Tuesday 20 April 2021 at 18.00 Helsinki time (16.00 London, 17.00 Stockholm) online via Zoom Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 685 2853 5185Passcode: 989129 The agenda, as laid out in our constitution, is as follows. The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall consider the following business: Opening of the meeting Election of a chairperson, […]

Book review: Making Your Website Work

NEaT member Jenny Zonneveld (BA, MITI) has written a book review for us of Gill Andrews’s Making Your Website Work: 100 Copy & Design Tweaks for Smart Business Owners. Jenny is a business translator and copywriter at TranslaText based in the Netherlands. She’s also an active member of NEaT’s sister society SENSE, former chair and […]

Open to cooperation  

Nordic Editors and Translators (NEaT) aims to become a great source of support and networking for language professionals in the Nordic countries. One of our first steps in this effort has been to reach out to our colleagues to let them know about our group. We work in close cooperation with the Finnish-British Society and with Finland’s […]

NEaT’s annual picnic in Seurasaari

Once again we had a fine time at the NEaT picnic, held this time in Seurasaari. We ate and drank, discussed work-related matters (and much, much more), and threw various objects in a competitive spirit. The weather gods blessed us, and overall this venue seemed to be a wonderful place. Already looking forward to next year!

Suomenlinna Picnic — A Win Despite the Rain

Despite thunder and torrential rain, the annual NEaT picnic was held at Suomenlinna. Picnic blankets were kept stowed away, however, as we sought shelter in style at Suomenlinnan Panimo. We ate, we drank, and we contested our knowledge of the English language and trivia (thanks to Rebecca’s quiz!). Congratulations to Ian and Daryl (two-time champion […]

Seminar: Electronic Resources for Language Professionals

September 14, 2017 Time: 16.00–18.00 Venue: Vuorikatu 5C, Multimedia room, 1st floor (with 20 computers available for participants) Open with no fee to NEaT members   Electronic Resources for Language Professionals Have you ever wondered what on-line tools other language professionals use to improve the efficiency and accuracy of their work? In this training we […]

Annual General Meeting — April 13, 2017

  The next Annual General Meeting will be on April 13 at 5 pm at the Finnbrit Society (Fredrikinkatu 20 A 9). If you would like to join us for a meetup afterwards at Il Birrifico, please let Julie Uusinarkaus know. The agenda, as laid out in our constitution, is as follows: The Annual General Meeting […]

Workshop on English variants

British English vs. American English: Untangling the Differences March 29 at 5 pm Finnbrit Society Fredrikinkatu 20 A 9 The Scottish Room What are the differences between British English and American English? When you work on a text requiring one or the other, what rules do you apply? Ian Mac Eochagáin and Albion Butters will […]

English Today: Keeping up your English

Every language changes as the world evolves. Some more quickly than others. As the lingua franca of our era, English is morphing continually as it rapidly expands. How can anyone possibly keep up with the latest rules, trends and usage?   Join us to hear how a few native English speakers in Finland try to […]