2020 NODA Annual Conference

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the NODA 2020 Annual Conference. We had an amazing week of learning and connecting - but it doesn't have to stop now! All conference content is available until January 30, 2021.

SCHEDULE

Times are in Central Time Zone (CST)

10:00 – 10:15am

Add to Calendar 10/27/2020 10:00 AM 10/27/2020 10:15 AM America/Chicago Conference Opening & Welcome NODA welcomes you to the 2020 Virtual Annual Conference.

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10:25 – 10:55am

Add to Calendar 10/27/2020 10:25 AM 10/27/2020 10:55 AM America/Chicago State of NODA & OTR Sessions Learn more about this year’s schedule highlights, featured sessions, and their connections to the conference theme.

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12:15 – 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 10/27/2020 12:15 PM 10/27/2020 1:00 PM America/Chicago Spotlight Educational Sessions: Block #1 Take part in an educational programming connected to the conference theme of Focus, Clarity, Vision. Each Spotlight session will be endorsed by a NODA Network. Not interested in the topics being offered during one of these live sessions? Take this time to browse our previously recorded Educational Session Presentation Bank!

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1:10 – 2:10pm

Add to Calendar 10/27/2020 1:10 PM 10/27/2020 2:10 PM America/Chicago Regional Meetings Led by each Regional Coordinator, this collective gathering of orientation, transition, and retention practitioners will share upcoming regional activities, events, and experiences, learn about involvement opportunities, and provide a space to connect and reconnect with other colleagues in your NODA region.

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3:00 – 5:10pm

Add to Calendar 10/27/2020 3:00 PM 10/27/2020 5:10 PM America/Chicago Affinity Spaces These sessions will be lightly facilitated with the intention that we can create a space for our members to come together in community to share ideas, resources, and guidance with each other on particular topics.

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10:10 – 10:40am

Add to Calendar 10/28/2020 10:10 AM 10/28/2020 10:40 AM America/Chicago Wesley Hamilton Keynote Wesley will share his inspirational journey with us and discuss how he harnessed his focus as motivation to change his life for the better.

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11:45 – 12:15pm

Add to Calendar 10/28/2020 11:45 AM 10/28/2020 12:15 PM America/Chicago Anti-Racism Panel This panel will educate members on the principles of the anti-racism movement and discuss ways that we can all work personally and professionally to advance racial justice.

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1:35 – 2:25pm

Add to Calendar 10/28/2020 1:35 PM 10/28/2020 2:25 PM America/Chicago Hot Topic Workshop: This is not a Moment, It’s a Movement: Putting Equity and Inclusion into Practice Join this space to explore current practices for infusing equity, diversity, and inclusion into your orientation, transition, and retention programming.

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2:35 – 3:20pm

Add to Calendar 10/28/2020 2:35 PM 10/28/2020 3:20 PM America/Chicago Spotlight Educational Sessions – Block #1 Take part in an educational programming connected to the conference theme of Focus, Clarity, Vision. Each Spotlight session will be endorsed by a NODA Network. Not interested in the topics being offered during one of these live sessions? Take this time to browse our previously recorded Educational Session Presentation Bank!

https://www.nodac2020.com

6:00pm

Add to Calendar 10/28/2020 6:00 PM 10/28/2020 7:30 PM America/Chicago NODAC 2020 Teleparty Featuring the Film “Disclosure” This social activity will bring orientation, transition, and retention colleagues together to watch a common movie and utilizing Teleparty to chat and connect.

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10:10 – 10:55am

Add to Calendar 10/29/2020 10:10 AM 10/29/2020 10:55 AM America/Chicago Well-Being is a Skill Keynote Our keynote speaker will present a framework for understanding well-being and how it might be cultivated by sharing guided practices that can practically be incorporated into our everyday lives.

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12:30 – 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 10/29/2020 12:30 PM 10/29/2020 2:00 PM America/Chicago Author's Event The traditional NODAC event that provides the opportunity to hear from authors about their books from our Publishing Partners will be reimagined for this year’s conference.

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2:10 – 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 10/29/2020 2:10 PM 10/29/2020 3:00 PM America/Chicago Hot Topic Workshop: Did you check your e-mail?: Reassessing Communication Strategies Join this space and work together with peers to determine the best ways to implement more impactful communication strategies for students and families.

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3:10 – 3:55pm

Add to Calendar 10/29/2020 3:10 PM 10/29/2020 3:55 PM America/Chicago Spotlight Educational Sessions – Block #2 Take part in an educational programming connected to the conference theme of Focus, Clarity, Vision. Each Spotlight session will be endorsed by a NODA Network. Not interested in the topics being offered during one of these live sessions? Take this time to browse our previously recorded Educational Session Presentation Bank!

https://www.nodac2020.com

4:30 – 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 10/29/2020 4:30 PM 10/29/2020 5:30 PM America/Chicago Affinity Space Take part in an educational programming connected to the conference theme of Focus, Clarity, Vision. Each Spotlight session will be endorsed by a NODA Network. Not interested in the topics being offered during one of these live sessions? Take this time to browse our previously recorded Educational Session Presentation Bank!

https://www.nodac2020.com

10:10 – 11:00pm

Add to Calendar 10/30/2020 10:10 AM 10/30/2020 11:00 AM America/Chicago Keynote Session: NODA Talks The 2020 Annual Conference will once again highlight the voices of NODA members through "NODA Talks" as one of our featured sessions this year. We have selected four NODA members to share their stories of how they are bringing their personal or professional visions to life.

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11:35 – 12:05pm

Add to Calendar 10/30/2020 11:35 AM 10/30/2020 12:05 PM America/Chicago Wellness Break During this time, we will encourage conference participants to be active (even using one of our provided wellness activities), stretch or take a brief walk, grab a snack or beverage, or take a personal break. Anything to help you re-focus for the next sessions or activities.

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12:05 – 12:35pm

Add to Calendar 10/30/2020 12:05 PM 10/30/2020 12:35 PM America/Chicago COVID-19 Panel This panel will discuss how COVID-19 has reshaped our field and ways NODA members can navigate its continued impacts to be nimble and relevant on their campuses.

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1:55 – 2:45pm

Add to Calendar 10/30/2020 1:55 PM 10/30/2020 2:45 PM America/Chicago Hot Topic Workshop: Crisis Management, Budgets, Virtual or In-Person, Oh My!: Planning During a Pandemic Join this space to leverage ideas from similar institution types and explore different considerations that should be taken into account when planning programming in our new reality.

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2:55 – 3:45pm

Add to Calendar 10/30/2020 2:55 PM 10/30/2020 3:45 PM America/Chicago Conference Closing Session Come celebrate with us the closing of our first virtual annual conference! NODA Leaders will celebrate member contributions and provide closing remarks for the 2020 NODAC experience.

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ADDITIONAL CONFERENCE FEATURES

SPONSORS

COMMITTEE

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Eddie Higginbotham
Committee Chair

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Natalie Rooney
Speakers & Special Initiatives

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Lyndsey Williams Mayweather
Educational Programs & Evaluations

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Peter Kreutzer
Intern

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Stephen Rogers
Communications & Conference Support

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Joseph Deluna
Technology & Special Projects

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Mallory LaPlant
Local Logistics & Volunteer Coordination

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Jordan Wren
Intern

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Jackeline Bonilla
Communications & Conference Support

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Christopher Hensley
Educational Programs & Evaluations

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Nate Alcorn
Technology & Special Projects

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Halie Swanson
Intern