11th Annual International Medical Interpreters Association Conference Early Registration is OPEN!
October 5-7pm (October 5 registration starts at 1pm, program starts at 4pm)
Early registration ends on July 31, so register today at http://www.mmia.org/conferences/confreg2007.asp for the early
registration rate of $120 for IMIA members! This is a small investment in your career. The rewards are endless opportunities, advance your career today... Discounted Hotel rates are $239/night and fill up quickly.
(Note, you will not have to pick your workshops to register, our simplified process will take just a few minutes. Pay online or by check - the finalized schedule and a list of workshop abstracts will be posted very soon on website)
2007 THEME: PIONEERING HEALTHY ALLIANCES - How can we promote healthy relationships, partnerships and collaborations to advance our profession and language access? In each presentation, plenary session, workshops
and working group sessions, we are hoping that this theme shines through as this is the time for attaining strength in the industry through unity.
Join us in Boston, Massachusetts on October 5-7 as we convene for the 11th Annual International Medical Interpreters Association Conference at the Sheraton Boston, located in the heart of Boston's historic Back Bay. What a perfect weekend to come together during New England's peak foliage season!
What can you expect from the IMIA Annual Conference?
-48 Educational Workshops
-Keynote speaker: Dr. Koh
-Medical Interpreter Certification Forum
-Expert Panel on Remote Interpreter Education
-Medical Interpreter Job Fair NEW!
-Interpreter Department Tours on Oct. 5th
-Interpreter of the Year Award
-Trainers Circle Activity NEW!
- Exciting new exhibits
-Meeting of Interpreter Association Leaders
-Film Screenings NEW!
-Corporate Member Meeting NEW!
- Friday Reception with Live Entertainment Included NEW!
- Medical Interpreter IMIA CEUs NEW!!!
Boston is a vibrant city with something for everyone. Here are some events you can check out while you're in town:
-28th Oktoberfest, Harvard Square http://www.harvardsquare.com/oktoberfest/index.htm
-Sensational! Mexican Street Graphics, Massachusetts College of Art, Stephen D. Paine Gallery http://www.massart.edu
-Beacon Hill Walking Tour, Otis House Museum http://www.historicnewengland.org/
-'Wicked' at Boston Opera House http://www.wickedthemusicaltour.com/cities/boston.htm
-New England Fine Arts & Antiques Fair, Bunker Hill Community College http://www.nefaaaf.com/
Come experience Boston in the Fall. Medical interpreting is a fast
changing field and this conference is a must if you want to be abreast
of the latest changes in policies, practices and developments in the
field. For more information, or if you have questions, please contact
the 2007 Conference Committee at IMIAconferencecommittee@gmail.com
(early registration ends July 30, regular registration ends August 1)
Members: Early registration $120, Regular registration $190, Onsite
Non-Members: Early registration $190, Regular registration $260, Onsite