2018 NALIT Professional Development Seminar

Nashville, Tenn. | Sept. 11-14, 2018

Nashville The 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, tours and briefings by our host state at the Tennessee State Capitol, legislative showcases 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 Registration fees are:

  • Early bird rate for legislative staff (through Aug. 15): $375
  • Post-early bird rate for legislative staff: $400
  • Host state (Tennessee General Assembly): Please contact Pam Greenberg for information.
  • Spouse/guest: $150
  • One day: $225
  • All others: $475

Two ways to register:

Register Online
Requires a credit card for everyone except legislators and legislative staff. Confirmations will be sent by email. Deadline to register online is Sept. 4.

Onsite Registration
If you can't make the  registration cut-off, onsite registration will be available at the hotel beginning on Sept. 11.

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. 10 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 PDS at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University by Aug. 15. The special rate for attendees is $219 per night, plus taxes and fees.

After Aug. 15, 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:
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
2555 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tenn. 37203
Reservations: 1-800-285-0190 | Direct: 615-321-1300


Book your room


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.

Guests of the Marriott Nashville at Vanderbilt University will enjoy close proximity to over 50 dining and entertainment options in the West End, plus a complimentary shuttle to other locations within a 2-mile radius of the hotel. Free wifi in your room is included when you book through the NCSL room block.

Travel Information

Travel InformationNashville is served by the Nashville International Airport. Most major airlines serve the airport, including: American, Delta, United, Frontier, Southwest and US Airways. The Nashville International Airport offers taxi cabs, shuttle services and rental cars to arriving passengers. For more information about the Nashville International Airport and its transportation services visit here.

If you need assistance booking air travel:
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.

    About Nashville

Nashville, located in middle Tennessee, is known as “Music City” for its rich history and imprint on the musical fabric of the region and United States. The Grand Ole Opry, a legend among musical venues, calls Nashville home, as well as the world famous Ryman Auditorium. While music is synonymous with Nashville, the city has many other cultural and historical offerings for its visitors, including the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and The Hermitage, family home of President Andrew Jackson.

The average Nashville high temperature for mid-September is in the mid 80s and the average low temperature is in the 50s. Learn more about Nashville by visiting the Nashville Convention and Visitors bureau website and see the top attractions near the Nashville Marriott Vanderbilt.