Date: February 4, 1 PM-2 PM EST
Presenter: Giovanna Lester
This presentation will cover the demands on the professional conference interpreter – physical, psychological, from the educational, business and professional performance perspectives. We will also discuss the profession from the formative aspects (training), delivery focus (preparation, validating research), and how performance expectation varies in different conference scenarios (high energy, educational, business best practices, medical/pharmaceutical, etc.).
The Professional Conference Interpreter
•What others expect of you
•What you should be able to deliver
•How to grow into your professional role
•An overview of the past, present and
•Future changes to how we do our job
•How to remain relevant to your clients.
This webinar is approved for 0.1 RID, 1 CCHI and 0.1 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs (unique Education Registry ID 20-1003, expires on 1/23/2022). It is also approved for 1 court interpreting CEU by Maryland, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin.
About the presenter:
Giovanna Lester has been a translator and interpreter since 1980. Gio is a member of various T&I professional organizations, and holds various volunteer positions: General Secretary and Mentor at Abrates, Spokesperson for the ATA, Co-founder and former President (two terms) of the ATA Florida Chapter (ATIF). At the NAJIT, she’s Co-chair of the Public Relations Committee and Editor/Curator of its weekly online publication, The NAJIT Observer
. Gio is Chair of the Miami Dade College Translation and Interpretation Advisory Committee, and Program Director at International Culture Institute of the Bahamas, in Nassau. She is also a pre-candidate at AIIC