Click for information on 34th World's Largest Silent Weekend / Interpreter Conference
(June 27-30, 2013)
Late registration closes May 31
Schedule as of May 7 -- new class added Thursday!
Presenter Information and Workshop Descrtptions (Antonio Goodwin and others updated May 7)
The Fledgling level is SOLD OUT!
All other levels, just 34 spaces left for online registration
Daniel Burch (former RID President) and Antonio Goodwin (President of National Alliance of Black Interpreters) are joining our team this year! Come experience a stellar group of presenters including Peter Cook, Trix Bruce, Crom Saunders, Paula Browning, Jose Granda, Faith Powell, Shannon Simon, Karin Lewis, Wink Smith, Bill Ross, Jon Barr, Donna Drake, Francisco Olivera, Donna Flanders and more… News flash! A 2nd workshop is added to the Thursday preconference ... Expansion and Compression by Shannon Simon.
Earn up to 2.8 CEUs with up to 6 choices during most time slots. Classes for fledglings, beginners, and intermediates signers, as well …. Bring the family and make it a vacation! The 2012 venue had 34 states represented and 550 registered. "I've bragged to all my interpreter friends that your retreat is by far the best organized and quality content I'd been to ... Including RID and NAD" -- B.D from Maryland
Many and varied topics include: Interpreting in the American Judicial System, Educational Interpreters: A National Treasure, De-stress with Yoga, Speed Networking, Interpreting ASL to Spoken English, Crafting Our Best Work, A Humanistic Approach to Our Profession, Parsing, Two Heads Are Better Than One: Effective Teaming, Deliberate Practice, Bell vs. Gallaudet Rivalry, Preach, Preacher! Signing It as the Top African American Preachers Preach It, VRS, Interpreting A Cruise, The Extraordinary Interpreter: How to Move from Competent to Stellar, Don’t Be So Passive (passive voice),Signs for Sexual Behavior, Sound Effect: Visualize an ASL Roar! ASL Comedy Interpreting, and so much more. Here are the workshops and their descriptions Here's the schedule