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We are the official chapter of translation and interpretation professionals in Illinois, Indiana, & Wisconsin, as inducted by the American Translators Association (ATA).


 | Announcing the 19th Annual MATI Conference 

Registration is open for the 19th Annual MATI Conference! For the first time since 2019, the Annual MATI Conference will be held in person.

Focus: Advancing your practice in translation and interpreting. 

Speakers (in order of schedule): Daniel Tamayo (Keynote); Robert Sette, CT; Saul Arteaga; Allison Bryant; Daniela Guanipa

Venue: UWM School of Continuing Education,  161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 6000, Milwaukee, WI

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 9:00am - 4:30pm Central Time

See Full Program and Speaker Bios

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We hope to see you in Milwaukee! Please contact the MATI Board with any questions. 

Equal Footing Training offered by SWITS

SWITS, Ltd. is pleased to announce open registration for a course focused on critical concepts for interpreting in medical, legal, and community settings. Equal Footing for Limited English Proficient Persons is a training seminar developed by instructor, Saul Arteaga, and SWITS, Ltd. It provides participants with valuable information regarding the interpreting profession and allows participants to practice interpreting in a learning environment.

Throughout the interactive course, participants will learn about various topics, including:

  • Modes of Interpreting
  • NCIHC Code of Ethics for Interpreters in Health Care
  • Role of the Interpreter
  • Best Practices
  • Interpreting in Different Settings
  • Managing the Interpreting Session
  • On-site, Telephone, and Video Interpreting
  • Interpreter Safety and Protocol

For more information and to register, visit

SWITS EqualFooting 2.25x3.75 4C (2) 1 6th vertical (1).pdf

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