National Symposium on Video Interpreting: The State of the Practice and Implications ~ Video Remote Interpreting

June 4 - 6, 2012         Online!  

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Registration (pdf form):

Early Bird Registration: by 5/16/2012      $120.00

Regular Registration: $150.00

Group Registration: 15% discount
 for groups  of five or more
professional members from the
same institution or company when submitted together in one payment


For additional information:

Contact GURIEC: 

Beverly Hollrah
Mary Lightfoot

202-651-6057 (v)
202-651-2423 (vp) 

GURIEC is a member of :

NCIEC - national Consortium of Interpreter Education Cnter

Funded by RSA #H160A050004

Purpose of the second National Symposium on Video Interpreting: Video Remote Interpreting is to explore current practice in video remote interpreting (VRI). This symposium will address where VRI is being done, and who's doing it. It will explore current practice, research, and implications for the field of interpreting by looking at applications in both signed language interpreting and spoken language interpreting.


    • To inform participants about the current practices within video remote interpreting
    • To inform participants about research being done within remote interpreting
    • To encourage the formation of a community of practice among video interpreters
    • To encourage research about aspects of video remote interpreting

Process: The Symposium will provide stimulating presentations along with interactive discussion between members and presenters. The symposium will bring together consumers, practitioners, educators and researchers of video remote interpreting.

Format: Pre-recorded presentations, delivered via a NING portal, allowing participants to view the training from their individual computers. The presentations will then be opened for interactive discussion among members and presenters. Presenters will further facilitate the learning process through provision of articles or PowerPoint's related to the topic, provide discussion questions, and moderate a discussion board to the topic. Using the strength of a discussion based symposium, the third day will be facilitated participant-driven discussions composed of conference topics and themes.

Audience: Interpreters, Deaf and Hearing consumers, interpreter educators, vocational rehabilitation personnel, providers of video interpreting, interpreting researchers, and other interested persons.

RID CEUs: Up to 2.5 RID CEUs, Professional  Studies 

Please use this downloadable Registration Form (PDF) to register!

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