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Date and time: 18:00-18:15, Saturday, 14 December, 2013
NOTE: This session has already been held

Room: Salón 1 Güell

We only have 15 minutes so I'll take a poll at the beginning to see what the majority of people are interested in learning about. Come see me at the Wordfast booth during the conference earlier in the day and I'll show you whatever you want!

1. "Not another PDF! Why can't my client send me a nice Word document instead..." If you find yourself repeating this all too often, come to this demonstration to learn how to use Wordfast Anywhere—a free, online tool—to convert both PDFs and even scanned images to Word documents.

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  1. Convert a scanned image or document to a Word file so it can be translated with a CAT tool


2. "I wish I had been using a CAT tool before! Is there any way I can create a translation memory from all of my past translations?" During the second half of this demonstration, we'll learn how to align source and target documents using Wordfast Anywhere, create a translation memory (TM), and merge them into a single client TM.

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  1. Align target and source documents from past projects and create a TM from them
  2. Merge multiple TMs into a single TM

John Di Rico (France), Traducteur financier et formateur Wordfast

Bio: John Di Rico began translating in 2005 and specializes in financial translation and marketing from French to English. He currently works for Wordfast as the Sales and Training Manager and does translation through is company ApexTra. He is a member of the French translation professional association (Société Française des Traducteurs) and is member of’s Certified Pro Network.
John started offering professional training for translators in 2006. He teaches translators how to use the computer-assisted translation tool (CAT tool) called Wordfast as well as project management software. He has also taught English in France and Vietnam and is a certified JCI trainer for adult education. Since 2007, he has also organized four professional translation conferences in France with
In 2010-2011, John traveled around the world, training more than 75 translators in 15 countries, including translators at the United Nations Mission to East Timor. He has also represented Wordfast at numerous industry events including American Translators’ Association conferences, the IMTT Language and Technology conference, and GALA conferences.


John Di Rico traduis depuis 2005 et se spécialise dans la traduction financière et marketing du français vers l'anglais. Il travaille actuellement pour Wordfast en tant que Responsable Commercial et Formations et continue a exercer le métier de traduction avec son entreprise ApexTra.

John a commencé à proposer des formations professionnelles pour traducteurs en 2006. Il forme des traducteurs à l'utilisation des logiciels Wordfast ainsi qu'à la gestion de projet. Il a également enseigné l'anglais en France et au Vietnam et est un formateur certifié par la JCI pour l'enseignement aux adultes. Enfin, depuis 2007, il organise des congrès professionnels de traducteurs en France avec le concours de

En 2010-2011, John a voyagé autour du monde et a formé plus de 75 traducteurs dans 15 pays, y compris les traducteurs de la Mission des Nations Unies au Timor oriental. Il a également représenté Wordfast à de nombreuses conférences professionnelles, notamment des conférences de l'American Translators' Association, d'IMTT Language and Technology et de GALA.

Web site: member: John Di Rico

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