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2019 NODA Annual Conference
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2019 NODA Annual Conference

October 20 - 23 | Houston, TX


Houston, a city with a mix of international appeal, Southern charm, and NASA history, is the ideal location to Launch Big Ideas in the fields of orientation, transition, and retention. Join us for the 2019 NODA Annual Conference as we launch forward with exciting new ideas to frame our futures, and be sure to check out the full schedule here!

Important Information

Dates to Remember



Registration for the conference is now closed. At this point we are not able to provide refunds for canceled registrations, per the NODA Cancelation Policy.

Conference Features

Claudio Sanchez

Education Correspondent for NPR,
Keynote Speaker: Monday, Oct. 21

Jose Antonio Vargas

Journalist, Film Maker, Advocate,
Keynote Speaker: Tuesday, Oct. 22

Authors Events

Monday, October 21
Tuesday, October 22

"I feel like I came back to my home institution refreshed and ready to implement new programs and ideas."

"As a new professional in OTR, I really appreciated the entire experience. Everything was very well organized."

"I always love hearing what other universities are doing. I walked away with so many great ideas that I'm going to implement in my programming!"

Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Americas – Houston

1600 Lamar St,
Houston, TX 77010

Book your room online or 713-739-8000

Educational Opportunities at NODAC

We are excited to offer a wide variety of topics during this year's educational sessions. 
Click here to view the printable 2019 Educational Session Guide.
Also, don't forget to check out our 
Institutes, Symposiums and Summits below.

Professionals Institute

October 18 – 20

Student Symposium

October 20

Leadership Institute

October 20 – 22

Historically Black Colleges
& Universities Summit

October 19 – 20


October 19 – 20

2019 NODAC Conference Schedule attached here



Stephanie Keiner
Conference Chair

Andrea Mitchen
On-site and Local
Logistics, Volunteers

Nicole Ponticorvo
On-site and Local
Logistics, Volunteers

Sarah Merrill
Educational Programs
& Evaluation

Larry Cloud
Conference Speakers
& Educational Initiatives

Lily Oyarzun
Marketing, Communications, Large
Scale Event Management

Elizabeth Burns
Educational Programs
& Evaluations

Maria Arbizo
Technology, Social Media
& Graduate Interns

Logan Adams
Technology, Social Media,
& Graduate Interns

Liz Walsh
Conference Speakers &
Educational Initiatives

Erin Wilkins
Graduate Intern

Ena Walker
Graduate Intern

Brandon Cheatham
Graduate Intern


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Gold Level Sponsor

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Silver Level Sponsor

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