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TAPIT Annual Conference: Becoming the Voice of a World Needing to Be Heard

Tennessee Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 7:30 AM - Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

TAPIT Annual Conference: Becoming the Voice of a World...

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Pre-Conference Half Day (Non-member rate)
TAPIT Members are eligible for a $10 discount. Email Jonathan Beam at jonathan.beam1290@gmail.com to receive your discount code.
Ended $60.00 $0.00
Pre-Conference Full Day (Non-member rate)
TAPIT Members are eligible for a $10 discount. Email Jonathan Beam at jonathan.beam1290@gmail.com to receive your discount code.
Ended $100.00 $0.00
Group Registration
At least four (4) attendees must register from the same organization to be eligible for the group rate.
Ended $170.00 $0.00
Universal Level Sponsorship Ended $1,500.00 $0.00

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Becoming the Voice of a World Needing to Be Heard

TAPIT Members and students: to receive your discount code, please email Jonathan Beam at jonathan.beam1290@gmail.com.


Join us for a weekend of professional development, continuing education, and networking opportunities. We will have presentations and workshops by highly qualified interpreters and translators on a variety of topics, for all skill levels. We will also be a test site for the ATA exam this year. We will be offering select discounts on the registration to current TAPIT members as well as full-time students. Members and students: to receive your discount code, please email Jonathan Beam at jonathan.beam1290@gmail.com.

Friday, September 20, 2019 (Pre-Conference Workshop) 7:30am-3:30pm

8:00am – 12:00pm
- "Ethical Dilemmas in Healthcare Interpreting" - Lisa Morris, MSTD
CEAP 3CE hrs; ATA 3 points; TN AOC 3.4G; 0.325 IMIA CEUs

- "Llámame Pa' Atrás Desde Tu Troka en la Escena Del Crimen - An Introduction to proper English and Spanish usage at US Courts Today" (PART 1) - Hernán Silva-Zetina and Matthew Benton
CEAP 3CE hrs; TN AOC 3.4G; 0.325 IMIA CEUs

1:00pm – 4:15pm
- "Interpreting Challenges vs. Challenging the Interpreter: From Provider's Broken Spanish to Complex Medical Terminology" - Prof. Álvaro Vergara- Mery, PhD, CMI
CEAP 3PB CE hrs; TN AOC 3.4FL; 0.325 IMIA CEUs

- "Llámame Pa' Atrás Desde Tu Troka en la Escena Del Crimen - An Introduction to proper English and Spanish usage at US Courts Today" (PART 2) - Hernán Silva-Zetina and Matthew Benton
CEAP 3CE hrs; TN AOC 3.4G; 0.325 IMIA CEUs

 

Saturday, September 21, 2019 (Regular Conference, Day 1)

7:00am - Exhibit/Sponsor Tables Open - in Promenade Area

7:00am – 8:00am - Registration in Front of Brentwood Ballroom & Continental Breakfast inside Brentwood Ballroom

8:00am – 8:15am - Welcome Address by the TAPIT President — Brentwood Ballroom

8:15am – 9:15am - Keynote Address: Ryan Foley- TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

9:15am-9:30am - Networking Morning Break

9:30am-10:30am
- Postpartum Depression and the Impact of Cultural Factors - Nadia Owaida Crank, CHI-Arabic - CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

- "The Power of English: How Accents, Dialects, and Varieties affect the Patient-Provider Encounter - Shayna Hipson, M.S., CMI- Spanish, CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

9:30am - 11:40am
- "El Sistema Imunológico" - Rosanna Balistreri- CEAP 2CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

10:40am-11:40am
- "Legal Aspects in Non-Blood Medicine and Surgery" - Bradley Ganger & Michael Burke, CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

11:40am – 1:00pm – Lunch Break & Networking

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Membership Business Meeting

2:00pm – 3:00pm

- "Interpreting for Tennessee Organ Donation Services” - Nicole D. Russell, CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

- "A Window into the Lexis of El Salvador for Healthcare Interpreters and Translators" - Niyme Griffin, CMI, CT - CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

-"The Tennessee Court System" - Hernán Silva-Zetina and Matthew Benton, TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

 

3:00pm – 3:30pm – Networking Break

 

3:30pm – 4:30pm
- "Safe Medication Use: A Toolkit for Preventing Errors" -Dr. Elisa Greene, Pharm.D., BCACP & Nancy Le - CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

- "How Am I Doing? The Delicate Art of Tailoring Feedback to Interpreters" - Rosanna Balistrer, CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

- "Are You Really Communicating With Your LEP Patient/Client?" Lisa Morris, MSTD, CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

 

5:00pm – 7:00pm New Board Member Dinner Meeting

 

7:00pm – 10:00pm Conference Celebration TBA           

 

Sunday, September 22, 2019 (Regular Conference, Day 2)

7:30am Exhibit/Sponsor Tables Open

7:30am - 8:45am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45am – 9:00am – Welcome Address by the TAPIT President

9:00am – 10:00am

- "What Interpreters Need to Know About Human Trafficking" - Sofia Hernandez, CMI-Spanish, CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

-NBCMI Certification Presentation, CEAP 1CE hr; TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

10:00am – 10:30am – Networking Break

10:30am – 11:30 am

- "Latest Features in Computer-assisted Tranlation Tools: A comparison of MemoQ vs. SDL Trados" Dr. Mónica Rodriguez-Castro, PhD, TN AOC 1G; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

"The Language Factor and Social Determinants of Health - Are the Dots Connected? - Mina Kini, CEAP 1CE hr; 0.1 IMIA CEUs

 11:30am – 12:00 pm - Closing Conference Ceremony & New Board Member Welcome

 1:00pm – 4:00pm – ATA Exam

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

The Four Points Sheraton has graciously offered a limited number of discount rooms for TAPIT conference attendees. Click here to book your room now. You may also wish to browse other hotels nearby or options such as AirBnB, VRBO, etc.



FAQs

 What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is free and ample parking at the hotel. 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email Jonathan Beam at jonathan.beam1290@gmail.com 

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes

 

Have questions about TAPIT Annual Conference: Becoming the Voice of a World Needing to Be Heard? Contact Tennessee Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators

When & Where


Four Points by Sheraton Nashville - Brentwood
760 Old Hickory Blvd
Brentwood, TN 37027

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 7:30 AM - Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 1:00 PM (CDT)


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