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TAPIT Annual Conference: Professional Empowerment in an Ever-Changing World

Tennessee Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators

Friday, September 14, 2018 at 7:30 AM - Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Pre-Conference Half Day (Non-member rate) Aug 31, 2018 $60.00 $0.00
Pre-Conference Full Day (Non-member rate) Aug 30, 2018 $100.00 $0.00
Regular Conference - EARLY BIRD (Non-member rate) Ended $259.00 $0.00
Regular Conference (Non-member rate) Aug 30, 2018 $310.00 $0.00
Group Registration
Four (4) attendees must register from the same organization to be eligible for the group rate.
Sep 12, 2018 $160.00 $0.00
State Level Sponsorship Sep 15, 2018 $500.00 $0.00
Country Level Sponsorship Sep 15, 2018 $750.00 $0.00
World Level Sponsorship Sep 15, 2018 $1,000.00 $0.00
Universal Level Sponsorship Sep 15, 2018 $1,500.00 $0.00

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Professional Empowerment in an Ever-Changing World

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 14, 2018 (Pre-Conference Workshop) 7:30am-3:30pm

7:30am Registration and Welcome
Session 1
     - Voz Connection: Exploring the Interpreter's Voice and Keeping it Healthy —
       Marcela Pinilla

Session 2
     - Sight Translation and Simultaneous Interpretation: Competence and Flow —
       Daniel Tamayo

Saturday, September 15, 2018 (Regular Conference, Day 1)

7:00am - 8:00am - Registration & Breakfast
Session 1 Presentations

- High-Acuity Interpreting: The Relationship Between Interpreter Fatigue and Encounter Complexity,
   Andrea R. Henry, CMI-Spanish
- Interpreting Immigration Issues — Bruni Treviño Dopatka, Miguel Soto
- TBA, Parker Falke

Session 2 Presentations

- Self Care: Meeting the Challenge — Darren Reed
- Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation — Lindsay Smith
- Updates in Bloodless Medicine - Michael Burke, David Rodriguez, Brad Gangler

Session 3 Presentations

- A Path To Enhanced Professionalism: Empowerment Through Teamwork And Collaboration Opportunities, Rita Pavone
- Making Sense of Bugs and Drugs — Dr. Elisa Greene, Ashleigh Feather, Markesha Cook
- CCHI - Jorge Ungo

Session 4 Presentations

- Interpreting for Gender and Sexual Minorities — Jorge U. Ungo
- NBCMI – Xiomara Armas
- Interpreting Bodies: The Language of Physical Descriptions – Lee Wiant

Session 5 Presentations

- Memory, Aida Armas
- Hearing Impairment and Dual-Language Learning: The Role of the Interpreter — Maria Baker
- TBA, Molly Stovall Hegwood

 

Sunday, September 16, 2018 (Regular Conference, Day 2)

7:30am - 8:30am - Breakfast 

Session 1 Presentations

- Leading Questions, and Other Dangerous Territory - Heather Hayes
- Survey of Immigration for Translators and Interpreters - Rose Hernandez
- End of Life Interpreting: The Cost of Caring — Kenton Myers

Session 2 Presentations

- Top 10 Reasons Why I (Don’t) Need an Interpreter: Exposing the Myths — Rashelle LeCaptain
- Strategies for Matching Ethical Principles with Real-Life Ethical Dilemmas — Diana C. Holland
- Cultural and Linguistic Emergencies: From describing the quality of pain to “Fijese que tengo atacado los bronquios” — Antonio Esclapes

 

1:00pm - 4:30pm - ATA Exam

ACCOMMODATIONS

The Millennium Maxwell House has blocked off a number of hotel rooms if you would like to stay there during the conference. Click here if you would like to book a room at a discounted rate. You may also book a reservation by visiting their website or calling (800) 457-4460. Be sure to enter 1809TNAOIT as the group code for the discounted rate. PLEASE NOTE: The code will not be valid after August 24, 2018.



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: Professional Empowerment in an Ever-Changing World? Contact Tennessee Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators

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Millennium Maxwell House Hotel Nashville
2025 Rosa L Parks Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37228

Friday, September 14, 2018 at 7:30 AM - Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM (CDT)


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