MATI (Midwest Association of Translators & Interpreters) Annual Conference – 2010

By Atlas LS

The Midwest Association of Translators & Interpreters (MATI) 7th Annual Conference is Saturday, September 11, 2010 from 8:30am to 5:00pm at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee.  Atlas Language Services, Inc. is proud to help sponsor and support this event.

MATI has some exceptional speakers and topics including:

  • Nicolas Hartmann, President of the American Translators Association (ATA) who will be discussing “The State of the Translation Industry”
  • Inspector John Hagen and Lieutenant Jason Smith of the Milwaukee Police Department – “Forensics for Linguists: Crime Scene Evidence 101”
  • Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, member of the Executive Committee for the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) – “CCHI Update”
  • Melissa Wallace, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Wisconsin – La Cross – “Sight Translation in WI Courts”
  • Sasha Federiuk, Healthcare Interpreter  – “Interpreter Fitness and Self Care”

This will be a very full agenda but with some excellent information and presenters.  If you are at all interested in becoming an interpreter or looking to fine tune your current skills in our industry, please register at: There is a nominal charge which is payable directly to MATI.  MATI is a non-profit association and we encourage industry support.

Atlas Language Services, Inc. is assisting in the sponsorship of this event and in no way does the comments or lectures of the above individuals or that of MATI represent those of Atlas Language Services, Inc. or those of their managers, owners or employees.