Who can register? The conference is open to NorCATA members and non-members.
Can I attend for just one day? No.
What does my registration fee include? Full conference registration includes village student housing and all meals, educational sessions, all receptions, plenary session featuring Friday morning keynote with Janis Timm-Bottos. Registration fee includes lodging and meals. Commuter registration includes all meals, educational sessions, all receptions, plenary session featuring Friday morning keynote with Janis Timm-Bottos. Does not include lodging. There are 12 Commuter Tickets available - 3 in each category - and more as registration grows. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
I’m a presenter. Do I have to register for the conference? If you are a primary presenter, yes, you are expected to register. If you are a co-presenter and not planning to attend the conference, you are not expected to register.
If I’m not a NorCATA member, does it make financial sense to become a member in order to get the member-discounted rate?Yes, if you live and work in Northern California. However, we would totally appreciate your support even if you don't live and work here! Become a NorCATA member now!.
May I bring a guest to the conference? Guests are permitted to attend the Opening and Closing Receptions including the Silent Auction, as long as they purchase a ticket to those events. Please note that no meal tickets will be available to guests attending the Receptions.
What meals are included in the conference registration package? All meals are included in the full conference and commuter conference registration packages.
How do I make hotel reservations? No hotel reservations are needed for the Full Conference package. Village Student Housing on campus includes suites with four rooms, each with one twin bed and a private bathroom. Please note that hotel rooms in the wine country can be $250-500/night in high season..
What if I have to cancel after I register? All requests to cancel conference registration must be made using the Cancellation and Refund Request Form. Attendees may transfer their registration to another person. Please contact email@example.com if you have questions about cancellations or transfers.
How many continuing education hours can be earned at the conference? Up to 15 hours can be earned depending on the number of sessions and the length of the sessions that you select.
NorCATA is approved by the Internal Revenue Services as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that promotes the therapeutic use of art throughout Northern California, public awareness of art therapy, professional development through educational events, workshops, conferences, and more. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.
NorCATA does not and shall not discriminate, or allow discrimination against any person because of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, physical disability, medical condition, or special needs, in any of its activities or operations. Following the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), NorCATA is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone.