The use of remote Interpreting is growing in many markets and either interpreters are technophobes or technophiles the subject remains an enigma for many. Therefore, this course is aimed to make a general review of the status of remote interpreting and give participants the chance to explore the mode with a hands-on demo.
Introduction to Remote Interpreting
The hub vs. personal studio models
Guidelines & Standards
Pros & cons of Remote Interpreting
Technostress & VRI-related stress
Demo of VRI platform*
*The number of demos will depend on the number of sponsors
Ms Maha El-Metwally is a conference interpreter who works for a wide range of international organizations, including the European Institutions and the United Nations. She is a member of AIIC, The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL) and the American Translators Association (ATA). She is also a Board member and member of the Admissions Committee of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI). Maha’s most recent degree is an MA in interpreter training from the University of Geneva. She is associated with a number of universities both in the UK and abroad where she offers training and professionalization talks. She also teaches conference interpreting at the University of Surrey.
Early bird fee for AIIC members – 160 euros (August 31st to September 20th) Early bird fee for non-members – 200 euros (August 31st to September 20th)
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