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Region IV 2018 Conference

July 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - July 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

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Four Days of Powerful Talks — July 19, 20, 21, 22

Four Days of Powerful Talks
July 19, 20, 21, 22

Thursday – July 19, 2018

12:00pm-2:00pm——Trilingual Interpreting Forum Discussion (Corina Gutierrez)

2:00pm-5:00pm——- Tres Clientes, Tres Idomas (Rafael Treviño)


7:00pm-9:00pm——–Welcome and Orientation

Friday – July 20, 2018

7:00am-8:00am ——–Morning event TBA

9:00am-10:00am——-Keynote: Leading From Within, Leading for Tomorrow (Len Roberson)

10:00am-11:00am——Keynote: Nothing Without Us: Who is Us? (Shira Grabelsky)

11:00am-12:00pm——Group Activity TBA

12:00pm-1:30pm——-Lunch on your own

1:30pm-3:30pm——–Moving Together: Redefining Music to Create Participatory, Communal Interpreted Experiences (Clint Brockway & Michael McMahon)

1:30pm-3:30pm——–Basic Transgender Cultural Competency Andrien Lawyer

1:30pm-3:30pm——–Sports Interpreting: Fundamentals for On and Off the Court Roderick Stickley & Orlando Obeso

1:30pm-3:30pm——-Interpreter Accountability: How do Interpreters’ Choices Impact Consumers?Tamar Jackson Nelson

1:30pm-3:30pm——–Deliberate Practice, How? Wink Smith Jr.

1:30pm-3:30pm——–Fundamentals of ASL-Spanish-English Interpreting. Claudia Mansilla

4:00pm-6:00pm—–Social Justice: Decipering Equity One Assignment at a Time. LaTanya E. Jones & Erica Alley

4:00pm-6:00pm—–Deaf-Hearing Interpreter Teaming as a Collaborative and Dynamic Process. Eileen Forestal

4:00pm-6:00pm ——-Developing our Ethical Fitness, One Conversation at a Time. Paula Gajewski Mickelson

4:00pm-6:00pm ——-The Myth of Invisibility: Intersubjectivity in Interpreted Discourse. Terry Janzen & Barbara J Shaffer

4:00pm-6:00pm ——-Communication Matters: Sexuality Interpreting in Educational Settings. Bethany Gehman

4:00pm-6:00pm ——-Latinx Panel Discussion. Jim Vigil

Saturday – July 21, 2018

7:00am – 8:00am ——Morning Event TBA

9:00am – 12:00pm —-Interpreting in Legal Settings: An Essential Need. Dr. Len Roberson

9:00am – 12:00pm —-Quick, I Need a Hand, Partition Zones in ASL. Wink Smith Jr

9:00am – 12:00pm —-Processing Time and its Effects on Errors in Simultaneous Interpreting. Tamar Jackson Nelson

9:00am – 12:00pm —-Screening, Evaluating, and Scheduling Interpreters: Increasing Workplace Efficiency. Lindsay C. Nickels & Katherine W. Vance

9:00am – 12:00pm —-Building Alliances with the Deaf Community Through Service Learning. Eileen Forestal & Sherry Shaw

9:00am – 12:00pm —-Social Justice and Interpreting. Mark A Ramirez

9:00am – 12:00pm —-Audiology Terminology and Jargon: Interpreting Practice for ASL-Spanish-English Interpreters. Joseph O. Lopez III & Claudia Mansilla

9:00am – 12:00pm —-A Need for Togetherness: Examining the Lack of Consensus Around Business Practices Related to CDIs. Michael McMahon

12:00pm – 1:30pm —-Lunch on your own

1:30pm – 3:30pm —–Eh, What’s Up Doc? Phillip Guillory

1:30pm – 3:30pm —–Academic ASL. Laura Maddux

1:30pm – 3:30pm —–Creating and Maintaining an Impartial Climate when Working with GLBTQI Consumers: Exploring the Interpreting Process through a Social Justice Lens (Part A) Alex Jackson Nelson & Tamar Jackson Nelson

2:00pm – 5:00 pm —-Communication Matters: Interpreting in Sexuality Settings. Bethany Gehman

2:00pm – 5:00 pm —-Linguistic Equity for Sign Language Users in Legal Settings. A 360-degree View. Jo linda Powell Greenfiled

2:00pm – 5:00 pm —-Sharing the -lingual: Intentional Teaming with Trilinguals. Orlando Obeso

4:00pm – 6:00 pm —-Creating and Maintaining an Impartial Climate when Working with GLBTQI Consumers: Exploring the Interpreting Process through a Social Justice Lens (Part B). Alex Jackson Nelson & Tamar Jackson Nelson

4:00pm – 6:00 pm —-Interpreting in the K-12 Classroom: Culture, Policy, and Power. Dominic A. Harrison & Martin Watkins

4:00pm – 6:00 pm —-From a Client’s Perspective. Mark A. Ramirez

Sunday – July 22, 2018

9:00am – 11:00am —-Center Stage: Ethical Considerations for Interpreting the Arts. Michael McMahon & Clint Brockway

9:00am – 11:00am —-Cultural Competency: Understanding Power, Privilege, and Oppression in Mental Health Interpreting. LaTanya E. Jones & Paula MacDonald

9:00am – 11:00am —-Omissions: Good, Bad, or Both? Tamar Jackson Nelson

9:00am – 11:00am —-Lets Build a Workshop on Trilingual Interpreting Together. Rafael Trevino

9:00am – 11:00am —-The Impact of Gender on ASL-to English Interpreting Linda K. Stauffer

9:00am – 11:00am —-Source Attribution. Laura Maddux

11:00am – 1:00pm —-Closing Ceremony


July 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
July 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
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