Conference of Interpreter Trainers CIT

October 31, 2018 – November 4, 2018 all-day
Hilton Salt Lake City Center

2018 CIT Conference Registration


You can now register for the 2018 Conference of Interpreter Trainer (CIT) Conference.
“Reaching New Heights in Interpreter Education: Mentoring, Teaching & Leadership.”

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Hotel Accommodations

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Call for Presentations

The Call for Presentations is available. Proposals are due March 5, 2018.

Call for Proposals Abstracts

Presentations on topics related to the one or more of the ideas shared by members (see above) are solicited; other collaborative efforts are also welcomed. Presentations will be 1.5 hours.

Call for Poster Sessions Abstracts

Poster sessions provide presenters with a less formal forum to discuss new and innovative works—such as research, works in progress, ideas and activities, and classroom, workshop or mentoring tools and resources. Presenters are expected to have a poster that describes their presentation. Poster sessions will be limited to a half-hour presentation. (Requirements for poster sessions are described below)


CIT will accept recorded abstracts in a naturally occurring sign language (ASL, Auslan, BSL, JSL, etc) or written electronic abstracts.

Video Abstracts: 1-2 minutes
English Abstracts: up to 500 words
Additional Requirements

A 1-2 minute abstract in a naturally occurring sign language must be included with proceedings submission. This will be shared with conference participants. The abstract must be done in a naturally occurring language, such as ASL, Auslan, BSL, JSL, LSM. Every presenter is required to submit a paper for the Proceedings.

Proceedings Timeline

June 15, 2018: 1st Draft of paper for the Proceedings Due. If the initial proceedings draft is not submitted by the deadline, proposal will be removed from the schedule and replaced by waitlisted submissions

Aug 1st, 2018: Returned Draft w/ Feedback

Sept 15, 2018: Final Proceedings Paper, Conference PowerPoint Due proceedings along with the signed abstract on a cloud drive.



Notifications will be made by Monday, April 9, 2018, and selected speakers must confirm by Monday, April 16, 2018. All accepted presenters are expected to submit a paper (ASL or English) for the proceedings and Power Point will be due by September 15, 2018.

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Information for Sponsors and Exhibitors

If you are interested in being a sponsor or exhibiting at the CIT conference, information is now available.