10th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference

  • October 27, 2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • October 29, 2022
  • 8:00 PM
  • Sheraton Downtown Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303


  • Access granted for all three days
  • Access granted for all three days
  • Access granted for all three days
  • Access granted for all three days.


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 serving as an invaluable connection between higher education and the community at large.

Conference Information:
We will be returning to an in-person conference in Atlanta, Georgia this year as BDN celebrates its 10th anniversary. We will be hosting the conference at the Sheraton Downtown Atlanta Hotel (165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303). 

BDN2022 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.

To ensure that you receive accommodations at the Sheraton Downtown Atlanta Hotel, please secure your reservation as soon as possible. The Black Doctoral Network Inc. has negotiated a sleeping room rate of $139/night (doubles & singles) for all BDN Conference guests at the Sheraton Downtown Atlanta Hotel for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights (surrounding dates are also available). The limited discounted hotel rooms are first come first serve. We have no control over availability beyond our initial agreement. Reservations can be made online at https://book.passkey.com/e/50344317 or over the phone at 404-659-6500. To receive the discounted rate of $139, you must tell the hotel that you are part of the Black Doctoral Network Conference.

Health and Safety Protocols:

The health and safety of our conference participants remains our highest priority. The Black Doctoral Network (BDN) is monitoring the on-going COVID-19 Pandemic and is prepared to manage our in-person events with the health, safety, and well-being of our attendees, presenters, exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, staff and guests in mind. All participants must complete the COVID-19 notice and waiver to attend the conference. to To learn about about our health and safety protocols, click here

Registration & Membership Information: 

In order to receive the member discount, please log in or join before registering for the conference. 

All registration types provide breakfast in morning and light refreshments in the afternoon for each day of the conference.

 Registration Types

Registration Fees 

 Undergraduate Student  $200
 Graduate Student   $250
 Member  $300
 Non-Member  $370

Refund Policy:

Registration fees are refundable up until September 30, 2022. No refunds will be granted starting October 1, 2022.

Presenter Information: 

All group panel presentations 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.

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