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2018 NODA Region I Conference

February 16-17, 2018
Spokane, WA

Conference Hosts:
Kelly Alvarado
, Gonzaga University
Victor Rodriguez, Eastern Washington University


Regional Conference Cancellation Policy 

The 2018 Region I Conference will provide you and your staff an opportunity to connect with your orientation, transition, and retention (OTR) communities from Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and the Canadian Providences of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Nunavut, and Northwest Territories. Over 100 professionals, graduate students and undergraduate students will be meeting in Spokane, Washington, where the Inland Northwest provides a picturesque backdrop of mountains, valleys, and cityscape to share best practices and celebrate achievements in OTR. See you in the city that is nature, near perfect!
 Important Dates to Remember

Opens  Closes 
Registration 12/6/2017     2/13/2018 
Educational Session Proposal Submissions 12/1/2017 1/17/2018 
Associate Member Highlight Session Proposal Submissions 12/1/2017  1/17/2018 
Awards Submissions 12/1/2017  1/17/2018 

  Early Bird Rate  Regular Rate  Late Rate 
12/6/2017 - 1/3/2018 1/4/2018 - 1/24/2018  1/25/2018 - 2/13/2018 
Undergraduate Student $155 $180  $205 
Professional / Graduate Member   $155  $180 $205
Non-member (Professional or Graduate) $290 $315 $340 
Associate Member  $225 -- --

Conference Venue & Hotel 

  Venue: Gonzaga University 

Gonzaga University is a private, four-year institution. Its campus is 131-acres overlooking the Spokane River and consisting of 105 buildings. Gonzaga's educational philosophy is based on the centuries-old Ignatian model of educating the whole person - mind, body, and spirit. 


(per night)

Distance From Venue  Must Book By Phone Number Link
Holiday Inn Express Spokane Single/Double: $129 0.7 miles  January 25, 2018 (509) 328-8505 Click Here



Conference Schedule

 Friday, February 16   
 Time   Activity
  3:00 p.m. Check-in
  5:30 p.m. Dinner & Welcome 
  6:30 p.m. Keynote
  7:30 p.m. Break
  8:00 p.m. Undergraduate Case Study Introduction

  8:30 p.m.

Night Activity


 Saturday, February 17  
 Time  Activity
 7:30 a.m. Breakfast (on your own)
 9:00 a.m. Educational Session 1
 10:00 a.m. Educational Session 2
 11:00 a.m. Leadership Development Session

 12:00 p.m.

Lunch / State & Province Meetings

 1:15 p.m. Educational Session 3
 2:15 p.m. Educational Session 4

 3:15 p.m.

Educational Session 5 / Undergraduate Case Study

 4:15 p.m. Round Table
 5:30 p.m.  Dinner, Awards, & Closing Programs


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