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2014 IMIA Conference - January 16-19, 2014

2014 IMIA Conference, Houston, Texas
Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
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2014 International Medical Interpreters Conference

January 16 - 19, 2014

2014 THEME

Medical Interpreter Education: The Gateway to the Future!

Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Houston, Texas


Register Now!


Here's a Taste of the IMIA Annual Conference!
2013 IMIA Conference, Miami Beach, FL video recordings:
http://vimeopro.com/vcubeinc/2013-international-medical-interpreters-conference

Mylene Queiroz, IMIA Brazil Representative

Visit the IMIA Conference Facebook Page!

https://www.facebook.com/events/217536855091531/?context=create


Conference Program:

http://www.imiaweb.org/uploads/docs/2014ConferenceBooklet011314a.pdf
 

ATTENTION INTERPRETERS AND ALL INTERESTED:
Hospital
 tour information for both Texas Children’s and MD Anderson 
http://www.imiaweb.org/uploads/docs/hosptours.pdf

 

Sponsors

Major Sponsor


 

Cyracom 

Language Solutions


GOLD SPONSORS
Memorial Hermann Hospital 

SILVER SPONSORS
Language Access Network
             lan.us

Texas Children’s Hospital
             texaschildrens.org 

BRONZE SPONSORS
Language Services Associates
              lsaweb.com

Sign Shares
               www.signshares.com

BLUE SPONSORS
Capiche
              www.capiche.pro

Cross Cultural Health Care Program
              www.xculture.org

Interpreter Education Online
              www.interpretereducationonline.com

Language Testing International, Inc. 
               www.languagetesting.com
 
MasterWord Services Inc.
               www.masterword.com
 
National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters
               www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org
 
Stratus Video
               www.stratusvideo.com
 
Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf
                tsid.org

Voices For Health
                www.voicesforhealth.com
 
LOGO SPONSOR

International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters
                www.iapti.org

 



GET A FEEL FOR THE BREADTH OF IMIA'S PROGRAM

Get a taste of what's to come in the 2014 Conference by looking over the program for the 2013 Conference at:
http://www.imiaweb.org/uploads/pages/682_2..pdf



ESSAY CONTEST:

Winning Essays Have Been Selected! 10 Entries Have Won A Free Registration To The 2014 IMIA Conference! 

http://www.imiaweb.org/conferences/essaycontest.asp



SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION & REGISTRATION:

Ihttp://www.imiaweb.org/conferences/sponsors.asp



FULL DAY WORKSHOPS:

These are workshops available for an extra fee that offer additional CEUs:

Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Simultaneous Interpreting - Presented by Andrew Clifford

Friday, January 17th, 2014
Cultural Influences in Organ Donation - Presented by Jean Reyes de González 

Friday, January 17th, 2014
Effective Communication and Pronunciation Boot Camp - Presented by Lynda Katz Wilner, MS and Marjorie Feinstein-Whittaker, MS

Detailed Information:
http://www.imiaweb.org/conferences/preconference.asp



WORKSHOPS INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE:

Topic List:
http://www.imiaweb.org/uploads/pages/736_3..pdf



IMIA BOOT CAMP SERIES:

8 Hour Medical Terminology Boot Camp
8 Hour Difficult Situations Advanced Boot Camp
8 Hour Exploring Complex Ethical Dilemmas Boot Camp
8 Hour Exploring Mental Health Interpreting Boot Camp

Detailed Information at http://www.imiaweb.org/conferences/bootcamp2014conf.asp


EARN CEUs:

IMIA CEUs
2.9 IMIA CEU credits will be given to participants.

ATA CEPs (American Translators Association)
10 ATA continuing education points (CEPs) will be given to participants.

RID CEUs (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf)
To request RID CEUs, please send an email to the MassRID Certification Maintenance Program at CMP@MassRID.org, or contact your local CMP Coordinator.

CCHI
To determined

Texas DARS CEUs
To determined


2014 IMIA AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:

Information on Awards and how to submit a nomination:
http://www.imiaweb.org/conferences/nominations_for_awards.asp
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2013



IMIA CONFERENCE CONNECTION BLOG:

Share a ride or a room, and other great information!
http://imiaconnection.blogspot.com/

 

VENUE & HOTEL ROOMS:

Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
2222 West Loop South, Houston, Texas
Tel 713.627.7600 
http://www.sonesta.com/RoyalHouston/

Make your hotel room reservation now!

IMIA 2014 Guest Rooms Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston:
https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=56925&Chain=5157&arrive=1/15/2014&depart=1/20/2014&adult=1&child=0&group=01152014IMI

Traveling to the venue:
http://www.sonesta.com/RoyalHouston/index.cfm?fa=gettinghere.home
http://www.supershuttle.com


REGISTRATION RATES:


Regular Registration (September 16th - December 31st, 2013)

  • $225 for Students (student enrollment proof required)
  • $310 for IMIA Members
  • $380 for Non-members

Late and On Site Registration (January 1st - January 16th, 2014)

  • $325 for Students (student enrollment proof required)
  • $380 for IMIA Members
  • $450 for Non-members




TOP TEN THINGS TO DO IN HOUSTON!

http://houston.about.com/od/landmarksattractions/tp/TouristAttractions.htm


Additional Documents

>2014 IMIA Conference Flyer (PDF)

>2014 IMIA Conference Workshop Schedule (Sunday, Jan. 19th, 2014)

>2014 Conference Schedule At A Glance (preliminary)

>2014 IMIA Conference Sponsorship Flyer (PDF)

>IMIA 2014 Conference Press Release

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