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ITB Graduates 2023: Who’s Who in the Zoo? Interpreting Coordinators are crucial in your life as an Interpreter

May 31, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST

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This industry training webinar will give ITB Course Graduates an introduction into the ecosystem of an Interpreting Agency and the role of Interpreting Coordinators and Booking Officers. Meet them and hear from them what their pain points are, how they protect interpreters, how they prepared interpreters where possible and why it’s important to have a good relationship with them. 

Speakers

Tea Dietterich- CEO, 2M Language Services

Since founding in 1999, 2M has become one of Australasia’s leading language service and language technology providers. Tea is also the President of the Australian Association of Language Companies (AALC), a previous Member of the NAATI TRAC and on current QLD RAC  as well as an AUSIT Senior Practitioner and Fellow. With a focus on engaging and empowering communities, Tea combines industry-leading language technology with best linguistic talent in over 250 languages. Tea is an experienced NAATI-certified Interpreter and Translator in her own right.

Despina Amanatidou – Interpreting Manager, 2M Language Services 

Despina Amanatidou is 2M’s Interpreting Manager and a NAATI Certified Interpreter and Translator with over 11 years’ experience in the public health sector. Despina has an in-depth understanding of the barriers that the CALD healthcare consumers face in accessing  information and services as well as the issues encountered by the practitioners and the rest of the participants in an interpreter-mediated encounter.

 

Helena Rojas- Chief Operations Officer, 2M Language Services

Helena has more than a decade of industry experience. Helena illustrates her deep understanding of global business development as she oversees and maintains 2M’s daily business functions. In amongst finding ways to uphold and implement best practices across the operation team, Helena takes an active role in supervising and supporting 2Ms project management team and translators & interpreters. 

 

Thomas Lespes-Muñoz- Chief Technology Officer, 2M Language Services 

Thomas is in charge of the management and optimisation of language technology solutions. He ensures the smooth running and use of platforms for translators and interpreters, such as 2M On Demand and 2M lingo. In addition, Thomas supports clients to integrate 2M technologies and platforms on their end and provides technology support with his team as required.

Details

Date:
May 31, 2023
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Cost:
Free

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