2024 NACADA Region 4 and Region 7 Conference

Together We Create Advising Magic

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Marriott

February 25-27, 2024

Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Kyle Ross
    Dr. Kyle Ross NACADA Executive Director NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising
    Dr. Kyle Ross is the new Executive Director of NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising. Kyle served in several leadership roles of the association since he became a member in 2012, including as Chair of the Undecided and Exploratory Students Advising Community, Division Representative on the Council, Board Member, and President of the Board of Directors. During his term on the Board of Directors, Kyle led strategic planning processes for the association and led a team through a comprehensive review of the association Bylaws. Kyle has 12 years of experience in academic advising and advising administration. Professional roles have included advising undecided and exploratory students and health profession students at Washington State University, advising first-generation students at Eastern Washington State University, and supervising a team of 15 academic advisors in the College of Business at Oregon State University. He has presented and published on parallel planning, alternative advising, social justice, advisor wellbeing, and solution-focused techniques in advising. He earned a bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Washington, and a master’s in counseling and doctorate in educational leadership from Washington State University. His research focused on capacity-building, adult and organizational learning, and student attrition, using action research methods.

Conference Schedule

The schedule is subject to change. All session updates and session handouts/materials will be listed for conference attendees in the conference app.

Printable Schedule

2024 NACADA Region 4/7 Conference

February 25 - Feb. 27, 2024

This is a TENTATIVE schedule-at-a-glance. Schedule subject to change.

Sunday Feb. 25
Monday Feb. 26
Tuesday Feb. 27
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Registration | Check-in
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Preconference Workshops
Registration required
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Welcome and Conference Kickoff
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Keynote Address | Dr. Kyle Ross, NACADA Executive Director
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Reception (hors d'oeuvres and cash bar)
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Dinner on Your Own
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Wellness Activities
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Registration | Check-in
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast
Provided
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Concurrent Session 1
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Concurrent Session 2
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Networking Session | Wellness Session
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Area Meetings
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch | Awards
Provided
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Concurrent Session 3
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Concurrent Session 4
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Poster Session | Wellness Activity | Break
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Concurrent Session 5
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Dinner on You Own
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Wellness Activity
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Registration | Check-in
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast
provided
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Concurrent Session 6
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Concurrent Session 7
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Concurrent Session 8
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Closing Session

Conference Co-Chairs

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  • Lynda Moore-White
    Lynda Moore-White Region 4 Mississippi State University
  • Alyssa Coats
    Alyssa Coats Region 7 Bossier Parish Community College