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Remote Interpreting

IITA Webinar on Oct. 9th: Challenges to Proving Qualification for Languages of Limited Diffusion Interpreters

Challenges to Proving Qualification for Languages of Limited Diffusion Interpreters (presented in English)  Monday, Oct. 9th 5:30–6:30 pm (Central) Approved for 1 CEP from the ATA. Any language could be a language of limited diffusion (LLD).  For example, in Maine, Spanish is an LLD, which is a very different reality for much of the U.S. Whatever… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting, Webinar

Remote Interpreting: Feeling Our Way into the Future

New communications technologies make interpreting available where it wasn’t in the past. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the way we will work remotely, because what’s going on is game changing and shaking our profession from top to bottom. Check out this enlightening article from the ATA Chronicle about the way remote interpreting is… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Interpreter/Translator News, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Remote Interpreting

Free CCHI Webinar for Interpreters of Any Language on 8/31/17

Space is limited to the first 500 attendees!  Keep in mind that in order to receive certificates of attendance, you must connect to the webinar via computer (VoIP) and not only via a phone, and participate in all activities as directed by the presenter at the time of the live webinar. The certificates and materials used during the webinar… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting, Webinar

Couples Counseling: Reimagining the Freelancer–Company Relationship, Part II

It is naïve (and not even necessarily desirable) to think that all companies and freelancers will be able to work with each other successfully, but there are matches out there for all of us; we just have to work to find them. Here we have a key set of rules we can follow to get… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, interpreter/translator article/news, Interpreter/Translator News, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Remote Interpreting

IITA Annual Conference in Des Moines on June 16th & 17th, 2017!

The Iowa Interpreters and Translators Association (IITA) 13th Annual Conference and Members General Meeting “Interpretation and Translation: Responding to the Needs of Our Global Society” will be held on Saturday, June 17, with pre-conference sessions on Friday, June 16, 2017. Location: DMACC Urban Campus, Des Moines, Iowa. Featuring intensive pre-conference workshops on Friday with: – National expert in medical interpreting/translation GLORIA M. RIVERA from the… READ MORE »

Related to: ASL, Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Remote Interpreting, Translators

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