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April 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hello Maine RID!

Let’s gather together on Saturday, April 8, 2017

Maine General Medical Center,

35 Medical Center Pkwy, Augusta Conference Room 1

for our

Longitude vs. Latitude of Ethical Decisions

Presenter: Eileen Forestal, Ph.D.,RSC


Maine RID Annual Meeting of the General Membership

With Special Guest, Hartmut Teuber, RID Region I Representative


Schedule for the day:

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM  Longitude vs. Latitude of Ethical Decisions, Part 1

12:15 PM to 2:15 PM  Maine RID Annual Meeting

(Lunch provided!! Gluten free option available)

2:30 PM to 5:00 PM  Longitude vs. Latitude of Ethical Decisions, Part 2

Meeting Description: Hartmut Teuber will provide an update on RID’s many changes this past year. Your Maine RID Board will provide an update on the past year’s activities as well as provide an opportunity for questions, ideas sharing, and nominations for upcoming Board positions.  Interpretation available upon request.


Registration Required to attend Ethics workshop. Please click here for flier and registration


(0.5 CEUs available for Ethics workshop for Professional Studies) (Sorry, no partial CEUs)



Longitude vs. Latitude of Ethical Decisions

Presenter: Eileen Forestal, Ph.D.,RSC

Workshop Description: This 5-hour workshop will provide an overview of various theories related to ethics and decision making processes for interpreting and translating work.  Participants will have opportunities to re-assess their decision-making processes.  While we discuss the challenges of our work, we will consider the implications of ethical decision making process by shifting the axis between longitude and latitude to incorporate cultural brokering.

This workshop will be taught in lecture, ethical scenarios for group processes, and discussions. Workshop will be held in ASL only.  No interpretation provided.


Presenter Bio: Eileen Forestal, Ph.D., RSC, is a visiting professor at University of Southern Maine for the year of 2016-2017. Forestal retired after 36 years as Coordinator/ Senior Professor of ASL-English Interpreting Programs at a college in New Jersey. Certified as a Deaf interpreter since 1979, and interprets primarily in legal and medical settings. She is also a national and international educator. Forestal has published widely, including “Deaf interpreters: Exploring their processes of interpreting” in Deaf interpreters at work: International insights in Gallaudet University Press (2014), “Emerging Professionals: Deaf Interpreters and Their Views and Experiences on Training” in Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice, Oxford University (2005), and “Deaf perspectives in interpretation research: A critical element long overdue” in Selected papers from the 2014 International Symposium on Signed Language Interpretation and Translation Research, Gallaudet University Press, 2015).

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April 8, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Maine General Medical Center
35 Medical Center Parkway
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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(855) 464-4463

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