BDN Western Regional Conference 2021

  • April 08, 2021
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (PDT)


This year’s conference will highlight topics such as emotional intelligence, embodied power, resilience, mentoring, civic engagement, and interpersonal communication. Key issues addressed at this conference will include the rise in divisive political rhetoric, hate crimes, and economic and social inequities. Join us for our keynote presentation, academic paper presentations, workshops, and a research poster session.

Registration prices range from $30 - $120.

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:

The BDN Western Regional Conference welcomes scholars to come together to create  a space of intellectual exchange and develop collaborations. We are excited to partner with Loyola Marymount University, California State University, San Bernardino and California State University, Stanislaus.

Registration & Membership Information: 

REGISTER TODAY! We offer member and non-member pricing so JOIN TODAY before registering to get the member discount!

 Registration Type General Registration
 Undergraduate Student $30
Graduate Student $60
Member $90
 Non-Member $120

Refund Policy:

No refunds will be granted starting March 8, 2021.

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.

Partner Institutions:

For questions contact: Deandra Taylor at or 610-400-9014

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