2023 NBDA National Conference
                     Reconnecting to Thrive Together: Reconnect, Recharge, Thrive!
August 8-13, 2023
Sheraton Birmingham Hotel
Birmingham, Alabama

*This schedule is subject to change.

2023 National Black Deaf Advocates Conference : National Conference Schedule @ Birmingham, Alabama

Monday August 7, 2023

Tour Birmingham, Alabama On Own

Tuesday August 8, 2023

7:00am – 2:00pm
Black Deaf Golf Players Tournament
To Reserve Your Spot, Click Here: Reservations. Reservations Closes on June 19, 2023.
For Information Visit BDGP Website.

Off Site: Highland Park @ Golf Shop

9:00am – 4:30pm
National Association of State Agencies of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NASADHH) Policy Summit
(Open Meeting)

Room TBA

1:00pm – 3:00pm
NBDA Board Meeting
(Open Meeting)

Room TBA

1:00pm – 4:00pm
Conference Registration

Room TBA

5:00pm – 9:00pm
Conference Opening Reception

Off Site: Vulcan Park and Museum

Wednesday August 9, 2023

8:00am – 5:00pm
Conference Registration

Room TBA

8:00am – 9:00am
Welcome Ceremony

Room TBA

8:00am – 5:00pm
Financial Management Training: The Role of The NBDA Chapter Treasurer

Room TBA

9:00am – 5:00pm
Exhibit Hall & Black Deaf History Gallery

Room TBA

9:15am – 10:30am
Four Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Rooms TBA

10:45am – 12:00pm
Four Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Rooms TBA

12:00pm – 1:15pm
Lunch on your own

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Opening Keynote Session

Room TBA

2:45pm – 4:00pm
Four Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Rooms TBA

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Senior Citizens Forum

Room TBA

Thursday August 10, 2023

8:00am – 5:00pm
Conference Registration

Room TBA

8:00am – 9:00am
Plenary Session

Room TBA

9:00am – 5:00pm
Exhibit Hall & Black Deaf History Gallery

Room TBA

9:15am – 10:30am
Four Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Rooms TBA

10:45am – 12:00pm
Four Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Rooms TBA

12:00pm – 1:15pm
Senior Citizens Luncheon & Awards
(Purchase Add-On Tickets Required)

Room TBA

12:00pm – 1:15pm
Lunch on your own

1:30pm – 2:45pm
Four Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Room TBA

3:00pm – 6:00pm
General Business Meeting
Part 1: Reports

Rooms TBA

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Dinner on Own

Room TBA




7:30pm – 10:00pm
Evening of Entertainment

Room TBA

Friday August 11, 2023

8:00am – 5:00pm
Conference Registration

Room TBA

9:00am – 5:00pm
Exhibit Hall & Black Deaf History Gallery

Room TBA

9:15am – 10:30am
Four Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Rooms TBA

10:45am – 12:00pm
Four Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Rooms TBA

12:00pm – 1:15pm
Youth Luncheon (Private

Room TBA

12:00pm – 1:15pm
Lunch on your own

1:15pm – 2:30pm
Plenary Panel Session

Room TBA

2:45pm – 4:00pm
Four Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Rooms TBA

4:00pm – 6:00pm
NBDA Regional Meetings
(Members of the following NBDA Regions: Eastern, Midwestern, Southern, Southwestern, & Western)

Community Forum
(Open to Members-at-Large and Non-Members)

Candidates for NBDA Office Presentations

Room TBA

6:00pm – 7:00pm
Dinner on your Own

Door Opens @
7:00pm – 10:00pm

The Womxn’s Foundation Fundraising Soirée
(Purchase Add-On Tickets Required)

Off Site: Location TBA

Saturday August 12, 2023

8:00am – 2:00pm
Conference Registration

Room TBA

9:00am – 2:00pm
Exhibit Hall & Black Deaf History Gallery

Room TBA

8:00am – 2:00pm
General Business Meeting
Part 2: Bylaws & Elections

Rooms TBA

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Free Time/Tours

7:00pm – 12:00am
Conference Banquet & Awards
Closing Keynote Session

Room TBA

National Conference Schedule @ Birmingham, Alabama

2023 National Black Deaf Advocates Conference : National Conference Schedule @ Birmingham, Alabama

Monday August 7, 2023

Tour Birmingham, Alabama On Own

Tuesday August 8, 2023


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7:00am – 2:00pm

Black Deaf Golf Players Tournament

To Reserve Your Spot, Click Here: Reservations. Reservations Closes on June 19, 2023.

For Information Visit BDGP Website.

Off Site: Highland Park @ Golf Shop

9:00am – 4:30pm

National Association of State Agencies of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NASADHH) Policy Summit

(Open Meeting)

Room TBA

1:00pm – 3:00pm

NBDA Board Meeting

(Open Meeting)

Room TBA

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Conference Registration

Room TBA

5:00pm – 9:00pm

Conference Opening Reception

Off Site: Vulcan Park and Museum

Wednesday August 9, 2023


8:00am – 5:00pm

Conference Registration

Room TBA

8:00am – 9:00am

Welcome Ceremony

Room TBA

8:00am – 5:00pm

Financial Management Training: The Role of The NBDA Chapter Treasurer

Room TBA

9:00am – 5:00pm

Exhibt Hall & Black Deaf History Gallery

Room TBA

9:15am – 10:30am

Rooms TBA

10:45am – 12:00pm

Rooms TBA

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch On Own

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Opening Keynote Session

Room TBA

2:45pm – 4:00pm

Rooms TBA

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Senior Citizens Forum

Room TBA

Thursday August 10, 2023


8:00am – 5:00pm

Conference Registration

Room TBA

8:00am – 9:00am

Plenary Session

Room TBA

9:00am – 5:00pm

Exhibt Hall & Black Deaf History Gallery

Room TBA

9:15am – 10:30am

Room TBA

10:45am – 12:00pm

Rooms TBA

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Senior Citizens Luncheon & Awards
(Purchase Add-On Tickets Required)

Rooms TBA

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch On Own

1:30pm – 2:45pm

Room TBA

3:00pm – 6:00pm

General Business Meeting
Part 1: Reports

Rooms TBA

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Dinner on Own

7:30pm – 10:00pm

Evening of Entertainment

Room TBA

Friday August 11, 2023


8:00am – 5:00pm

Conference Registration

Room TBA

9:00am – 5:00pm

Exhibt Hall & Black Deaf History Gallery

Room TBA

9:15am – 10:30am

Room TBA

9:00am – 5:00pm

Room TBA

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch On Own

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Youth Luncheon
(Private)

Rooms TBA

1:15pm – 2:30pm

Plenary Panel Session

Room TBA

4:00pm – 6:00pm

NBDA Regional Meetings
(Members of the following NBDA Regions: Eastern, Midwestern, Southern, Southwestern, & Western)

Community Forum
(Open to Members-at-Large and Non-Members)

Candidates for NBDA Office Presentations

Room TBA

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Dinner on Own

Door Opens @
7:00pm – 10:00pm

The Womxn’s Foundation Fundraising Soirée
(Purchase Add-On Tickets Required)

Off Site: Location TBA

Saturday August 12, 2023


8:00am – 2:00pm

Conference Registration

Room TBA

9:00am – 2:00pm

Exhibit Hall & Black Deaf History Gallery

Room TBA

8:00am – 2:00pm

General Business Meeting
Part 2: Bylaws & Elections

Room TBA

2:00pm – 6:00pm

Free Time/Tours

7:00pm – 12:00am

Conference Banquet & Awards
Closing Keynote Session

Rooms TBA

National Conference Schedule @ Birmingham, Alabama