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Save The Date!


The 28th Annual CATI Conference

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Meredith College ~ Raleigh, NC


CALL FOR PROPOSALS – 2015 CATI Conference:

We are now accepting proposals for the 2015 CATI Conference at Meredith College, Raleigh, NC, on March 14, 2015. We are seeking presentations on translation, interpretation, and related business topics and at all levels from beginning to advanced, general to specialized. 

Presenting at CATI is a great way to share your knowledge and network with your fellow translators and interpreters. 

The DEADLINE for presentation proposals has been extended to MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014

Please include in your proposal: 
• Your name, and the name(s) of any co-presenters
• Presentation Title
• Presentation Abstract (150 words max)
• Category (translation, interpretation, business, etc.)
• Speaker(s) bio: (100 words max)
• Presentation Level (general, intermediate, or advanced)

Send your proposal to jenn@jennmercer.com as an attachment in Word or similar format. Title the file with your name and at least part of the title of your presentation. If you have multiple presentation proposals (3 proposals per person limit), please make each a separate attachment. 

Questions? Doubts? Confusion? Send me an email at jenn@jennmercer.com and I would be happy to answer any questions about the conference, presenting at CATI, etc.



Business Casual to Business (see photos from our 2013 conference).

Whatever you prefer to take notes - pen and paper, notebook, tablet. 
Event schedule either on your tablet, notebook, phone, or printed out.
Business cards (not required, but useful). 

A good idea, along with ticket from EventBrite (printed or in email).
Photo ID is required for the ATA exam on Sunday. All exam takers receive detailed information from ATA on what they need to do. Exam takers should refer to their information packet from ATA and read it carefully.

Parking pass:
None necessary

Random uncertainty: 
Feel free to ask any Board members for help (see their badges). Also, CATI members are friendly.





Click here to view pictures from the 2013 Annual CATI Conference. Thank you to photographer Michael White. 




Residence Inn - Raleigh Crabtree Valley, 2200 Summit Park Lane, Raleigh, NC 27612

Location is next to the Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh, and about 9-14 minutes away from the conference venue at Meredith College (per Google Maps).

A block of 30 rooms has been set aside for the night before the conference (Friday, March 13, 2015), and 10 rooms have been set aside for Saturday night, (March 14, 2015).

The special conference rate for a Studio Queen Suite is $99.00, plus taxes. The room sleeps one or two people. It includes one queen bed and a sofa-bed. Free breakfast is included and the rooms have free Wifi.

*** To get the special conference rate, rooms must be reserved before 5:00pm on Monday, February 16, 2015. ***

Reservations may be made in one of two ways:

  • Calling the hotel at 919-279-3000 and requesting the “Carolina Association of Translators and Interprters group block,” or
  • Reserving online, clicking on this special link

Reservations must be made with a credit card.

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