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Potomac Chapter

of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

PCRID 2020 Annual Conference

due to COVID-19, PCRID will be hosting the conference Virtually, through Zoom.

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Conference Overview

PCRID 2020 Conference Mistress of Ceremonies, April Jackson, shares a general overview of what to expect from PCRID on December 5-6.

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Workshop Descriptions

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Meet the conference team!

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CONFERENCE Registration

Registration Pricing

PCRID Certified Member*  $80.00

PCRID Associate Member*  $40.00

PCRID Student Member*  $40.00

Non-Member, Certified  $115.00
Non-Member, Non-certified  $75.00

Non-Member, Student  $75.00

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*Members, be sure to log in with your PCRID membership email to get the discounted price.

    Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall!


    Sponsors: Invest in Your Community

    Make a donation to the PCRID 2020 Annual Conference & impact the interpreting community!

    Be A Sponsor

    Members: Sponsor an individual mentee to attend the conference!

    • Sponsor a *BIPOC mentee
    • Sponsor a *Deaf interpreter mentee
    • Sponsor your mentee

    Make a Donation

    Apply to receive an Individual Sponsorship to attend the PCRID Conference. (First come, first served)

    *Update 11/30/2020: We are not currently accepting further applications unless there are more donations.

    Conference Schedule


    9 A - 12 P

    TED Talk Style Presentations

    Share The Method .3 CEUs

    12 P - 1 P 


    1 P - 4 P 

    Concurrent Workshops

    Share The Journey .3 CEUs


    11:30 A - 1:30 P

    Business Meeting Voter Check-in

    PCRID Annual Business Meeting

    Hosted by the PCRID Board

    1:30 P - 2 P 


    2 P - 5 P 

    Panel on Mentoring

    Share The Ideas .3 CEUs

    We look forward to seeing all of you virtually this year!

    Conference Attendees: Please download the Zoom instruction guide created by our Conference Team in order to better understand the Zoom platform. If you have any questions, please email our Tech Support Team at with the subject line "Tech Support" and one of our volunteers will be in touch! 

    Reasonable Accommodations

    PCRID believes in making Share the Knowledge accessible. Share the Knowledge will be presented in American Sign Language (ASL) on a virtual platform, Zoom. Each of our presenters have been given clear instructions on how to dress and maintain a clear background while presenting on Zoom. If you have any questions or a request for reasonable accommodations, please contact with the subject line “Reasonable Accommodation Request” and our Team will be in touch. 

    Non-discriminatory Statement

    PCRID believes in providing a safe learning environment for all participants. We do not allow for discriminatory behavior. Should you be a witness or experience discriminatory behavior while attending Share the Knowledge, please email President Traci Ison at or Vice President Antonio Burkett at

    Refund and Cancellation Policy

    The PCRID Conference Cancellation and Refund Policy will be as follows to assure consistency and is applicable to the annual PCRID conference:

    • Conference registration canceled on or before October 21, 2020 is refundable but subject to an administrative fee equal to PCRID’s cost to process the refund. Send an email with your cancellation request to with the subject line “Refund Requested.” Please allow up to 30 days after your refund is initiated to receive your refund.

    • Registrants canceling on or after October 22, 2020 will not receive a refund. Registration fees may be transferred to another individual or credited to your PCRID account toward future membership.

    • In the event PCRID must cancel the conference due to unforeseen circumstances, PCRID will refund the cost of registration. 


    Please use the following link to share any feedback or comments you may have about your experience attending PCRID's 2020 Conference: Share the Knowledge. This anonymous feedback will be used by the conference team to improve future PCRID conferences.

    organizational donors

    Sponsor the PCRID 2020 Annual Conference, "Share The Knowledge"

    Be the PCRID 2020 Annual Conference

    Official Sponsor!

    • Contact us to express your interest in being the PCRID 2020 "Official" Conference Sponsor 

    Contact Us

    $1000 Donation

    Be Acknowledged as a PCRID Conference Donor:

    • With conference access for five of your company's representatives
    • On the PCRID website Conference Page and PCRID Home Page
    • In PCRID email announcements for the conference 
    • On the PCRID Facebook hosted Group and the PCRID Official Facebook Page
    • During the Business Meeting, and the Conference Opening & Closing
    • In the PCRID Virtual Exhibit Hall as a donor

    Be A Sponsor

    $500 Donation

    Be Acknowledged as a PCRID Conference Donor:

    • With complimentary conference access for two of your company's representatives
    • On the PCRID website Conference Page
    • In PCRID email announcements for the conference
    • On the PCRID-hosted Facebook Group and the PCRID Official Facebook Page
    • In the PCRID Virtual Exhibit Hall as a donor

    Be a Sponsor

    Other Sponsorship

    Monetary Donations $200 - $500 from Individual Members, Deaf Businesses, & Micro Businesses
    • One registration and one complimentary registration for a mentee of your choice.

    • Honorable mention on the PCRID Virtual Exhibit Hall as a donor.
    • Recognition during business meeting by PCRID President.
    • Placing your company’s logo with link to your website or social media page (if applicable).

    Be a Sponsor

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