Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018

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Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018

8:30 – 10 a.m. Learning Zones (0.15 CEU)

Sports Prep: Tips & Tricks
Presenters:  Cynthia Hinds, CRC; Sandra Smith, RPR; and Darlene Parker, FAPR, RPR
Score big! Learn the tips and tricks the pros use to deliver top-quality sports captioning. These experts are sure to give you the latest insights to make sure you don’t miss a call when covering live sporting events.

Tips and Tricks for a More Efficient Dictionary and Writing Style 
Presenter:  Michelle Kirkpatrick, RDR, CRR, CRC
How to find patterns, categories, and methods that work for you and how to implement them in ways that bring out true and lasting efficiency in your writing. 

10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Learning Zones (0.15 CEU)
Secrets to Success as a Freelancer
Presenters:  Jan Ballman, FAPR, RPR, CMRS; Rick Levy, RPR
Pssst...want to know a secret? This seminar is going to set you up for success as a freelance reporter!  Learn to set yourself apart from your competition, what firm owners are looking for, and what clients really want!

Real-time Captioning for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Presenter:  Cristina Duarte
InnoCaption is the only App on the market which uses independent contractor stenographers to provide captioning of incoming and outgoing smartphone calls to the oral deaf and HOH. This presentation will teach you about providing remote captioning of phone calls for deaf and HOH, the regulatory aspects involved for captioners, and allow time for attendees to ask questions they have. 


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See you next year for even more fun!  We promise there are more exciting changes in store as we strive to deliver better events, more member value, tangible educational and networking takeaways, and definitely even more fun for 2019!


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