EventWell Digital Summit: Fighting Linguistic Isolation, with Raffaella Marchese

SESSION DATE & TIME

Tuesday 14 July, 4.30pm – 5.15pm (BST)

11am – 12.15pm (EDT)

SESSION SPEAKER/HOST

Raffaella Marchese, Professional Conference Interpreter, Member of AIIC

SESSION AGENDA

4.30pm – Session starts

5pm – Audience Q&A

5.15pm – Session ends

SESSION DETAILS

This session will highlight the role that languages play in our life and in our personality, it will introduce the topic of language anxiety and language isolation, highlight the results of the EF 2019 report on English language skills. Raffaella will talk about the effects of selecting conference speakers based on their language skills and the effect of having English only meetings on attendees and, attendees engagement – concluding with suggestions on how the MICE industry can solve the problem. 

Speaker bio

Raffaella became an interpreter because she loved the idea that she could help people communicate, break down boundaries and smooth rough edges. Her thirst for knowledge makes her curious about any subject and studying for any new assignment becomes fun.

Useful Links

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/raffaella-marchese-03b8413b/

SESSION TICKETS

Tickets are available to purchase here, all ticket profits from this event will support our charitable projects and campaigns including this year’s #EventWell20 campaign, promoting better mental health and wellbeing in events.

If you are ‘Friend of EventWell’ attendance at all of the Digital Summit sessions is a benefit of your membership. Membership is just £7 a month find out more here.

VIEW THE FULL EVENTWELL DIGITAL SUMMIT 2020 PROGRAMME AND AGENDA