Online Professional Development – Series

Continue your professional education and training, with The Interpreter’s Lab Professional Development Speakers Series.

Each month The Interpreter’s Lab provides live, online sessions on important topics, presented by experts and leaders in their field. This successful series is recognized across Canada and approved by agencies and professional memberships for your PDU’s and CEU’s.

Get your professional development at the lab: consistent, relevant, and timely workshops delivered by expert speakers for only $30 a month on a pay-as-you-go plan, or become Member of The Interpreter's Lab and pay on $12.99/session and get over $3,000 in additional benefits and programs as well. 

Our monthly professional development speakers series brings expert speakers and important topics that contribute to your professional, personal and career development and which are approved as Professional Development/Continuing Educational Units (PDU’s/CEU’s) by professional membership organizations, and language service providers across Canada.

The 2022 Speakers Series

January 20                 Improving Your Work-Life Balance

February 17                Communicative Autonomy and the Role of the Interpreter

March 17                     Principles of Contracts and Employment Law

April 21                       Social Media as a Tool to Network and Self-Market

May 19                        LinkedIn 101: A Guide for Interpreters

June 16                       Ready, Set, Go: Best Practices in Remote Interpreting

July 21                        Speech Training for Language Professionals: Improving Pronunciation and Assertiveness

August 18                   Curious about Conference Interpreting? Start Here

September 15            Practice Makes Perfect! Skills Improvement for Consecutive Notetaking (Special 2-hour session)

October 20                Interpreting for Women's Sexual Assault Programs

November 17             Up Close & Personal: Ethical Challenges for Interpreters

December 2022        End of Year Social Event - Door Prizes and more (members only)

Become a Member of The Interpreter's Lab and get access to reduced pricing for the Professional Development Speakers Series AND access to the recording saved to your very own Member Portal. 

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The Interpreter’s Lab is more than education – it’s a community of peers and expert educators who give you the skills, the network, and the mentorship you need to get working and keep growing in your career.

Every hour of our workshop session gives you 1 credit toward your professional portfolio. Most of our monthly workshops are 1 hour in duration, but some may be up to two hours.

This year, we are launching a new way to get great education and professional development - The Interpreter's Lab Membership. You can find out more about amazing program and what it offers this Wednesday, December 15th when we launch this initiative.

Have an idea for a topic? A dynamic speaker you think we should invite? Let us know your thoughts - email admin@interpreterslab.org with your suggestions. The Workshop Speakers Series is for YOU, so make it your own.