Going Pro – Programme

A special ASLI conference for student and early-career interpreters

Friday 5 October 2018
Chancellor’s Hall, University of Wolverhampton


9.00 – 9.30 Arrival / registration

9.30 Welcome from the Organising Committee: Andy Carmichael and Jenny Koehring

10.00 Keynote 1: Thaïsa Hughes, University of Wolverhampton
“To interpreting and beyond – an interpreting student’s journey”

10.45 Round tables Session 1
– Andy & Gail: Getting involved in ASLI
– Kate Price: NRCPD registration/regulations
– Jules Dickinson: Supervision
– Mark Schofield: Effective career management for SLI’s
– Noel Guilford: Tax and the freelance interpreter
– Samantha Riddle: NUBSLI

11.30 Coffee break

12.00 Round tables Session 2

13.00 Networking lunch

14.00 Keynote 2: Stacey Webb, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
“How to future-proof your career as a sign language interpreter”

14.45 Coffee break

15.30 Interpreters’ Question Time: Mark Schofield, Emma Price, Ben Gorman, Jill Henshaw, Thaisa Hughes and Stacey Webb

16.30 Close of conference/Raffle Prize Draw

17.00 Drinks @ Royal London