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Number 99, Febrer 2019


Videos, presentations and pictures from EAFT Terminology Summit 2018, now available online

UZEI and EAFT are happy to announce that the videos of all the sessions of the EAFT Summit 2018 (San Sebastian, 22-23 November 2018) are now available on the website of the Summit, as well as those of the opening, the International Terminology Awards and the final discussion and closure.

Apart from that, those who would have liked to take a more in-depth look at the presentations can do so now, as all the presentations from the Summit have also have been added to its website.

To end with, pictures from the Summit and from its social event are also available now.
We think that the wait was worth it, and we encourage you to visit the new sections of the Summit website (“Videos and presentations” and “Pictures”). Enjoy!

EAFT Board meeting in Barcelona

A meeting of the new Board took place in Barcelona on 11 February. Among other topics, the agenda included the official constitution of the new Board, the planning of the next Summit that will take place in Dublin 2020, and the activity plan for the first half of 2019.


A new edition of the Hungarian Congress of Applied Linguistics will take place next 15-16 April with the title “Language, culture, identity: Research in applied linguistics in the information space of the 21st century”.  This will be held in Budapest (Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Faculty of Humanities 1146 Budapest).
You can find further information about the process of application and how to upload abstracts on the congress website


Conference on Terminology in Vilnius

The 3rd international conference on terminology: “Scientific, administrative and educational dimensions of terminology” will take place on 17-18 October 2019 at the Institute of the Lithuanian Language (Vilnius, Lithuania).
Proposed areas for presentations
• Theoretical problems of terminology
• Cognitive aspects of terminology
• Modern terminography, terminological databases
• Development and perspectives of terminology and terminography
• Terminological variation in usage
• Terminology management, normalisation, standardization
• Information and communication technologies in terminology work
• Terminology training
Relevant dates
Submission deadline for registration forms – 31 March 2019
Submission deadline for abstracts – 31 May 2019
Notification of acceptance – 30 June 2019
Registration forms and anonymous abstracts should be sent to
More information in attachments and on the conference web page.



TOTh is open to all streams of thought, and sets out to provide a forum of exchange and sharing where problems are presented along with solutions and feedback from experience, on both the theoretical and the applied planes, as well as new tendencies and perspectives in the disciplines associated with terminology (translation, lexicography, knowledge engineering, the information sciences …).
The annual events that TOTh organizes include a conference, a training session, and a Workshop.
More information:
Terminology & Ontology: Theories and applications
6 & 7 June 2019
University Savoie Mont-Blanc (Chambéry, France)



Terminàlia is SCATERM’s journal of scientific discussion. The main aim of the journal is to report on work being done in Catalan terminology in both the scientific and professional realms. The journal comes out every six months and is published as a hardcopy and on an open-access electronic medium. Abstracts of the articles are available in the original language, in Catalan and in English.
You may upload your submissions of original articles directly on “Articles submission”, or send them to

For issue 20 (December 2019): until the 31st of March 2019
For issue 21 (June 2020): until the 30th of June 2019
For issue 22 (December 2020): until the 31st of December 2019

First terminology online training for specialized translators in Romanian (March 2019)

Hosted by one of the most relevant translation agencies in South-West Romania, this online training is provided by ECQA trainer Georgeta Ciobanu (full-time professor in the “Politehnica” University of Timişoara). There will be four online training sessions, in Romanian as metalanguage and about English-Romanian as object languages. Registrations open since February, 1st. More information about registration, payment and contents on:

Call for contributions for the Newsletter

Do not hesitate to send us comments or suggestions that could draw our attention to any forthcoming event or activity. We would be pleased to include them in the next issue as well as in our agenda. Remember to send your email before the 15th of the month if you want to make sure your contribution is included in that month’s newsletter.


EAFT annual member subscription for 2019

Invoices related to the EAFT annual member subscription for 2019 will be sent out in March. It is very important for the sustainability of the Association that all members pay their membership fee.
Remember that as an EAFT member, you or your institution can:

  • actively participate in the Summits
  • publish contributions in the Newsletter and in the EAFT twitter account
  • enjoy favourable terms and discounts at events or training courses organized by EAFT
  • get updated information about relevant events and other activities through the Newsletter
  • get EAFT support for organizing local terminology events




7-8 February

Langue de spécialité entre l’université et le monde du travail en  Algerie
24 February

Hungarian Congress OF Applied Linguistics
15-16 April

DTT – Workshop on terminology work
25-27 April

5th Plurilingualism European Conference
23-24 May

Conference Ass.i.term on Terminology
30–31 May
4–7 June
Nordterm 2019
11–14 June

LSP Symposium
10-12 July

Terminology, Structured Communication and Information Technologies

10-11 August
Conference on terminology
Scientific, administrative and educational dimensions of terminology.
17-18 October
Institute of the Lithuanian Language

The European Association for Terminology is a non-profit professional organisation for the terminology sector in Europe. It is designed to further plurilingualism through terminology, to provide a European platform for promoting and professionalising terminological activities and improving awareness of them, and to liaise and cooperate actively with relevant organisations, associations and institutions.

Do not hesitate to send us comments or suggestions that could help us accomplish our mission or that could draw our attention to any forthcoming event or activity. We would be pleased to include them in the next issue as well as in our agenda.

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