NAI National Conference



It's our time!

Join us November 27 to December 1 in New Orleans as we celebrate our 30th anniversary at the 2018 NAI National Conference at the Marriott New Orleans on Canal. Check back here for conference details and registration information.

Call for Presentations

Deadline: April 2, 2018
Submit a proposal

As we celebrate our 30th anniversary this year, the theme for the 2018 NAI National Conference, “It’s Our Time,” is an opportunity to reflect on the important role interpretation has played in the past, to analyze the profession in the present, and how we can improve to shape a better future. 

What has interpretation’s role been over time? How is our now influenced by the past? How are threats such as changing landscapes and disappearing resources – cultural and natural – shaping our present? How will they shape our future? Will reflecting on the past and looking at the present help us give a voice to the voiceless places and subjects we interpret?

We are looking for thought-provoking sessions that speak to where interpretation started and how far it has come – bringing multiple perspectives from founding members to emerging members. Session proposals will be critiqued on how well they fit into the theme, engage the audience, and help further the field of interpretation and professional development. 

New Orleans a city steeped in history is celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2018—making it the perfect backdrop for NAI 2018, as we think about how “It’s Our Time” to step forward and use our voices to help shape the important decisions for the future!

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Let the good times roll…

NAI 2017 Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 conference sponsors!



2018 NAI National Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana

November 27 – December 1

Lodging

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
Book a room in NAI's room block.

Single/Double $149 (plus taxes)
Triple – add $25
Quad – add $50

Interested in Sponsorships or Advertising?

Contact NAI Events Manager Michele Farmer at mfarmer@interpnet.com or 970-484-8283 x805.

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