2017 NCAN National Conference

Registration is Now Open!

Last year more than 1,000 individuals committed to equitable higher education outcomes attended our 2016 NCAN National Conference. We encourage you to join us this year in beautiful San Diego at the 2017 NCAN National Conference, Making Waves for Postsecondary Access and Success 

The conference will take place Sept. 11-13 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina

The conference will feature:  

  • Wes Moore, Chief Executive Officer, Robin Hood
  • Connecting College and Career Success plenary panel featuring Strada Education Network, AVID, and Road Trip Nation
  • California's Path to Postsecondary Equity plenary panel featuring leaders from California's non-profit, higher education, financial aid and funding communities
  • More than 70 workshops presented by a diverse group of college access/success organizations from around the country
  • Fast-paced 7-14-28 sessions designed to promote thought-provoking discussion and sharing
  • Intensive pre-conference workshops on Connecting College and Career Success, Effective Practices in Family Engagement, and Beyond Diversity: Making Racial Equity Real

Additional speakers and events will be announced as they are confirmed. We look forward to seeing everyone in San Diego in September!

Click here to view a draft conference agenda.

What are People Saying about the NCAN Conference?


"GREAT job on this conference!  From content to networking to the amount of thought put into attendees' comfort, it was wonderful." 

"NCAN was definitely the place to make those connections. Thank you for this wonderful network!"

"The presenters were well chosen and were both informative and inspirational. It was a great professional development experience for me!"

Registration Fees 

Conference Registration

5/10/17 to 8/19/17

(early bird) 

8/20/17 to 9/1/17


Individual - Member   $625    $725
Individual - Nonmember   $725    $825
Group - Member   $600    $700
Group - Nonmember   $700    $800


One-Day Registration - Member   $400 
One-Day Registration - Nonmember  $500

Group Registration Policy: $25 off per person for groups of five or more from the same organization. Click here for a group reservation form. Please contact Tong Lee to complete your group registration. 

Cancellation Policy: Requests for cancellations must be received by Aug. 19. There is a $100 cancellation fee for the conference and $25 cancellation fee for all pre-conference workshops. After the deadline, we can no longer issue any refunds, but you may transfer your registration to another individual. To request a cancellation or registration transfer, contact Tong Lee.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Want to reach 1,000 conference attendees with your brand or message? Exhibit tables are sold out but sponsorship opportunities are still available; download the Sponsor and Exhibitor Application.

Contact Elizabeth Morgan for more information.