Deaf interpreters seminar



We are happy to announce to you the Deaf working seminar will be held on 10th and 11th of September in Antwerp.

The theme of the working seminar is

“Settings where Deaf Interpreters and Translators are Employed“
The aim of the seminar is to review and describe diverse settings (e.g. T.V., web-based translations, court, conferences, governmental agencies etc) in Europe, where Deaf interpreters and/or translators are engaged. It also aims to illustrate strategies of team interpreting.


Dr. Robert Adam and Prof. Dr. Christian Rathmann

The structure of the seminar is as follows:

10th September:
Morning: Introduction and Opening Presentations (Adam & Rathmann)
Early Afternoon: Presentations on DI-Settings I (approx. 3 – 4 talks)
Late Afternoon: Discussion (leaders: Adam & Rathmann)

11th September
Morning: Presentations on DI-Settings II (approx. 3 – 4 talks)
Early Afternoon: Discussion and Concluding Remarks on DI-Settings
(Adam & Rathmann)
Late Afternoon: “AGM” of DI-Committee at EFSLI and preparation for AGM.



There are 30 places  available. Selection of participants will be made according
to the „first come, first served“ system. (8 places are reserved for participants who are presenting on DI-Settings)



Registration to the 3rd efsli Deaf Interpreters working seminar is now closed!!


Registration fee:

150 euros for 2 days (payment is made by PayPal)
Including coffee breaks.


How to register:

You can register online is closed


The registration deadline:


 July 31st, 2014


Payment instructions:

PAYPAL (150 euros registration fee + charges)

Or via


Please tranfer 150 Euro + bank charges to:

BNP Parisbas, Belgium
IBAN: BE71 2900 1504 9569
Account number: 290 – 0150495 – 69
EFSLI (European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters)
Wetstraat 26/15
1040 Brussels


  1. Please add in the description of the bank transfer: your name and “DIS 2014”
  2. After you have made the payment, please send a copy of your bank statement showing your payment to
  3. The statement must show the date of the payment.