[2/27] JACI Hong Kong Meetup

The Japan Association of Conference Interpreters will land in Hong Kong for the first time ever! Meet local interpreters, agency owners, and find out our plans to grow our presence in Asia and how you...

[2/21] JACI Singapore Meetup #2

The Japan Association of Conference Interpreters will be back in Singapore for another evening of fun and industry talk. Meet local interpreters, agency owners, and find out our plans to grow our pres...

[2/18] JACI Thailand Meetup

For the first time, the Japan Association of Conference Interpreters will be organizing an event in Thailand. Join us for an evening of fun and industry talk, and find out our plans to grow our presen...

[10/18] JACI London Meetup

Less than a week from our first-ever overseas event in Singapore, we will be taking our band all the way to the United Kingdom. Join us for an evening of fun and industry talk, and find out our plans ...

[10/13] JACI Singapore Meetup

For the first time, the Japan Association of Conference Interpreters will be organizing an event outside of Japan. Join us for an evening of fun and industry talk, and find out our plans to grow our p...

JACI Interpreter Interview #3: Fri McWilliams

This interview of JACI-certified member Fri McWilliams took place in June 2017. - Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in Yamaguchi, but soon moved to Hiroshima where my parents still...

Special Interview: Mary Allred and Trevor Price

Depositions cannot take place without experts like Mary Allred (stenographer) and Trevor Price (videographer). Interpreters may be the ones bridging communication, but what happens in the room and wha...

[JIF2017] Theatrical Interpreting: A Primer

Wakana Myers Wakana is a fully bilingual conference interpreter who spent time growing up in Canada, Switzerland, Hungary, and the U.S. After graduating from Sophia University she worked as an in-hou...

[JIF2017] Japan Interpreting Forum 2017

Japan Interpreting Forum 2017 Time/Date: 9:30-18:45 on August 26, 2017 Venue: Forum 8 (Shibuya) Admission: JACI member: 3,500 yen / Non-Member: 8,000 yen Register from here (Japanese only) ...

JACI Interpreter Interview #2: Derek Wessman

This interview of JACI-certified member Derek Wessman took place in February 2017. - Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in San Diego, California, and grew up in Utah and Washingto...

JACI Interpreter Interview #1: Tom Eskildsen

This interview of JACI-certified member Tom Eskildsen took place in February 2017. - Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in Tokyo to Lutheran missionaries from the US. I grew up in...

[JIF2016] Simultaneous Interpreting for Beginners

Simultaneous Interpreting for Beginners Generally, students at a regular interpreting school in Japan would learn consecutive first and work their way up to simultaneous over time. However, ever si...

[JIF2016] Diplomatt School: The Way We Teach

Diplomatt School: The Way We Teach Diplomatt School Principal Fujiko Hara believes that “interpreters need to have the ability to communicate,” because interpreting is more than a simple act of wor...