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Register for the
2014 NACAC Conference

If you are paying by credit card or your PayPal account, you can complete the form below to register for the NACAC conference. If you are paying by check or money order or prefer to mail in your credit card information, you can download a PDF version of the form to complete and return with your payment.

Please note that you cannot save your registration part way through, so you must be ready to complete it fully before you begin the registration process. After you complete the form, you go to a page where you can enter additional registrations (for adults or children or youth) or to the payment page. You pay once you have entered all registrations.

This registration form is for the regular conference and the pre-conference sessions only. If you need to register for the Conference for Youth, click here. The children's program is now closed.

You should receive an e-mail confirmation of your registration within two weeks. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us at or 651-644-3036. (Please add to your address book or safe email list so the confirmation doesn't end up in your junk mail or spam folder.)

Registrant Information

Attendee's E-mail Address (if you also want a receipt sent to someone else, please use the field below)
Last Name
First Name
Parenting Partner's Last Name (if attending)
Parenting Partner's First Name (if attending)
Partner's Affiliation
Partner's E-mail Address
Mailing Address
Zip/Postal Code
Mailing Address Is:
Office Phone
Home Phone
Cell Phone
I am a/an (check all that apply):

This is my first NACAC conference.
I do NOT want to be included in a published registrant list.
I am willing to volunteer to be a monitor
Are you planning to attend lunch on Saturday?
Please email a copy of the receipt to the following address (in addition to the attendee)


Membership Information

If you would like to learn more about how membership affects your conference fees, click here.

Membership status

I would like to join today (Fill out membership application below)

I am a current NACAC individual/family member

I represent a group that is a current NACAC regular or enhanced parent group member
Group name

I work for a current organizational or national/corporate member
Organization name

I am not a NACAC member

Membership Application

If you would like to join or renew your membership with NACAC today, please fill out the form below. For information on the benefits of different levels of membership, click here (will open in another window). Please note that membership fees are higher for Canadians to reflect the higher costs of mailing to Canada. Canadian members are charged the higher rates regardless of the payment method.

Name on membership (if different from registrant name):
Please send my Adoptalk by:
New or Renewing?
For renewing members, please enter your 4- or 5-digit membership number (on your invoice):
I would like to become a member at the following level:
Organizational $200 US
$220 Canadians
Individual/ Family $45 US
$ 50 Canadians
Parent Group $45 US
$50 Canadians
Enhanced Parent Group $200 US
$220 Canadians
National/ Corporate $1,000 US
$1,100 Canadians


Registration Type & Fees

If you would like more information on what your fees cover, click here.

If you would like more information about Saturday's luncheon, click here.

Full Registration

Parent Couple (what's a parent couple?)

Member $335 $435
Nonmember $395 $495
Daily Registration
Individual Parent Couple
Thu Jul 24 $130 $180
Fri Jul 25 $130 $180
Sat Jul 26 $130 $180

Student Discount

Check this box if you are a full-time college or graduate student. Email a copy of your ID and current transcript to You will be able to deduct 50% from your pre-conference and conference registration fees, but not membership, Conference for Youth, or children's program fees. If you are using the student discount, you cannot pay using the PayPal form on the next page. You must call the NACAC office at 651-644-3036 after you submit your ID and transcript and provide your credit card information.

Workshop Preferences

Select the workshops you are most likely to attend. Please note that workshop titles have been shortened to save space.

If you would like more information on why we ask for workshop preferences, click here.

First Registrant:

Workshop 1
Workshop 2
Workshop 3
Workshop 4
Workshop 5
Workshop 6
Workshop 7
Workshop 8

Parent partner (if attending):

Workshop 1
Workshop 2
Workshop 3
Workshop 4
Workshop 5
Workshop 6
Workshop 7
Workshop 8


Pre-Conference Sessions

Please note that the all-day pre-conference sessions are NOT included in the regular registration fee. The fee is $100 per person.

If two people are attending the conference, but only one is attending the pre-conference session or two members of a couple are attending diferent pre-conference sessions, please write the name of the pre-conference session attendee on the blank below each session.

For a description of the pre-conference sessions, please click here.

PLEASE NOTE THAT A PERSON CAN ATTEND ONLY ONE PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION. Unless you are part of a parent couple going to different sessions, please choose only one session below.

Older Youth Permanecy (Goodman/ D. Henry/O'Brien)
Name of Attendees for Older Youth Permanency

Trauma (J. Henry/Huey/Kupecky)

Name of Attendee for
LGBTQ (Downs/Kahn)
Name of Attendee for
Number of people attending a pre-conference session ($100 per person)


Is there anything else we should know about your registration?


North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
970 Raymond Avenue, Suite 106
St. Paul, MN 55114
phone: 651-644-3036
fax: 651-644-9848