BP21 Krak贸w

BP21 Translation Conference on 22-24 April 2021

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Next spring it’s time to meet again in person — this time in Beautiful Poland 馃檪 Join Badass Polyglots from around the world for several days of professional development, fun, camaraderie, and sightseeing at perhaps the most popular event for freelance translators.

International community

BP conferences are famous for their warm atmosphere where like-minded professionals rub shoulders and talk business… and have fun. In 2020 some 470 of us gathered together for the online edition. In Krak贸w we’re likely to be around 300 people from about 40 countries.

Preliminary schedule

Thursday, 22 April 2021: Pre-conference day with masterclasses, maybe an ATA certification exam, sightseeing tours, as well as our popular welcome dinner.

Friday, 23 April 2021: Probably 9 short talks + 6 sessions in 3 tracks on the Business & Practice of freelance translation. We’ll close the day with a gala dinner.

Saturday, 24 April 2021: 15 or 18 sessions in 3 tracks, followed by a closing reception. Dinner in smaller groups in town, followed by a late night walk and/or party in town.

Walking tours and day trips before/after these dates: Walking tours in Krak贸w itself, as well as possible day trips to Wieliczka salt mine, O艣wi臋cim, and maybe even a rafting trip on the Dunajec river.

Getting there

In normal times, Krak贸w is served by a large number of airlines. Now there are encouraging signs, airlines are adding more and more routes again.

If you can’t find a direct route to Krak贸w, try finding one to nearby Katowice, with hourly direct buses to Krak贸w, covering the distance in 2 hours. There are direct trains to Krak贸w from cities like Vienna, Prague, Berlin, or Kyiv. Krak贸w is well served by domestic trains within Poland.

The venue

BP21 will take place in Hotel Qubus, a quick tram ride from the Old Town. We’ll have special room rates as usual. More info on booking rooms later.

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