Schedule of Events Online

All time is local, Central time zone

(Plenary Livestream is 4 CE hours, Full Virtual attendance is 5.5 CE hours.)

Morning Plenary Livestream:

   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?” (1 CE hour)

10:10 am – 11:30 am     Plenary Panel 1 (1 CE hour)

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 (1 CE hour)

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

Virtual Breakout Group Discussions (concurrent): (1.5 CE hours)

   1:45 pm – 3:45 pm     According to the topic you registered for:
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

Afternoon Plenary Livestream:

  4:10 pm – 5:15 pm     Plenary Panel 2 (1 CE hour)

 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm     Closing Ceremony

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