Japan Interpreting Forum 2015

Japan Interpreting Forum 2015

Time/Date: 9:00-16:30 on August 29, 2015

Venue: Alcadia Ichigaya

Admission: JACI member: 3,500 yen / Non-Member: 7,000 yen

Register from here (Japanese only)


Session 1A (9:30-11:00)

Derek Wessman
Only a Start: Add Value to Interpreting

Session 1B (9:30-11:00)

Dan Tanno
IPO’s and PO’s – How they work, and how interpreters can join in the fun (and contribute)

Session 2A (12:10-13:25)

Sachiko Ichinose, Makiko Yamamoto
Agency AMA: What They Really Think

Session 2B (12:10-13:25)

Hiroko Ishii
Medical English: Shadowing-based Learning

Session 3A (13:35-14:50)

Atsuko Hirayama, Kazumi Iwase
Simultaneous Interpreter AMA: Welcome to the Trenches

Session 3B (13:35-14:50)

Junko Otake
Finding Work: Nuts and Bolts

Session 4A (15:00-16:15)

Mike Sekine
(Hopefully) Getting to Yes: Negotiating Your Way Up

Session 4B (15:00-16:15)

Yuka Hiraoka
Because Your Voice Matters: Introduction to Voice Training


9:00-9:30 Registration
09:30-11:00 Session 1
12:10-13:25 Session 2
13:35-14:50 Session 3
15:00-16:15 Session 4


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