The seminar given by Ümit Özaydın (General Manager of Dragoman Translation) within the framework of the seminars offered by the Department of Translation and Interpretation (Faculty of Arts and Sciences) draw considerable interest.
Özaydın underlined points to consider in translation based on both his own experiences and the market demands. Providing examples from his experiences in various fields such as football, politics, and technology, Özaydın had an interactive seminar with the participants. Economy in translation, technology, collocation and customer expectations were among the topics addressed in the seminar.
Stating that the advances in technology may sometimes cause a decline in the quality of translation, Özaydın recommended the young translators to be more careful while using the Internet. Having a question and answer session, Özaydın also emphasized the importance of collaboration between the academy and the market.