6th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference

  • October 25, 2018
  • 3:00 PM
  • October 27, 2018
  • 4:30 PM
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton, 4800 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28217


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Day Passes are $100 per day. You will select the day(s) you wish to attend on the registration form and the associated prices.

Registration is closed

6th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference  

Theme: “Theory, Knowledge, and Practice”

Charlotte, North Carolina
October 25 - 27, 2018

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte

4800 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28217

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:

BDN2018 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!

NEW ADDITIONS: Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch will be offered!

Thursday - BDN Networking Social**

Friday - Breakfast*, AM Break, Lunch, PM Break, Evening Reception*

Saturday - Breakfast*, AM Break, Lunch**, PM Break, Evening Reception*

*=ONLY complimentary for those staying at the Embassy Suites; coupons will be provided at check in.

**= will be an add-on purchase

 Registration Type Early-Bird Registration
Ends June 1, 2018
General Registration
Begins June 2, 2018
 Member Presenter  $225  $225 
 Non-Member Presenter  $250   $250 
 Member   $225   $260 
 Non-Member  $250   $285 
 Groups (3 or more)  $200/per person  $240/per person
 Undergraduate Student  $150 $150 

Refund Policy:

Registration fees are refundable up until Friday, August 31, 2018. No refunds will be granted starting Saturday, September 1, 2018. 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 $139/night (doubles & singles) for all Annual Conference guests at the Embassy Suites by Hilton  Charlotte Hotel for Thursday, Friday and surrounding nights.  Reservations can be made online at https://bit.ly/2DN4GRC or over the phone at 704-527-8400. To receive the discounted rate of $139, you must tell the hotel that you are part of the Black Doctoral Network Conference and provide the group code:  BDN.

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