22nd Annual Educational Conference

"Give Your Skills a Booster"

May 13-14, 2022 in San Jose, CA


Online registration for the 2022 Annual Education Conference is expected to open in November 2021.

COVID Comfort

The CHIA Conference Committee is working to assure that all attendees will feel comfortable attending this in-person event. Specific details regarding safety precautions and contingency planning will published and updated according to local and state guidelines, as well as best practices for healthcare workers.

Hotel Accommodations & Travel

This year's conference venue is the San Jose Marriot. Discounted block room rates will be available. Booking details will be available in November 2021 when conference registration opens.


The 22nd 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.


CHIA will apply for CEUs from CCHI, IMIA/NBCMI, RID and WA-DSHS.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Our Sponsor & Exhibitor prospectus is expected to be available online in November 2021.


Start thinking about your nominations for these awards!

  • Interpreter of the Year
  • Interpreting Trainer/Educator of the Year


Workshops and breakout sessions: Most attendees choose "business casual" for this event. We recommend comfortable shoes for moving from one session to another.

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

ADA Accommodations

Please notify CHIA at least 2 weeks prior to the event date to coordinate any accommodations for disabilities: conference@chiaonline.org. Note that the conference venue also should be notified of any necessary accommodations.

Dietary Considerations

If you have special dietary needs, you will be able to indicate them upon conference registration. CHIA will then communicate these needs to the hotel. The hotel is experienced at accommodating vegan, gluten-free, kosher, hilal, allergies, etc.

Explore San Jose!

Whether you choose to travel alone, with colleagues or with family, there are ample opportunities for adventure and relaxation in San Jose! Click here to explore.

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