Schedule for the 2015 RID National Conference

*Schedule is subject to change. Last updated 7/20/15.

You can see the list of presenters here.

Friday August 7, 2015

1:00 – 5:00 p.m. RID Conference Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m PreCon – Mano a Mano
PreCon – LIMS
12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m. PreCon – IDP

Saturday August 8, 2015

Educational Interpreting

(Saturday’s Workshop Descriptions here.)

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. RID Orientation for First Timers/Students: An Introduction to a Productive Conference Experience [0.1 CEUs]  Presented in ASL
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Plenary Session: Educational Interpreting: Current Practices [0.125 CEUs] Educational Interpreting Presented in ASL & Spoken English
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Plenary Session:Emerging Trends in Interpreting
and Implications for Interpreter Education
[0.125 CEUs]
 Presented in ASL
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Member Section Lunch

  • ITOC Member Section
  • ISM Member Section
  • IEIS Member Section Professional Discussion [0.15 CEUs] (Presented in Spoken English)
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Board Forum: Executive Director Search and Transition Process [0.1 CEUs]  Presented in ASL
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Interpreting in Education: Your Role in Transforming Practice [0.3 CEUs] Educational Interpreting Presented in Spoken English
The Highs of High-Visual Interpreting in Educational Settings [0.3 CEUs] Educational Interpreting Presented in ASL & Spoken English
Leading Interpreters- A Fresh Look at Research and Practice [0.3 CEUs] Leadership  Presented in ASL
Are You Competent to Interpret Legal Competency Hearings and Evaluations? [0.3 CEUs] Mental Health/Legal Presented in ASL & Spoken English
The More We Change, the More We Stay the Same: Examining Conflict in Interpreting [0.3 CEUs] Ethical Business Practices  Presented in ASL
Making the Case of Deaf-Deaf Interpreting Teams [0.3 CEUs] Deaf Interpreting Team  Presented in ASL
The Business of Providing Interpreting Services Today – A Stakeholder Forum [0.3 CEUs] Ethics/Ethical Business Practices  Presented in ASL
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Board Forum: Town Hall with RID & NAD  Presented in ASL
5:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Opening Ceremony
6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Keynote Presentation by Brandi Rarus  Presented in ASL
7:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Second Line / Welcome Reception
7:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Exhibits Open after Opening Keynote

Sunday August 9, 2015

(Sunday’s Workshop Descriptions here.)

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  Board Forum: Motions Review  Presented in ASL
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Plenary Session: Invest in your future by incorporating another world language into your work! [0.125 CEUs] Presented in ASL & Spoken Spanish
10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Leadership Panel [0.15 CEUs] Leadership  Presented in ASL
Condemned to repetition? An Analysis of Problem-setting and Problem-solving in EthicsSign Language Interpreting [0.15 CEUs] Ethics Presented in Spoken English
Interpreting as an Intersubjective Discourse Activity  [0.15 CEUs] Discourse Presented in ASL
It’s Time to Raise Interpreter Standards in Your State  [0.15 CEUs] Advocacy Presented in ASL
The Contribution of Deaf Interpreters to Gate keeping within the Interpreting Profession  [0.15 CEUs] Legal Presented in ASL
Word and World Knowledge Among Deaf students with and without Cochlear Implants  [0.15 CEUs] Educational Interpreting Presented in Spoken English
Educational Interpreters and Transition for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing  [0.15 CEUs] Educational Interpreting Presented in ASL
Deaf-Hearing Interpreter Teams: Navigating Trust in Shared Space [0.15 CEUs] Deaf-Hearing Interpreter Team Presented in ASL
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Member Section Lunch

  • Student Member Section
  • Deaf Caucus Member Section
 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Certification Committee: Status Up-Date on Certification [0.15] Presented in ASL
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. VRS Interpreting: An Ethical Discussion [0.3 CEUs] VRS Interpreting Presented in ASL
Field Induction: Creating the Essential Elements for Competence in Specialized Settings [0.3 CEUs] Legal/ Medical Presented in ASL
You drink too much: Understanding Alcoholism [0.3 CEUs] Mental Health Presented in ASL
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Pragmatically Speaking: WHY Are We Doing This? [0.5 CEUs] Educational Interpreting Presented in Spoken English
ASL Conceptual Blending in Academics [0.5 CEUs] Educational Interpreting Presented in ASL
Utilizing Space in our ASL interpretations in Educational Settings [0.5 CEUs] Educational Interpreting Presented in Spoken English
Emergency Management Tool Kit for Interpreters and Affiliate Chapters  [0.5 CEUs]  Emergency Management Presented in Spoken English
 Strategies for Interpreting Adolescent and Adult Psychological Assessments and Standardized Tests  [0.5 CEUs]  Mental Health Interpreting Presented in Spoken English
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Let the Good Times Roll–The Affiliate Chapter’s Guide to the Smooth Operation of a Fine-Tuned Machine [0.3 CEUs] Presented in ASL
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Community Forum [0.3 CEUs] Presented in ASL

Monday August 10, 2015

(Monday’s Workshop Descriptions here.)

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Member Section Breakfast:

  • Interpreters with Deaf Parents [0.15 CEUs]
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Plenary Session: Social Justice [0.125 CEUs] Presented in ASL
10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Native-like ASL interactional cues: Can they be taught?  [0.15 CEUs] Deaf-Hearing Interpreter Team Presented in ASL
From “Do nothing” to “Do no harm”: Collaborative values in medical interpreting  [0.15 CEUs] Medical Interpreting Presented in Spoken English
Asynchronous Video Translation and Production Techniques for CDIs [0.15 CEUs] CDI Presented in ASL
NAD/RID Reputable Agency Task Force – Report on 2013-2015 Committee Work  [0.15 CEUs] Ethical Business Practice Presented in ASL
Healthcare Interpreting Career Lattice  [0.15 CEUs] Healthcare Interpreting Presented in ASL
Interpreting in International, Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts  [0.15 CEUs] Diversity/Trilingual Interpreting Presented in Spoken English
Educational Interpreter Boot Camp: Bridging the Gap from ITP to Working in Schools  [0.15 CEUs] Educational Interpreting Presented in ASL
VIs and Burnout  [0.15 CEUs] VI Interpreting Presented in ASL
Survey Results and Recommendation to Revise the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct [0.15 CEUs] Presented  in ASL
12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Member Section Meeting

  • Video Interpreting Member Section Professional Discussion  [0.15 CEUs]
 VI Interpreting Presented in ASL
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Business Meeting (Part One)
4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Region Caucuses
8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. BLeGIT Drag Bingo

Tuesday August 11, 2015

(Tuesday’s Workshop Descriptions here.)

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Business Meeting Credential Desk Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Business Meeting (Part Two)
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Member Section Lunch:

  • Healthcare Member Section [0.025 CEUs]
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Member Section Lunch

  • Deaf-Blind Member Section
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Social Justice Forum [0.4 CEUs] Presented in ASL
2:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. Trauma-Informed Interpreting: Domestic and Sexual Violence Part 1 [0.3 CEUs] Trauma Informed Interpreting Presented in ASL
Interpreter Accountability: How do Interpreters’ Choices Impact Consumers?  [0.3 CEUs] Diversity/Ethics Presented in ASL
Don’t Be Mad if I Don’t Look: Accommodating HoH Consumers  [0.3 CEUs] Diversity Presented in ASL
Case Conferencing and the CDI – Part 1  [0.3 CEUs] Deaf Interpreting/Mentoring Presented in ASL
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Mentoring and ITP students, current trends [0.15 CEUs] Mentoring Presented in ASL
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. NIGHT OF THE STARS – a Star-Studded Mardi Gras Red Carpet Gala

Wednesday August 12, 2015

(Wednesday’s Workshop Descriptions here.)

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Member Section Breakfast:

  • BLeGIT Member Section
  • Legal Interpreters Member Section
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Plenary Session: Street Leverage [0.125 CEUs]
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Street Leverage Professional Discussion [0.15 CEUs]  Presented in ASL
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Trauma-Informed Interpreting: Domestic and Sexual Violence Part 2 [0.3 CEUs] Trauma Informed Interpreting Presented in ASL
Case Conferencing and the CDI – Part 2  [0.3 CEUs] Deaf Interpreting/Mentoring Presented in ASL
Thawing Out the Guilty Plea: Frozen Legal Text in Translation, a Teaming Workshop  [0.3 CEUs] Legal Presented in ASL
The Voices Behind THE HIDDEN TREASURE OF BLACK ASL: Its History and Structure  [0.3 CEUs] Diversity Presented in ASL & Spoken English
Understanding Trans* Identities and Terminology: ASL and English  [0.3 CEUs] Diversity Presented in ASL