Annual Report 2018

Nordic Editors and Translators ry. is an organization of editors, translators and language professionals who work primarily in English in the Nordic countries. NEaT was founded in 2014 by a group of editors and translators to network, share knowledge and promote quality work. We cooperate with peer associations and organizations and provide continuing professional development […]

Annual General Meeting 2019

NEaT’s Annual General Meeting will be on 8 April 2019 at 5 pm at Cafe Roasberg, Mikonkatu 13, Helsinki.  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 chairman, a secretary, two individuals to scrutinize […]

English Today V: “Doing Language”

So what is it exactly that language professionals do all day? This year’s English Today takes a deeper look into the many considerations editors and translators working in and out of English have to keep in mind as they go about their work. Our keynote speaker this year is the award-winning translator of English into […]

Finnish Literature Exchange Non-Fiction Translators Course

NEaT member Kate Sotejeff-Wilson of KSW Translations participated FILI’s non-fiction translators’ course organized in Helsinki in October 2018. Here are her thoughts. 1. What makes a translator? What makes you, you? I started translating because people asked me to. I was doing my PhD archive research in Poland and met academics who wanted to publish […]

Annual Christmas Party 2018

Welcome to the NEaT Christmas Party on December 5! The theme this year is DIY, as NEaT members will build a party to remember! Don’t miss this – a few of our most special members will provide a bit of amusement for our program, both language-based and completely frivolous. We’ll do a potluck for food, […]

Annual Summer Picnic 2018

Don’t miss the language professionals’ highlight of the summer, the always popular picnic meetup. We will meet on the 18th of August at 2 pm at the HSL ferry at Market Square. If you happen to be late, you can call Albion at 045 316 9363 or Julie at 041 523 1272 for directions to […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 16 APRIL 2018

NEaT’s Annual General Meeting will be on April 16 at 5 pm at Cafe Roasberg, Mikonkatu 13, Helsinki.  The agenda, as laid out in our constitution, is as follows: The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall consider the following business: 1. Opening of the meeting 2. Election of a chairman, a secretary, two individuals to […]

Season’s Greetings & Annual Review 2017

Dear colleague, I would like to thank you for this year, your membership or cooperation, and your continuing support for the association. We are currently more than 60 language professionals working with English in the Nordic countries. Special thanks to the NEaT board and our voluntary committees for their hard work in providing further education […]

Nordic Editors Survey 2017 Results

Nordic Editors Survey 2017 indicates strong professional qualifications within the field of language services. However, pay rates remain below the recommended average. NEaT and Käännösalan asiantuntijat KAJ ry (Translation Industry Professionals KAJ) conducted a professional status survey for editors, proofreaders and other language specialists working in English in the Nordic countries during October and November 2017. The purpose of the […]