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Nordic Seminar 2020

Cancelled

Welcome to Turku to celebrate sign language interpretation. The theme of the 2020 conference is interaction in its different forms and dimensions.

Nordic Semina 2020

Nordic  Seminar 2020 is cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

The organising committee of Nordic Seminar 2020 is cancelling this year's seminar in Turku, Finland. The Finnish authorities have advised that public events should be cancelled until the end of May.

The conference fee will be refunded to those who have already paid it. However any other expenses such as travel or accommodation expenses will not be reimbursed.

The organising committee will contact everyone who has registered to the conference via email. 

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

Nordic Seminar is a conference on sign language interpreting organised every two years.

Language Experts, Finnish professional organisation for sign language interpreters as well as translators, terminologists and other language professionals, is hosting the Nordic Seminar in 2020 in partnership with Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Diak) and Humak University of Applied Sciences.


Conference dates:

May 15–17, 2020

Conference venue:
The Old Mill, Ruukinkatu 2–4, 20540 Turku, Finland

Conference programme

The complete programme is now available at the event site.

Friday May 15
Conference from noon to 5 pm
Get-together in the evening

Saturday May 16
Conference from 10 am to 5.30 pm
Galadinner

Sunday May 17
Optional leisure activities or city tour (tbc)

Conference languages: English, International Sign and FinSL

Conference fees

Package 1
190 €
Includes the seminar on Friday May 15 and Saturday May 16, gala dinner on Saturday night and social programme on Sunday.

Package 2
140 €
Includes the seminar on Friday May 15 and Saturday May 16 (no gala or social programme).

Student 1
90 €
Includes the seminar on Friday May 15 and Saturday May 16, gala dinner on Saturday night and social programme on Sunday (available only for students).

Student 2
50 €
Includes the seminar on Friday May 15 and Saturday May 16 (no gala or social programme) (available only for students).

Registration to the conference

Registration to the conference is now open until March 31, 2020.

Conference hotels

There are several options for accommodation in Turku. The conference hotels are all centrally located.

 

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.

Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Diak) logo

Humak University of Applied Sciences logo

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

 

Viparo

University of Jyväskylä