ATA Conference
Association Activities

Take an active role in your association and your profession!
-Find out what ATA has accomplished and the goals that are being set for the future. Get involved with ATA and its divisions, committees, chapters, and other groups.

- Event Schedule
- Special Events
- Division Events
- Tool Tutorials
- Association Activities
- Buddies Welcome Newbies
Leadership Training

Members of ATA Division Leadership Councils and ATA Chapter/Affiliate Boards are invited to attend this interactive training to help you become a more effective volunteer leader. Several sessions will be planned within this three-hour block, allowing all attendees to select the training they need, whether they are new to volunteering or have experience, and whether they are working for chapters or divisions. Topics will include motivating volunteers, defining roles on boards and leadership councils, working with ATA, and methods for using websites and social media.
-Wednesday 9:00am - 12:00pm Open to registered attendees

Presentation of Candidates and Election

Hear the candidates voice their opinions and then let them hear your opinion by exercising your right to vote for the board members of your association. You must be an Active or Corresponding member of ATA to vote.
-Thursday 9:30am - 11:00am Open to registered attendees

Annual Meeting of All Members

Find out what your association has accomplished and the goals that are being set for the future. Members of the audience are given an opportunity to ask questions and make comments to board members and committee chairs.
-Friday 8:30am - 9:30am Open to registered attendees

Certification Exam

One written and one computerized certification exam sitting will be held. To learn more about ATA Certification and to obtain the necessary Eligibility Requirements Form and Exam Registration Form, visit
-Written Exam Sitting: Saturday 8:30am - 11:30am Exam registration is required

Keyboarded Exam Sitting: Saturday 1:00pm - 4:00pm Exam registration is required

Board Meeting

See your board members in action as they discuss and deliberate. You are welcome to attend and observe the proceedings.

-Saturday 1:00pm - 4:30pm Open to the public

Sunday 8:30am - 11:00am Open to the public
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