Nebraska Association for Translators & Interpreters
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                  For The Good Of The Profession




    Don't Delay!!!   Earlybird Registration Ends On July 25th!

    Remember that NATI members receive a discount on registration so please renew or join BEFORE registering to qualify for the discounted rate. 

    Click HERE to REGISTER 

     15th Annual Regional Conference

    Translation and Interpretation:

    Making Culturally Competent Global

    Communication Possible

    August 7-9, 2014


           Grace University                 

    1311 S 9th St, Omaha, NE 68103 


    CLICK these highlighted links for printable Conference Information: 

    NEWLY Updated Schedule At-a-Glance

    NEWLY UPDATED Session Briefs and Speaker Bios

     Updated:  Scholarship Application Information

    Grace University Campus Map.docx 



    NATI offers a special thanks to our sponsors:


    (Titanium Sponsor $5000)

    ALEGENT CREIGHTON HEALTH ( Gold Sponsor $1000)




    Region 3 Behavioral Health Services

    Also, a big THANK YOU to our exhibitors and contributors:


    National Network of Libraries of Medicine

    Language Interpreting Group

    Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)

    Transportation & Lodging Information:

      If you are flying into Omaha, use the Eppley Airport. The Fairfield Inn has a complementary shuttle service to and from the airport as well as for guests to and from the NATI conference venue.

    Hotel accommodations are at the

    Fairfield Inn Downtown

     1501 Nicholas in Omaha. 

    Call (402) 280-1516 for  Fairfield Inn reservations. Please be sure to ask for the NATI conference rate. Availability is limited so do not delay in making your reservations.

    Continuing Education Credits

         Nebraska Supreme Court Interpreter Program: Up to 6 CEUs   

    ATA, NAJIT, CCHI, NBMIC CEU approval pending 
    CEUs for LADC are pending. 
    No partial hours will be awarded; participants must
    attend the session in order to receive CEUs.

     American Translator Association Certification Exam 

    Once again, as an ATA Affiliate Association, NATI

    is pleased to  host a sitting of the exam on

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    9 am - 12 pm.

    NOTE!! Exam candidates must be ATA members in good standing and be prequalified by ATA in order to take the exam.  

    For more detailed information on how to qualify for taking the ATA exam go to the following link,

     Something new this year at the conference... daily Fora Linguara sessions.  These are language-specific small groups in which the participants can practice translation; everybody participates, everybody has a laugh or two, and everybody benefits. Check at the registration desk for languages and room numbers for the Fora. We will also be trying out the exciting Speed Networking technique to get folks to meet and mingle. It is fun!    



    It is with great pride (and some trepidation) that I address you as the new President of NATI.  It has been extremely rewarding to be part of this Association's work on behalf of translators and interpreters in the Midwest. It is also rather amazing to consider how much information this Association disseminates, how many useful and sometimes life-changing contacts are made, and how many people are trained and educated through associating with NATI. I am pleased and honored to be a part of it all.

    Now in our 15th year of existence, it looks like another exciting year is on the horizon, and your NATI Board is busy making plans of all kinds. A few examples:

    The upcoming NATI 2014 conference is well under way as I write this. Mark your calendars for August 7-9, 2014 and keep checking the website for updates. 

    We are committed to making this website interactive and keeping it constantly updated so that you will all check the website regularly. Please pass along items of interest that may assist the Translation & Interpretation community. Also in the works are new postings about special interest items, interviews, feature members and more. 

    A personal goal of mine as President is to foster regular participation from among the general membership. When everyone participates in some way in NATI's various activities, we all win. We welcome your ideas and suggestions for improvement; even more, we invite you to volunteer your expertise, time and effort. Please contact any Board member, and we will make every effort to find a way for you to contribute. 

    Finally, another goal of mine is to begin offering training on a more consistent basis, and to offer it in various areas of the state throughout the year. Lunch & learns, online training and podcasts, mini conferences are all considerations. 

    Be sure to check out other training and conference venues - look under Professional Development Events in the Menu.

    Thank you for being part of this wonderful Association. I look forward to serving you all in the coming years.


    Marsha Conroy






    Sheryl Connolly | Nebraska Supreme Court Trial Court Services
    Nebraska State Court Administrator’s Office | State Capitol | Lincoln, NE 68509
    T 402.471.2671 | F 402.471.2197 | |

    Sheryl Connolly | Nebraska Supreme Court Trial Court Services
    Nebraska State Court Administrator’s Office | State Capitol | Lincoln, NE 68509
    T 402.471.2671 | F 402.471.2197 | |

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