Annual Conference

30th Annual Meeting
of the Association of Deans & Directors of University Colleges & Undergraduate Studies
March 9 - 12, 2016

We are so excited to welcome AD&D Members, supporters, and other stakeholders to New Orleans for our 30th Annual Meeting.  Our Conference is the premier learning and networking experience for Deans, Directors and other professionals working in the University College and Undergraduate Studies environment.  Plan to register for what promises to be the most hands-on, impactful experience sure to positively impact your career and institution.


Conference Registration
To register for the 30th Annual Meeting, Click Here.  Note the Early Registration Discount ends Friday, February 5, 2016.  

Conference rates are as follows:

Early Registration - ends February 5, 2016
Member Rate - $425
Non-Member Rate - $475
Cultural Event Rate for Spouse/Guest - $150*

Standard Registration - February 6, 2016 - March 9, 2016
Member Rate - $475
Non-Member Rate - $525
Cultural Event Rate for Spouse/Guest - $150*

Retired members interested in participating should contact our office at (844) 705-3293 to receive the discounted rate and discount code.

* This registration for spouses/guests qualifies for the Cultural Event only.  Any spouse/guest participating in other events will need to register for the conference.


Conference Preliminary Brochure
To download our Registration Brochure, CLICK HERE. This brochure provides session times, hotel information, and other key details. Our preliminary conference brochure with session names will be released soon.


Special Conference Presenter
AD&D is excited to welcome special presenter, Dr. Charlie Nelms, to facilitate our Annual Meeting's Plenary Session.  

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D, is a transformational servant-leader, a motivational speaker, and a consultant with expertise in higher education. He has more than 40 years of experience and leadership in student access, retention, and graduation; institutional effectiveness; and strategic planning. The former chancellor of universities in North Carolina, Indiana, and Michigan, Dr. Nelms serves as a board member for leading educational associations and foundations across the U.S. He is currently a senior scholar at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, providing leadership in assisting minority-serving institutions. Dr. Nelms has also been a consultant for a wide range of higher education organizations.

You will definitely want to benefit from Dr. Nelms' contributions to our conference as he shares with conference attendees. Register today to be a part!


Conference Location and Hotel Reservations
The 30th Annual Meeting will be hosted at the Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans.  Renowned as one of the landmark hotels of the French Quarter, the official conference hotel offers luxury accommodations and is located adjacent to famed Bourbon Street.  It is also within walking distance of this grand city’s most popular attractions.

Reserve your room today at the Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans. The AD&D Meeting is able to offer a discounted rate of $192 for single/double occupancy. The reservation deadline is Monday, February 19, 2016. To reserve your room, call (888) 421-1442 and indicate you are associated with the "Association of Deans and Directors (AD&D)" Annual Meeting.

The hotel is located at: 800 Iberville Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112.


Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
Plan to be a part of the upcoming AD&D Annual Meeting while taking advantage of the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities. By sponsoring our conference, your company will be acknowledged as a strong supporter of university college and undergraduate studies programs across the United States. Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your company’s visibility, maximize your company’s brand, expand sales, and network with new connections at this educational event.

 We are inviting your organization to engage with our members and to participate and sponsor this conference. The various sponsorship levels are all guaranteed to broaden the exposure of your company with endless opportunities to network.

Take advantage of the sponsorship and advertisement opportunities, contact our office at (844) 705-3293 and reserve your space today!

To download our Sponsorship & Exhibitor Prospectus, CLICK HERE.

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