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ASLI 30th Anniversary Conference - Recognition
Sat, 23 Sep 2017, 09:00 – Sun, 24 Sep 2017, 17:00 BST
Since 1987 ASLI has been at the forefront of the BSL interpreting profession in the UK, encouraging good practice and supporting our members. We are eagerly looking forward to celebrating our 30th anniversary with an AGM and conference on the 23/24 September 2017 at the Institute for Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH.
The theme of the conference will be: Recognition, recognising our history, achievements, relationships, allies, qualities, strengths and knowledge.
Saturday opening keynote: Recognising our relationships and allies Colin Allen (WFD) & Deb Russell (WASLI).
Sunday closing keynote: Recognising our knowledge across Spoken & Sign language Interpreting: Jemina Napier (Heriot-Watt University - Scotland) & Danile Gile (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris).
Conference fees include a welcoming breakfast, lunch and two refreshment breaks per day. Delegates will be given a delegate bag, conference programme and book of abstracts, as well as free Internet access. The organising team will be available throughout conference should any delegate require assistance.
You may also choose to join the evening celebration of our 30th Anniversary with a three-course banquet (tickets sold separately) at the Grand Connaught Rooms (Edinburgh Suite) in Covent Garden from 7pm – 1am, Saturday 23rd September 2017. Address: 61 - 65 Great Queen Street London, England, WC2B 5DA.
Special guest at our Gala Dinner and host of our 30th Anniversary Giving Up A Day's Pay Bingo (don't worry, you don't have to give up a day's pay to participate!) - the fabulous Maria Hurtz! Prepare yourselves for an after-dinner speech you will never, ever forget... There will also be plenty of sweet treats to keep you going.
For more information about the conference, programme, delegate guide and gala, visit our website: https://www.asli.org.uk/conferences/asli_30th_conference_-_recognition
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