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Nordic Seminar 2020

Nordic Seminar is a conference on sign language interpreting organised every two years. This year the conference welcomes the SLI community in Turku, Finland on May 15–17, 2020.

Nordic Seminar 2020: Let's interact

Conference dates:
May 15–17, 2020

Nordic Seminar 2020 welcomes sign language interpreters, students, teachers and researchers of the field to meet and exchange information, point of views and experience.

The theme of the conference is

Let's interact! – Making effective connections with colleagues and the sign language community

Conference programme is now availble.

Friday May 15
Conference from noon to 5 pm
Get-together from 7 pm

Saturday May 16
Conference from 10 am to 5.30 pm
Galadinner from 7 pm

Sunday May 17
Optional leisure activities (tbc)

Conference Venue

The Old Mill, Ruukinkatu 2–4, 20540 Turku, Finland

Registration for Nordic Seminar

The registration for the conference is now open until March 31.

Conference hotels

The conference hotels are all centrally located.

The City of Turku offers a good choice of hotels and other accommodation.  However, it is advisable to book accommodation in Turku at your earliest convenience. The number of hotel rooms available is very limited due to a refurbishment of the largest hotel in the city.


The conference is hosted by

Language Experts, Finnish professional organisation for sign language interpreters as well as translators, terminologists and other language professionals, Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Diak) and Humak University of Applied Sciences.