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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
Galadinner

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

Conference languages: English, International Sign and FinSL

Call for Presentations

Deadline for submission: December 5, 2019

The main theme of the conference is interaction in its different forms and dimensions. The presentations can focus on interaction between signed language interpreters and working teams, within interpreted settings, or between the signed language interpreter community and the larger Sign Language community. For more information: Call for Presentations

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
Email: julia@scandichotels.com
Room prices:
114 €, standard room for one person per night
134 €, standard room for two persons per night
Booking code: 47063640

Scandic Plaza
Address: Yliopistonkatu 29, 20100 Turku
Tel: +358 2 33200
Email: plaza.turku@scandichotels.com
Room prices:
124 €, standard room for one person per night
144 €, standard room for two persons per night
Booking code: 47063640

Holiday Club Caribia
Address: Kongressikuja 1, 20540 Turku
Tel: + 358 300 870920
Email: hotelsales.caribia@holidayclub.fi
Room prices:
108 €, standard room for one person per night
148 €, standard room for two persons per night
Rooms are available at Holiday Club Caribia until 15.4.2020
Reference code: SLINS2020

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.