If you haven't ever been to an NCDA conference, check out The 2013 Conference program book! It is a large file which may take a few minutes to download.
Is this your first conference with NCDA? We may have some 'conference lingo' that is unfamiliar - check out the bottom of this page for session details. You can also read further details on our FAQ page or the article in our web magazine, "How to Make the Most of Your NCDA Conference Experience".
|2:00 – 6:00 pm||NCDA Board of Directors Meeting|
|4:00 - 6:00 pm||NCDA Conference Registration Open|
|7:30 am - 5:00 pm||NCDA Conference Registration Open|
|8:00 am – 1:00 pm||NCDA Board of Directors Meeting|
|8:00 am - 12:00 noon||Professional Development Institutes|
|1:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Exhibitor Set-Up|
|1:00 - 5:00 pm||NCDA Leadership Academy|
|1:00 - 5:00 pm||Professional Development Institutes|
|7:30 am - 5:30 pm||NCDA Conference Registration Open|
|7:30 am - 5:30 pm||Exhibit Hall and Cyber Cafe Open|
|7:30 am - 5:30 pm||Sharing Tables|
|7:30 - 8:30 am||Morning Beverages in the Exhibit Hall|
|8:30 - 9:45 am||State Leadership Training|
|10:00 - 11:00 am||First Timer's Session|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||NCDA Committee Meetings|
|11:30 am - 12:30 pm||Strolling Lunch in the Exhibit Hall|
|1:00 - 2:45 pm||Opening General Session|
|3:15 - 4:15 pm||Presentation Series I|
|Roundtable Series I|
|4:30 - 5:30 pm||
Presentation Series II
Roundtable Series II
|5:30 - 7:00 pm||Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall|
|7:00 - 8:30 pm||NCDA Leadership Academy Alumni Reception|
|7:30 am - 5:15 pm||NCDA Conference Registration Open|
|7:30 am - 4:00 pm||Sharing Tables|
|7:30 am - 4:00 pm||Exhibit Hall and Cyber Café Open|
|7:30 - 8:15 am||Morning Beverages in the Exhibit Hall|
|8:30 - 10:00||General Session|
|10:45 - 11:45 am||Presentation Series III|
|Roundtable Series III|
|11:45 am - 1:15 pm||Lunch on Your Own|
|1:15 – 2:15 pm||Presentation Series IV|
|Roundtable Series IV|
|2:30 - 3:30 pm||Presentation Series V|
|Roundtable Series V|
|4:00 - 5:15 pm||NCDA Annual Membership Meeting|
|9:00 - 11:00 pm||After Party|
|7:30 am - 12:30 pm||NCDA Conference Registration Open|
|7:30 am - 12:30 pm||Sharing Tables|
|8:30 - 9:30 am||Presentation Series VI|
|Roundtable Series VI|
|9:45 - 10:45 am||
Presentation Series VII
|Roundtable Series VII|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Closing General Session|
The complete 2014 Conference program book will be posted approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of the conference.
Roundtables are two 25-minute presentations. Attendees have the opportunity to have a more interactive session at one roundtable then choose a second roundtable after the first round is completed within the 60 minute Program Series time frame.
Tech Labs are hands-on learning with emerging technology! Attendees must provide their own laptop and pre-register ($10 per lab) for this event
Professional Development Institutes are additional in-depth learning experiences. These do provide 4 additional continuing education contact hours. These are not included in the conference registration. They require an additional registration and fee.
First Timer's Session is for those attendees who have never been to an NCDA Global Career Development Conference. It is a great opportunity to meet others and learn how to maximize your conference experience by seasoned conference veterans!
The Welcome Reception is a time to gather together with old friends and new this first night. Light Hors d'oeuvres will be served along with an available cash bar. Entrance is free to conference attendees (please wear your badge as identification). Guest tickets may be purchased.
2012 NCDA Conference
In this section
Friday, June 22 ~ 8:30 - 10:00 am
Dr. Angela Londoño-McConnell is co-founder of AK Counseling & Consulting, Inc. She currently is a spokesperson for the American Psychological Association public education campaigns and serves as the Public Education Coordinator for the Georgia Psychological Association. She has taught graduate and undergraduate courses on career counseling and development and has helped numerous individuals with career and life planning matters. She consults with profit and non-for-profit organizations on staff development, productivity and person-environment fit issues. As a regularly invited speaker, she has addressed a variety of topics related to college student development, career and life planning, health psychology, and ethnic/cultural affairs.
Thursday, June 21 ~ 1:15 - 2:45 pm
Daniel Seddiqui graduated from USC with a BA in Economics in May 2005. But after going on over 40 interviews and receiving no job offers, he decided to try a different strategy - to set out on a journey across the US in which he would work a different job in every state. Daniel successfully completed that journey and has been featured in major media outlets nationwide and internationally. He is currently a speaker and tours the nation speaking to mainly younger university audiences about his experiences and learning. www.livingthemap.com
Saturday, June 23
11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Laying the Foundation for Career Dreams
Career theories form the basis for career interventions. In this star-studded panel, representatives for five current career development theories will provide up-to-date information about their theories, and discuss how their theoretical approaches offer solutions to current career problems and issues. Panelists include:
• Dr. Janet Lenz - Cognitive Information Processing Theory
• Dr. Joe Johnston - Holland’s RIASEC Theory
• Dr. John Krumboltz - Happenstance Theory
• Dr. Gail Hackett - Social Cognitive Career Theory
• Dr. Spencer Niles, Moderator
Topics will include theory evolution, unique contributions as well as common ground, plans for theorydevelopment, how diversity and technology interface with theory and similar topics.