Rendez-vous de l’interprétation à Montréal

22 Aug 19 — 27 Aug 19

08:00 — 11:00

Montreal, QC, Canada

Regione AIIC

Venue:

Details on venues and registration coming soon. Watch this space!

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Canada

How to protect your health and safety; acoustic shocks; prevention of hearing injuries; up-to-date research on portable protective limiters; questions for your technician you were always afraid to ask: understand interpretation equipment technology; Klaus Ziegler’s update on Remote Simultaneous Interpretation (RSI); demonstrations of RSI platforms.

Montreal Outreach and Training Events, August 2019

AIIC Canada has an exciting agenda of outreach and training events around the next AIIC PRIMS meeting, scheduled for 24-25 August in Montreal. 


22 August, morning: Canadian French

How would you fare if you had to interpret Céline Dion or Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté?  An informative, useful and convivial session to introduce interpreters to how French is spoken in different parts of Canada, with a focus on Quebec French, formal and informal. The session will have a mix of theoretical and practical components, special guests, and video clips. Interpreters with French in their language combination will learn about how the French language came to Canada, evolved into modern-day Canadian French, and the differences between it and standard European French. 

A side-event that you’ll find practical and fun and you’re welcome to stay for lunch and partake in the afternoon session!


22 August, afternoon: Indigenous Languages and Interpretation

As we celebrate the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages, learn about Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation journey and Bill C-91, the Indigenous Languages Act. Meet and learn about the work of Indigenous language keepers and Indigenous language interpreters, some of whom have recently provided simultaneous interpretation in the House of Commons.  Curious about our Indigenous colleagues’ practice and challenges? Come join us and build bridges between our communities.


23 August, full-day workshop: Interpreter Health & Safety and Distance Interpreting

How to protect your health and safety; acoustic shocks; prevention of hearing injuries; up-to-date research on portable protective limiters; questions for your technician you were always afraid to ask: understand interpretation equipment technology; Klaus Ziegler’s update on Remote Simultaneous Interpretation (RSI); demonstrations of RSI platforms.


26–27 August: Julia Poger Seminar: Know Your Worth: Understanding Marketing and Negotiating for Interpreters.

Given the world over, this two-day seminar is aimed at any interpreter who wishes to improve relationships with clients and prospects, gain more respect, and negotiate higher fees. By examining the mindset underlying the marketing and negotiating tasks that interpreters carry out every day, participants will obtain invaluable tools. Julia, a conference interpreter and consultant on marketing, will cover concepts such as branding, selling, client relationships, pricing, negotiating tips, and “coopetition” will be discussed, all illustrated with real-life examples. She focuses on the upstream work that must be done by the interpreter before advertising his/her services, as well as on the preparation involved before beginning the selling and negotiating process.  

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