2018 NCAN National Conference

We are excited to announce that registration for the 2018 NCAN National Conference Building Bridges to Success is open! The conference will take place Sept. 24-26 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown in Pittsburgh, PA. This is the premier networking and professional development event for the field of college access & Success. We hope you will join us in September!

The major topics of discussion at the 2018 NCAN National Conference will be: 

  • Connecting College and Career Success
  • Data Into Practice 
  • Equity and Opportunity
  • Financial Aid and Literacy
  • Management and Leadership
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Postsecondary Access and Readiness
  • Student Success in Postsecondary Education 

For a detailed description of each topic and of session formats, click here

Agenda and Workshop Sessions

The 2018 conference draft agenda and workshop tracks are now available. 

Conference Registration

Although our on-line registration system is now closed, you can still register by phone by calling Tong Lee at 202-347-4848. You may also register on site.

Registration includes access to all plenaries, workshop sessions, and all planned meals.

Early Bird Rate

Standard Rate








Consider joining NCAN to receive the lower member registration rate! Depending on the size of your organization and number of conference registrants, membership can pay for itself.

One-day registration includes access to all plenaries, workshop sessions and planned meals on the day of your registration. For information on one-day rates and to register, please contact Tong Lee by email or by phone (202) 347-4848 ext. 209.

Group Registration Policy: $25 off per person for groups of 5 or more from the same organization. Click here for a group reservation form. Please contact Tong Lee to complete your group registration. 

Cancellation Policy: Requests for cancellations must be received before 8/31/2018.  There is a $100 cancellation fee for the Conference and $25 cancellation fee for all Pre-Conferences. After the deadline, we will no longer issue any refunds, but substitutions are allowed.  You may transfer your registration to another individual.  To request a cancellation or registration transfer, contact Tong Lee.

Conference sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are now available! Download the brochure or contact Elizabeth Morgan at

We hope to see you in Pittsburgh!