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"20 Years of Advancing the Profession"

The 20th Annual Conference will again be at College of Saint Mary in Omaha. They did a wonderful job hosting us last year, and we wanted to keep the conference close to "home" (where NATI was founded).

Conference dates are: Friday August 2nd-Saturday August 3rd 2019

We will be sharing information about call for presenters, schedules, and other updates as they come up.
We look forward to seeing you there--it's 20 years so it'll be a big deal!

Call for Proposals is now open for the 2019 Conference. You can download the form in docxWord doc format or pdfPDF format.   

Want to be a NATI Sponsor or Exhibitor at our Conference? Please download the information sheet and registration form by clicking here.


 We are BEYOND thrilled to announce Marjory Bancroft will be at our 20th Annual Conference!

Marjory 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. 😀  

Bancroft HEADSHOT 2015

Marjory A. Bancroft, MA
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.


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FREE Mental Health Interpreting training opportunity:

3 hour training on interpreting in the mental health field, sponsored by the Douglas County Community Response Steering Committee

August 29 from 9am-12pm

Project Harmony
11949 Q Street
Omaha, NE 68137

There will be 20 spots for mental health providers and 20 interpreters.

Providers and Interpreters start at the same time and then break into groups--the interpreters are trained by a therapist and the therapists are trained by an interpreter.

Click the link below for more information.


MICATA- Mid-America Chapter of the American Translators Association

Registration is now open for their Annual Conference entitled Translation and Interpreting in an Era of Change. Location: Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS on March 22-24.
keynote speaker: Holly Mikkelson, a well-known legal translation and court interpreting trainer. In addition to giving a keynote speech, Professor Mikkelson will also be sharing her expertise in a special two-hour session.

Reserve your place now at the early-bird rate by visiting…/conference-seminar-registration


Nebraska Court Interpreter Certification
Registration Open Now for Court Interpreter Orientation:  March 30-31, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska

The first step toward Nebraska Court Interpreter certification is completion of the Nebraska Judicial Branch’s Interpreter Orientation, an intensive two-day workshop that is offered each fall and spring. Look here and click on the Training and Testing Schedule bar for a link to the workshop registration form.
You must register and pay for the workshop by March 15th, 2019.


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