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December 2023: Autopilot: Peanuts. Creativity: Priceless! with Filipe Alverca

  • 12 Dec 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Zoom


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Tuesday, December 12

Autopilot: Peanuts. Creativity: Priceless!

with Filipe Alverca


Our daily, automated routine can lead us to believe that only genius minds are creative. Is this really the case? This presentation will discuss this and other myths, addressing concepts of creativity, ways to boost your creative potential, and some techniques for generating ideas that you can put into practice all on your own when you hit a brick wall during a translation. With the growing popularity of AI tools, this conversation is more important than ever. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to seasoned professionals working in any field or language.

About the Speaker

Filipe Alverca has been working as a translator since 2006. He started out translating formalities of legal jargon and the technicalities of oil & gas, but then the market opened up a world of possibilities in the areas of games, marketing, advertising, entertainment, and technology. He holds a bachelor's degree in law, a technologist's degree in marketing, and a graduate-level specialization in creative writing. He was born in Rio de Janeiro and has lived in a few other cities around Brazil.

Q&A will follow the presentation.

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NYCT members attend for free

Non-members attend for $10 

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Terms and conditions:

  • Everyone must RSVP and pay (if applicable) before Tuesday, December 12.
    • No refunds will be offered after the registration fee is received.
    • We are unable to accommodate any late registrations, payments, and inquiries. 
  • All non-members who would like to attend this meeting must pay $10 (for this talk only) or please consider becoming a member.
  • It is at the presenter’s discretion to share the presentation deck with the NYCT to be shared with the members at a later date.
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  • Please mark your calendar for the meeting date and time today. You will receive the meeting info about 24 hours prior to the meeting time. Thank you for your patience.
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Looking forward to seeing you at this meeting!

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