MATI is having its 14th Annual Conference on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Dr. Madison, WI, 53703. Click here for more information.

ATA hosting 58th Annual Conference on October 25-28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. For more information, click here.



  IITA-Sponsored Training:

The next Court Interpreters’ Workshop will be September 16-17, 2017, at the DMACC Urban Campus in Des Moines. For more information, click here.


   IITA Webinars

IITA webinar Challenges to proving qualification for Languages of Limited Diffusion Interpreters (presented in English) will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 9th 5:30–6:30 pm (Central). Approval pending for 1 CEP from the ATA.
Registration required–  REGISTER NOW with IITA’s online webinar registration form. Payment is due at the time of registration via credit card (Discover, MasterCard, or VISA).
Registration deadline is Monday, October 8th at 11:59pm.
Price: IITA members ($15), Non-members ($25).


Other Training and Education:

University of Arizona College of Humanities National Center for Interpretation is hosting a webinar, Consecutive Interpreting: Techniques & Skills on Saturday, September 23, 10am-1pm (Pacific). CEUs available! CA 3 CIMCE Credits, FL 3.5 CIE Credits, and ATA 3 CE Points. For more information, click here.

The ATA has three upcoming webinars:  MemoQ: Getting Started presented by Joseph Wojowski on September 26, 2017;  A Quick Introduction to Trados Studio 2017 presented by Tuomas Kostiainen on October 3, 2017;  and A Hands-On Look at Déjà Vu X3 from Atril presented by Steven Marzuola on October 12, 2017. Click here for more information.

TransInterpreting has upcoming training, including the following webinars: Meditation for Interpreters & Translators on Saturday, October 14, 2017; Advanced Sight Translation for Court Interpreters & Translators on Sunday, October 15, 2017; and Healthcare Terminology Boot Camp for Interpreters & Translators on Saturday, October 21, 2017. For more information, click here.


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


Federal Court Interpreter Certification Exam (Spanish/English), testing will be in summer 2017. Click here for more information.


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.