The theme of the conference will be “The Immediate Future of Language Access”.



Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (935 Edgehill Avenue, Nashville TN 37203).



September 23-24, 2017


Contact person:

Cyntia Peinado –



Sessions are usually one hour or two hours in length (including Q&A) 

Saturday, September 23: 8am – 5pm

Sunday, September 24: 8am – 1pm



Please note: We are specifically seeking sessions that will earn continuing education credits by certifying bodies like CCHI, NBCMI, ATA & TN AOC. Please consider a presentation for intermediate to advanced students of interpretation & translation.

Please note also: We are looking for sessions which encompass Medical and Legal topics for all areas of interpreting and translation including the deaf and hard of hearing.


What are the benefits of presenting at the 2017 TAPIT Annual Conference?

  • Attend the conference for free on the day you present
  • Presentation experience
  • Resume-builder
  • Recognition by your colleagues
  • Great preparation for presenting at a conference on the national level











Bring your topics to the forefront for some amazing and interesting discussions with TAPIT members, budding interpreters and translators, local educators, students and colleagues!

We invite you to share your knowledge with our group! Sessions are usually one hour or two hours in length (including Q&A).

Deadline for submissions is July 10, 2017.


Please send the following information to


  • Title of the presentation
  • Short bio of the presenter
  • Abstract – 250 words or less
  • Name, mailing address, email address and phone number of the presenter
  • Level for the presentation: Beginner, Intermediate, and\or Advanced

Topic will cover the following (check all that apply):


  • Interpretation
  • Translation
  • General knowledge
  • Community
  • Medical
  • Social Services
  • Legal
  • Technical
  • Other

TAPIT Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation requests received in writing no later than one week before the event are eligible for a full refund, subject to a $25 administrative fee for those events with a registration fee of at least $100.

Cancellation requests received in writing between 7 days and 24-hours before the event are eligible for a full credit issued towards another event, valid for one year.

Refunds will not be honored after 24 hours before the event, even in the case of program changes.

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