Translation Forum Russia is the biggest translation conference in Eastern Europe. For the first time it was organized in 2009. Translation Forum Russia 2012 was held from the 27 to 30 of September in the capital city of Republic of Tatarstan Kazan (Казань). It was attended by around 500 participants from Russia, CIS, near abroad and other foreign countries. The conference is universal and all the members of the market are involved in it. Chiefs executives of almost all the major Russian translating agencies, translation associations, specialized educational institutions, professional software vendors, etc. presented on the conference. The conference program was divided in four main fields: dedicated to translators, interpreters, members of agencies and translation and interpretation services at business organizations. The new themes of the conference in 2012 were movies translation, sport translation, German language, software and computer games localization and also local market of Republic of Tatarstan. Traditional for TFR subjects including interpreters and freelance translators training, tenders/customer relationship, TMS and TM, machine translation, companies’ standardization and translators’ certification were discussed as well.
The Radio Guide LLC, as it has already become usual, provided technical support for the event and made a presentation named “Features and prospects of simultaneous interpretation systems”.