LEVEL-UP Conference//One-Stop Shop

EVERYTHING IS LEVELING UP AROUND US! 

GAS PRICES, FOOD, HOUSING, ETC.. BUT…

NOT UTRID! 

 

WELCOME TO THE LEVEL-UP ONE-STOP SHOP! 

LEVEL-UP Conference 2022 will take place IN-PERSON!! Welcome back everyone!!

AUGUST 4th-6th, 2022

SAVE-THE DATE FOR CONFERENCE TICKETS!! 

Please visit LEVEL-UP Conference Registration page  to purchase your ticket.

We encourage you to make sure you are following/like the UTRID Facebook page for constant updates on everything Conference!

Conference Delivery Format

COVID-19 has shifted everything in our lives and we had to LEVEL-UP everything around us. For the past 2 years, UTRID Annual Conference has been held online due to the State guidelines and to keep everyone safe and healthy. This year, 2022, we are excited to finally have an IN-PERSON Conference! Virtual options will be available for only part of the conference. One-day tickets will also be available for purchase.  We encourage all participants to be in-person for this 3-day conference as we gather back together for the first time in 2-years. If you would like to purchase partial conference tickets, please see the options below.

Thursday Night (Key-note Speaker ONLY) 

Friday Attendance Only 

Saturday Attendance Only

 

Curriculum & Continuing Education Credit

Participants enroll in the opportunity to earn 16 CEHs/1.6 CEUs—pending UIP/RID approval—by attending workshops and presentations through the conference. We are so excited to be having Michon Shaw as our Keynote Presenter! Check out her website here: https://www.michonshaw.com/about.html#/

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UTRID Business Meeting

As previously planned, the UTRID Business Meeting will be held Saturday morning, August 6th, 2022. Elections for available positions on the Board of Directors will be conducted in-person. Board positions on the ballot include Vice President, Treasurer, Conference Chair, and Professional Development Liaison.

Additional information regarding nominations and elections may be viewed here. Award nominations and presentations will be held on Saturday, August 6th, 2022. Click here for a list of awards and how to nominate.

Traditional Banquet

UTRID will be resuming their Traditional Banquet for the LEVEL-UP 2022 Conference. If you would like to attend the BANQUET ONLY on Saturday Night, you can purchase tickets here Please note: Supporters of the attendees of the Conference wanting to attend the banquet, must purchase a banquet only ticket.

 

 

 

2022 LEVEL-UP Conference | Award Nominations

You are invited to submit Award Nominations!

Awards will be presented at this year’s Bi-Annual State Conference—2022 LEVEL-UP.

Nominations are being accepted for the following awards:

  • Interpreter of the Year
    • Recognizes an outstanding interpreter from our community who has been exceptional in professionalism, service, and attitude.
  • Kim Maibaum Lifetime Achievement
    • Presented to an individual who has spent a lifetime enriching not only the profession but also the members of the interpreting and deaf communities.
  • Ellen O’Hara Community Member of the Year
    • Recognizes an individual who actively supports the interpreting profession and exemplifies leadership within the deaf community.
  • Student of the Year
    • A student who has gone above and beyond in volunteerism and exemplifies leadership within their student community.

 

Nominations are due August 1, 2022

  • Email nominations to UTRID 2022 Award Nominations to pres.utrid@gmail.com
  • Nominations must include (1) the name of the individual being nominated and (2) a statement supporting the reasons for nomination.
  • Questions? Email pres.utrid@gmail.com
UTRID Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah

LEVEL-UP 2022 Save The Date!

UTRID’s Level-Up Conference 2022 is happening August 4th-6th! We are already underway of planning what a spectacular conference this will be!

SAVE THE DATE!! 

MAY 1ST, 2022 FOR EARLY BIRD TICKETS!!

CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT THE DEAF CENTER PER COVID RESTRICTIONS

MAKE SURE YOU ARE A MEMBER WITH UTRID TO GET THE BEST PRICE!

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BACKGROUND IS BLACK WITH A WHITE TRIANGLE IN THE BOTTOM LEFT HAND CORNER.

THE CONFERENCE LOGO IS “LEVEL-UP” WHICH IS LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE IMAGE.

SAVE THE DATE! EARLY BIRD PRICING STARTS MAY 1ST FOR THE 3-DAY CONFERENCE AUGUST 4TH-6TH, 2022

Call for Presenters for Level-Up Conference 2022

Hello UTRID!

As we are busy planning the 2022 Level-Up Conference! As we think of presenters for the conference, we think it’s important to open this up to the community. The community has so much to offer and UTRID wants to tap into that.

Please follow the directions on the flyer to submit a proposal. Proposals are due on May 5th, 2022 to conferencechair.utrid@gmail.com

We look forward to your submissions. #LEVEL-UP

Downloadable PDF Link: 

A Call for Presenters 2022

 

Presenter Call:

If you prefer the link and not the QR code for the Presenter Application, you can find it here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjEz-1p_GR-axmLJISZvtEcJN6ANwYuG_Kvmp1lp5Gv3XvGQ/viewform

If you have any questions, please contact Makayla Johnson via email or text.

Email: conferencechair.utrid@gmail.com

Text: 801-703-0148

 

 

 

 

UTRID Conference Survey

In preparation for UTRID Summer Conference 2022, we would like UTRID members to fill out this short survey on what they would like to see at Conference 2022.

Please follow the link below to access the Google Form Survey.

 

Link: https://forms.gle/CYoj3VW4qMM9q7dk6

2021 UTRID Business Meeting

2021 UTRID Business Meeting

Saturday, August 7th, Noon-1:00 PM

RSVP here at your earliest to attend the live-streamed Business Meeting.

This year’s Business Meeting will include elections for open board positions and Presidential report.

 

Open Board Positions & Nominations

Board positions will be voted into office during the Business Meeting of this year’s Bi-Annual State Conference—

Nominations are being accepted for the following positions:

  • President
    • The President shall have general supervision and direction of the business and affairs of the organization. The President shall preside at all meetings of the members and/or Directors and shall have such other powers and duties as may be prescribed, from time to time, by the Board of Directors or the members.
    • The President shall appoint Committee Chairpersons with approval of the Board of Directors.
    • The President shall share, with the Treasurer, the right to sign checks and warrants for the withdrawal of corporate funds.
    • The President shall provide yearly reports to the membership regarding the actions of the Board of Directors, the financial status of the organization, activities of the committees and other activities of the organization.
    • The President shall represent the organization at national and regional RID conferences, attending applicable business and organizational meetings. To aid in this responsibility, UTRID will either reimburse or schedule and pay directly for the President’s transportation, registration and accommodations, totaling up to 10% of the organization’s current account balance, but not to exceed $1500. 
    • The President shall provide an annual report and all other documentation to the RID National Representative in accordance with the RID Affiliate Chapter Requirements.
  • Secretary 
    • The Secretary shall keep a full and accurate record of all proceedings of the Board of Directors and of the general membership meetings.
    • The Secretary shall keep the seal of the corporation and affix it to such papers and instruments as may be required in the regular course of business and shall make service of such notices as may be necessary or proper.
    • The Secretary shall supervise the keeping of the records of the organization.
    • The Secretary shall perform other duties of the office as prescribed by the Board of Directors.
  • MAL (Student Involvement)
    • The Student Involvement MAL is responsible for forming a committee to plan workshops and Student focused activities for the membership of UTRID.
    • Members-at-Large shall act as liaisons to the Board of Directors from the membership, working directly with the membership assisting with the coordination of activities and communications within the organization.
  • MAL (Silent Weekend Chair)
    • The Silent weekend Chair is responsible for forming a committee to plan and execute the annual Silent Weekend for certified interpreters only
    • Members-at-Large shall act as liaisons to the Board of Directors from the membership, working directly with the membership assisting with the coordination of activities and communications within the organization.
  • MAL (Public Relations)
    • The Public Relations  MAL is responsible for community outreach and communications to membership via Webpage and Social Media posts.
    • Members-at-Large shall act as liaisons to the Board of Directors from the membership, working directly with the membership assisting with the coordination of activities and communications within the organization.

Please see Article IV, Section 4 of the UTRID Chapter Bylaws for detailed descriptions of each position.

Nominations are due Aug 7, 2021

  • Nominations may be made on the floor of the business meeting; individuals may decline a nomination.
  • Email nominations to pres.utrid@gmail.com. Email subject must read “2021 Board Nomination” and must include (1) the name of the individual being nominated, (2) the position for which they are being nominated, and (3) the nominee’s email address.
  • Questions? Email: pres.utrid@gmail.com

Open Board Positions

UTRID has open board positions for the 2021-2023 cycle. Voting will take place on Saturday, August 7th @12pm during our business meeting.

Open Board positions:

President

Secretary

Silent Weekend Liaison

Student Involvement

If you’re interested in serving or know someone you think would be great for one if these open slots please email me, Kimm at Pres.utrid@gmail.com

2021 Save the Dates

UTRID has a full year of events planned, mark your calendars!

As we go into a new year, we are planning all workshops for virtual delivery until further notice. We hope to see you there!

January 

9th 9:00a- PD Workshop – Interpreting in a Dynamic Social Landscape; –  Zoom

21st 6:00p-Student Workshop-Building a resilient body; How diet affects interpreting – Zoom

February

13th 9:00a – Board Meeting – Zoom

25th 6:00p- Student Workshop – Building a Resilient Body– Zoom

27th 11:30a- Terp Talk – Cultivating Resilience through Self-care –  Zoom

March 

13th 9:00a- PD Workshop- From Interpreter to Presenter; adapting your skills to presentations that work  – Zoom

April 

15th 6:00p- Student Workshop – TBA– Zoom

May 

5th – Interpreter Appreciation Day (first Wednesday of May)

15th 9:00a – Board Meeting – Zoom

June

5th  9:00a – Board Meeting – Zoom

12th 11:30a- Terp Talk – Ethical Adaptability in VRI Appointments –  TBA

17th 6:00p – Student Workshop- Speed Mentoring Part 3 – TBA

July

10th- 9:00a Future Leaders of UTRID: YOU–  TBA

17th 9:00a – Board Meeting – Zoom

August 

6th-8th Annual Conference A.R.T. Adaptability, Resilience, and Transformation

**Early Bird Pricing available May 1st-31st**

September 

9th-12th 1st annual Silent Weekend Better Together–  TBA

**Early Bird Pricing available May 1st-31st**

25th 9:00a PD Workshop-  UTRID Book Club; Dare to Lead -Brene Brown–  TBA

October

9th 11:30a Terp Talk – Transforming the Face of Interpreting–  TBA

14th 6:00p- Student Workshop- Mock Interpreting Practice–  TBA

November

Date TBA Giving Tree booth @ Deaf Center Bazaar

December

3rd 6:00p Sub for Santa

 

**Projected 4.3 CEUs/ 43 CEHs**

pending approval

UTRID Save the Dates 2021 Printable Flyer