PLEASE NOTE THAT SEVERAL CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND REGISTRATION! The Registration Deadline will be July 29th. After that date a late registration fee of $75 will be assessed in addition to the regular conference pricing. Regarding the conference schedule, Thursday will be a half-day and Saturday will be a full-day. Sessions have been shortened and will be given twice, wherever possible, in an effort for everyone to be able to attend sessions of interest while also completing needed CEU's.
2017 "Cultivate Your Superpowers" Annual Conference
Planting the Seeds
-Test Prep Strategies
Tending the Garden
Harvesting the Bounty
-Interactive hands-on Sessions
We are sponsoring the ATA certification exam. It will be held on Thursday, August 3rd from 12pm-3pm.
Please be aware that there are several obligations for those who wish to sit the test:
1) Registration for the certification exam is through ATA. NATI has no capacity to register those wishing to sit the exam.
2) The participant must have been an ATA member for at least four weeks prior to the exam date.
3) Same-day registration is not permitted; ATA must receive your registration and payment at least 2 weeks prior to exam day.
4) While it is an open book exam, electronic equipment and digital resources are not permitted at an exam sitting. You may bring as many paper resources as you wish.
5) Space is limited, so register as soon as possible to ensure your place for the exam.
For more information and registration, please contact ATA directly at
CEU CERTIFICATION We anticipate receiving certification approval from the State of Nebraska for Legal CEU's as well as CMI for Medical CEU's. Please check the At-a-Glance for detailed information by clicking on this link to download it: 2017-Annual Conference-At-a-Glance
For session descriptions and presenters' bios please click on the following link to download and view: 2017 Presenter Bios and Session Descriptions
We continue to maintain affordable conference and hotel rates without sacrificing quality. Registration fees include meals, receptions, and sessions. Hotel registration information will be posted in the At-a-Glance (see above); be sure to ask for the NATI rate when you register!
AS ALWAYS, NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE OFFERED! THE DEADLINE WILL BE JULY 21! Please find all scholarship information and application by clicking here to download the form.
NATI members receive a special discounted rate. Consider joining your colleagues and friends in helping us build a stronger and progressively more qualified pool of language access professionals!
Other documents with important conference information related to our location, Bellevue University, and lodging available:
Map of Bellevue University (we suggest this be viewed before the conference to ease your navigating around the campus)
Lodging information for those coming from out-of-town
Why sponsor or have exhibit space at the NATI Expo?
Do you or someone you know want to make a difference in NATI while developing your own knowledge and skills? Consider serving on the Board of Directors! Elections will be held after the conference. Details regarding the Election, the process, and requirements can be found in this document (click and download to view).
You can complete a Board Nomination Form for you or for someone you feel would be of benefit to the Association and its members, and who will also benefit from their service on the Board. The Board Nomination Form is due by August 15th and no later. Remember: You MUST be a current member of NATI to be nominated for the Election for the Board.