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Nebraska Association for Translators & Interpreters 20th Annual Conference for Professional Development-20 Years of Advancing the Profession

From August 02, 2019 until August 03, 2019

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pdf2019 Conference & Registration Information


Session schedules will be provided prior to the conference and the day-of. Attendees will choose which sessions they will be attending the day-of and sign-in when they arrive to the session.

The Annual Conference will be held over two full days. The Registration Deadline will be July 31st. After that date a late registration fee of $75 will be assessed in addition to the regular conference pricing. Sessions have been shortened and some will be repeated, wherever possible, in an effort for everyone to be able to attend sessions of interest while also completing needed CEU's. Registration fees include meals, receptions, and sessions. Please contact us at if you need to change your conference registration.

Special Guest: Marjory A. Bancroft,MA
Majory will be our keynote speaker, facilitate two sessions, and also participate in a panel discussion.
Not familiar with who this multilingual, talented woman is? Have a peek at her bio below.
Marjory Bancroft directs Cross-Cultural Communications, the only national training agency for medical and community interpreting, with more than 330 licensed trainers in 37 states, DC, Guam and six other countries. She has lived in eight countries and studied seven languages. In addition to a BA and MA in French linguistics from Québec she holds advanced language certificates from universities in Spain, Germany and Jordan. Her career spans interpreting, translation, teaching English or translation for two universities in Quebec and Jordan, teaching French for two immigrant schools in Montreal, teaching English or French for continuing education programs and the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC and running a nonprofit interpreting service in Maryland for three years while interpreting and translating herself. She has authored numerous publications, including interpreting textbooks, workbooks and trainer guides sold in 28 countries.For many years Marjory directed two national projects on interpreting for trauma (The Voice of Love on interpreting for torture and war trauma and Breaking Silence: Interpreting for Victim Services. A past board member of the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) and IMIA and NCIHC advisory boards, she has sat on several national and international committees and was the world project leader for ISO international standard 18841 (2018) on interpreting services.


Nebraska Supreme Court Interpreter Written Exam Sitting will be held Friday August 2nd 1:30pm-4pm. All registration for the Written Exam must be done via Nebraska Supreme Court--visit their site to obtain the registration info, background check info, and registration form. For further questions regarding the Court Interpreter Written Exam sitting, please contact Jennifer Verhein at or 402-471–8854. For specific instructions regarding the exam (what to have with you) and how to prepare, please click on the following document and download to read and prepare:  docxInstructions_-_W_Exam_at_NATI 2019

We are sponsoring the ATA certification exam. It will be held on Saturday August 3rd 8am-12pm.
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) You must bring your laptop to this exam if you are doing the computerized exam (you may opt to hand-write if you wish). Information on the computerized exam and resources allowed can be found at: .
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. Sessions with CEU approval will be shared in the near future and day-of the conference.

SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE OFFERED-The deadline to submit the application is July 5th! Please find all scholarship information and application by clicking  docxhere 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 and lodging information is available: 

CSM-Campus_Map.pdf (we suggest this be viewed before the conference to ease your navigating around the campus) 

Hotel_Options_in_Aksarben_Village.docx for those coming from out-of-town

Attention Exhibitors and Sponsors! Don't miss the chance to show off your products and services to the best in the industry!

Why sponsor or have exhibit space at the NATI Expo?

  • Reach qualified language service providers – agencies, individuals, independent contractors, and volunteers.
  • Recruit specialty personnel – culturally savvy, ethnically diverse, language-skilled personnel, and certified professional interpreters/translators.
  • Attract students to your college or university medical, legal, public health, and language programs.
  • Expand your service network and inform providers and the community about your programs and services.
  • Contact the clientele you need to build your business and expand your client base.
  • Sell your products and publications to a target audience of language service providers and language access program administrators.

Click here for more information about your exhibitor and sponsorship options and benefits

Want to be on the NATI Board of Directors? Now is your chance! 

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 2019 elections announcement (click and download to view).
You can complete a  2019 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. 




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