Schedule: Friday, 7/15/16

All sessions that offer RID CEUs have also been approved for AOPC CEUs. You must submit your RID transcript to the AOPC with their paperwork to receive AOPC credit.

Visual Schedule Updated 7-10-16

Seminar Descriptions and Presenter Bios Updated 07 10 2016

7:00am – 9:00am

  • Breakfast and Registration

8:00am – 12:00pm

  • Thawing Out the Guilty Plea:  Frozen Legal Text in Translation, a Teaming Workshop Part 1 by Cat Dvar and Carol-lee Acquiline

8:30am – 10:00am

  • The Problem is Whiteness:  Learning about the Simultaneity of Identities by Stephanie Jo Kent
  • Mindfulness:  An Exploration into Why We Are Here by Nancy Bereave (session sponsored by SLIP)

9:00am – 12:00pm

  • Standing in Our Own Way by Kelly Decker
  • Hooked on Fingerspelling:  Spelling in Classrooms by Judy Cain and Carrie Moore
  • Interpreting a Jewish Wedding by Karen Staller

10:30am – 12:00pm

  • A Philosophical Journey:  Path to Success by Sarah Cannon and Miriam Lerner
  • Empowerment Through Touch:  An Introduction to Touch Signals by René Pellerin

12:00pm – 1:30pm

  • Lunch on Your Own

1:30pm – 3:00pm

  • Supporting the Communication Needs of DeafBlind Students in the Classroom by Susanne Morrow
  • “Do We Really Have to Talk about This?:  Honest Intercultural Dialogue by James Wiggins and Laurie Shaffer

1:30pm – 5:00pm

  • Thawing Out the Guilty Plea:  Frozen Legal Text in Translation, a Teaming Workshop Part 2 by Cat Dvar and Carol-lee Acquiline
  • ASL-to-English Interpretation:  Theory, Research & Strategies by Stephanie Feyne
  • U.S. Healthcare Falling on Deaf Ears by Danielle Davoli
  • Team Interpreting from the Inside Out:  Exploring interpersonal and Interpersonal Dynamics by Barbara Pfingst

3:30pm – 5:00pm

  • ASL Tax Days:  Interpreting for Tax Preparation by Meryl Troop
  • Exploring the effects of aging on cognitive function during ASL/English interpreting by Jeni Rodrigues

5:00pm – 6:30pm

  • Dinner on Your Own

6:30pm – 8:00pm

  • Turn-Taking and Role Space:  Leveraging Better Intercultural Communication by Stephanie Jo Kent and Eileen Forestal
  • Interpreters in Healthcare Member Section by Danielle Davoli and LaTanya Jones

6:30pm – 8:30pm

  • ASL-to-English Interpretation:  Theory, Research & Strategies by Stephanie Feyne

6:30pm – 9:00pm

  • Why You Need to Fire Your “Committee” by Betty Colonomos

6:30pm – 9:30pm

  • Interpreting Intersectionality:  Adaptability between Teams and Clients by Regan Thibodeau and Nai Damato

6:30pm – 10:30pm

  • Effective Strategies to Articulate, Advocate, and Argue for Appropriate Staffing in Legal Settings by Christopher Tester and Natalie Atlas

8:30pm – 10:00pm

  • SESSION CANCELLED – Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Intersected, Trans* Interpreters/Transliterators Member Section Meeting by Jim Helisek

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