“Diversity and community in the worldwide sign language interpreting profession”
Welcome to the web page for the WASLI 2007 Conference, which took place in the beautiful town of Segovia, north west of Madrid in Spain. This page is dedicated to the many people who in some way made this event a wonderful success.
Click here to read the daily Conference Newsletters “Scenes from Segovia”
The Messages of Greetings sent by colleagues that were not able to attend.
The WASLI 2007 General Membership took place on 13 July 2007 and here you will find the minutes of the meeting.
The Countries Report – gives reports on the interpreting situation in the countries represented at the conference.
A number of delegates were sponsored to attend, some of them through the WASLI 2007 Sponsorship Programme and others via other arrangements. For a report from the Sponsored People – click here (WORD document)
During the conference the WASLI President, Liz Scott Gibson and WFD Representative Joe Murray took part in a ceremony that would result in the formal signing of the WASLI/WFD Joint Agreement by the WASLI President and WFD President Markku Jokinnen at the WFD General Assembly.
There have been a number of WASLI 2007 web links that have provided some coverage of the conference and you can find these here. (If you have any other links then please send the details to the WASLI Secretary.)
Hosting an international Conference cannot take place without the hard work and commitment of time and energy of many people. This page provides the acknowledgements and is dedicated to all those who in some way helped to make the conference such a memorial experience.
- The WASLI Executive Board
- The FILSE Organising Committee
- The Scientific Committee
- The Presenters
- The Interpreters
- The Volunteers
- The Sponsors
The next WASLI conference is going to take place in 2011 in the city of Durban, South Africa. Information and updates can be found at WASLI 2011.