2019 Annual AD&D Conference

33rd Annual Meeting
of the Association of Deans & Directors of
University Colleges & Undergraduate Studies

"Continuing the Journey to Student Success Through Professional Development and Mentorship"

April 10 - 13, 2019
Saddlebrook Resort | Wesley Chapel, Florida
(Near Tampa, Florida)

The Association of Deans & Directors of University Colleges & Undergraduate Studies (AD&D) is planning a state-of-the-art conference experience for its members and other undergraduate studies professionals for April 2019, in Wesley Chapel, Florida.  The Annual AD&D Conference is the premier learning and networking experience for Deans, Directors and other professionals working in the University College and Undergraduate Studies environment.  Plan to register for what promises to be the most interactive and dynamic experience that will have positive, lasting impact on your career and institution.

Conference Registration
On-site registration available.
Registration rates for the 2019 AD&D Conference are as follows: 

  Early Registration Standard Registration Late Registration
Member $495 $545 $595
Non-Member $595 $645 $695
Join Now & Save $675 $675 $675

Early registration ends February 9, 2019. Standard registration ends March 30, 2019.

Conference Schedule At-A-Glance
The AD&D Conference is jam-packed with quality educational and networking opportunities. To take a preview our high-level, schedule for the 2019 Conference, visit HERE.

Transportation to Conference Site/Hotel
Saddlebrook Resort is conveniently located one mile east of I-75 at exit 279, which is 30 minutes north of Tampa International Airport. Non-stop transportation services to/from Tampa International Airport can be booked by Saddlebrook's Transportation Concierge.  As you plan for your participation, note the host hotel provides direct shuttle service every 30 minutes. Be sure to visit here for more information.  Be sure to reserve at least 24 hours in advance by calling (813) 907-4455 between 8am and 6pm. 
To make transportation reservations outside the hours outlined above, or for additional resort information, please call 813.907.4401.

If you are driving to the resort, we invite you to take advantage of the Tampa directions listed below. Saddlebrook is a valet-only parking property.

From Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Take I-275 North to I-75
I-75 North to State Road 54/Exit 279
Turn right onto State Road 54 (East)
Saddlebrook is on the right about 1 mile from I-75/SR54 interchange

From Orlando
Take I-4 West to I-75 North
I-75 North to State Road 54/Exit 279
Turn right onto State Road 54 (East)
Saddlebrook is on the right about 1 mile from I-75/SR54 interchange

From Miami
Take I-75 North to State Road 54/Exit 279
Turn right onto State Road 54 (East)
Saddlebrook is on the right about 1 mile from I-75/SR54 interchange

From Tallahassee
Take I-10 East to I-75 South
I-75 South to State Road 54/Exit 279
Turn left onto State Road 54 (East)
Saddlebrook is on the right about 1 mile from I-75/SR54 interchange

Hotel Information and Reservations
The host hotel for the upcoming conference provides the perfect environment for AD&D's Conference.
The 540 hotel rooms and suites at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa Bay offer 800 bedrooms designed to provide an inviting blend of luxury, space, and convenience. Over 75% of the accommodations at Saddlebrook are suites, each offering a spacious retreat with full kitchens and comforts for conference attendees.  Every room and suite at Saddlebrook also boasts a private balcony or patio overlooking the resort's lush golf, sparkling pools or the nature preserve.  To showcase the serenity and natural beauty of the resort, all of Saddlebrook's accommodations are clustered around nine park-like courtyards made up of four buildings (50 suites) with a mini park with colorful gardens, stone benches, stone paver walkways, and lush natural landscaping.

To reserve your room at the Saddlebrook Resort & Spa, visit HERE
Room rates for the 2019 AD&D Conference are $199 per night.  Be sure to inform the hotel that you are with the "AD&D 2019 Conference".

Call for Conference Session Presentations
Do you have valuable, industry knowledge and timely information to share? We want to hear from you!

In preparation for the upcoming Association of Deans and Directors of University Colleges and Undergraduate Studies (AD&D) 2019 Conference, which will be held April 10 – 13, 2019, the association is pleased to issue a Call for Session Proposals.  We are interested in receiving presentation abstracts on the following topics:

  • Student Success and/or Student Completion
  • Mentorship
  • Professional Development

The submission deadline is 5pm MT on February 15, 2019.  CLICK HERE to learn more and/or to submit your presentation abstract.

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
Plan to be a part of the upcoming AD&D Annual Meeting while taking advantage of the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities. By sponsoring our conference, your company will be acknowledged as a strong supporter of university college and undergraduate studies programs across the United States. Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your company’s visibility, maximize your company’s brand, expand sales, and network with new connections at this educational event. We are inviting your organization to engage with our members and to participate and sponsor this conference. The various sponsorship levels are all guaranteed to broaden the exposure of your company with endless opportunities to network. Take advantage of the sponsorship and advertisement opportunities, contact our office at (844) 705-3293 and reserve your space today!

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