Izmir University of Economics Vocational School Applied English and Translation Program hosted experts in the field of translation in Turkey.
Osman Kürşat Serttürk, President of Association of Aegean Translators and Translation Agencies (EGEÇEDER) and Owner of Zenith Translation Agency, Taş Ali Koçer, President of Ankara Translation Association (ANKAÇED) and Owner of Ivogsan and Ostim Translation Offices, Gürkan Gülpınar, President of Association of International Language and Translation (UDİÇED) and owner of Portakal Translation Agency, Gülsün Yener, Vice President of EGEÇED and Owner of Ulusal Translation Agency, Hasan Kavcar met with students and shared their experiences as part of the “Çıraklar Ustalara Soruyor (Apprentices Asking Masters)” event.
The impact of technology in translation was addressed and the importance of the translation profession was stressed at the event. The guest speakers emphasized that not the length of education, but being well equipped mattered in the sector, and they pointed out students needed to self-develop.
Throughout the event, valuable information that should be considered by students in planning their future has been shared. The event ended with questions and concerns by students regarding the translation sector and translation profession in Turkey.