Schedule of Events

February 11, 2023

All times are listed in Central Time.

11:00 am – 11:15 am     Welcome & Opening Remarks, Address from our Galactic Sponsor MasterWord® Services, Inc.

11:15 am – 12:25 pm     Keynote by Johanna Parker, M.A., FCCI, CHI™-Spanish, sponsored by our Stellar Sponsor HCIN (1 CE hour)

12:25 pm – 12:30 pm     BREAK

12:30 pm – 1:40 pm     “CoreCHI-P™ Credential: Meaningful Access to Care for All”- Panel 1 (1 CE hour) sponsored by our Planetary Sponsor Translation and Interpretation Network and moderated by Mateo Rutherford, M.A., CHI™-Spanish, CCHI Chair, 

Panelists: Current and former CCHI Commissioners Valerie Huang M.A., CHI-Mandarin; Idolly Oliva, M.B.A.; and Alegna Zavatti, CHI-Spanish

Panelists will discuss the impact of the new performance-level certification credential on the the healthcare interpreter profession and language access arena, commenting on implications for staff interpreters, vendors, and language services operations.

1:40 pm – 1:50 pm     BREAK

1:50 pm – 3:10 pm     “Teaching Interpreting Skills 2.0” – Panel 2 (1 CE hour) sponsored by our Planetary Sponsor Cross-Cultural Communications and moderated by Vonessa Costa, CoreCHI™, CCHI Vice Chair  

Panelists: current and former CCHI Commissioners Francisco Martinez, M.A., CHI-Spanish; Erin Rosales, B.A., CHI-Spanish; and Fabio de Olveira Torres, MACCM, CoreCHI

Panelists will discuss the most urgent or strategic issues facing interpreter trainers as the performance-level certification becomes available to interpreters of all languages, thanks to the ETOE™ (English-to-English) Interpreting exam.

3:10 pm – 3:20 pm     BREAK

3:20 pm – 4:40 pm     Performance-based English-to-English Practice Session (1.25 PB CE hours) sponsored by our Planetary Sponsor  and presented by E. Zoe Schutzman, M.A., NY CCI, CHI™-Spanish, and Andrea Henry, CHI™-Spanish

 4:40 pm – 5:00 pm     Closing Ceremony and raffle prizes sponsored by our Stellar Sponsor Cross Cultural Communication Systems, Inc.


All registered attendees will receive the email with the Zoom Webinar link on February 9, 2023 and the morning of February 11, 2023. If you have not received the links by 10 am CT on Feb 11. 2023, contact us at ASAP.

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