Thursday 18 July 2019 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
VicDeaf, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne
6:00 pm AUSIT VIC/TAS AGM including Election of Office Bearers
The AGM is a FREE event
- Opening and apologies
- Confirmation of previous minutes
- Branch report
- Election of: Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Branch Delegate to National Council, and Committee members
- Other business
Election of Branch Committee
To nominate for membership of the branch committee or an office (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Branch Delegate to National Council, you’ll need to fill out and submit a nomination form. Click on this link for the [nomination form].
If you can’t attend the AGM and would like to give your vote to another financial full member, you’ll need to fill out and submit the [proxy form].
Please submit nomination and proxy forms to the AUSIT email address [firstname.lastname@example.org] or hand-deliver them to the Vic/Tas Branch Secretary before the meeting.
7:00 pm Refreshments
7:30 pm PD session: Trauma in Interpreting/Translating
Dr. Lai will engage attendees in a discussion on the trauma that interpreters/translators are exposed to vicariously through their work with clients who are suffering trauma She will address issues around the trauma that T/I clients suffer, and T/I practitioners suffer vicariously, including what to do to cope with that trauma.
Dr. Miranda Lai (Senior Lecturer, Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University) teaches and researches interpreting and translation at RMIT (Melbourne). She has published extensively on interpreting and the police, vicarious trauma, domestic violence, interpreter training, etc. Her most recent publication is “Chinese public service interpreting” in The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation (2018, Routledge). Her research interests include police interpreting, cognitive interviewing, investigative interviewing, community interpreting, community translation, public service interpreting, public service translation, ethics, and pedagogy of translating and interpreting.
For catering purposes please register for this event by Monday 15 July 2019.
PD Level - Basic : 10 points : NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue V1.2 Section 1.4