Nordic Seminar 2020

15.-17.5.2020, Turku, Finland

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

Nordic Semina 2020

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

Conference dates:
May 15 - 17, 2020

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

Conference programme:

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

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

Conference languages: English, International Sign and FinSL

Conference accommodation:
It is advisable to book accommodation in Turku at your earliest convenience. The number of accommodation available is very limited due to a refurbishment of the largest hotel in the city.

Conference hotels:

Scandic Julia
Address: Eerikinkatu 4, 20100 Turku
Tel: +358 2 336 000
Room prices:
114 €, standard room for one person per night
134 €, standard room for two persons per night

Scandic Plaza
Address: Yliopistonkatu 29, 20100 Turku
Tel: 02 33200
Room prices:
124 €, standard room for one person per night
144 €, standard room for two persons per night

About the event:
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.


Registration to the conference

Registration to the conference will be opened later.