Global Excellence in Interpretation


While interpreters have shifted to digital communication through online webinars and meetings, interpreters' professional associations around the world have increased their activity, developing and providing online services to members, including training, conferences, one-off events, and more. This accelerated trend has given us an opportunity to share good practice more widely across the world, with interpreters from different countries and indeed different continents joining events of interest to them. This series will develop a pilot international webinar series, under the banner of the Global Alliance for Heritage Interpretation.

This yearlong series of webinars hosted by seven interpretation organizations around the world is free to all interpreters, regardless of membership or affiliation with any of the sponsor organizations! English-Spanish live translation will be available.


Unpacking Intangibility: Ways of Seeing, Feeling and Understanding Culture. An Australian experience
Interpretation Australia
October 12, 2022
6.30pm AEST (Sydney Time)
Register here.

Today’s “Australia” is only 250 years young. However, Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have been custodians of this land for millennia. Australia’s Aboriginal culture is an ancient one and is the oldest living culture in the world. So what are we doing in Australia to support the interpretation, inclusion and celebration of this culture? How does modern Australia speak with, and embrace such an ancient culture?

This webinar looks at the journey of cultural recognition and understanding that is currently revolutionising Australia and focuses on unpacking the qualities that weave across an age-old culture and intersect with a new one. Areas such as cultural responsibilities when including intangible qualities and aspects, connections and interpretation of stories and places, the significance of sites, cultural sensitivity and impacts, will be discussed.

Please join First Nations Educator and Dharug woman, Erin Wilkins; Architect and Heritage Specialist, Alice Steedman; and Interpretation Australia’s President, Kylie Christian.


Titles, descriptions, and times are forthcoming.

Interpretation Network New Zealand
November 10, 2022

Global Alliance for Heritage Interpretation 
December 15, 2022


Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Best Practices
National Association for Interpretation
February 24, 2022
Watch it here.

Can Interpretation Prevent War?
Interpret Europe
April 7, 2022
Watch it here.

Whose Story is it Anyway? Interpreting the Cultural Mosaic of Canada

Interpretation Canada
May 19, 2022
Watch it here.

Dub London: A case study in co-creation, inclusion, and engaging interpretation at the Museum of London

Association for Heritage Interpretation
June 30, 2022
Watch it here.

Visiting the Ruins of an Ancient Mexican City to Renew Our Sense of Hope, and Learn From the Past
InterPatMX (Mexico)
August 11, 2022
Watch it here.