Sports interpreting and Brisbane Global Rugby Tens

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Our River City Brisbane is not only host to high profile international political events like G20 but also attracts prime sporting events from tennis tournaments like ATP Brisbane to the AFC Soccer Asian Cup where sports interpreting comes into play. Last weekend saw Brisbane become the centre of the rugby world through the first edition […]

2M CEO appointed to new NAATI TRAC

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2M CEO Tea Dietterich was honoured to be joining fellow industry leaders in the inaugural NAATI TRAC meeting held in Canberra last thursday 9th of february. The NAATI Board of Directors has recently approved the establishment of the Technical ReferenceAdvisory Committee (TRAC) to provide advice on a range of industry policy issues and to support […]

2M Update – Chocolate Croissant with a melted Brownie? It’s all about Options!

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The other day I went to a patisserie in Brisbane in search for chocolate croissants. First a lovely girl apologised profusely that they didn’t have any, but did offer almond croissants instead. No, we didn’t want almond, it had to be a chocolate croissant. Just as we were heading out the door, a colleague proactively suggested: […]

2M Conference Interpreters at the FATF Conference in Korea

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Korea was the host this year of the annual Conference of the Financial Action Task Force, an inter-governmental body that deals with matters relating to combatting money laundering and terrorism financing. After 2M already provided the conference interpreters for this conference in Brisbane last year when Australia was hosting the conference,  it was again the […]

2M Update – On BYO and Survival of the Fittest

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When I arrived on the shores of Sydney in 1997, Down Under had a whole swag of surprises and cultural curiosities for me. One of the things I learned quickly was the BYO formula. Bring your wine to the restaurant, bring your chair to a neighbour’s garden party… I was fascinated how simple everything was. […]

Who’s joining us at GALA2016 in NYC next March?

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The countdown is on and from 20 – 23 March 2016 localization leaders will descend on NYC to discuss best practices and emerging trends in translation, interpreting, localization, and language technologies. Our GALA conferences are an excellent opportunity for localization professionals to learn, share, and network and I am particularly excited about next year’s conference […]

2M CEO presenting at Mental Health Conference

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Our CEO Tea Dietterich is presenting next Thursday 13 August at the 16th International Mental Health Conference on Reaching out to fragile Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and how to ensure the message to Multicultural Australia gets across. The 16th International Mental Health Conference will be held at the QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise, from Thursday […]

2M interpreters for Asia Pacific Cities Summit

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There are less than 27 days to go until business and government leaders from 104 cities representing a population of more than 99 million people descend on Brisbane for the 2015 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors’ Forum (2015APCS). 2M is excited to yet again be providing the simultaneous conference interpreters for this high level […]

2M Interpreters at Financial Action Task Force

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Australia is hosting this year the annual Conference of the Financial Action Task Force, an inter-governmental body that deals with matters relating to combatting money laundering and terrorism financing. Up to 600 delegates from around the world are expected to arrive in Brisbane in June 2015 for the international event and 2M is pleased to […]