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The NYU School of Professional Studies hosts an array of internationally recognized industry conferences each year. These gatherings, which are held in New York City and around the globe, foster important exchanges of timely ideas and information amongst scholars and industry professionals, and serve to broaden the academic scope and the professional contacts of the many students who attend them.

Twin Translation Conference Weekend 2017

Since its first session was convened in 2007, the Nida School of Translation Studies has sought to advance research in translation through active collaboration with scholars from around the globe, bringing together diverse perspectives and methodologies, challenging traditional disciplinary boundaries, and encouraging original thinking about what translation is and where it takes place in a globalized world. As part of this effort, each fall since 2011, NSTS has held a high-level research symposium in New York City, a creative event that brings into dialogue varied perspectives on an established theme. Since 2015, the Center for Applied Liberal Arts at NYU’s School of Professional Studies has joined forces with NSTS and the San Pellegrino Foundation (Italy) to carry forward this tradition of a one-day translation-oriented research event. This year’s symposium will focus on the theory of complexity, as we explore together the lessons and implications for Translation Studies that can be drawn from this dynamic field.

From mobile apps to CAT tools, machine translation and data management systems, the way in which translators and interpreters work has gone through significant transformation in recent years. How has this affected our profession and how do we prepare ourselves for the rapidly changing technologies in the future? How will these new technologies change the profile of the translator? In celebrating the 6th year of the NYUSPS MS in Translation, and as part of a twin conference with the Nida School of Translation Studies, NYUSPS Center for Applied Liberal Arts presents the 2nd Annual Translation Day Symposium on Oct 21, 2017. This one-day event invites colleagues, students, and friends to converge and discuss issues around technologies and new media in translation and interpreting, while we reflect upon the state of the language profession and where it's headed.

Finance, Law, and Taxation Conferences

Federal Real Estate and Partnerships Tax Conference

The two-day conference covers the latest developments, recent legislation, cases, and rulings affecting real estate and partnership taxation. Attendees are guided through in-depth general sessions and panel discussions by nationally recognized experts, including key government representatives, who provide insight into the most advanced tax issues.

Institute on Federal Taxation

Held twice a year, the Institute addresses all major areas of taxation and attracts attorneys, both general tax practitioners and specialists; accountants; corporate treasury and compliance executives; tax managers; and financial planners who seek comprehensive information on the latest technical, legislative, and planning developments in the industry.

Institute on State and Local Taxation

The Institute provides high-level updates, practical advice, and in-depth analysis of the most recent developments and current issues in all areas of state and local taxation. It attracts attorneys, accountants, state tax officials, tax directors, tax managers, and anyone who seeks stimulating and expert discussion on the latest technical, legislative, and planning developments in these continuously evolving areas.

Summer Institute in Taxation

Comprised of eight individual conferences that range in expertise levels, the Summer Institute features leading national and international tax authorities who guide in-depth sessions on state and local taxation, partnerships, consolidated returns, trusts and estates, federal wealth tax, and international taxation.

Tax Controversy Forum

This annual forum features interactive presentations made by expert practitioners who cover a broad range of topics regarding tax audits and tax litigation at all levels. Attendees explore practical solutions to relevant issues, and gain valuable insights from leading authorities across the profession.

Schack Institute of Real Estate Conferences

Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate

Hosted by the NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate, this annual conference features a distinguished roster of industry leaders who offer their expertise and predictions regarding real estate market trends, as well as their perspectives on and strategies for investing in US commercial real estate.

Conference on Sustainable Real Estate

The Center for the Sustainable Built Environment of the NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate hosts this conference that brings together leaders from the private, public, and academic sectors to discuss the most pressing issues related to climate change, resource efficiency, and the built environment.

REIT Symposium

Hosted by the NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate, the annual REIT Symposium provides a unique forum for sophisticated, high-level discussion and has become a must-attend event for hundreds of senior executives in the real estate investment trust industry.

Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism

NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

Hosted by the NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism, the conference is the premier hospitality finance and development forum of its kind, where global hotel CEOs, analysts, and other hospitality leaders gather to discuss the current state, the potential future, and the major developments of the industry.