Where and when is the conference?
The Conference is Wednesday, September 27- Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.
How can I register?
What is the dress code for the Conference?
Business casual attire is acceptable for the Conference. Meeting rooms are notoriously chilly. Dress in layers to ensure comfort.
What is the weather for the Conference?
The average high is 73º and average low is 65º in National Harbor during the time of the Conference. Meeting rooms are notoriously chilly. Dress in layers to ensure comfort.
Will sessions be recorded and available for purchase?
Where will future conferences be held?
In 2018, NCDC will host its 50th Anniversary Conference in Chicago, IL. Read the complete NCDC Conference history and future dates.
Can I volunteer at the Conference?
Yes. We greatly appreciate our Conference volunteers and they are necessary to a well-run Conference. Volunteer during Eucharistic liturgies or to serve as a conference session moderator.
How can I register for the conference?
Register online. If you prefer to pay by check, you can still register online. Once you’ve completed the registration, you will be able to print an invoice to include when you mail your check.
Are there any discounts available for registration?
Yes! The earlier you register for the conference, the more you save on registration! NCDC Members receive additional discounts and are also eligible for volume discounts.
If you are not yet a member, join NCDC today and save on your conference registration!
Can I purchase a one-day pass to the conference?
Yes, but not online. Please call the NCDC Office at 888-TRY-NCDC (879-6232) for more information about purchasing a one-day pass.
Can I purchase a pass only for the Exhibit Hall?
No. If you are a prospective exhibitor and would like to tour the Exhibit Hall, please call the NCDC Office at 888-TRY-NCDC (879-6232) for more information.
Can my spouse/child attend the Conference?
Conference sessions are only open to paid attendees. Eucharistic celebrations are open to the public and spouses and children are more than welcome to attend. Additional tickets for special events like the Awards Luncheon and the Welcome Reception are available for purchase. Please call the NCDC Office at 888-TRY-NCDC (879-6232) for more information.
How can I change my registration?
Please call the NCDC Office at 888-TRY-NCDC (879-6232) to change or cancel your registration. Please take note of the cancellation policy.
How can I cancel my registration? What is your cancellation policy?
All cancellations must be submitted in writing. Cancellations received on or before July 31 will receive a full refund minus a $150 administrative fee. Cancellations received after July 31 will not receive a refund. Special considerations may be given in serious, unforeseen circumstances, at the discretion of NCDC. Spouse/Guest, reception, special event, and workshop fees are non-refundable.
ACCOMODATIONS AND TRAVEL
How do I make my hotel reservations?
Make your hotel arrangements online
What amenities, services, and dining are available at the hotel?
Read more about the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
What’s the best airport to use and how do I get to the hotel?
- San Diego International Airport – SAN
- Hotel direction: 3.3 miles SE
- Estimated taxi fare: 18 USD (one way)
EXHIBITING AND SPONSORSHIP
I’m interested in exhibiting. Who should I contact?
Read more about exhibiting at the conference. For more information, please contact Terri Jones.
I’m interested in sponsoring or advertising. Who should I contact?
Read more about sponsorship or advertising.