Online registration for the 2024 Annual Education Conference "A Brave New World" is now open!

Click here to view rates and register.

Registration includes:

- Attendance to workshops, breakout sessions and poster presentations

- Meals: Friday lunch, Saturday breakfast, Saturday lunch

- All day coffee/tea on both days

- Conference bag with snacks

- Dance party

Conference Venue

This year's conference venue is the San Jose Marriott. Discounted block room rates are available. Click here for hotel details.


The 24th Annual Educational Conference will feature an exciting lineup of presenters from across the country! This will include interactive workshops, breakout sessions, poster presentations, dedicated time to visit Sponsors & Exhibitors, a Friday evening networking reception, our non-stop dance party, the CHIA awards ceremony, and our signature closing ceremony raffle. Click here for details.


Applications for ATA, CCHI, IMIA/NBCMI, and RID continuing education credits will be requested. Click here for details.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Exciting opportunities are available to promote your organization and meet attendees. Click here for details.


Please click on the links below to nominate an interpreter or interpreting trainer who is an exemplary professional worthy of recognition! 

Nominations are due by April 30, 2024. Recipients are chosen by the CHIA board. They receive a plaque and recognition at the conference.


Workshops and breakout sessions: Most attendees choose "business casual" for this event. We recommend comfortable shoes for moving from one session to another. Did you know that we have CHIA t-shirts, hoodies and more available? Check out our conference-themed merch!

Dance party: This is a chance to dress up and put on your dancing shoes! Cocktail attire is appropriate.

ADA Accommodations

Requests for disability accommodations can be made at registration. Note that the venue also should be notified separately of any necessary accommodations.

Special Meal Considerations

Special meal needs can be indicated upon conference registration. CHIA will then communicate these requests to the hotel. The hotel is experienced at accommodating vegan, gluten-free, kosher, allergies, etc.

Useful Links




Algovi Dispatching Software

ALTA Language Services

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Cross-Cultural Communications


IMS Interpreter Management System

On Point Language Solutions LLC


CommGap International Language Solutions

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