Be sure to stay up to date with all conference news by viewing the posts below about OCDA's 2023 Spring Conference!
ONE MONTH LEFT! Book your hotel for the conference TODAY with OCDA's special group rate!
OCDA has collaborated with Courtyard Columbus Airport to establish a special group rate for OCDA conference attendees!
Attendees interested in staying at Courtyard Columbus Airport will receive a special group rate of $120 USD per night.
To make your room reservations with OCDA's special group rate, please follow THIS LINK.
**Last day to book with the special group rate is Tuesday, April 18th 2023**
For more information, check out OCDA's Location and Area Hotels page!
OCDA Conference Award Nominations are OPEN NOW!
Do you know someone going above and beyond in the Career Development field?
It’s that time of year again! OCDA is calling for award nominations! We are accepting nominations through Friday, 4/7. Winners will receive a $100 honorarium, commemorative gift, free registration to the 2023 Conference, and will be recognized at the conference!
Please take a moment to nominate your amazing colleagues! Read the award criteria below; and nominate some outstanding professionals HERE.
NEW AWARD ALERT!! CAREER INNOVATOR AWARD
Outstanding Graduate Student Nomination
Outstanding New Professional Nomination
Bob Windle Leadership Nomination
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tainne Dallas at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or Taylor Slocum (Member Engagement & Awards Chair) at email@example.com. We look forward to celebrating our career development colleagues.
For more information, follow THIS LINK to our Conference Awards page.
ENDING SOON: EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
Be sure to register TODAY for the OCDA 2023 Spring Conference. This year's conference will take place at Ohio Dominican University on Thursday, May 18th 2023 from 2pm-6pm and Friday, May 19th 2023 from 8am-5pm.
For more information about what you have to look forward to at this year's conference, be sure to follow THIS LINK!
The 2023 OCDA Conference will take place on May 18-19 at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio. This conference is where practitioners, scholars, and leaders will come together to learn from and engage with active members of the career community.
This year’s conference theme comprises four core principles that will also serve as our guidance for this year’s call for proposals. If you, or members in your network, are interested in sharing a program, practice, intervention, or research around the topics of career, workforce, talent, and professional development, OCDA encourages submitting a proposal by February 1, 2023 at 11:59pm EST. Registration cost is waived for presenters.
To learn more about the conference theme of "A Whole New World: Career Development & Engagement in an Ever-Changing World" and the core principles associated, please follow this link to our conference webpage.