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Call for Papers

We invite experts, practitioners, and scholars in the field of sign language interpretation and translation to submit proposals for presentations that align with the conference theme. The call for papers is open to individuals who can offer valuable insights, innovative strategies, and practical solutions to help our professions evolve and thrive. Suggested topics for presentation proposals include, but are not limited to:


- Best practices in sign language interpretation and translation

- Emerging trends and technologies in our field

- Enhancing cultural competence in interpretation and translation

- Addressing ethical and professional dilemmas

- Bridging the gap between education and practice

- Strengthening collaboration within the industry


Submission Guidelines:

Please submit the presentation proposal online form by 8th December 2023. Your proposal should include a title, a 300-word abstract, your contact information, and a brief bio. You can complete your submission form HERE  Please complete all sections of the form. For submissions in sign language (BSL/ISL) please ensure any links to videos or files uploaded are working correctly before uploading. Proposals will be reviewed by a panel of experts and selected presenters will be notified by 20th December 2023.


Key Dates: Call for papers deadline has been extended!

- Call for Papers Open: Now

- Submission Deadline: 8th January 2024

- Notification to Presenters: 20th January 2024

- Online Conference Date: 22nd/23rd June 2024

Call for papers form

Call for Papers Review Panel 

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Izegbuwa is an experienced BSL interpreter specialising in VRS/VRI interpreting and works remotely from Uganda, East Africa. 

Izegbuwa Oleghe

BSL Interpreter

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Abdelkarim is a CODA and interpreter, based in the North West of England. Abdelkarim has worked across a broad range of domains. 

Abdelkarim El-Madani

BSL Interperter

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Hannah is an experienced interpreter and interpreter educator based in Wales. Hannah has been training sign language interpreters for over 15 years.

Hannah Wilson

BSL Interpreter

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Tara is a qualified Irish Sign Language Interpreter based in the Republic of Ireland.

Tara O’Neill

Irish Sign Language Interpreter

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Ramon is a Deaf, native BSL user and holds registrations as both a BSL Translator and Relay Intralingual Interpreter. In addition, Ramon also works

into Auslan too.

Ramon Woolfe

BSL Translator & Relay Intralingual Interpreter

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