Interpreting sessions We have a great lineup of interpreting sessions at this year’s Annual Conference. In order to help you plan your schedule carefully, here’s an easy to read, two-page list of all the interpreting sessions, including times and locations put together by our very own Christina Green: Interpreting sessions at ATA60 Be sure to stop by the Interpreters … [Read more...]
Odilia Romero: Indigenous interpreter, trainer and advocate
By Helen Eby On September 29 and 30, 2019, I had the opportunity to lunch with Odilia Romero. We spent the afternoon together; I met her family and her team at her home, and had lunch with her the next day. We talked about life, discussed languages and interpreting, relaxed, and dreamed. What did I see in Odilia over that period of time? She is WYSIWYG. What you see … [Read more...]
Interpreters Division Annual Dinner
Attend the Annual Dinner hosted by the Interpreters and Medical Divisions during ATA's 60th Annual Conference You are cordially invited to the Interpreters and Medical Divisions Annual Dinner on Thursday October 24th, 2019 at 7 pm at the famous Le Vallauris. Last year we had a full house! We recommend early registration this year using this … [Read more...]
ATA60: Distinguished Speaker – Don’t Miss It!
By Lorena Ortiz Schneider The Interpreters Division Distinguished Speaker for ATA60 is Odilia Romero, a court and medical interpreter, and native speaker of Zapotec. She came to California in 1981, at age 11, from Zoogocho, an indigenous community in Oaxaca, Mexico. Ms. Romero has developed innovative programs to meet the challenging needs that Indigenous Latin … [Read more...]