Washington State Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Conference Schedule

More workshops will be added as we go along — Check back often!
CEUs are pending for all workshops and will be processed through ASL Communications.

THURSDAY
1:00—5:00 Check-in & Registration
5:00—7:00 Dinner on Your Own
7:00—9:00 Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Webb
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FRIDAY
9:00—Noon

Jonathan Webb:
Moving with Curiosity: Exploring Identity Within Systems of Power & Oppression (Part 1)
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Eileen Forestal:
Translation and Inclusion of Socio-cultural Perspective
(Part 1)
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Berle Ross &
Deborah O'Willow:

Navigating State Systems for Work and ACCESS Access
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Noon—1:00 Lunch on Your Own
1:00—2:30 MITF Report    Details
2:30—3:00 Break
3:00—6:00

Jonathan Webb:
Moving with Curiosity: Exploring Identity Within Systems of Power & Oppression (Part 2)
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Eileen Forestal:
Translation and Inclusion of Socio-Cultural Perspective (Part 2)
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"Dino" Christianson:
The Legislative Process and How it Benefits Our Community
*Deaf Community Emphasis
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6:00—8:00 Dinner on Your Own
8:00—10:00 Entertainment: Deafies in Drag  *For Adults only!
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SATURDAY
9:00—Noon

Ellie Savidge: 
Community Accountability
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Noon—2:00 WSRID & WSAD Business Meetings [Lunch Provided]
2:00—2:30 Break
2:30—6:00

Shawn Broderick &
Paul Bert:

Sign Less, Mean More
[2:30—4:00]
*Educational Interpreter Emphasis
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Break
[4:00—4:30]

Angie O’Bleness
Common Core: Resources to Support Classroom Content and Goals of the Educational Interpreter
[4:30—6:00]
*Educational Interpreter Emphasis
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Naomi Sheneman &
Octavian Robinson:

Making Words and Actions Matter: Epistemic Justice and Interpreting
[3:00—6:00]
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aj granda:
The Law of Reciprocity
[3:00—6:00]
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6:00—8:00 Dinner on Your Own
8:00—10:00 DEAF NIGHT OUT!!!

SUNDAY
9:00—Noon

Naomi Sheneman:
Making Ethical Discussions Matter:
Promoting an Open and Honest Dialogue About Ethical Decisions
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