

  • translation and interpreting
  • globalisation
  • language services
  • artificial intelligence
  • visibility
  • value
  • right to title
  • copyright and intellectual property

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