AUGUST 2-3

August 7, 2021

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

GUEST EXPERTS

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

LEARN & NETWORK

LEARN & NETWORK

Why should you attend?


  • Networking event exclusively for conference attendees
  • Two tracks of quality presentations, with an international selection of renowned speakers
  • On-demand recordings of presentations
  • State-of-the-art conference platform, where you can interact with sponsors, collect documents, and more!
  • Continuing Education Units for CCHI and NBCMI certified interpreters

Platinum Sponsors




Silver Sponsors




Bronze Sponsors


Pre-Conference Virtual Events

August 6, 2021

7:30pm-8:30pm EDT

IMIA Board of Directors August meeting (Closed meeting)

8:30pm-9:30pm EDT

Bring Your Own Drink Happy Hour

All attendee pre-conference networking meeting

9:30pm-10:30pm EDT

IMIA Members Open Meeting / Awards Ceremony



Agenda

August 7, 2021

11:00am-11:30am EDT

Welcome Remarks: Nicholas Kern, IMIA President

11:30am-12:30pm EDT

Keynote Speaker: Lisa Briseño, MS, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

12:30pm- 1:00pm EDT

Break and Exhibitor Hall

1pm-2pm EDT

Workshop Session 1

1.A: ​​Interpreting face-threatening acts

Raquel Lazaro Gutierrez


1.B: I play, therefore, I interpret: The use of videogames as a tool for medical interpreting teaching and practice

Dartagnhan Rodrigues

10-minute break

Stretching break and visiting exhibitor booths

2:10pm-3:10pm EDT

Workshop Session 2

2.A: So You Had a Bad Day? How to Overcome Workplace Anxiety for Interpreters

Arianna Aguilar


2.B: Defining Best Practices in the Medical Speech-Language Pathologist/ Interpreter-Translator Collaboration Process

Henriette W. Langdon

Holly Silvestri

3:10pm-4:00pm EDT

Lunch break and visiting exhibitor booths

4:00pm-5:00pm EDT

Workshop Session 3

3.A: Bless Your Little Heart

Kamilah Torres


3.B: "Neither an advocate nor a member of the team": Replacing metaphors with principled reasoning in clinical supervision for interpreters

Robyn Dean

10-minute break

Stretching break and visiting exhibitor booths

5:10pm-6:10pm EDT

Workshop Session 4

4.A: Elevate your Career as an Intercultural Mediator

Izabel Souza


4.B: ​One Training Does Not Fit All

Ana Soler

10-minute break

Stretching break and visiting exhibitor booths

6:20pm-7:20pm EDT

Workshop Session 5

5.A: Thinking aloud:  Measuring context and ethical sensitivity in medical interpreting

Robyn Dean


5.B: Interpreting Idioms and Cultural References (Russian)

Yuliya Speroff

10-minute break

Stretching break and visiting exhibitor booths

7:30pm-8:30pm EDT

Workshop Session 6

6.A: Challenges and successful techniques to overcome the hurdles in remote healthcare interpreting

Reiko Mori


6.B: How you can make a living doing what you love.... How to successfully run your own business as a 1099 onsite interpreter

David Brackett

8:30pm-9:30pm EDT

Special Guest Session: Ms. Odilia Romero, Co-Founder/Executive Director of Comunidades Indigenas en Liderazgo (CIELO)

Closing Remarks: Amani Zaki, IMIA Board Member and Events Committee Chair





CEUs

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Earn up to 0.7 IMIA CEUs
CCHI and ATA Credit Units pending.


RID PINRA: To ensure you obtain RID CEUs, complete the following BEFORE attending the conference:

  1. Complete the PINRA form (do not calculate your own number of CEUs, a sponsor will complete it for you)
  2. Contact a sponsor and submit your form: PCIRD sponsor: vicecmp@pcrid.org
  3. To find your local sponsor: Sponsor
  4. Submit Workshop Description Doc and conference schedule to your local sponsor
  5. Cost: Free to RID members. Non-RID member may inquire sponsor about applicable fee
  6. Obtain a certificate of attendance at the completion of the conference -For more information: PINRA

Keynote Speech

Lisa Briseño, MS. US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

1.A

Interpreting face-threatening acts

Raquel Lazaro Gutierrez

1.B

I play, therefore, I interpret: The use of videogames as a tool for medical interpreting teaching and practice

Dartagnhan Rodrigues

2.A

So You Had a Bad Day? How to Overcome Workplace Anxiety for Interpreters

Arianna Aguilar

2.B

Defining Best Practices in the Medical Speech-Language Pathologist/Interpreter-Translator Collaboration Process

Henriette W. Langdon

Holly Silvestri

3.A

Bless Your Little Heart

Kamilah Torres

3.B

“Neither an advocate nor a member of the team”: Replacing metaphors with principled reasoning in clinical supervision for interpreters.

Robyn Dean

4.A

Elevate your Career as an Intercultural Mediator

Izabel Souza

4.B

One Training Does Not Fit All

Ana Soler

5.A

Thinking aloud: Measuring context and ethical sensitivity in medical interpreting

Robyn Dean

5.B

Interpreting Idioms and Cultural References (Russian)

Yuliya Speroff

6.A

Challenges and successful techniques to overcome the hurdles in remote healthcare interpreting

Reiko Mori

6.B

How you can make a living doing what you love....How to successfully run your own business as a 1099 onsite interpreter

David Brackett

Special Guest

Odilia Romero

Do you know any outstanding colleagues, educators, or language services providers that deserve to be recognized? Nominate them for an award! Fill out the form here

Become a sponsor for the IMIA Virtual Conference on August 7. For more information, email: mbaker@imiaweb.org


Frequently Asked Questions

Virtual Conference: Saturday, August 7 11:00am EDT/8:00am Pacific – 9:30pm EDT/6:30pm Pacific

Pre-conference Events: Friday, August 6
  • Bring your own drink Happy Hour: 8:30pm EDT/5:30pm Pacific
  • IMIA members general Meeting/Awards: 9:30pm EDT/6:30pm Pacific
This is an online event. No need to travel. You may join the event from anywhere in the world.
All you will need is a good Internet connection. The event is accessible from your computer, tablet or smart phone.
Yes, you need to register. Follow the “Registration” link at the top of this page and complete the form. You will receive an email confirming your registration for the event. Check your Spam folder.
Please see price structure table below

Early bird (from launch to July 23) Regular (July 24 to August 6)
IMIA Members $125 $150
Non-members $225 $250
Presenters $75
Yes, registrations will close on Friday, August 6th at 12:00 midnight EDT/ 9:00pm Pacific. This deadline is to ensure participants received their login information in time for the event.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. Use those details to access the platform. You do not need to download or install any software to participate.
No need to pay any extra fees.
Everything below is included in the price of your ticket:
  • Conference workshops
  • Keynote speaker presentation
  • Panel discussions
  • Pre-conference event
  • Watching the recordings after the event is free. (You will need to use your conference login information to access recordings.)
Yes, information on CEUs will be updated regularly. Please check the CEU section on the conference page for the most updated information.
Unfortunately, the IMIA does NOT issue refunds. The registration is transferable. Please email info@imiaweb.org to alert us of any change in registration.
Complete the sponsor registration form and select sponsorship level. Confirm your payment and begin the process to design your virtual booth. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Maria Baker at mbaker@imiaweb.org.
Absolutely! We are counting on you to invite others and spread the word. Share the link on this page with friends and colleagues.