Staff Interpreters Committee, annual meeting, Strasbourg, 29-30 September 2012

The Staff Interpreters Committee/Commission des Permanents (CdP) will hold its annual meeting on 29-30 September 2012 at the European Youth Centre of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France.

Venue

Centre Européen de la Jeunesse
30 Rue Pierre de Coubertin  
FR-67000 Strasbourg, France

Day and time

29-30 September 2012
9:30 am to 5:00 pm each day

Observers - staff and freelance, AIIC and non-AIIC - are welcome to attend the meeting on Saturday, September 29. The meeting is open to all staff interpreters on Sunday, September 30.

Anyone wishing to attend should register with Luke Tilden, who is the CdP Secretary and hosting the event, by sending an e-mail with your full name to l.tilden@ddwy3zerwh.aiic.net, so that access to the European Youth Centre can be guaranteed.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, September 26. Please also RVSP to David Sawyer, Chair of the CdP, by sending an e-mail to SawyerDB@apymssfr3dr.state.gov.

Draft Agenda

Saturday, September 29
(open to all interpreters, staff and free-lance, AIIC and non-AIIC)

9:00

Coffee

9:30

1.  Introductions, welcome of new members, and announcements

2.  Adoption of agenda

3.  Approval of minutes of last meeting

4.  Volunteers to draft meeting minutes and website report

10:00

5.  Welcome and presentation by representative(s) of the Council of Europe

11:00

6.  Introduction of member organizations by their representatives, with questions on staff work from the floor

12:00   

Lunch with local colleagues

14:00

7.  Chairman’s report and open discussion of ongoing activities

  • Presentations of organizations employing staff interpreters on AIIC's Facebook page
  • New website: organization profiles and review of staff interpreter content (preparation for Sunday’s work)
  • Workload survey (initiative of Gaston Jordan)
  • Test format survey (initiative of Awa Coulibaly)
  • Update on Rules of Procedure; volunteer to update French version
  • Status of staff interpreters and the CdP within AIIC

15:30   

Break   

16:00

Continuation of chairman’s report and open discussion

17:30

Close

Evening

CdP dinner

Sunday, September 30
(only CdP members, other staff interpreters, and invited guests)

9:30

8.  Review of new AIIC website and content on staff interpreters

  • Website demo
  • Review of texts
  • Feedback for Council

12:00

9.  Questions and comments on organization reports submitted by members

12:30

Lunch

14:30

10. Reports from other groups within AIIC:

  • Council – Sirpa Lehtonen
  • Private Market Sector (PRIMS) – Sergio Alvarez Rubio

15:00

11. Discussion on outreach activities and strategies

  • Coordination with other AIIC groups
  • Status of staff interpreters and the CdP within AIIC, conclusions from yesterday’s discussion

15:30

12. New initiatives and themes for future meetings

13. Date and venue of next meetings

  • 2013 - Nouméa, New Caledonia
  • 2014    
  • 2015

16:30

14. Any other business

17.00

Close


Recommended citation format:
Staff Interpreters. "Staff Interpreters Committee, annual meeting, Strasbourg, 29-30 September 2012". aiic.net September 20, 2012. Accessed September 23, 2019. <http://aiic.net/p/6283>.



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