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, […]

English as a Lingua Nordica: An English of our own

Seminar on English Use in the Nordics  Is the English that we use here in the Nordics different from other Englishes? How and why do we use English in the Nordics? English as a Lingua Nordica opens up discussion on topics on the English that is spoken in Nordic countries. This first seminar will focus […]

Workshop: Peer approaches to editing: “Show me yours, and I’ll show you mine”

Wednesday 10th March, 4–6 pm Ever wonder how other editors approach client texts? What choices they make? Often we get stuck in our own habits and patterns of working, and taking a peek into someone else’s editing approaches and ideas can be very beneficial for refreshing and developing our own skills. This spring Alice Lehtinen and Alyce Whipp will host an […]


NEaT members meet regularly in person and online to socialise and exchange notes as language professionals. These are member-only events, so check your email for the precise details, including meeting links to online events. Full Moon Chat 28 January 2021, 18.00 EET, Zoom Our first chat and quiz in November was such a boost into […]

A NEaT Christmas Party

Saturday, December 5 5 pm RSVP for the meeting point in Helsinki Join us for an online NEaT scavenger hunt! This year we will have an alternative celebration due to the need to stay safe. We will still meet on our traditional Christmas celebration date on December 5. Follow the Zoom link below to join […]

Online presentation on LaTeX, Thursday November 12th, 18.00

“What you mean is what you get” – an introductory primer to the LaTeX document creation system This will be a brief introduction to the plaintext document preparation system, LaTeX: its history, applications, and strengths, and the challenges it presents. NEaT member Kenneth Queck will explain how LaTeX works and why it is popular among […]

Annual Picnic on Seurasaari

One of NEaT’s traditions is to meet for a picnic during the summer, and we will see each other at Seurasaari in the summer of 2020. This is the first event to be held in person after a long spring, and we hope to see you there. We will meet at 2 pm on August […]

Annual General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting of Nordic Editors and Translators ry (NEaT) will be held on Tuesday 21 April 2020 from 17:00 to 18:30 EEST online using Zoom. To join the meeting on that date and time, you willl need the login and password, which will we will email to all members. If you have not […]


Making a Living out of Language: Translating and Editing in the 2020s University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Date to be announced Join members of NEaT, the pan-Nordic association of editors and translators, to learn about and discuss how professionals make a living out of their language skills in the modern business landscape. We will hear […]

Punctuation Points: Thursday 22 October 2020

Parentheses or brackets, dashes or hyphens, colons or semicolons, periods or full stops? Round Table by Nordic Editors and Translators online on Thursday 22 October 2020 at 17:30 EEST (16:30 CEST) Jack (irritably): “… You can never stick to the point in any conversation!”Algy (slowly): “No: it always hurts me.”  Oscar Wilde, The Importance of […]