AIIC Sign Language Network event: Tuesday 4 December 18.00 hours

AIIC Sign Language Network event: Tuesday 4 December 18.00 hours

Come to our small informal Sign Language Network event at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday 4 December. The event is for interpreters by interpreters! 

You will have the opportunity to ask anything you always wanted to know about sign language interpreting! We will also share and discuss cooperation between sign and spoken language interpeters and provide you with any latest updates and information in the field. 

We will start at 18.00 hours and end at 19.15 hours. 

Following our event you are invited for a drink. If you are joining us for a drink, please RSVPhttp://bit.ly/AIIC-SLN-4Dec 

If you do not have a badge for the European Parliament and you would like to join as well, please make sure you sign up too and send an email to aiic.signlanguagenetwork (@) gmail.com

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20 November: ADICA celebrates ‘Conference Interpreters’ Day’

20 November: ADICA celebrates ‘Conference Interpreters’ Day’

Click here for message in international sign

Six years ago, ADICA (the Argentine Association of Conference Interpreters) decided to celebrate the ‘Conference Interpreters’ Day’ on November 20th, a significant date because on that very day, in 1945, the Nuremberg Trials began and simultaneous interpretation appeared center stage before the world.

This year, for the very first time, the celebration will take place in two cities: Buenos Aires and Madrid. Let’s hope that soon other countries join the initiative and maybe, some day, we’ll be able to get November 20th declared as the International Conference Interpreters’ Day!

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Happy #IDSL2018 from sign language interpreters across the globe!

Happy #IDSL2018 from sign language interpreters across the globe!

Sign Language Interpreters from across the globe are sending their congratulations in their national sign language to all #SignLanguage and #Deaf communities: HAPPY #SignLanguagesDay on this first special #IDSL2018 #IWDeaf2018

Watch it here: https://youtu.be/Qw0dSPYhEM4 & https://youtu.be/8rLMzi_6aN8

More info: https://wfdeaf.org/iwdeaf2018/

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AIIC SLN at #efsli2018 conference, Dubrovnik

AIIC SLN at #efsli2018 conference, Dubrovnik

Helsa Borinstein, Chloe Chenetier and Maya de Wit participated on behalf of AIIC SLN in the efsli 2018 conference in Dubrovnik. Would you like to read their experiences? Please read our twitter page.

Eliana Maggio Graw and Nina Okagbue, AIIC members, participated as well on behalf of AIIC CACL. In this short video Eliana shares her experience as a first timer to an efsli conference.

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AIIC recognises that conference interpreters use spoken and/or sign languages

AIIC recognises that conference interpreters use spoken and/or sign languages

Resolution 402 passed at the AIIC Assembly in Valencia is now online. In the resolution AIIC states that conference interpreters use spoken and/or sign languages: "All of AIIC members are conference interpreters, engaged in conference interpreting, irrespective of whether they do so by means of spoken languages only, sign languages only, or a combination of both"

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Sign Language Interpreters at VEGA event in Bogota, Colombia

Sign Language Interpreters at VEGA event in Bogota, Colombia

VEGA is the AIIC worldwide network of professional conference interpreters dedicated to helping budding and junior interpreters. On 10 February 2018 they are hosting an event in Bogota and for the first time in VEGA history are happy to have sign language interpreters attend as well. Sign language interpretation will also be offered during the event for the deaf participants who also attending. 

Watch the invitation and announcement in Columbian Sign Language.

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AIIC Sign Language Network meeting in Valencia: are you coming?!

AIIC Sign Language Network meeting in Valencia: are you coming?!

The AIIC Sign Language Network is meeting in Valencia on 10 January 2018. Are you coming?!

The members of the network meet from 9.00 and 10.30 to discuss the latest developments and preparations for the GA in regard to sign language interpreters and the network. If you are not a member and would like to listen in, you are more than welcome to join as an observer.

At 11.00 we have an open meeting till 12.30 for all to learn more about conference sign language interpreters. The highlight is our panel of four sign language interpreters from France, Netherlands, Italy and Spain: Come and ask them anything you always wanted to know about conference sign language interpreting! 

Here you can find the agenda of the meeting with all the details we will discuss and present.

We are looking forward to seeing many of you!

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