Conference Events

40th Annual Conference

Conference Events

The NAJIT 40th Annual Conference offers a variety of events where you can expand your network, connect with friends, or just have fun! It is NAJIT’s 40th anniversary and the conference committee has added some new special pieces. All of the events below are included with your main conference registration.

View the event highlights below or checkout this complete agenda for the entire weekend!

GET A PROFESSIONAL HEAD SHOT

Friday, Noon to 5 PM

NAJIT has arranged for a photographer to be available from Noon - 5 pm on Friday. They will be available to take your head shot for only $20. Receive your photo electronically. No reservations required. Don't forget to bring your dress clothes! First come, first served.

FRIDAY WELCOME EVENT: SPONSORED BY TAPIT

Friday, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

At this 'Meet and Greet' event you will have the opportunity to network with fellow conference goers. There will be designated areas for you to begin your quest for a 'high note'. Whether it is your first or your tenth time attending there will be a station for you. Come learn about the conference app, find fellow interpreters or translators, or just come and mingle! (light snacks and a cash bar will be provided)

ARE YOU READY TO ZUMBA?

Join licensed instructor, Mylene Green, Saturday @ 6 AM

Zumba is a Latin-inspired cardio fitness program. It combines Latin music (merengue, salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, etc.) and international rhythms with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. Come and enjoy this fun workout, burn calories and make new friends!

KEYNOTE AND ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

Saturday, Noon to 2:30 PM

Come to the Annual Luncheon and Business Meeting to eat a fabulous lunch and hear from our Keynote speaker, Vallie Collins. Vallie will share life lessons learned from being on board US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed into the Hudson river.

SATURDAY EVENING RECEPTION

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Come join the fun at the Saturday Evening Reception. This is an excellent opportunity to network with fellow colleagues while enjoying great food and music. You will be introduced to the NAJIT Scholars and may have a fun photo opportunity, or two!

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