Society of Writers, Editors and Translators:

Setting up a Translation Company in Japan

Date: Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Speaker: Phil Robertson

Phil Robertson is a professional translator and co-founder of Honyaku Plus. Based in Jimbocho, Tokyo, Honyaku Plus was incorporated in 2003 and specializes in top-quality translation in the fields of international relations, information technology, emerging technologies, medicine, economics, digital camera technology, and sport. Phil's earlier career in Japan included stints with Yamaha Motors and Toshiba Semiconductor, which were followed by the 2002 FIFA World Cup and a year working at a Tokyo think-tank. He is also involved in various charitable activities and currently serves on the board of the Japan Association of Translators. For information on SWET, see

Organization: Society of Writers, Editors and Translators

Cost: SWET Members: 2,000 yen
Non-members: 3,000 yen

Venue: Tokyo Women's Plaza, Seminar Room 1A, 5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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