Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Spring into Action 2020 (SIA) will be held on March 20 – 22, 2020.

At the Miami Dade College Eduardo J. Padron Campus (before MDCIC) located at 627 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33135. (Building 6).

Phone: (305) 237-6000

  • ATIF early bird $125
  • ATA early bird $175
  • GENERAL early bird $200
  • ATIF attendee $175
  • ATA attendee $225
  • GENERAL attendee $250
  • ATA exam prep $100

Now until December 31st, 2019 OR UNTIL the number of “early bird” slots available is reached. The ‘early bird’ option is available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

Yes. Refunds are given until January 20, 2020. 

The six ‘anchor’ speakers are the four members of the Palabras Mayores ensemble, Dr. Alexander Rainof. Ph.D and a ‘mystery speaker’. For more information go to

At this early stage, the catalog of lectures is in progress. Once the lectures and presenters are selected, and placed on calendar, they will be posted at 

Yes. Building 6 has its own dedicated parking garage which will be made available to our attendees free of charge.

On the ground floor, Building 6 has two cafeterias which we will try to make operational during the conference. More updates on this matter to come.

You will have to R.S.V.P for the reception but you pay nothing … it’s complimentary, courtesy of ATIF.

Yes. Once the presentations are selected, they will be submitted to the American Translators Association (ATA), the Court Interpreter Certification and Regulatory Program (CICRP), the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) and the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI) for educational credits. Once these are obtained, they will be announced.

Yes, but the participant will have to attend a preparation workshop at the cost of $100. This fee does not give the exam participant the right to attend the presentations of the conference–unless he/she has paid admittance to the conference.

On August 4, a “Call for Papers” with instructions for submitting proposals will be announced.