“Confluence: Translation in the Capital Area” opens Friday evening, Sept. 30, and runs all day with presentations and workshops on Oct. 1 on the MC-Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.

A celebration of international translation day, the conference covers topics from literary translation to ethics in business translation.

Friday starts with an Open Mic session on the topic “Translatable,” 6 to 8 p.m. in the Cafritz Arts Center, room 101, on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus.

Registration is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please register online.

Saturday morning starts at 9 a.m. in the “Lingua Franca” room (HC 201).

Find a full listing of events here.