Conference Interpreters

There is no associate level membership or examination for this category.

To become a Certified Conference Interpreter with ATIA, a person must meet one of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be recognized as a simultaneous or consecutive interpreter by the Federal Government’s Translation Bureau in Ottawa
  • Be a member of the L’association internationale des interprètes de conference (AIIC)
  • Be a Certified Member (conference interpreter) in good standing of another association recognized by CTTIC and eligible for admission to ATIA as a Certified Member
  • Be a member in good standing of another body acceptable to the association

In addition, applicants must prove that they have worked at least 200 days as a conference interpreter.

In the case of conference interpretation between languages other than French and English, applicants must prove that they have worked at least 50 days.