Thursday, 2 April 2015

Interpscan International Conference

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International Conference

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Join interpreters from around the world to share ideas and experiences, and yes, even share a serving of poutine!
The joint NAI/IC International Conference on Interpretation is set for May 3-7, 2015 in the beautiful city of Montreal.
Participants from 30-70 countries come to this annual international conference.
Theme: Changing Boundaries, Changing Times
Day by day, technology and social networking become more ingrained in our lives, in our careers, and in the way our sites operate. For future generations, the borders of our organizations - like our countries - will become ever more changeable, fluid, and perhaps even insignificant. Join us in Montreal as we welcome interpreters from throughout the world for a week of sharing experiences and learning new skills, reports on recent research in interpretation and discussions of the future of interpretation.
Regular Rate: USD $425
1-day Rate: USD $175
Post-conference trip optionUSD $425
Rates are equal for IC and NAI members, members and non-members, and for everyone anywhere in the world.
Deadline for discount hotel rate is Friday April 17.
Schedule at a Glance
Sunday, May 3
Registration open
Welcome General Session 
Welcome Reception
Dinner – Interpretive Showcase of Ideas
Monday, May 4
Keynote – Chris Mathieson, Chair, Interpretation Canada (IC)
Concurrent sessions
Concurrent sessions
Dinner on own in Old Montreal
Tuesday, May 5
Off site study sessions (included in registration) options:
  • Mount Royal Park
  • BioDome and Montreal Planetarium
  • Montréal Science Centre
  • Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archaeology and History
  • Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site and Lachine Canal
Dinner on own – organized “Dine Around”
Wednesday, May 6
Keynote – Stephen Espiner, Chair, Interpretation Network of New Zealand (INNZ) 
Concurrent sessions
Concurrent sessions
Dinner and scholarship auction
Thursday, May 7
General Session – International standards *
Conference adjourns at noon
Optional Post-Conference Trip
Old Quebec City & La Mauricie National Park
May 7-9, 2015
Cost: $425 (two-night, three-day trip includes transportation, lodging, and all meals except Friday night dinner.)
International Standards
Every year at the International Conference, participants address a specific topic of importance to the international interpretation community. In 2015, we'll put our heads together to discuss the development of international standards for the field of interpretation.
Registration through IC's partner for this conference, the National Association for Interpretation(NAI):
Click links at top of page for more information
Download registration package
Download a scholarship application - (applications from interpreters in developing countries are preferred)
Download auction item donation form - (this auction supports the scholarships above, and is hilarious fun)

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