2017 NALIT Professional Development Seminar

Annapolis, Md. | Sept. 12-15, 2017

Annapolis Maryland with State House in backgroundThe National Association of Legislative Information Technology (NALIT) Professional Development Seminar (PDS) 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 Information

  • Early bird rate for legislative staff (through Aug. 15): $375
  • Post-early bird rate for legislative staff: $400
  • Host state (Maryland General Assembly): Please contact Pam Greenberg for informatlon.
  • Spouse/guest: $150
  • One day: $175
  • All others-early bird rate (through Aug. 15): $450
  • All others-post early bird rate: $475

Two ways to register:

Register Online
Requires a credit card for everyone except legislators and legislative staff. Confirmations will be sent by email. The deadline to register online is Sept. 1.

Onsite Registration
If you can't make the registration cut-off, onsite registration will be available at the Historic Inns of Annapolis beginning Sept. 12.

Spouse/Guest Registration. The $150 guest fee includes admission to all scheduled meal functions and evening social events.

Click To Register 

Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office by Sept. 11 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.

Hotel Information

Hotel InformationPlease make your hotel reservations for the seminar at the Historic Inns of Annapolis by August 25. After that date, or when all rooms in the room block are sold (whichever comes first) our room rate cannot be guaranteed.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the:
Historic Inns of Annapolis
58 State Cir, Annapolis, MD 21401 | Tel: 1-800-847-8882

For reservations, call the hotel directly and mention NALIT or NCSL to get the group rate.

Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements.If arranging hotel accommodations by phone, please indicate that you are attending the NCSL conference to receive the negotiated rate per night.

Note: Free wifi in your room is included when you book your room through the NCSL room block.

Travel Information

Travel InformationBaltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is just 24 miles from Annapolis. The area also is served by Reagan International Airport/Arlington (37 miles from the hotel) and Dulles International Airport (62 miles from the hotel).

If you need assistance booking air travel, contact:
Christopherson Travel
800-825-3283 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT) or 303-694-4344

Special Needs
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.

City Information
Annapolis, the state capital of Maryland, located along the Chesapeake Bay, is also America's sailing capital, with many nearby attractions to explore. The walkable downtown area boasts historic attractions and museums, restaurants, shopping and nightlife.  Explore the area and plan your trip!