Setting the Course for the Next 15

Get ready for an exciting collaboration that’s set to rock the world of healthcare interpreting! Brace yourself as the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) teams up with The University of Houston Downtown (UHD) Department of History, Humanities, and Languages for two days, April 5 & 6, in Houston, TX, brimming with educational enrichment and networking with other passionate industry professionals.

This event is an opportunity to influence the future of the healthcare language access landscape. We’re calling on all healthcare interpreters, interpreter trainers, language services providers, healthcare organization leaders, university students, and faculty to join us for a truly unique experience! The Summit’s hashtag is #CCHI15 – follow us and share your thoughts!

The registration fee for the Certification Summit is $150 (registration is OPEN! But, hurry, seats are limited!). Registration ends on March 27. Registration for the UHD Symposium is now closed. Both events are in-person only.  

More information about the National Certification Summit on April 6click here.

More information about the UHD Language & Health Symposium on April 5click here. (Registration is now closed)

The stage is set, the energy is palpable – are you ready to join us?

Information about CCHI’s 15th Anniversary Reception on April 5

When: 4 – 6 pm

Where: Angel Share (924 Congress St., Downtown Houston, TX 77002; https://www.angelsharehtx.com/) which is a 12-minute walk from the UHD campus.

Cost: Free, but registration is required (It is part of the registration above.)

 

Quick Facts to Plan your Attendance

Event Venue (both days):

University of Houston Downtown (see map here)
April 5: Girard Street Building, 3rd floor, Milam room (UHD Welcome Center)
April 6: Academic Building, 3rd floor, Amphitheater (Mural area)
1 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002

Public Transportation (both days): Light rail line, Main Street Stop, at the 3rd floor entrance level to the UHD One Main Building which is attached to the Academic Building where the Summit will take place.

Parking: $5  at the UH Downtown Visitor Parking Lot (201 Girard Street, Houston, TX  77002). OR: there are City lots around the campus also available.

Map of downtown Houston with all relevant locations: click here

Certificate of attendance: Provided at the end of the day; April 5 – 3 CE hrs, April 6 – 5.25 CE hrs

Lodging: 

We reserved a special-rate block of rooms at these 2 Marriott-operated hotels located within 15-minute walking distance from the event venue (and also on the light rail line). The special CCHI Summit rate can be applied to your stay on April 4 through April 7.

Availability: Rooms are limited, so book early! This special CCHI Summit rate is only valid on a first-come, first-served basis through March 20, 2024.

AC Hotel Downtown HoustonAC Hotel Houston Downtown
723 Main Street Houston, Texas 77002

Room rate: $179 per night, Single/Double occupancy, plus taxes

Making Reservations: Hotel reservations should be made online – click here to book your room

 

 

Magnolia Hotel HoustonMagnolia Hotel Houston, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
1100 Texas Avenue Houston, Texas 77002

Room rate: $189 per night, Single/Double occupancy, plus taxes

Making Reservations: Hotel reservations should be made online – click here to book your room

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