Monday, December 9, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM BRST
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Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro 
Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 225
Rio de Janeiro

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Denise de Vasconcelos Araujo 

Remote Interpreting - Rio de Janeiro

with Maha El-Metwally 

Technology breakthroughs are changing the landscape of professions across the board. Interpreting as we know it is undergoing deep technical transformations comparable to the introduction of multilingual simultaneous interpreting during Nuremberg. The use of remote Interpreting is growing in many markets and either interpreters are technophobes or technophiles the subject remains an enigma for many. Therefore, this course is aimed to make a general review of the status of remote interpreting and give participants the chance to explore the mode with a hands-on demo.

 Introduction to Remote Interpreting

 The hub vs. personal studio models

 Guidelines & Standards

 Pros & cons of Remote Interpreting

 Best Practices

 Technostress & VRI-related stress

 Demo of VRI platform*


*The number of demos will depend on the number of sponsors.


Ms Maha El-Metwally is a conference interpreter who works for a wide range of international organizations, including the European Institutions and the United Nations. She is a member of AIIC, The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL) and the American Translators Association (ATA). She is also a Board member and member of the Admissions Committee of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI). Maha’s most recent degree is an MA in interpreter training from the University of Geneva. She is associated with a number of universities both in the UK and abroad where she offers training and professionalization talks. She also teaches conference interpreting at the University of Surrey.

Check out other two courses in the same week and enjoy our special combo fees to take part in more than one training opportunity!

Preparation in the 21st century - http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eght3bk5361d3f85&llr=nz6t8sdab

Spanish C – http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eght3bp82ea2f152&llr=nz6t8sdab

AIIC/APIC members – 180 euros 

Non-members  – 220 euros 

Combo 3 days AIIC/APIC members  – 495 euros 

Combo 4 days AIIC/APIC members – 615 euros 

Combo 3 days non-members - 595 euros

Combo 4 days non-members -  730 euros



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  • Courses will be confirmed when registration fees cover the costs of the course or cancelled at the latest 6 weeks before the date of the course.
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