WASLI Paris 2019 Program Released

December 14, 2018

The WASLI Paris 2019 conference program has been announced with Keynote presenters Liisa Kauppinen (Finland) and Bill Moody (USA); Selman Hoti and Enver Kurtalani (Kosovo); and Ronice Muller de Quadros and Marianne Rossi Stumpf (Brazil). Presenters at the 15 – 19 July event hail from Uganda, Philippines, New Zealand, UK, USA, The Netherlands, Colombia, Sweden, Malawai, India and more.

Two days of conference will explore topics and settings as diverse as employment, healthcare, legal, Deaf Interpreting, training and certification, ableism, academia, Coda interpreters and International Sign.

The WASLI Board wish to thank the volunteer Organising Committee for the work that has gone in behind the scenes to bring this event to life. The makeup of the committee truly reflects the global community that WASLI serves to work with and for. It is formed as follows: Tracy Norris, Suzanne Ehrlich, Shauna Jehle, Susan Emerson, Debra Russell, Campbell McDermid, Stephan Barrere, Ben Matthews, Danielle Ferndale, Erin Trine, John Bamidele, Elisa Maroney, Christopher Grooms, Alan Wendt, Laura Maddux, Christian Rathmann, Christopher Peters, Nigel Howard, Christa Jonothan, Patrick Galasso, Hend AlShowaier, Samuel Chew, Santiago Parra Gil, Ayesha Ramjugernath, Atiyah Asmal and Michelle Ashley.

The WASLI Paris 2019 Conference will be held at the University of Paris-Descartes in the heart of the Latin Quarter, from 15-19 July. The full program can be viewed here. Earlybird registrations are open until 21 January 2019.

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