Schedule of Events Onsite

All time is local, Central time zone

   7:30 am – 8:15 am     Registration 

   8:15 am – 9:00 am     Welcome & Opening Remarks

 9:00 am – 10:00 am     Keynote by Mara Youdelman “The Impact of Federal Policy on Language Access in Healthcare: Where are We and Where Are We Going?”

10:10 am – 11:30 am     Plenary Panel 1

11:30 am – 11:45 am     BREAK

11:45 am – 12:45 pm     Keynote by Johanna Parker on the medical interpreter’s professional identity and role in health care

 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm     LUNCH (on your own, same building)

    1:45 pm – 2:15 pm     Networking with Sponsors & Exhibitors

   2:15 pm – 3:45 pm     Concurrent roundtable discussions on these topics:
1. Professional Challenges for Interpreters
2. Challenges of Training Interpreters
3. Challenges for Language Services Companies
4. Challenges for Associations of Interpreters and/or Translators
5. Language Access and Policy Challenges
6. Technology in Interpreting and for Interpreters
7. Future Paths for Interpreter Certification

  3:45 pm – 4:10 pm     BREAK

  4:10 pm – 5:15 pm     Plenary Panel 2

 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm     Closing Ceremony

 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm     Reception at Sheraton Midtown Hotel (separate registration/ticket required)

  • Speakers' & Panelists' Bios

    Coming SOON!

  • Moderators' Bios

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  • Virtual Summit's Agenda

    All plenary sessions take place synchronously with the onsite Summit.
    Breakout group discussions start earlier for online participation.

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