Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 
In Miami Spring into Action 2020 is an international conference organized by the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF). The Miami Dade College has provided ATIF with a venue for this event, and the Spanish Language Division of the American Translators Association (ATA) has been invited to collaborate.
 

Spring into Action 2020 (SIA) will be held on March 20 – 22, 2020 at the Miami Dade College Eduardo J. Padron Campus (before MDCIC) located at 627 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33135. (Building 6).

Phone: (305) 237-6000

  • ATIF early bird $125
  • ATA early bird $175
  • GENERAL early bird $200
  • ATIF attendee $175
  • ATA attendee $225
  • GENERAL attendee $250
  • ATA exam prep $100

Now until December 31, 2019 OR UNTIL all early-bird slots are filled. The early-bird option is available on a first come, first served basis. To register go to www.springintoaction.info/register and follow the prompts.

Yes. Refunds are given until January 20, 2020. 

The five ‘anchor’ speakers are the four members of the Palabras Mayores ensemble and Dr. Alexander Rainof. Ph.D. For more information go to www.springintoaction.info/bios.

At this early stage, the catalog of lectures is in progress. Once the lectures and presenters are selected, and placed on calendar, they will be posted at www.springintoaction.info/program 

Yes. Building 6 has its own dedicated parking garage which will be made available to our attendees free of charge.

On the ground floor, Building 6 has two cafeterias which we will try to make operational during the conference. More updates on this matter to come.

You must make your own arrangements for lodging accommodations. We suggest you make them as soon as possible since the weekend of the SIA2020 convention there are two major events taking place in Miami and rooms will become scarce.

You will have to R.S.V.P for the reception but you pay nothing … it’s complimentary, courtesy of ATIF.

Yes. Once the presentations are selected, they will be submitted to the American Translators Association (ATA), the Court Interpreter Certification and Regulatory Program (CICRP), the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) and the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI) for educational credits. Once these are obtained, they will be announced.

An ATA certification exam sitting during SIA2020 has yet to be decided.

SIA2020 will also have an ATA preparation workshop at a cost of $100, which is a fee only for the workshop. This offer is only for people that have paid to attend the SIA2020 convention.

The ATA certification exam – if given – is separate and independent of the SIA2020 convention and/or the  preparation workshop.

 
 

We are now accepting proposals! Open this link to find instructions and details for proposal submissions: https://ataspd.org/2019/11/08/call-for-papers-deadline-extended-until-friday-december-6-2019/