Calliope Resources for event planners and speakers

Calliope has developed a number of resources to support event planners and speakers in preparing for multilingual events.

For event planners

Ten Golden Rules of Conference Interpreting

Ten Golden Rules of Conference Interpreting

This one page document provides useful tips for successful meetings with simultaneous interpretation.
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For speakers

Tips for Speakers

Tips for Speakers

This handy one-page document offers a checklist of tips for speakers who will be addressing audiences through simultaneous interpretation.
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Smart Speaking

Smart Speaking

Our popular video provides tips to help speakers prepare themselves before addressing multilingual audiences.
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Global English, entrevista de Simon Kuper

Global English, interview with Simon Kuper

English is becoming the "must speak" language in meetings but people who don't speak English well are often at a disadvantage. Listen to S. Kuper on the topic.
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For procurement professionals

AIIC Guidelines for drafting tenders for conference interpretation services

AIIC Guidelines for drafting tenders for conference interpretation services

These documents were developed by AIIC for public sector institutions putting out calls for tender for large-scale conference interpretation services. They detail how to draft a request for proposal (RFP) to ensure the right kind of responses.
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Podcasts

La danse des mots (en francés).

La danse des mots (in French)

Martine Bonadona
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European Institution

European Institution (in French)

In this podcast, Olga Cosmidou, Director of the Interpreting DG at the European Parliament, is interviewed on the interpreting profession.
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On Global English

On Global English (in French)

In this podcast, Martine Bonadona, Calliope member for France, is interviewed on the growing importance of global English.
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