[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)

[Sessions AM]

Keynote 1 (9:30-10:45)

Kumiko Torikai (Professor Emeritus, Rikkyo University)
The Interpreter’s Role: Perspectives of SI Pioneers in Japan

Keynote 2 (11:00-11:50)

Shugo Hotta (Professor, Meiji University)
Cognitive Impact of Words: A Psychological Approach

[Sessions PM]

Session 1

Wakana Myers (Conference interpreter)
Theatrical Interpreting: A Primer

Session 2

Ippei Maruo (Conference interpreter)
Sales Techniques and the Economics of a Freelance Japanese-English Interpreter in Japan: Winning from Day One

Session 3

Noriko Momohara & Yukimi Koyanagi (M & Partners International)
Management of a Boutique Agency and Our Partnership with Interpreters

Session 4

Sanae Shibahara (Broadcast interpreter)
The Analog Approach in the Digital World: A Broadcast Interpreter’s Perspective

Session 5

Atsuko Hirayama (Conference interpreter)
Yoshito Yoshioka (Special guest)
DIY for Interpreters: Maximizing the Power of Panaguides

Session 6

Nami Hijikata (Translator, nuclear energy interpreter)
Interpreting in the Nuclear Industry 101: Starting from Zero

Session 7

Yasushi Takamaki (Voice teacher)
Your Voice: The Ultimate Differentiation Tool

Session 8

Miki Hirai (Conference interpreter)
Learning from Figure Skating: “Perfect” Interpretation Considered


9:00-9:30 Registration
9:30-10:45 Keynote 1: Kumiko Torikai
11:00-11:50 Keynote 2: Shugo Hotta
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:15 Session 1
14:30-15:45 Session 2
16:00-17:15 Session 3
17:30-18:45 Session 4


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