Remote Interpreting Platforms Online Training

18 Apr 20

09:30 — 18:00

Webinar

Training website

Contact(s) – email(s): 

Maha El-Metwally

In this time of disruption to traditional conferences, remote interpreting is coming to the forefront as a viable alternative. In cooperation with the Union of Interpreters and Translators in the Czech Republic (JTP), I am happy to announce this new edition of my Remote Interpreting Platforms Training. It was supposed to take place in Prague but due to the Coronavirus, it will be offered online.  

This practical training is a must for any conference interpreter who is considering offering their service remotely. It aims to:

  • introduce different models of remote interpreting and offer participants the opportunity to test drive them
  • raise awareness of guidelines of professional associations
  • discuss factors to take into consideration before offering this service


Participation Fee: 

JTP Members: 80 EUR or 2000 Kč

Regular Rate: 100 EUR or 2500 Kč


Trainers:

Ms Maha El-Metwally is a conference interpreter for the languages: Arabic (A), English (B), French and Dutch (C). She works for a wide range of international organizations, including the European Institutions and the United Nations. She is a member AIIC, The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL) and the American Translators Association (ATA) where she serves on the Leadership Council of the Interpreting Division. She is also a Board member and member of the Admissions Committee of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI).

Maha has an MA in interpreter training from the University of Geneva. She is associated with a number of universities both in the UK and abroad where she gives professionalization talks. She is passionate about technology in the field of interpreting and offers courses on the subject.


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