Schedule: Saturday, 7/16/16

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

9:00am – 12:00pm

  • Accountability:  We’re in this Together – A Conversation with RID Leaders by Lewis Merkin and Dawn Whitcher

12:00pm – 1:30pm

  • Lunch on Your Own

1:30pm – 5:00pm

  • Self Defense Considerations and Strategies for Interpreters by Stephen Holter
  • The Light of Social Justice is Dimming:  Through the Shattered Lens of Usher Syndrome by Rene Pellerin
  • The Business of Providing Interpreting Services Today – A Stakeholder Forum by Nancy Berlove, Regan Thibodeau, and Kristina Miranda (session sponsored by Interpretek)
  • Filters and Foibles:  The Effect Our Beliefs and Assumptions Have on LGBTQII Deaf People in a Variety of Settings by Cat Dvar
  • Interpreting for Deaf Youth:  Ethical Considerations by Eileen Forestal
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder by Michelle Balfe

5:00pm – 7:30pm

  • Dinner on Your Own

7:30pm – 9:30pm

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