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2017 NC3ADL Conference

October 15 – 17, 2017 | Embassy Suites, Cary NC

Lights! Camera! Action! Remake Distance Learning

NC3ADL is excited to issue a casting call for our 2017 Conference starring YOU and a great supporting cast of characters. The stage is set for a great event. Don’t miss this engaging professional development opportunity!


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Registration is closed.

Registration (non-member) $200 $225
NC3ADL Member Registration $150 $175

Note: Registration fee includes a reception on Sunday evening; a continental breakfast, lunch, and evening social on Monday; and brunch on Tuesday.

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Are you a vendor? See the vendor page for registration fees and forms.

Conference Schedule

View the full conference schedule online at

An overview of conference events (PDF) is also available.

Printed programs will be provided at the conference.

Innovator of the Year Award

At this year’s conference, the NC3ADL Board will recognize an individual or team that exemplifies innovation through their accomplishments and demonstration of best practices in distance learning.

Previews to spotlight this year’s nominees are coming soon.


Keynote Speaker

Dr. Lodge McCammonSpeaker in a Leading Role

Dr. Lodge McCammon’s instructional methods, research, stories, and songs have inspired thousands around the world to make significant changes in the way they teach and learn. Most notably, he has developed resources and strategies that have helped many instructors move from passive, lecture-based classrooms toward active, student-centered learning environments. Read Dr. McCammon’s bio.


Featured Speakers

NC3ADL Debut

Dr. Lisa Chapman currently serves as the Senior Vice President/Chief Academic Officer for the NC Community College System. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the instruction and learning support services in support of the System’s mission. Read Dr. Chapman’s bio.


Guest Appearance

James ParkerJames (Jim) Parker is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the North Carolina Community College System. He has more than 20 years of executive leadership in IT operations, programs, organizational change and business development across federal/state government and the private sectors. Read Mr. Parker’s bio.


Conference Venue and Hotel

Embassy Suites in Cary NCThe conference will take place at the Embassy Suites by Hilton RTP, located at 210 Harrison Oaks Blvd. in Cary, NC.

A special rate of $144 per night (plus tax) is available for conference attendees. Includes complimentary wi-fi, free parking, cooked-to-order breakfast, and appetizers and beverages each evening.

You must reserve by September 22 to qualify for the discounted rate. 

Reserve your hotel room today!