23: Professional Associations For Interpreters: AIIC & VKD
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Why should conference interpreters care about joining an interpreting specific association? What can associations do for the interpreters, but also vice versa: How can conference interpreters contribute to a productive life in associations? To discuss this very timely and important topic, the Troublesome Terps are joined by Sarah King, Secretary of the German Region of AIIC, and Karin Walker, Chair of the German Association of Conference Interpreters (VKD). Together, we discuss why it is absolutely worth joining an association, why wer are stronger together and talk about some very interesting projects, that AIIC and VKD have been working on, some of them even representing a collaboration between two of the largest conference interpreting associations. Special Guests: Karin Walker and Sarah King.Links:AIIC - German Region VKD - German Association of Conference InterpretersAIIC Germany Mentoring ProgrammVKD Mentoring ProgrammPodcast - Wisdoms of the Pommes Buddha