UBC Certificate in Translation and Interpretation Free Public Seminars

UBC Extended Learning’s fall workshop series provides true-to-life interpretation opportunities for students in the UBC Certificate in Translation and Interpretation for Business program (Chinese/English). These seminars are open to the public free of charge, and everyone is welcome! Bring your family and your friends, learn something new about a variety of engaging topics and be part of a live audience in support of translation and interpretation students. Each seminar is delivered in English with consecutive interpretation into Mandarin Chinese. 

Sat, Oct 13, 1:30-4:00pm
Topic: How Technology like Blockchain Impacts the Way We Do Business
Speaker: Harold Hutton

Harold is a seasoned financial executive with experience in real estate, business valuations and corporate mergers and acquisitions. He assists early-stage, growth businesses in establishing initiatives focused on short and long-term value creation. Having lived and worked as a finance professional in Hong Kong for 20 years, Harold has a particular interest in bridging business between Asia Pacific and North America.

Sat, Oct 20, 1:30-4:00pm
Topic: Understanding Your Personality and Channelling Your Motivation
Speaker: Liann Sun

Liann Sun works as a private tutor and education consultant. She attended McGill University where she earned her bachelor of science in anatomy and cell biology with a minor in East Asian studies. Liann believes that a one-size-fits-all education approach doesn’t actually fit all, and implements study strategies and lesson plans to fit individual needs. Liann has a particular interest in understanding the personality and motivations of her clients, providing guidance and mentorship based on both. Outside of work, Liann is the co-founder of Rumble Apparel, a Vancouver-based brand. She channels her creative energy to design clothing pieces and craft marketing stories.

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