Be a Presenter at CASLI 2022
We are looking for presenters
We are looking for speakers come from all corners of the country (and even the globe) to share their knowledge in this noteworthy conference. Check back here to take a look at their bios to learn more about their backgrounds and the insights you’ll hear from them at our conference.
If you’d like to learn more, simply get in touch.
Culture, Identity, and Diversity
Globally, communities are recognizing the impacts of colonialization, white privilege, and the racism embedded in our societies. In the Canadian context this includes the uneven progress towards Truth and Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, as well as the call from all people of colour and allies for anti-racism policies and mindsets.
Learn. Share. Change the World.
CASLI 2022 Conference organizers seek presenters – deaf and nondeaf – who can contribute to the education of interpreters by sharing your research, background, expertise, experiences (lived and worked) discussing topics such as:
Truth and Reconciliation
Intersectionality, Critical Race Theory, White Privilege
Bias, discrimination, race, racism, racialization, prejudice
Dimensions of racism (individual, internalized, institutional, systemic)
Anti-racism, allyship and responding to racism (e.g. individual, internalized, institutional, systemic)
All selected presenters will receive a $2,000 CAD honorarium as a token of our gratitude for contributing to the learning and development of our profession.
Submit your application.
Applications due June 15, 2022
You will be notified of the committee's selections by July 1, 2022
ASL or LSQ
Maximum eight-minute video outlining: your presentation topic and the content you wish to address, including learning outcomes you hope to achieve. You may reference sources or resources you intend to use. In this video, please outline your background/resume that makes you qualified to speak on your topic.
Please submit, maximum, a three-page outline of your presentation topic and the content you wish to address, including learning outcomes you hope to achieve. You may reference sources or resources you intend to use. In this document, please outline your background/resume that makes you qualified to speak on your topic.
Deadline to respond to call for presenters June 15, 2022.
If selected, send a 30-45 minute presentation
Due by July 21, 2022
Each presenter or team of presenters creates a 30 - 45 minute pre-recorded video lecture.
Your video presentation can be submitted in spoken English, American Sign Language - ASL, or la langue des signes québécoise - LSQ.
If you are chosen to present, your video presentation must be submitted by July 21, 2022.
The conference committee will translate your presentation into the other two languages. Alternatively, you can have your preferred interpreter(s) do translation(s), and the conference will pay for their work.
Lead a live presentation
October 15 or 16, 2022
You must be able to commit to a 60 min live online mediated interaction (Q&A) with participants on October 15 or 16, 2022.
This part of the presentation can incorporate structured activities led by presenter, including dividing up participants into virtual “rooms” for discussion / activities