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The Chamber is celebrating its 60th anniversary!

  • Date: 25 September 2015 15:00
  • Lieu: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel - Royal B Room - 47, rue Fossé aux Loups - 1000 Brussels
  • Contact: CBTI-BKVT -
  • Catégorie: Life in CBTI/BKVT

The president and the members of the Board of Directors of the Belgian Chamber of Translators and Interpreters invite you to come celebrate the 60th anniversary of this non-profit association!

You are expected at 3 p.m. for a cycle of conferences, followed by an academic session and a celebratory meal and dancing.  


Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
Foyer 1st floor
47, rue Fossé aux Loups
1000 Brussel


Part 1: conferences

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
Certification or ethics? What solution does the future hold for translators and interpreters?

by Agnès Feltkamp

3:40 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.
Technological advances: what’s next for translators and interpreters?

by Guillaume Deneufbourg

4:20 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Translation agencies and self-employed translators working together: what is the future of a sector with such fierce competition?

by Rudy Tirry

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Building your business model – from frugal to sustainable to prosperous

by Chris Durban

Part 2: Academic session

6:00 p.m. – 6:10 p.m.
President’s word of welcome

6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
History of the BCTI

by Jean-Bernard Quicheron, honorary president of the BCTI

6:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
The commitment of the BCTI and Belgians within the FIT

by Henry Liu, president of FIT

6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Round table “What does the future hold for the translation and interpreting professions?”

President of FIT Europe,
President of BQTA/EUATC,
DGT official,

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cocktail party

Part 3: festivities

8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

10:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.


Parking at la Monnaie

This public parking lot is located close to the hotel. The entrance is on rue Fossé aux Loups.

Parking at the Radisson Blu Royal hotel

There is a set-down point in front of the hotel.

You can also use the parking lot at the hotel itself. It costs €5/hour. Simply pay at the automatic barrier located in the parking lot or at the hotel reception.


  • Jumbo shrimp with avocado puree, lettuce hearts, crispy bell peppers and sweet pepper cream
  • Filet of guinea fowl with mushroom stuffing, served with baby market vegetables
  • Hazelnut cracker and chocolate mousse
  • Coffee, tea and bite-sized sweets


Use the strip below or send an email to the secretary () stating the activities in which you would like to participate (full day or only conferences and cocktail party) and the number of people.

Thank you for registering and making the payment by 10 September 2015.

Participation fees

Participation in the whole day

  • members and equivalents*: €95
  • non-members: €135

Participation in the conferences and cocktail party only

  • members and equivalents*: €45
  • non-members: €75

Participation in the dinner and evening party only

  • members and equivalents*: €70
  • non-members: €90

*equivalents: companions, partners, school teachers, members of FIT associations


Only by bank transfer to the BCTI account:

IBAN BE32 3100 4638 6702

Reference: specify the activities (whole day or conferences and cocktail party) which you’d like to attend + number of people + member’s name


Belgian Chamber of Translators and Interpreters (CBTI-BKVT)
Rue Montoyer 24 / B12
B-1000 Brussels
Tel. : +32 2 513 09 15

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