Santa Fe | Oct. 14-17, 2014
The NALIT Professional Development Seminar brings together state legislative information technology professionals who are interested in advancing the effectiveness and efficiency of state legislatures through technology. The seminar provides a combination of educational sessions, demonstrations and vendor exhibits, and networking opportunities.
The agenda offers a mix of technical, policy and management sessions and provides opportunities to share solutions and discuss innovative uses of technology. Speakers combine the knowledge of industry experts and the experience and expertise of legislative information technology staff. Integral to the seminar is the opportunity to compare experiences in roundtable sessions and small group discussions.
Registration fees are:
- Early bird (through Sept. 12): $350
- Post early bird rate for legislative staff: $375
- Spouse/guest: $150
- All others: $450
Two ways to register:
Requires a credit card for everyone except legislators and legislative staff. Confirmations will be sent by email. The deadline to register online is Oct. 3.
If you are unable to meet the registration deadline, onsite registration will be available at the Inn and Spa at Loretto beginning Oct. 14.
If you prefer a printed form for registration, please contact Pam Greenberg.
Spouse/Guest Registration. The $150 guest fee includes admission to all scheduled meal functions and evening social events.
Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office by Oct. 13 will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to 303-364-7811. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the conference begins.
The seminar will be held at the Inn and Spa at Loretto. (Some sessions or events may be held at other locations where specified.) The Inn and Spa at Loretto is located in the heart of Santa Fe, near the Palace of the Governors, one block from historic Santa Fe Plaza and within walking distance of the State Capitol. The hotel was named on Travel + Leisure's list of World's Best Hotels.
A block of rooms has been reserved at:
Inn and Spa at Loretto
211 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Tel: 1-866-582-1646 (Please use group code G0H2IJ)
When arranging hotel accommodations, please indicate that you are attending the NCSL-NALIT conference to receive the negotiated rate of $88 per night OR the prevailing government per diem rate (plus tax).
Please make your hotel reservations for the PDS at the Inn and Spa at Loretto as soon as possible. As soon as all rooms in the block are sold, our room rate cannot be guaranteed.
Book your room
Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements.
If arranging hotel accommodations by phone, please ask for the NCSL 2014 NALIT Professional Development Seminar group rate (group code G0H2IJ) to receive the negotiated rate per night.
Santa Fe is served by the Albuquerque Sunport and the Santa Fe Municipal Airport. The Inn and Spa at Loretto is approximately 68 miles from the Albuquerque International Sunport Airport and 9 miles from the Santa Fe Municipal Airport. Most travelers fly in to Albuquerque and take a shuttle or rental car to Santa Fe. The Sandia Shuttle Express has 30 trips daily with pick-up and drop-off at all hotels.
If you need assistance booking air travel:
800-825-3283 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT) or 303-694-4344
To ensure full participation and accessibility for all meeting attendees, please notify Pam Greenberg at 303-856-1413, of any special accommodations you may require.
The seminar is a relaxed learning experience, and business casual attire is recommended for seminar programs and activities.
Temperatures in Santa Fe can be in the 60s and 70s in October. Evenings and meeting rooms may be cool, so sweaters and jackets are recommended.
The seminar will include tours and briefings at the New Mexico State Capitol. Read more about the Capitol building in "A Roundhouse of Art," from NCSL's Oct./Nov. 2012 State Legislatures magazine.
The official travel site of Santa Fe calls the city "a magical, exuberant, colorful journey at any time of year." Santa Fe is also the oldest capital city in the United States. Santa Fe's galleries, museums, shopping and restaurants reflect the multicultural character of the city.