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    Dr. DANIEL GLON                                                                                                         ENGLISH TO FRENCH
    danglon@supralingua.com
                                                                                                               GERMAN TO FRENCH
                                                                                                                                                               SPANISH TO FRENCH
                                                                                                                                                               ITALIAN TO FRENCH
                                                                                                                                                               FRENCH TO ENGLISH

     Education:

         Doctoral dissertation in Linguistics, 1986, Summa cum laude (Understanding in simultaneous interpreting), Universit de Provence, France

         DEA (Diplme dtudes approfondies) in Linguistics, 1983, Universit de Provence, France.

         Computer programming studies at the Ottawa High School of Commerce, in Ottawa, Ontario, 1976.

         Conference Interpretation degree from Ecole Suprieure de Traduction et dInterprtation de lUniversit de la Sorbonne (ESIT), Paris, France, 1975.

         Translation degree from Ecole Suprieure de Traduction et dInterprtation de lUniversit de la Sorbonne (ESIT), 1974.

         Fourth undergraduate year at Ecole Suprieure de Traduction et dInterprtation de lUniversit de la Sorbonne (ESIT), 197273.

         First three undergraduate years spent at the University of Rennes, France; the University of Kiel, Germany; and the University of Saarbrcken, Germany, 196972.

         Baccalaurat (French university entrance diploma equivalent to high-school diploma plus advanced placement courses), 1969.

         American Field Service scholarship, 196768; took High-School Diploma after a year in Michigan.

 

 ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:

        Professor of interpretation (Chinese-French), Beijing Language and Culture University September 2010 -

        Program Head & professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, August 2001-May 2004. Courses taught since January 1998:

                 Basic written/sight translation

                Translation of commercial/economic texts

                Proseminar in translation

                Translation of technical/scientific texts

                Translation of political/legal texts

                Advanced seminar in translation

                Introduction to interpretation

                Simultaneous interpretation of general/economic speeches

                Consecutive interpretation of economic/commercial speeches

                Simultaneous interpretation of political speeches

                Consecutive interpretation of scientific/technical speeches

                Directed studies consecutive interpretation German into Spanish

                Directed studies consecutive interpretation German into French

                Experimental quadrilingual terminology/interpretation class

                Introduction to multilingual interpretation

                Advanced multilingual interpretation

 

        Program Head,Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, JanuaryMay 2000

        Visiting Professor,Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, 1998December 1999

         Professor of Translation and Terminology, Head of translation section, Universit de Provence, France, 19851997

  

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

(Conference Interpreting experience (English, German, or Spanish into French), over 3000 conference days::

 

       Translation of Munichs bid book for the 2018 Olympic Games, and subsequent documents

       Translation of PyeongChangs bid book for the 2018 Olympic Games, and subsequent documents 

       Translations for the Organizing Committee of the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver

       Translation of Chicagos bid book for the 2016 Olympic Games, and subsequent documents

        Senior Translation manager, Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games of 2008, March-Oct. 2008

        Translation of Sochis (Russian Federation) bid book for the 2014 Olympic Games, and subsequent documents

        Conference interpreter live on French TV during 2005, 2006,  2007 and 2008 Tours de France: riders and celebrities interviews.

        Translation of New York Citys bid book for the 2012 Olympic Games, and subsequent documents (management of                 translations in 27 different language combinations).

        Conference interpreter, Athens 2004 Olympic Games

        Translations for the Organizing Committee of the 2006 Olympic Games in Turin

        Translation of Salzburgs bid book for the 2010 Olympic Games

         Senior Translation manager, Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games of 2002, May 2000-May 2002

 Apart from managing the Translation department (13 translators, 12 interns) a business within SLOC - in charge of finalizing and implementing the Cultural and Linguistic Convention between SLOC and the French government (ministries of Sports, Foreign Affairs, and Youth).

         Terminologist and Translator,Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, AprilAugust 1996.Developed glossaries on IBM Translation Manager 2. Trained staff translators in sports terminology. Translated, edited, and proofread a variety of materials pertaining to internal ACOG operations, official events, and sports events (English to French). Supervision of interns.

         Conference interpreter, Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games

         Manager and co-owner,Ar Mell International, (www.supralingua.com), 19922004. This French company provided communication and language services for conventions and conferences to clients such as Beech, Glaxo, Digital, ICAA, Med Ed Inc., Lafarge, Miller Freeman, Sodexho, and the Soccer World Cup.

         Director, Traductors South-Eastern France office,19831984

         Interpreter to Director of Arospatiale Helicopter Division; Chief Translator and Terminologist(development of CAT systems, terminology convention between Arospatiale and the EEC); Public Relations officer, 19791983.

         Conference Interpreter, European Economic Community, Brussels, Belgium, 19761978.

         Conference interpreter, Montreal 1976 Olympic Games

         Conference Interpreter. Served one year of French National Service as quadrilingual Interpreter assigned to the Federal Government of Canada, 197576.

 

RESEARCH

         Participation in French Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) project (first professional translator ever), at the University of Grenoble, 19841986.

        Review of the main CAT products on behalf of Arospatiale, 1982-1983

        Ongoing terminological research (16,000-word highly specialized English-French professional dictionary, many dictionaries in English, German, Spanish, and Italian).

   

Nonprofit work:

         Founder and President, AILOS (Association internationale des Linguistes Olympiques et Sportifs), 1996present (International Association of Olympic and Sports Linguists, a nonprofit working to bring together translators and interpreters with sports expertise in order to meet the needs of sports organizations and events organizers worldwide).

        AIIC (Association Internationale des Interprtes de Confrence) member in charge of South-Eastern France, 1986-1990

        Member of American Field Service since 1968

  

PUBLICATIONS:

         articles in Nice-Matin, Interprte de confrence, un mtier hors du commun (Conference interpretation, an unusual profession), 2 parts, August 18 & 25, 1986

        articles in Ouest-France (French daily with the highest number of readers), Interprte de confrence, un mtier de haut niveau (Conference interpretation, a high-level profession), August 11, 1975

        several articles in AIIC (International Conference Interpreter Association)-Bulletin, Interpreting what next?, Automatic translation or interpretation? July 1985, and November 1992

        article in Language International., Vol II, No. 4, August 1999, Computer-assisted interpretation

        article on French encyclopedia website, www.webencyclo.com, July 2001, Translation in the world of sports

        creation and maintenance of a unique website, the best resource on the web for those interested in English and French: www.supralingua.com

        official Olympic Winter Games glossary.

 

Special student projects:

         Organizing internships for MIIS students during the World Cup in France

        Organizing internships for ESIT and ISIT students at the headquarters of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee

        Organizing internships for MIIS students at the headquarters of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee

 

Others:

         Rugby playing at national level, in France, Canada and Belgium, 1965-1978

        Bicycle racing at near-professional level;1981-1991