INA 2024 Conference

Full Schedule

Register NOW for the INA 2024 Conference, May 16-19th in Portland Oregon. Check out the schedule below.  

Please note that the schedule is subject to changes. 

Day One - Thursday, May 16, 2024

  • 8:00 AM PST
  • Board of Directors Meeting
    INA Members Welcome
  • 12:00 PM PST
  • Registration Opens
    All attendees must register before joining any events
  • 2:00 PM PST
  • Round Tables
    30 minute conversations about a relevant topic in our industry
  • 4:00 PM PST
  • Membership Meeting
    INA’s Annual Membership Business Meeting. Join us as we share details about what the INA has been up to over the last year and what we have planned for the future.
  • 5:30 PM PST
  • 7:30 PM PST
  • Group Dinners
    Optional and Extra

Day Two - Friday, May 17, 2024

  • 7:00 -8:45 AM PST
  • Breakfast Food Trucks
    Join us outside for a uniquely “Portland” breakfast
    Sponsored by Household Staffing
  • 9:00 AM PST
  • Conference Kick-off

    Our debut event promises to kick off the conference with a fun, interactive and inspiring event experience. You will get a chance to make new connections and participate in the conference in a totally unique way!!

  • 10:30 AM PST
  • Exhibitor Marketplace and Meet-Up
    Mingle around and meet our vendors.
    First-time Attendees will have the chance to meet each other in the Gathering Place for a Meet-Up. 
  • 11:15 AM PST
  • Building your Google Authority with SEO – BUSINESS TRACK
    with Stacey McCormack
  • How To Respond When Things Go Wrong with Teens – NANNY TRACK
    with Yshai Boussi
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux in Newborns – NCS TRACK
    with Henry Lin
  • Find Your Voice: Handling Tricky Conversations with Confidence and Fairness – DEI TRACK
    with Christa Nader
  • 12:30 PM PST
  • 1:30 PM PST
  • Exhibitor Marketplace and Meet-Up
    Mingle around and meet our vendors.
    International attendees will have the chance to meet each other in the Gathering Place for a Meet-Up. 
  • 2:00 PM PST
  • Demystifying AI – BUSINESS TRACK
    with Jam Anderson
  • Positive Discipline for Children 6-11 Years: The Roadmap – NANNY TRACK
    with Julietta Skoog
  • NCS Workshops TBA
  • DEI Workshop TBA
  • 3:15 PM PST
  • Exhibitor Marketplace and Meet-Up
    Mingle around and meet our vendors.
    Agencies under 5 years old will have the chance to meet each other in the Gathering Place for a Meet-Up. 
  • 3:45 PM PST
  • Mastering the Match: Challenging clients and why you want to work with them – BUSINESS TRACK
    with Ryan Jordan
  • How to Dodge Red Flag Jobs and Snag your Dream Family– NANNY TRACK
    with Leigh Roberson
  • Do I stay or do I go? (How to transition into your next stage of business) – NCS TRACK
    with Jackie Allison
  • Culturally Responsive Caregiving – DEI TRACK
    with Ingrid Anderson
  • 5:00 PM PST
  • Rest, freshen up, and get ready. 
  • 6:30 PM PST
  • Awards Dinner

    Sponsored by GTM Payroll Services

    Get ready to be dazzled at our 2024 INA Conference Awards Dinner! This year’s theme is “Black and White,” promising an evening filled with fun and laughter.  There’s no need for formal attire at this event—simply opt for clothing in black, white, or a combination of both.  

    Join us for a delightful sit-down dinner, where the atmosphere will be as vibrant as the INA Nanny of the Year and Service Award Pins that we will be honoring people with. 

    Each attendee will enjoy two complimentary drinks with their meal. For those looking to elevate their experience, consider purchasing a table for your group at $100, which includes seating for eight and an extra drink ticket for each person. It’s an opportunity to celebrate excellence, share laughter, and create lasting memories. 

    Don’t miss out on this extraordinary night of recognition and camaraderie!

Day Three - Saturday, May 18, 2024

  • 7:00 -8:45 AM PST
  • Breakfast Food Trucks
    Join us outside for a uniquely “Portland” breakfast
    Sponsored by Household Staffing
  • 9:00 AM PST
  • How to use AI to Save Money and to be More Efficient – BUSINESS TRACK
    with Jam Anderson
  • The Importance of Enriching the First Five Years – NANNY TRACK
    with Michelle Mintz
  • Working with Multiples – NCS TRACK with Kimberly Bepler 
    More details coming soon
  • Cultural Sensitivity and Global Etiquette for Nannies in High-Profile Settings – DEI TRACK
    with Candi Vajana
  • 10:00 AM PST
  • Exhibitor Marketplace and Meet-Up
    Mingle around and meet our vendors.
    Agencies in business for over 5 years will have the chance to meet each other in the Gathering Place for a Meet-Up. 
  • 10:30 AM PST
  • Consistent Connections: Marketing Through Ups and Downs – BUSINESS TRACK
    with Patty Ross
  • Nanny Track Speaker TBA
  • Feeding Issues in the First 3 Months – NCS TRACK
    with April Micshe and Kristin Mangan
  • Supporting Body Trust for the Children in Our Care – DEI TRACK
    with Kristen Scher
  • 11:45 AM PST
  • Lunch 
  • 12:45 PM PST
  • Exhibitor Marketplace and Meet-Up
    Mingle around and meet our vendors.
    Nanny Moms will have the chance to meet each other in the Gathering Place for a Meet-Up. 
  • 1:30 PM PST
  • Company Culture – the foundation on which success is defined – BUSINESS TRACK
    with Tiffany Martinson
  • All Things Resume – NANNY TRACK
    with Briana Murphy
  • Out Of The Blue: Postpartum Mood Disorders and Breastfeeding – NCS TRACK
    with Dianne Cassidy
  • The Importance of Adaptable Care – DEI TRACK
    with Candice Howe
  • 2:45 PM PST
  • Closing Reception
  • 5:00 PM PST
  • Group Dinners
    Optional and Extra

Day Four - Sunday, May 19, 2024

  • 8:00 AM PST
  • INA Nanny and NCS Credential Exam Offered
  • 9:30 AM PST
  • INA Member Caucus
    Come and share your feedback about the INA, our conference, and the industry.