Upcoming events

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



    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 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.


    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.

Past events

June 27, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
June 21, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
June 14, 2022 BDN Workshop Series: New Degree, New You!
June 13, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
June 07, 2022 BDN Workshop Series: Decreasing the Cost of College Through Utilization and Partnerships for Black Community College Social Work Students Pursuing HBCUs
May 31, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
May 31, 2022 BDN Workshop Series: Through the copy editor’s eyes: Tips for writing with flow, clarity, and power
May 24, 2022 BDN Workshop Series: From Passion to Purpose: Using Your Experiences to Advance or Pivot Careers
May 23, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
May 17, 2022 BDN Workshop Series: Beyond Academia: Leveraging Your Doctoral Degree for Maximum Impact
May 16, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
May 10, 2022 BDN Workshop Series: The 10 Interpersonal Skills Everyone Needs
May 10, 2022 BDN Workshop Series: Using Your Advanced Degree for Economic Development
May 09, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
May 03, 2022 BDN Workshop Series: Understanding the Dissertation Process
May 02, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
April 26, 2022 BDN Workshop Series: Making the Move from Grad Student to the Professoriate
April 20, 2022 BDN Western Regional Conference 2022
April 05, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
March 22, 2022 Virtual Writing Retreat
March 09, 2022 Black Business Showcase
February 16, 2022 My Black History
December 15, 2021 BDN Virtual Holiday Mixer
November 23, 2021 Native American Heritage Month Trivia Night
November 17, 2021 Virtual Bingo Night
November 10, 2021 The Doctoral Toolkit Series: Pitching with Excellence
November 02, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Black Women Leaders: How to Secure a Seat at the Table (Part II)
October 28, 2021 9th Annual Black Doctoral Network Virtual Conference
October 26, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Developing a Conceptual Framework, the Blueprint for Qualitative Research
October 19, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Postdocs 2.0: A Premier Option to Chart an Academic Career
October 14, 2021 BDN Virtual Graduate School and Career Fair 2021
October 13, 2021 Zoom Around The Room
October 12, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: From Schoolhouse to the Publishing House: Taking your writing to the next level
October 05, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Social Justice Activism in the Academy and Beyond in the Age of Black Lives Matter
September 29, 2021 The Doctoral Toolkit: Advice on Selecting the "Right" Program
September 28, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Black Excellence in Practice: Trusting the Leadership Process
September 21, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: The Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace
September 14, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Beyond Academia: Leveraging Your Doctoral Degree for Maximum Impact
September 08, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
August 12, 2021 Building Your Doctoral Toolkit
August 05, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
July 08, 2021 Summer Mixer Event
July 01, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
June 10, 2021 Summer Mixer Event
June 08, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: The Power of Intentionality: Becoming Aware of High Impact Careers through Internships
June 03, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
June 01, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Considering Opportunities Outside of Academia: What to Know and What to Do
May 25, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Turning Research into Revenue
May 20, 2021 Graduation Celebration
May 18, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: The Dissertation: What Happens When I'm Finished?
May 13, 2021 Zumba Night
May 11, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Writing for Publication: Principles and Strategies
May 06, 2021 Virtual Writing Retreat
May 04, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Nice is Not Enough: Unmasking Microaggressions in Higher Education
April 29, 2021 Bridging The Gap: Networking Night
April 27, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Black Women Leaders: How to Secure a Seat at the Table
April 22, 2021 Zoom Around The Room
April 20, 2021 BDN Workshop Series: Networking and Sisterhood: Keys to Building a Supportive Professional Community
April 15, 2021 D9 Networking Mixer
April 08, 2021 BDN Networking Social
April 08, 2021 BDN Western Regional Conference 2021
April 01, 2021 Online Speed Networking
March 25, 2021 BDN Diaspora & Drinks
March 18, 2021 Women's History Trivia Event
March 11, 2021 Wine Mixer
March 04, 2021 Zoom Around The Room
February 11, 2021 The Scholars Mixer Event
February 04, 2021 Black History Trivia Event
January 14, 2021 Scattergories Game Event
January 07, 2021 Online Speed Networking Event
December 17, 2020 BDN Virtual Holiday Mixer
December 10, 2020 Zoom Around The Room
December 03, 2020 2 Truths and A Lie Networking Event
November 12, 2020 Scattergories Game Event
November 05, 2020 Roundtable Discussion Event
October 31, 2020 Virtual Bingo Night
October 30, 2020 Hot Seat Game Night
October 29, 2020 Online Speed Networking Event
October 29, 2020 8th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 22, 2020 Zoom Around The Room
October 15, 2020 Roundtable Discussion Event
October 15, 2020 BDN Virtual Graduate School and Career Fair
October 08, 2020 Online Speed Networking Event
October 01, 2020 Hot Seat Game Night
September 24, 2020 Virtual Bingo Night
September 17, 2020 Dance Party Icebreaker
September 10, 2020 Zoom Around The Room
September 03, 2020 Online Speed Networking Event
April 04, 2020 BDN Western Regional Conference 2020 - Recruiter Registration
October 24, 2019 7th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 24, 2019 7th Annual BDN Conference - Recruiter Registration
March 30, 2019 Black Doctoral Network Western Regional Conference
March 30, 2019 BDN Western Regional Conference - Recruiter Registration
October 25, 2018 6th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 25, 2018 6th Annual BDN Conference - Recruiter Registration
October 26, 2017 5th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 26, 2017 2017 BDN Conference - Recruiter Registration
February 25, 2017 Collegiate Diversity Recruitment Fair
October 27, 2016 4th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
October 08, 2015 3rd Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
July 02, 2015 BDN UK: Summer Social
June 30, 2015 BDN Chicago: Meet & Greet
June 29, 2015 BDN DC: Happy Hour
May 21, 2015 BDN Happy Hour Networking Mixer (NYC Area)
April 20, 2015 BDN's Happy Hour - Spring Mixer (DC Area)
December 18, 2014 BDN Holiday Mixer (NYC)
October 23, 2014 2nd Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference

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