2015 WSRID Annual Conference

  • 08 Oct 2015
  • 1:00 PM
  • 11 Oct 2015
  • 3:30 PM
  • Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Registration


Registration is closed


Full conference flier is now available!

Workshop Topics:
  • Legal
  • Lingusitics
  • Deafhood & Deaf/Hearing Teams
  • K-12/EIPA
  • Licensure


Schedule at a Glance:

  • Registration opens Thursday at 1pm, with workshops starting at 3:30pm
  • Keynote Thursday night
  • Workshops all day Friday
  • Peter Cook Entertainment Friday evening *Important* Registration for the evening entertainment is separate from conference registration!
  • Workshops all day Saturday & WSRID Business Meeting part 1
  • Business Meeting part 2 & workshops on Sunday ending at 3:30pm
  • 2.2 CEUs will be available for attending all workshops and Keynote
Full schedule:
  • Thursday 3:30pm - 6:30pm
    • Carla Mathers: "Legal Interpreting Lite – An Introduction"
    • Jan Humphrey: “Interpreting for Deaf Witnesses”
    • Katie Roberts: "Verbing ASL"
  • Thursday 8:00pm - 10:00pm
    • Trudy Suggs Keynote: “From Deaf Disempowerment to True Allies”
  • Friday 9:00am - 11:00am
    • Carla Mathers: "The Path to Specialization: The SC: L -- Day 1 part 1"
    • Laurie Reinhardt: “Deaf – Hearing Teams: Navigating Trust in Shared Space”
    • Crom Saunders: “Bill Nye Who?”
  • Friday 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Carla Mathers: "The Path to Specialization: The SC: L -- Day 1 part 2"
    • Peter Cook: "Narrator & Character in Storytelling"
    • Trudy Suggs: "Think of a Word Quick!"
  • Friday 4:15pm - 6:15pm
    • April McArthur: "Educational Interpreters: How to be an Ally"
    • Trudy Suggs: "Deaf Disempowerment to True Allies"
    • Jan Humphrey: "Mediation & Arbitration"
  • Saturday 9:00am - 11:00am
    • Carla Mathers: "The Path to Specialization: The SC: L -- Day 2 part 1"
    • Mr. Shineyhead: "ASL Expansion"
    • Butch Zein: "Deafhood & Allies part 1"
    • WSDS/CDHL: "EIPA -- WA State Standards"
  • Saturday 1:30pm - 4:30pm
    • Carla Mathers: "The Path to Specialization: The SC: L -- Day 2 part 2"
    • Crom Saunders: "Can You See What I Saw?"
    • Butch Zein: "Deafhood & Allies part 2"
    • Paul Bert: "Science"
  • Saturday 4:45pm - 6:45pm
    • Allie Joiner/ODHH/AOC: "WA State Legislative History"
    • Mr. Shineyhead: "ASL Colloquialisms"
    • Butch Zein: "Deafhood & Allies part 3"
  • Sunday 12:30pm - 3:30pm
    • Rick Minnich: "Polygraphing"
    • Mr. Shineyhead: "Communication in the Technical World"
    • Alonna Watson: "Message Equivalency"

Registration Fees:
There is a full conference rate, as well as single day rates!
Registration dates:
Early:  Before September 1st
Regular: September 1st - September 27th
Onsite: October 4th - October 11th

Members: Certified, Associate, Other Affiliate Chapter, WSAD members (membership will be verified for OAC and WSAD members prior to registration)
Student: Student members
Nonmember: Supporting, Organizational, Newsletter Only, anyone else

                                    (Member / Student / Nonmember):
Early Full Conference:             $250   /  $165    /  $335
Regular Full Conference:         $300   /  $200   /   $400
Onsite Full Conference:           $350  /   $235   /   $465
Regular Thursday or Sunday:  $55    /   $35     /   $65 
Regular Friday or Saturday:    $125  /   $85      /   $170 
Onsite Thursday or Sunday:    $70    /   $50     /   $80 
Onsite Friday or Saturday:      $150  /   $100   /   $200


Language Policy:
The 2015 WSRID Conference is an "all-signing, all the time" environment, to create a Deaf-friendly environment. Please respect this policy while you are attending all conference events, including workshops, entertainment events, and in the concourse of the Lynnwood Convention Center.


CEU Policy:
CEUs are pending approval by the Western Region Interpreter Education Center at Western Oregon University,
an approved RID CMP and ACET sponsor.  In order to receive CEUs for a workshop, you must attend the entirety of the workshop.


Keynote:
The Keynote presentation on Thursday evening is available to any registered Conference attendee, regardless of which day(s) you have paid for.


Sponsors:

Thank you so much to our generous sponsors!  This conference would not have been possible without their donations!



Dynamic Language Center http://www.dynamiclanguage.com/


 



HSDC http://www.hsdc.org/

H&H http://www.handhpublishingonline.com/

ODHH https://www.dshs.wa.gov/altsa/office-deaf-and-hard-hearing




Purple Communications http://www.purple.us/

Sorenson http://www.sorenson.com/




Refund Policy:

  • All refund requests must be emailed to 2015wsridconference@gmail.com.
  • Refund requests prior to September 8th will receive a 100% refund.
  • Refund requests prior to October 1st will receive a 50% refund.
  • No refund requests will be available October 1st or later.


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