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Webinar Series 2020

MATI Webinar Series 2020

Research & Practice in Translation and Interpreting

All of the below webinars have been approved for 1 CEU toward maintaining your

ATA and WI Court Interpreter certification. CEUs from CCHI and RID are pending approval.

JANUARY -  Technology Basics for Those Who Have Always Been Curious by Joseph Wojowski

Thursday, January 23, 7:30pm-8:30pm, U.S. Central Time

FEBRUARY - The Study of Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions: Another Tool for the Interpreter's Communicative Toolbox by Lexi Budden and Michelle Pinzl

Wednesday, February 19, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time

MARCH Preparing for Psychoeducational and Speech Pathology Interpretation Assignments in the Educational Setting: What Medical Interpreters Need to Know by Ana Soler

Thursday, March 19, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time

APRIL - How to survive COVID-19 and get ready for what's next by Tony Rosado

Thursday, April 2, 3:00pm-4:00pmU.S. Central Time  FREE TO MATI MEMBERS/$10 Non-Members

APRIL - Translation Proofreading: The Importance of an Accurate Revision by María Ester Capurro

Thursday, April 16, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time        *This webinar will be in Spanish with references to English.*

APRIL - NEW! MATI Special Event: How to be an interpreter or translator and not go broke by Helen Eby

Thursday, April 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pmU.S. Central Time |  FREE TO MATI MEMBERS/$10 Non-Members

MAY - Interpreting Gear 101 by Ernest Niño-Murcia

Tuesday, May 12, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time

JUNE - Interpreting in the World of Dermatology by Maria Barajas

Thursday, June 18, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time

JULY - Circumlocution in Educational Settings: Finding Meaning-for-Meaning Equivalents by Faustina Zertler and Lisa Anderson

Monday, July 13, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time

AUGUST - Los Marielitos: Interpreting the Voices of Cuban Refugees by Ashley Rowin and Jade Baumgartner

Thursday, August 20, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time

SEPTEMBER - Multiple Meanings and Misused Cognates: Pitfalls of Spanish Financial and Legal Translation by Abigail Wright

Tuesday, September 15, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time

OCTOBER - An Interpreter's Survival Guide: A Proactive Approach to Navigating Work as a Subcontractor by Liz Essary

Tuesday, October 20, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time

NOVEMBER - 'Reduced Nerve Conduction Velocity' - Decoding Lead Exposure Language for Interpreters  by Bryce Dorff

Wednesday, November 18, 7:30pm-8:30pmU.S. Central Time

DECEMBER - Test Your English Fluency by Colleen Keating

Monday, December 14, 7:30pm-8:30pm, U.S. Central Time


Each webinar in this series will be 45-55 minutes long unless otherwise stated, followed by 5-15 minutes of Q&A. Webinars are $20 for MATI Members and $30 for Non-members.

Webinars shall be facilitated using GoToWebinar. Computer and internet access are required. Details on accessing the webinar will be emailed to registrants a few days before the webinar takes place.

Did you register for a webinar but were unable to attend? For information on accessing a recording, please email

The views expressed in these webinars are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of MATI.


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Some of MATI's past webinars are available as recordings. To see which webinars are available and to purchase a webinar recorded in the past, please visit our Webinar Archive

Recordings of past webinars may be purchased for $30 for members, and $40 for non-members. Please note that MATI does not provide a Certificate of Attendance or CEUs for accessing recordings.


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