VRID 2018 Conference Workshop Proposal Application
The Virginia Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Conference Committee is currently seeking enthusiastic, dynamic, and effective presenters for the 2018 VRID "Making Waves" Conference, June 22-24, 2018 in Virginia Beach, VA. Good vibes make the biggest waves, so let's be creative and positive!

Special consideration will be given to those presenters who are willing to present two or more times on the same or different topic(s). Proposed sessions will be selected based on the information you provide. Since we try to offer new sessions each year, please note that if you have previously presented and have a new topic we encourage you to apply.

Although all workshop topics will be considered, the membership have expressed particular interest in:
Cultural mediation
Medical interpreting
Ethical decision making
Interpreting skills development
Mental health interpreting
Educational interpreting
Power, Privilege, and Oppression

DEADLINE EXTENDED: February 15, 2018

Honorarium of $300 for a 3 hour presentation, $600 for a 6 hour presentation
Hotel accommodations for the night before or night after presentation.
Other reimbursements will be determined per individual including travel.
Specific travel requirements will be worked out with each selected presenter prior to commitment.
**If you have a co-presenter, please try to have your co-presenter’s information when you submit your proposal. NOTE: the expectation is that co-presenters will be treated as “one” presenter for payment. The reimbursement benefits listed above is per “workshop” and not individual.**

Complete the “Workshop Proposal Application” (this form) for each individual workshop you wish to be considered.

Include full contact information (most of our correspondence will be done via email)

Please direct any questions to Grace Rupani at vridpdc@gmail.com

Information About Your Workshop
Name *
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Street Address *
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City *
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State *
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Zip Code *
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Email Address *
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Co-Presenter Email Address
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Workshop Title *
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Workshop Length
Presentation Language Mode *
(Submission of workshops presented in ASL is highly encouraged, as we would like to support the spirit of the motion passed at the National Conference regarding the move toward ASL as the official language of conferences.)
Target Audience *
(choose all that apply)
Brief Explanation of Workshop (200 words max, please) *
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Presenter's Bio (200 word max, please) *
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