NAJIT welcomes members and friends to its 39th Annual Conference celebration, to be held June 8-10, 2018 at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Mark your calendar! You don’t want to miss this annual event geared specifically to language professionals and other stakeholders in language services.
Our conference provides a unique opportunity to network with language professionals who work in many settings, along with influential people associated with the profession. Attend insightful educational sessions catered to the profession, as well as issues related to language access and national trends. Over 350 translators, interpreters, students, and educators will attend NAJIT’s 39th Annual Conference. This opportunity is an incredible investment in your career and professional development.
Exhibitor/Sponsorship Opportunities! Highlight your organization to an influential community of interpreters and translators. Our annual conference is attended by more than 350 members of the growing community of interpreters and translators. With our multiple sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, we would like to invite you to connect with this community and make meaningful contact with our members. Your support plays a crucial role in ensuring a successful conference for NAJIT, while also providing priceless opportunities to increase the visibility for your organization within the growing community of interpreters and translators.
Pre-Conference Workshops: On Friday, June 8, 2018, we will offer a selection of full and half-day workshops. These workshops have limited seating and are designed to be hands-on, skill-building sessions. Pre-conference registration is separate from the main conference registration fee.
Networking Events: This year NAJIT has added networking opportunities. Read details on our Conference Events web page found under the “Event Schedule” item on the menu to the right. Here you will find details on our Friday Welcome Event, Zumba, Annual Luncheon and Saturday Evening Reception. All of these events are included in the main conference registration fee. If you have someone traveling with you, you may purchase a guest ticket for the Annual Luncheon and Saturday Evening Reception.
Educational Program: Saturday and Sunday will be devoted to a slate of educational sessions geared specifically to interpreters, translators and those that work with them. The complete schedule will be posted in January.
Continuing education credits will be offered for a number of states and organizations. Last year the following states and organizations approved CEUs for the NAJIT conference: ATA, California, CCHI, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, IMIA, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin. Approvals are added to the website as they are received. Check our conference CEU page for details.
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"The conference was well organized, NAJIT app was extremely helpful and user friendly, and there were new tracks of trainings such as about investigation."
"The Gaylord was great. Rob and Susan Cruz and the entire NAJIT Board were exceptional. The sessions and the presentations were phenomenal and relative. The staff moderated and managed everything beautifully."
"I love the collegiality that the NAJIT conference engenders. Reuniting with those you know but see infrequently and meeting new folks is a real joy."
"I love how I am now inspired to try new things like transcription and get more involved with current conference interpretation trends in the profession."
"The practical sessions; hearing about the experiences of other professionals in the field; being informed of big issues facing both court and non-court interpreters; Jackie Noh, Athena Matilsky and James Plunkett."
"Getting to know other interpreters, experts and their experiences, the app was a great idea!"
"The quality of the majority of the speakers and topics. The quality of the conference was impeccable and well thought out and executed."
“The camaraderie, chance to interact with old and new friends and colleagues.”
“The topics were interesting, relevant and engaging. The presenters were impressive.”
“Venue and organization were excellent. I enjoyed very much the networking opportunities meal sessions and after hours at Salsa! It was great to meet colleagues out of the professional setting!”