The Institute of the Estonian Language invited the Head of the Translation Department, Thierry Fontenelle, to be one of the keynote speakers at the 16th Annual Conference of Applied Linguistics (EAAL) held in Tallinn on 20-21 April 2017.

On 19 April 2017, the Head of the Translation Department, Thierry Fontenelle, visited eu-LISA, the European Agency for the Operational Management of large-scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice.

On 6 June, our Director, Máire Killoran, and the Head of the Translation Department, Thierry Fontenelle, visited the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) in Malta and gave a presentation to an audience of staff members from various operational units.

On 23 May 2017, the Translation Centre signed an agreement with the European School Luxembourg II (EEL2). With the signing of this agreement, the Centre now has a total of 65 clients.

On 30 March 2017, the Head of the Translation Department, Thierry Fontenelle, was invited by the University of Santiago de Compostela to attend the 4th EMLex Colloquium on Lexicography, which was part of a series of annual symposia organised by the EMLex Consortium, a managing member of the Erasmus Mundus European Master in Lexicography. He took part in a panel discussion on ‘Building bridges between lexicography and industry’.

On 31 March 2017, the Head of the Translation Department, Thierry Fontenelle, visited the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) in Vigo, Spain.