Black Doctoral Network

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Upcoming events

    • October 26, 2017
    • 3:00 PM
    • October 28, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Atlanta, Georgia
    Welcome!


    5th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference  

    Theme: "Black Scholarship Matters: Intellectualism, Race, and the Public Sphere"

     Atlanta, GA
    October 26 - 28, 2017

    Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta



    The Black Doctoral Network is leading the next generation of Black scholars to reach new heights. Encouraging intellectual curiosity and transformative research, the Black Doctoral Network is a bridge leader, creating paths between scholars, disciplines, and academic universities all while its serves as an invaluable connection between higher education and the community at large.

    Conference Information:

    BDN2017 brings together both world renowned and emergent scholars and professionals from the social sciences, STEM and humanities to function as a resource, a support system, as a space of intellectual exchange, and a place to create connections and develop collaborations.

    BDN Social:

    The BDN Social this year is something you do not want to miss! This year's social will feature a DINNER BUFFET & OPEN BAR! Open Bar guests must be 21 years or older. Other guests will have access to soft drinks and water. Cost is $25 per person.

    Registration & Membership Information: 

    REGISTER TODAY! You don't want to miss the early-bird special! We offer member and non-member pricing so JOIN TODAY before registering to get the member discount!


    Early-Bird Registration Prices (ends June 2, 2017):​
    ​Member: $205
    Non-Member: $255
    Group* (3 or more): $185/per person

    Regular Registration Prices (begins June 3, 2017):
    Member: $245
    Non-Member: $295
    Group* (3 or more): $225/per person

    Undergraduate Students: $125


    Refund Policy:

    Registration fees are refundable up until Thursday, August 31, 2017. No refunds will be granted starting Friday, September 1, 2017. For group submissions, registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE, however, if a co-panelist withdraws, the group members can add in a substitute at no additional charge.

    Presenter Information: 

    All group submissions require at least 3 presenters. Presenters may not take part in more than one panel presentation; presenters may give one and only one paper at the conference.

    Hotel Accommodations: 

    The Black Doctoral Network Inc. has negotiated a sleeping room rate of $174/night (doubles & singles) for all Annual Conference guests at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta Hotel for Thursday and Friday night.  Reservations can be made online at http://bit.ly/2mnFXhn or over the phone at 404-577-2001. To receive the discounted rate of $174, you must tell the hotel that you are part of the Black Doctoral Network Conference and provide the group code:  BDN.

    • October 26, 2017
    • 3:00 PM
    • October 28, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Atlanta, Georgia
    Welcome!


    5th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference  

    Theme: "Black Scholarship Matters: Intellectualism, Race, and the Public Sphere"

     Atlanta, GA
    October 26 - 28, 2017

    Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta


    Conference Information

    BDN2017 brings together both world renowned and emergent scholars and professionals from the social sciences, STEM and humanities to function as a resource, a support system, as a space of intellectual exchange, and a place to create connections and develop collaborations.

    BDN Social

    The BDN Social this year is something you do not want to miss! This year's social will feature a DINNER BUFFET & OPEN BAR! Open Bar guests must be 21 years or older. Other guests will have access to soft drinks and water.

    Registration & Membership Information 

    Graduate School Fair
    Friday, October 27, 2017
    $350 
    ($300 for University Partners)

    Career Fair
    Saturday, October 28, 2017
    $350
    ($300 for University Partners)

    Graduate & Career Fair
    Friday & Saturday
    $600
    ($500 for University Partners)

    Fair hours will be announced by September 1


    Refund Policy:

    Registration fees are refundable up until Thursday, August 31, 2017. No refunds will be granted starting Friday, September 1, 2017.

    Hotel Accommodations: 

    The Black Doctoral Network Inc. has negotiated a sleeping room rate of $174/night (doubles & singles) for all Annual Conference guests at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta Hotel for Thursday and Friday night.  Reservations can be made online at http://bit.ly/2mnFXhn or over the phone at 404-577-2001. To receive the discounted rate of $174, you must tell the hotel that you are part of the Black Doctoral Network Conference and provide the group code:  BDN.

    Packages & Deliveries:

    All packages may be sent to the Hilton Garden Inn at 275 Baker Street, Atlanta, Georgia, 30313, USA. Packages are welcome to arrive starting Monday, October 23, however, we request that packages do not set arrive earlier as a holding fee may be charged by the hotel.

    Questions: dtaylor@blackphdnetwork.com

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