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IIB Virtual Training: Editing and Proofreading for Translators

By July 2, 2024No Comments

Join us for a two-hour course that will cover editing and proofreading translated documents presented by IIB’s Translation Coordinator, Ryan Green. Open to document translators of all levels, this course is meant to improve your document translation skills by better understanding how to edit and proofread translated documents to yield a more professional looking end-product. Those looking to refresh their foundational skills are also welcome.

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Date: Thursday, July 29, 2024 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

If you are able, please offer a donation of any amount you’d like to help cover the operating costs of our diverse departmental offerings, or even perhaps for an interpreter who cannot otherwise afford to pay for training..

This training will include an overview of the basics of editing and proofreading theory, a bit of practice, and how to use the editing features of Microsoft Word and Adobe.

There will be no translation involved in this training.

For those currently contracted with the Institute already, please check your email for the promo code to get a discount on the ticket price. If you are unable to use the promo code to get your discounted ticket, please let us know.

Certificate of Completion: For attendees who would like to receive a certificate of completion, please select the certificate of completion add-on during check out. If you do not select this, you will not receive a certificate.

Buying a certificate does not guarantee receipt of one – you must either attend live for the entire duration or submit a summary of the recording when it is made available. If this is not completed, you will not receive your certificate.

Have questions or concerns? Contact our Recruiting and Training Coordinator, Robert Thoren at or 716-883-1900 Ext. 378

What time is the training taking place in your time zone? Use this link to convert the time of this training to your local time zone:

THIS TRAINING WILL BE VIRTUAL AND TAKE PLACE ON MICROSOFT TEAMS. You will receive a link to join in your email in advance of the training time. If you don’t have access to a computer, you may also join on your mobile phone or tablet. If your phone lacks video capabilities, you may also join by calling into the audio.

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The session will be held live, but will be recorded, so for those of you with time conflicts, you can still participate asynchronously. When the course has finished, you will be sent a Google Form to watch the training recording and submit a summary of the materials. In addition, you may complete an evaluation form to provide feedback.


Refunds/Cancellations: In the event that the class is cancelled by the International Institute, registration fees will be fully refunded.

The International Institute of Buffalo reserves the right to cancel a class due to limited enrollment or for other reasons two business days before the published start date. In case of cancellation, registration fees will be fully refunded.


For classes costing $20.00 or less, refunds for withdrawals will not be issued.

For classes costing more than $20.00, refunds will be given for all withdrawals made at least five (5) business days before the scheduled training. Withdrawals will be subject to a $20.00 processing fee. Notification to withdraw from a class must be made by requesting a refund on the event page AND ALSO in writing to Recruiting & Training Coordinator Robert Thoren at

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*CEUs not offeredThis course is purely for professional development purposes only. If you need CEUs to maintain certification, please contact your agency or a certifying body to find out if this course would qualify as an exception. We cannot answer any questions related to this matter.

About the Trainer:

Ryan Green is the Translation Coordinator at International Institute of Buffalo, a position he’s held since May,2021. He has been working in the field of translation for six years and holds an MA in Translation from Kent State University. He knows and translates from Russian and Polish.

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