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NCA Convention: Join us for the Day of Service, and the Lyrical Justice poetry slam

September 1, 2017

Special Event Details

Sponsored by Kendall Hunt, this year’s Convention Day of Service will be held on Wednesday, November 15, from 3 to 6 p.m. Participants will help to fill 2,500 back sacks with school supplies for Dallas-area public elementary school students. Learn more and RSVP on the Facebook event page.

We will also host our first spoken word poetry slam, sponsored by the Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society. Titled “Lyrical Justice,” the event will be held on Friday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m., and will feature world-champion poets performing on themes of social equality, personal healing, and civic justice. Learn more about this free event here.

Schedule and Technology

You can add these special events and others to your personal convention itinerary by using the “My Schedule” tab on NCA Convention Central, or by downloading the NCA program app. Search and install Eventsential on your mobile device. Then search for NCA and select the NCA 103rd Annual Convention. Convention Central and the app allow attendees to search the program by session sponsor, name, title, or keyword.

To keep attendees connected, NCA has arranged for all guests at the convention hotels to have free WiFi access in their rooms. In addition, all session rooms will be equipped with free WiFi, and NCA will video capture and livestream all general sessions. We will share details on how to view them prior to the convention.

Registration and Accommodations

Registration is open online, and discounted early bird rates are available through September 8. Please visit the Registration Information page on our website for more information and deadlines.

Group room blocks at the Sheraton Dallas and Dallas Marriott City Center hotels are also open. For information on how to reserve a room, please visit the Hotel and Travel Information webpage. Please note that NCA does not work with any third parties or housing bureaus for convention housing, so be cautious of anyone contacting you claiming to represent NCA.