NAJIT will be having their 39th Annual Conference on Friday, June 8th – Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at Parc 55 Hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. For more information, click here. NAJIT also has a scholars program for students interested in attending the conference. For more information on the scholars program, click here.

IITA’s 14th Annual Conference will be Friday, June 15th – Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at DMACC Urban Campus, 1100 7th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314, Building 1. If you are interested in submitting a presentation proposal, please click here and return it by April 1st.

NATI will be holding their 19th Annual Conference Friday, July 27th – Saturday, July 28th. Stay tuned to their events page for more information.

ATA’s 59th Annual Conference will be held on October 24-27, 2018 at the New Orleans Marriott located at 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. For more information about the conference, click here.


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University of Arizona College of Humanities National Center for Interpretation has recently published their Spring Schedule of court interpreting webinars! They anticipate scheduling test prep webinars for the state and federal exams as well. CEUs are available from the ATA:

Consecutive Interpreting: Techniques & Skills (Language Neutral)
April 7, 10am-1pm PST

Sight Translation and Simultaneous Interpreting: Techniques & Skills (Language Neutral)
April 21, 10am-1pm PST

Gloria Rivera is holding a 2-hour  webinar Get To Know – The Human Eye on Friday, April 6th at 5pm PDT / 7 pm CDT / 8pm EDT for languages other than Spanish, with 2 ATA CEUs (valid for 2 CHI CEUs) and 2 DSHS CEUs. She is also holding a 2-hour webinar Get To Know – El ojo humano on Saturday, April 7th at 9am PDT / 12 pm EDT / 4 pm GMT for English/Spanish interpreters, with 2 ATA CEUs (valid for 2 CHI CEUs), 0.2 CMI CEUs, and 2 DSHS CEUs


NCI holds workshops to help candidates prepare for federal court Spanish interpreter certification. Participants take a sample exam under testing conditions each day of the workshop. This is followed by detailed critique and analysis with a highly experienced, federally certified instructor.

Northwestern College Translation and Interpretation Program, ongoing

DMACC Interpretation and Translation Program, ongoing




Iowa Court Interpreter Test Schedule 2017

Written exam: Friday, November 17, 2017
Location: DMACC Urban Campus, Building 1
Des Moines, Iowa

Oral exam: Friday, October 6, 2017
Location: Iowa Supreme Court Judicial Branch Building
1111 East Court Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319

Click here for details.