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ACT191116: Legal Interpreting - different modes & scenarios

Saturday 16 November 2019    1:30 pm - 4:00 pm (AEDT)

This PD event will provide an overview of legal interpreting as well as the federal and state court systems in ACT and NSW. We will also discuss case studies in different scenarios, including interpreting in courts and tribunals, jails and detention centres, mediations, lawyer-client consultations and medico-legal assessments. Participants will be invited to take part in interpreting practice activities and a Q&A session. At the end of this PD event, we hope you will gain some practical skills and knowledge that equip you for legal interpreting assignments.

Presenters

Issa He is the principal interpreter and translator at Paragon Language services, a company that serves law firms in Sydney and Canberra. With a Master Diploma in Translation and interpreting and a Master Degree in Conference Interpreting, she has been working in various legal settings since 2012. Issa will share with you her experience working in courts, law firms, detention centres and other interesting legal-medical scenarios, and practical tips in working with legal professionals and clients

Vicky Wong is completing her PhD in court interpreting research at the University of New South Wales. Her academic credentials include Bachelor of Laws (HKU), Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (HKU), Master of Translation Studies (ANU), Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (ANU) and Master of Social Research (ANU). She has worked in different professional areas including digital learning, legal practice, translation, research and teaching.


Registration Fees: AUSIT Members $30 : AUSIT Student Members $15 : NZSTI & ASLIA Members $30 : Non-members $80

NB: Late fee will be applied for all registrations after 5:00 pm on 9 November - additional $10 on each category 



PD Level - Basic  :  10 points  :  Logbook Section 1.4


Public transport & parking information
For bus information and journey planner, go to https://www.transport.act.gov.au/ - Parking is available on the street or at Woden Westfield. 
When
16/11/2019 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where
Woden Library Conference Room Corinna Street & Furzer Street PHILLIP, ACT
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2019-11-16 13:30:00 2019-11-16 16:00:00 Australia/Sydney ACT191116: Legal Interpreting - different modes & scenarios Woden Library, Conference Room, Corinna Street & Furzer Street, PHILLIP, , ACT, Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators admin@ausit.org AUSIT_Event