The theme of WASLI Paris 2019 will highlight the journey our sign language interpreting profession and community has taken, and will continue to do.  All of the keynotes include a Deaf-hearing team to highlight the importance of collaboration and working as allies.

The first keynote team is to “Honour Our Past”, with Liisa Kauppinen (Finland) and Bill Moody (USA).  The second keynote team “Treasures the Present”, with Selman Hoti & Enver Kurtalani from Kosovo.  The third keynote looks forward to “Shaping the Future” with Marianna Rossi Stumpf and Ronice Muller de Quadros of Brazil.