Washington State Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Conference Schedule

More workshops will be added as we go along — Check back often!

THURSDAY
1:00 — 5:00 Check-in & Registration
5:00 — 7:00 Dinner on Your Own
7:00 — 9:00 TBA: Keynote Speaker

FRIDAY
9:00 — Noon

Jonathan Webb:
Moving with Curiosity: Exploring Identity Within Systems of Power & Oppression
(Part 1)

Eileen Forestal:
Translation and Inclusion of Socio-cultural Perspective
(Part 1)

Berle Ross &
Deborah O'Willow:

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

Jonathan Webb:
Moving with Curiosity: Exploring Identity Within Systems of Power & Oppression
(Part 2)

Eileen Forestal:
Translation and Inclusion of Socio-Cultural Perspective
(Part 2)

"Dino" Christianson:
The Legislative Process and How it Benefits Our Community
*Deaf Community Emphasis

6:00 — 8:00 Dinner on Your Own
8:00 — 10:00 TBA Entertainment

SATURDAY
9:00 — Noon Ellie Savidge: 
Community Accountability
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

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

Naomi Sheneman &
Octavian Robinson:

Making Words and Actions Matter: Epistemic Justice and Interpreting
[2:30 — 5:30]


aj granda:
The Law of Reciprocity
[2:30 — 5:30]
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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