Anglophoner Tag 2019: Translation in the Digital Age

Please register for the event via the BDÜ website here. Deadline for registrations is Tuesday 30 April.

Join the German Society for the annual Anglophoner Tag; this year’s theme is Translation in the Digital Age. If you work from/into German into/from English this event provides an opportunity to come together and network with fellow translators in the beautiful town of Würzburg.

Want to know more about Anglophoner Tag 2018? Read Jadwiga Bobrowska’s article from The Linguist magazine about how the CIOL German Society works in collaboration with other organisations in the UK and Germany to organise the event.

You don’t have to be logged in to the CIOL website to access The Linguist online. Just access The Linguist web viewer, and enter your CIOL username and password.

Please email if you are unable to log in.


Friday 14 June (optional)

7:00pm Networking dinner (à la carte, individual payment) at Backöfele (traditional Franconian cuisine) Ursulinergasse 2, 97070 Würzburg

9:30pm Guided tour of the city with the Night Watchman (in German)

Saturday 15 June

9:30am Registration and coffee/tea

10:00am Welcoming address by Jeannette Lakèl, Martin Kuchenmeister (BDÜ Bavaria) and Dr. Jürgen Gude (WDS principal)

10:30am ‘Outrunning the Bear? Strategies for Translators in the Age of NMT’ presented by Deborah Fry (presentation in English followed by discussion)

12:00pm Lunch

1:00pm ‘Übersetzen 4.0: Was Künstliche Intelligenz Und Digitalisierung Mit Dem Berufsbild Übersetzen Macht’ presented by Daniel Brockmann, Director Product Management SDL (presentation in German)

2:00pm ‘Digitalisation, AI, Algo-Ethics - The BDÜ's Political Activities in the Digital Age’ presented by Ralf Lemster, BDÜ Federal Executive Committee. (presentation in English)

2:45pm Coffee break

3:15pm Elektronischer Rechtsverkehr, E-Akte Und Videokonferenzdolmetschen presented by Dr. Till Guttenberger, Bayerisches Staatsministerium der Justiz. (presenation in German followed by discussion)

4:00pm Closing address by Martin Kuchenmeister (BDÜ Bavaria

6:00pm Networking dinner (à la carte, individual payment) at Residenzgaststätten, Residenzplatz 1, 97070 Würzburg (optional)

8:00pm Mozart Festival concert: Bamberger Symphoniker, Residence Palace (optional).Tickets: €20.00 (limited number of tickets available)

Sunday 16 June (optional)

10:00am UNESCO World Heritage Site Residence Palace, guided tour in German. Ticket price: €7.50 (optional)



If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Martin Kuchenmeister on


The BDÜ has reserved 20 single rooms in the Best Western Premier Hotel Rebstock until Friday 3 May under “BDÜ Anglophoner Tag”. All booked rooms may be cancelled free of charge until Friday 3 May. Price per room/night: €110.00, breakfast per person/day: €18.00


By phone: +49 (0)931 30930
By email:

Please register for the event via the BDÜ website here. Deadline for registrations is Tuesday 30 April.

June 14th, 2019 7:00 PM   to   June 16th, 2019 2:00 PM
W62162, WC1X 8BG
United Kingdom
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