Mediation at Work-Learning to Liaise in Business
Thread poster: Geraldine Oudin

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Nov 20, 2009

I have received the following information concerning a seminar which I found of interest.
If you are an Interpreter and in Italy, you may want to check it out...


Mediation at Work. Learning to Liaise in Business

Friday, 4th December 2009, 9 am - 6 pm
Room T3
14, Via Filzi, Trieste, ITALY


08.30 – 09.00 Registration

09.00 – 09.30 Welcome and Introduction

9.30 – 10.30 Keynote Lecture: Cecilia Wadensjö
Liaison, Reciprocity and Trust – Images of the Interpreter.

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.30 Session 1. Market Needs

Chair: John Dodds – Business Interpreting for the Sound Bite Culture.

Matteo Cais - Market Expectations – What does the market expect from you? And what can you expect from the market?

J. F. Medina Montero, M. Rucci - L’interpretazione di trattativa in Spagna: alcuni appunti.

Nick Komninos – Cultural Compatibility Indices for Facilitated Mediation.


12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 15.30 Session 2. Interpreting Needs

Chair: Claudia Monacelli - Business Interpreting through the Study of International
Business Ethics.

David Katan - Interpreting Strategies for Cultural Mediation.

Sarah Tripepi Winteringham - The Liaison Interpreter: an Intuitive and Impartial
Cultural Mediator.

Daniela Negru - Interpreting for Business as Opposed to Political Discourse.

Veronica Drugaş – La comunicazione transculturale: quando ad interagire sono due
culture dello stesso ceppo linguistico.


15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break

16.00 – 18.00 Session 3. Training Needs

Chair: Annalisa Sandrelli - Training in Business Interpreting and Computer-based
Materials: Work-in-progress.

Salaets Heidi - The Miracle of a Master’s in Liaison Interpreting: Training, Research
and Practice.

Sonia Della Libera - Teaching Liaison Interpreting.


End of Conference

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