International Conference
on Interpretation

Concurrent Sessions

Below is a preliminary list of sessions to be presented at the conference. Check back here for dates and times.

Sensitive Heritage, Sensitive Interpretation
Michael H. Glen
 
Using Historical Voices to Guide Restoration
Amanda Thompson
 
Attitudes toward Interpretive Program Development
Kye Joong Cho
 
Critical Thinking in a Concrete World
David S. Harwood
 
Interpreting China's Dujiangyan Irrigation
Xue Dong
 
Interpreting LGBTQ histories
Stuart Michael Frost
 
(Selectively) Remember the Alamo!
Vincent Jacot
 
French Origins of Professional Interpretation
Catherine Morgan-Proux, Ted Cable
 
Interpreting Ecology in a Cultural Context: Respecting the “Buffalo”
Lauren Markewicz
 
Defending the Opposition
Tina Salata
Cory Avila
 
Interpreting People's Values
Antonieta Jimenez
 
How to Interpret Challenging Issues
Valeria Klitsounova, PhD

This is Geotourism: A New Approach to Interpretive Signage
Sonja Prendivoj
 
Sex, Lies, Videotape, and Bears Ears
Larry Beck
 
Slavery & Sovereignty at the Bray School
Nicole Blundell Brown
 
These Truths to be Self Evident
Pam Amy Douglas
 
Driving the Diversity Discussion Forward
Toya Jervay, Amanda Roland, Marissa Llanes, Josh Dodson
 
Green Walls|Indigenous Graphism In Favelas
Dinah Tereza Papi De Guimaraens
 
Across the Seas: America Over Here…
Suzie Harrison, Anne-Sophie Navet, Flora Gueguen
 
Interpretive Writing for What is Real
Alan Leftridge
 
Training interpreters for botanic gardens
Costantino Bonomi, Serena Dorigotti
 
Assessing an Interpreter Training Course in Japan
Naoka Yamada
 
Outlook of Heritage Interpretation in Ukraine
Nataliia V. Gudkova
 
Meaningful Meaning Making
Jeff Aarnio, Tonia Herndon
 
The Amoral Skillset
S. Marisol Asselta
 
Outdoors for Users with Mobility Impairments
Topher Downham
 
Tourism as an Opportunity, Not a Curse
Jane Beattie, Amy Lethbridge, Lima Rosalind, Bill Taylor, Sue Hodges
 
Empathy and Identity in Interpretation
Natosha Wengreen
 
Telling an Untold Story
William Chimborazo
 
The Impact of the Experience Economy
Chuck Lennox
 
Russia -- The Pacific Northwest-California Colle
Robin Joy Wellman
 
Culturally Sensitive Interpretation
Andrew Bleckinger
 
Dark Matters Matter
Suzie Harrison
 
Reflecting on Practices for Transformation
Marissa Llanes
 
Giving Online Interpretation In-Person Power
Monica Van Der Vieren
 
Telling Our Own Story: Choctaw Code Talkers
Tiajuana Cochnauer
 
Challenging Organizational Culture
Janet Nagele
 
Explore the World with Inspiring Storytelling
Molly Postlewait, Judy Sweeney
 
Talking in 3D
Adda Gabirela Plumasseau

National Cemeteries after WWI
Virginia Price
 
World Café
Amy Lethbridge



NAI International Conference

Reims, France
April 16-20, 2018

The conference starts with a reception Monday, April 16. Educational off-sites take place Wednesday, April 18. (Some may have an additional cost.)

Registration

Register online
Download the registration packet

How do you pronounce "Reims"?

We don't blame you if you thought it was "Reems," but no, the word is closer to "Rance," as in, rhymes with "France." Roll the first R a little (on the back of your tongue) and let the word disappear somewhere in your throat and you've got it.