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AUSIT NAT Presents: Effective Strategies for Interpreting in Legal Settings: Preparation, Communication and Obligations (Webinar)

  • 22 June 2024
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (AEST)
  • From the comfort of your own home (Zoom)
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  • For Registration Code please email with your member number.


AUSIT NAT Presents

Effective Strategies for Interpreting in Legal Settings: Preparation, Communication and Obligations

Webinar Via Zoom
Saturday 22 June 2024

3.00 pm - 5.00 pm AEST

Please register by 11:59 pm Thursday 20 June 2024 

A free webinar to help interpreters enhance their skills in preparing for and communicating during court and tribunal assignments

Do you interpret for courts and tribunals but are unsure of the best way to prepare for assignments? Do you struggle to communicate your needs to lawyers and judges? Would you like to learn more about your obligations as a courtroom interpreter?

Join this free webinar to find out how to effectively prepare, communicate, and fulfill your obligations when interpreting for courts and tribunals. Whether you're a seasoned interpreter or just starting out, this PD event will help you navigate the complexities of legal interpreting with confidence.

During this webinar you will receive:

  • Tips and techniques on how to better prepare for court and tribunal interpreting jobs, communicate your needs to stakeholders and fulfill your professional obligations.
  • Insight into common challenges encountered by interpreters in courts and tribunals and how to overcome them.
  • A list of useful resources on court/tribunal interpreting for further reading and self-paced learning.

Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to take your legal interpreting skills to the next level!

Event Host - Carl Gene Fordham

Carl Gene Fordham is a NAATI Certified Interpreter and Translator (Mandarin/Chinese and English) and Vice President (Events & Professional Development) of AUSIT.

Special Guest - Cintia Lee

Cintia Lee is a NAATI Certified Interpreter & Translator (Spanish<>English) and AUSIT Spanish Language Division Delegate. Cintia translates and interprets for many large corporations, government agencies and courts, as well as at international conferences.

Special Guest - Lynn Geng

Lynn Geng is a NAATI Certified Specialist Legal and Health Interpreter (Mandarin/Chinese and English). Lynn’s expertise includes conference interpreting, government, business, and academia. Lynn also worked as a trainer for an interpreting and translation school for 5 years.

Joining the Webinar

The Zoom links for the webinar will be sent out 1 day prior to the event. Please ensure you have downloaded the latest version of Zoom in preparation.

PD Logbook

Introductory PD.

Please  consult the NAATI Recertification Catalogue to allocate the relevant PD Points. Some activities can be included under different categories, so please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification purposes.

Certificates and recordings

Certificates for PD purposes and copies of recordings (if available) may take approximately two (2) weeks to be released following the event.

This is a live webinar event and will be recorded. The recording will be shared with registrants only.


Saturday 22 June 2024
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST

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AUSIT Members - FREE

AUSIT Students - FREE

Non-Members - FREE

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