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The Conference of Interpreter Trainers

2020 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE

Transforming Interpreter Education

August 12-15, 2020 | Minneapolis MN

Graduate Minneapolis | Hotel Reservations

Conference Schedule

The schedule for the conference is subject to change.

Official Conference Language

American Sign Language is the official language of the conference.
All presentations, unless otherwise noted, will be presented in ASL.

CEUs:

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CEUs will be provided.  More information coming.

Tentative Schedule

  • Presentations:  two presentations share a 90 minute session
  • Interactive workshops: 90 minutes
  • Poster Sessions: 90 minutes
  • Roundtable discussion: 90 minutes

Wednesday, August 12

Special Pre-conference Event

(hosted by the CATIE Center at St. Catherine University)

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

More information coming soon with link to separate website.

CIT Conference

1:00 – 7:00 pm

Registration Open

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Welcome and Opening Plenary with Niesha Washington-Shephard & Jeff Lewis

9:00 – 10:30 pm

Opening Reception

Thursday, August 13, 2020

7:00 am

Registration open

8:30 – 10:00 am

Presentations

Interactive Workshops

10:00-10:30

Break with refreshments – visits to our sponsors and vendors

10:30 – Noon

Presentations

Interactive Workshops

Noon – 1:30 pm

Lunch (On your own)

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Interactive Workshops

Poster Sessions

3:00-3:30 pm

Break with refreshments – visits to our sponsors and vendors

3:30 – 4:30 pm

4:30 – 6:30 pm

Dinner (on your own)

6:30 – 8:00 pm

  • Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
  • Caucuses
  • Forums

More info will be provided on these as developed.

Friday, August 14, 2020

7:00 am

Registration Open

8:00 am – Noon

  • CIT Business Meeting
    CIT Board & Membership

Noon – 1:30 pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Interactive Workshops

Poster Sessions

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Break with refreshments – Visits with sponsors and vendors.

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Presentations

Interactive Workshops

5:00 – 5:10 pm

Break

5:10-6:10 pm

6:15-7:30 pm

Dinner (on your own)

7:30-10:00 pm

Bring Back the Deaf Club event
(more information coming)

Saturday, August 15, 2020

8:00-9:30 am

Presentations

Interactive Workshop

Roundtable Discussion

9:30-10:00 am

Break with refreshments – Visits to vendors and sponsors

10:00 am-11:30 am

Presentations

Interactive Workshops

Roundtable Discussion

11:30 am-1:00 pm

Lunch (On your own)

1:00-2:30 pm

  • SIGs
  • Caucuses
  • Forums

More information will be developed.

2:30-3:00 pm

Break with refreshments

3:00 – 5:30 pm

7:00-10:00 pm

Banquet and Awards

Confirmed Sessions

The information below is the list of confirmed sessions for the conference.  It is subject to change.

Interactive Workshops

Poster Sessions

Presentations

Roundtable Discussions