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ITB Graduates 2023: Introduction to Working with an Interpreting Agency

April 19, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This industry training webinar will give ITB Course Graduates an introduction into working with Interpreting Agencies. This includes: 

  • What is an Interpreting Agency? 
  • How do Agencies operate? 
  • How do you apply to Agencies? 
  • How do you create your profile for an Agency on their platform 
  • How do Agencies manage interpreter profiles 
  • Overview over 2M Lingo Platform  
  • How are interpreting assignments received? 
  • What is an induction? 
  • What do you need to know about interpreting rates? 
  • What paperwork to do you need to apply? 
  • How is payment administered 
  • The full workflow of an interpreter assignment 


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.


April 19, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST

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