Joan Solà, the eminent Catalan philologist and linguist, passed away today, 27th October 2010. The translator and APTIC member Tina Vallès pays homage to him in her blog.

In this article, Ricard Sierra gives an interesting account (in Spanish) of the activities organised in Madrid on 30th September this year: the conference on “A necessary national collective agreement – that of the language industry”,organised by FEGILT-ACT-SEIL, and the talk “Paying to work: discussion with those affected by Lionbridge”organised by Asetrad.