While many of you are hopefully trying to stick with your New Year’s resolutions, Interpreter Education Online is already making plans to attend and present at various conferences and happenings. In case you are interested in going to any of them, we have provided you with a schedule and hopefully will be adding as this year progresses.
Fifth Immigration Terminology Conference
for Interpreters and Translators
Saturday, January 30
No Cost for Attending
Contact Person: email@example.com
Time & Location:
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
627 S.W. 27th Ave. – Room 401, Miami, Florida 33135
This presentation will consist of the perspective from the Immigration Judge and the role of the interpreter in the courtroom. The legal definition with translation into Spanish of the terms most commonly used in Immigration Court proceedings and the terms that appear on applications filed by aliens seeking immigration relief and benefits in the United States will also be discussed.
Preparing for Interpreters’ Written Exams
Venue – SFSU Downtown campus, San Francisco, CA, US
Cost – $55-95
A 3 hour workshop that will guide aspiring as well as working interpreters about the requirements of different written exams that they have to take so that they can work as certified practitioners in their selected language pair and domain.
One-day intensive training course designed for speakers of languages other than Spanish who wish to learn techniques to improve interpreting techniques and to augment their knowledge of terminology used in court and administrative hearings.
National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
3 – 6 February
ATA Spanish Language Division (SPD)
4 – 6 March
6th Mid-Year Conference
San Diego, CA
American Translators Association (ATA)
51st Annual Conference
Minimum requirement: bilingual (Spanish and English); interpretation experience preferred. This 10-hr. course focuses on techniques to improve sight translation, simultaneous and consecutive interpretation skills in legal and courtroom settings. Makes for great test preparation for oral certification exam. Students will use Acebo materials (Interpreter’s Edge & Interpreter’s Companion) in class and for at-home practice.
Minimum requirement: bilingual (Spanish and English); interpretation experience preferred. This 10-hr. course focuses on medical vocabulary in Spanish and English while emphasizing the two major skills the interpreter needs in a healthcare setting: sight translation and consecutive interpretation. Topics covered include pregnancy in the first trimester, diabetes and sexually transmitted diseases. Students will be given glossaries, specific consecutive and sight translation exercises for each topic.
CHIA 2010 Annual Conference
From Face-to-Face to Cyberspace
Technology and Healthcare Interpreting
March 18 – 20
A joint conference with the Health Care Interpreter Network (HCIN)
Mar 16, 2010 to Mar 18
Venue – Santa Clara, California
ATA Translation Company Division 11th Annual Conference
Mar 18 – 20
Venue – Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ, US
Two days packed with informative educational sessions that have been especially prepared to address the concerns and requirements translation companies’ owners and managers.
Carolina Association of Translators & Interpreters (CATI)
CATI Annual Conference
The National Council on Interpreting in Health Care Goes to Washington!
April 29 – 30
4th Annual NCIHC Membership Meeting
NAJIT 31st Annual Conference
Rosen Centre Hotel
2010 ALC Annual Conference
May 19 – 22
Venue – Miami Hotel in Miami, FL
The annual conference of the association of language companies. The four-day event includes educational sessions, workshops, networking events, and an exposition hall with leading language provider companies represented.
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
May 16 – 20
RID Region V Conference
Salt Lake City, UT
International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA)
September 3 – 5
2010 IMIA Annual Conference
Ensuring Patient Safety for Language Minority Patients
TAPIT Annual Conference
September 10 – 13
Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn.
Upper Midwest Translators & Interpreters Assn (UMTIA)
2010 Annual Conference
American Literary Translators Association (ALTA)
2010 Annual Conference
ATA 51st Annual Conference
Oct 27, 2010 – Oct 30
Venue – Hyatt Regency Hotel, 650 15th St, Denver, CO 80202 US
The four day event will include expert presentations, showcases panel discussions, scholarly papers, training workshops, certification testing and networking sessions for participants. It will also feature a vendor exhibit hall and job marketplace.
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
November 19 – 21
Annual Convention and World Languages Expo