Category Archive: ATI Events

  1. 2016 ATI Annual Conference update!

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    Planning for the 2016 Arizona Translators & Interpreters Annual Conference is in high gear! Mark your calendars!  Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Maricopa Integrated Health Systems located at 2601 E Roosevelt Street in Phoenix, AZ.

    Keynote Speaker – Tony Rosado, USCCI.

    Tony Rosado, PresidentMr. Rosado is the President and founder of Rosado Professional Solutions. He has been a freelance conference interpreter for almost 30 years; as a court interpreter, Tony is Federally, Colorado, and New Mexico certified, a PERITO TRADUCTOR by the Mexican Courts. He is an attorney from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City. Mr. Rosado has worked as a lead translator in many public and private sector projects, including the FEMA manual during hurricane Katrina. He has worked as an interpreter for Azteca América, PBS and UNIVISION. As a Conference Interpreter, Tony has worked in the Americas, Europe and Asia, and has interpreted for politicians, internationally known personalities, athletes, heads of state, and royalty. He has interpreted for the TV broadcasts of the Presidential debates, and was the official radio interpreter for President Obama during the Democratic Convention in Denver. Mr. Rosado works as an interpreter with the United States Department of State, and the United States Department of Defense. He is an instructor of translation and interpretation for new and seasoned interpreters and translators, a freelance instructor of instructors for the Defense Language Institute (DLI) an advanced skills workshop instructor at the Western State College of Colorado, and a regular conference presenter at the American Translators Association (ATA) the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) and other professional organizations.  He is the former Co-chair of the Colorado Association of Professional Interpreters (CAPI) Mr. Rosado has worked as voice talent in numerous documentaries, media commercials, websites, and industrials. He has interpreted for federal and state courts at all levels, USCIS, EOIR, Latin American Arbitration Commission, the Winter Olympic Games, and many others. Presently, he is a member of the American Translators Association and the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators.

    Please mark your calendars for this premier professional development event. There will be sessions addressing different areas of our profession including legal, medical and community interpreting as well as translation and translation technology. Hope to see you there!

    Additional confirmed speakers to date:

    • Rosanna Balistreri
    • Izabel Souza
    • Gloria Rivera Baldassari
    • Barbara Rayes-Bernett
    • Jaime Fatás Cabeza
    • Eliana Lobo
    • Gloria Rivera Baldassari
    • Dave Svoboda
    • Lucy Matticoli-Mason
    • Felipe Lopez
    • Hong Chartrand
    • Elida Testai
    • Aimee Benavides
    • Francesca Samuel

    Registration: to register click here

  2. Meetup

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    This new initiative was created in January by Arizona Translators & Interpreters and we have been very successful with our monthly meetings thus far. This networking group is for Arizona-area translators, revisors and interpreters. We would like to  grow as professionals and share ideas, give feedback to the association and meet like-minded professionals.

    We will be having meetups at cafés, restaurants and members’ homes (potlucks) where we’ll discuss issues such as language resources, self-promotion, dealing with difficult clients, and other related topics. If anyone would like to lecture on one of these issues or another related topic at a Meetup event, we’d be happy to hear from you.

    Stay abreast of professional development by joining our meetings once a month. Our events alternate between Phoenix, Tucson and any other cities suggested by members.

    Please create your profile at our Meetup group:

    Arizona Translators & Interpreters Meetup

    Phoenix, AZ
    131 Interpreters/Translators

    We are the Meetup group for translators and interpreters in the state of Arizona.This Meetup is sponsored by Arizona Translators and Interpreters, Inc., a non-for profit orga…

    Check out this Meetup Group →

  3. ATI 2014 Input & Feedback Request

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    Date: Saturday, January 18, 2014

    Hello and a belated Happy New Year to you all!

    We wish you a year of tremendous personal and professional success. ATI has recently voted in a new board and we are in the process of planning for the future of the organization. Soon we will be in a strategic planning weekend retreat in order to map out where we want this organization to go in the coming year. As a result, we thought who better to consult than our very own members for guidance on what you need from us as an organization whose principal goal is to help you grow professionally. Thus, we ask you to give us some feedback in order to help us to plan events (both workshops and conferences) that are not only of interest to you, but are worth your time and energy as well as being relevant to your professional growth. We also want you to help us find the proper path for this organization.

    We are clearly in a growth field and we want to be a resource for all elements of our constituency (translators and interpreters in ALL spoken languages as well those who do ASL). So, please take a moment to help us and send us your opinions on these matters. Your response to the survey by January 28 will enable us to better focus our efforts and provide you with rewarding opportunities for learning in your field of interest.


    We thank you in advance and please be assured that any time spent giving us your thoughts will be well worth the effort, as we will use your input to fashion a future ATI that will serve your needs and focus on making itself an organization of which you can be proud to be a member.



    Your ATI Board

    Jeff Gabbitas Francesca Samuel Millie Donaldson Grace St. John-Carver
    President Vice President Treasurer Secretary
    Holly Silvestri Monica Ferreira Ricardo Talavera Tram Bui
    Member At-Large Member At-Large Member At-Large Member At-Large
      Betina Frisone
    Immediate Past President