Programme

Draft programme

A draft programme is now available. Please note that this programme may still change; however, there will be no changes to the opening and closing times, nor to the timing of the  keynote presentation and  the AGM. The evening events are also confirmed.

Saturday 6th July - Day 1

08:30

Registration

09:15

Welcome / opening remarks SLIANZ Committee

09:30

Keynote Address –  Interpreter Role-Call: Taking Stock in a Changing World Julie Judd

10:30

Morning tea

11:00

Presentation – Shared responsibility for the promotion of the participation and achievement of deaf children presenting with a signed language communication disorder: What is the educational interpreter’s role? Alice Bennett / Noreen Wilson / Kelly Hodgins

11:45

Workshop – Joking aside: What work does humour do in interpreted interaction? Rosie Henley / Rachel McKee

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Workshop / Panel – Systems transformation / EGL Sarah Billing, Antnz Burgess, Annette Hansen & Micky Vale

14:30

Discussion / Workshop Topic(s) to be determined by conference participants

15:15

Afternoon tea

15:45

Workshop – Interpreters as agents of language ideology Rachel McKee

16:45

Wrap up SLIANZ Committee

18:30 – 22:30

Conference Function

The Loft, above Macs Brewery Bar, waterfront

Saturday evening: Conference cocktail function

Come along to The Loft, a waterfront venue, to mix and mingle with your fellow conference participants, and the interpreting community. Enjoy gourmet platters served throughout the evening and a cocktail bar with a selection of drinks – the first drink is included in the ticket price.

Please note these platters cater to general special dietary needs – if you have very specific dietary requirements, please contact jennrgilbert@gmail.com to see whether these can be accommodated.

Sunday 7th July: Day 2

08:30

Registration desk open

09:15

Presentation – Auslan Communications for Emergencies resources Julie Judd

10:15

Spotlight – Brief announcements / updates

10:30

Morning tea

11:00

AGM Committee elections and signing of joint agreement with Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand

12:30

Lunch

13:15

Workshop – Why I now have a forever connection with Formula One press conferences …(….something I’ve never had before, ever.) Wenda Walton / Alan Wendt

14:15

Discussion – SLIANZ, mentoring and the tuakana teina programme Rose Butler-Stoney & Micky Vale

15:00

Closing SLIANZ Committee

15:15

Afternoon tea and farewells

15:30

Committee handover