Binghamton University offers translation technologies workshop


Deborah Folaron, language and translation studies expert, will lead a “Translation and Up-to-Date Technologies” workshop at Binghamton University, June 21 - 22. The two-day workshop will offer hands-on experience with translation software and explore the various tasks and skills needed to translate and localize a product for the multilingual, international market.

Through seven hours of intensive and interactive class work, participants will receive experience in project management, terminology and graphics management, documentation, CAT (computer assistant translation) tool use and quality assurance procedures. 

Folaron, an adjunct assistant professor in the translation studies certificate program at New York University, has developed and instructed a variety of online translation courses. She obtained a doctoral degree from Binghamton University in 1999 and has extensive work experience as a project manager and in-house and freelance translator. Currently, Folaron is the Language and Technology Manager at Eriksen Translations of New York, New York, and serves as the Program Director for the New York Circle of Translators. 

The workshop will also be guided by Marilyn Gaddis-Rose, distinguished service professor and director of the Center for Research in Translation at Binghamton University.  

The “Translation and Up-to-Date Technologies” workshop is hosted by the Translation Research and Instruction Program (TRIP) at Binghamton University.  Tuition costs are $129 and includes instruction and course material. Certificates of completion will be awarded.

For additional workshop information contact María Constanza Guzmán, at 607-777-6763; or via e-mail at

For registration and other information contact the Office of Continuing Education and Summer Programs at 607-777-6857; or via e-mail at

Last Updated: 9/17/13