2024 NCDA Winter Legislative, Policy, and Professional Development Meeting
January 31 - February 2, 2024
(with pre-conference training on January 30, 2024)
If you don't know your city/county's membership status, please contact [email protected] to confirm membership.
Group Discount - You are encouraged to invite the future leaders on your staff to participate in this great experience! NCDA provides early-career professionals and emerging leaders with the tools they need to build their skills. As an added bonus, register yourself and at least three of your colleagues together on this form for a 15% discount off your registration fees. The discount will automatically be taken on registrations on this form of 4 or more people. To take advantage, complete the information for the first attendee. Just above the Billing section is a blue button labeled "Add Another Registrant". Click it to complete the information for the 2nd attendee. Repeat the process until all attendees have been added, then continue to the billing section.
Registration will close on January 12th at 5pm (EDT), or earlier if capacity is reached before that date.
Sponsorship - Representatives of companies are welcome to attend the conference is sponsors. More information about sponsorship is available here.
Early Registration: Register by November 3 - $625General Registration: November 4 through December 15 - $700Late Registration: December 16 through January 12 - $775Payments received after January 12 - $50 late fee
Early Registration: Register by November 3 - $725General Registration: November 4 through December 15 - $800Late Registration: December 16 through January 12 - $875Payments received after January 12 - $50 late fee
Sponsors of the conference can register here using the coupon code provided as a benefit of sponsorship.Early Registration: Register by November 3 - $625General Registration: November 4 through December 15 - $700Late Registration: December 16 through January 12 - $775Payments received after January 12 - $50 late fee
NCDA Staff can register here using the coupon code provided.
TIP - Registering for another person or persons? Put the Registrant's email in the Registrant section and your email in the Billing Information section email box below. That way you'll both get confirmation messages and they will get conference information messages.
Check this box if your City/County is a new member of NCDA since July 2023.
Check this box if this is the first NCDA Conference YOU personally will be attending.
Check this box only if you are a member of the American Planning Association and will be claiming AICP-CM credits at this conference.
Please email [email protected] if you have other meal preferences to share.
These optional introductory courses are offered free as a part of your conference registration. Please choose only one of them. All run from 9am to 4:30pm on Tuesday, January 30th. These courses are open only to those who register for the in-person conference and register for the course in advance. They are offered live in-person at the conference hotel and are not available as a virtual option. All of these courses are eligible for up to six hours of AICP-CM credit
This training covers the fundamentals of CDBG including national objectives and eligible activities, eligible costs and regulations, limitations on expenditures, program administration, financial management, monitoring, crosscutting Federal requirements overview, conflict of interest, and resources.
If you are new to the HOME Program, with less than one year of experience, this Primer will serve as a prerequisite to the intensive, online HOME Basics Course. The Primer will provide a basic but comprehensive overview of the HOME program including regulations, eligible activities, general program requirements and administration.
Primer focuses on subrecipients engaged in delivering public service activities. The management and oversight principles are applicable for all Consolidated Plan programsubrecipient activities. The course follows the CDBG subrecipient management process linearly, starting with establishing priorities in the Consolidated Plan and concluding with HUD’s role in overseeing the grantee’s relationship with its subrecipients.
This course provides an overview of IDIS for CDBG grantees and HOME participating jurisdictions. It briefly covers the Consolidated/Annual Plans, CAPER report, and receipting/drawing funds. It will also touch on how to address problems that arise throughout the year. Most importantly, it helps communities understand how to tie the electronic environment of IDIS to program files, public meetings, and beneficiaries. This course is appropriate for anyone who works with IDIS.
Choose this option if you don't want to participate in pre-conference training.
NCDA Conference Reception - Thursday 02/01/24 (7pm to 10pm)
Join us at the hotel for great food and drink! DJ and Dancing! Life is good!The cost of the reception is included in conference registration, but please check this box if you plan to attend so that accurate counts can be provided to the caterer.
Awards Luncheon - Friday 02/02/24, (1:00pm - 2:30pm)
Join us for a plated lunch and awards presentations to celebrate our members' outstanding community development achievements.The cost of the luncheon is included in conference registration, but please check this box if you plan to attend so that accurate counts can be provided to the caterer.
GUEST Registration Option
If you intend to bring a guest to the conference (significant other, friend, relative, etc.), select this option.A charge will apply if you would like them to participate in conference supplied breakfasts and evening events. The charge will be determined based on actual per plate costs to attend.If you select the option to bring a guest, you will be contacted at a later date with the fee for the guest to attend, and you may accept or decline the option to bring a guest at that time. Please bear in mind that space at all events is limited, and priority will be given to registered conference attendees.
Cancellations made after January 12, 2024 will be charged 50% of the registration fee. Cancellations must be made by emailing NCDA Staff. No-shows will be charged 100% of the registration fee.
You may substitute another person for a paid registration at any time up to the Friday before the conference without additional charge by emailing NCDA Staff.
Advance Payment Required
Participants are encouraged to pay by Credit Card if possible. A 3% convenience fee applies to all credit card transactions. Cancellations made after January 12, 2024 will be charged 50% of the registration fee. Registrants may not be allowed into the conference if their registration fee has not been paid in full by January 26, 2024. Please contact [email protected] to discuss any payments that cannot be issued prior to conference start.
NCDA's Winter Meeting is moving to a new location in 2024. Check your confirmation email after registering for details on location, room rates, and reservation instructions. For planning purposes, hotel room rates are $234 per night, plus DC tax of 15.95%. More information and reservation instructions will be in your confirmation email.
Reagan National Airport is minutes away from the conference hotel. The airport is served by a wide variety of airlines, and there are many ground transportation options, including plentiful taxis, ride shares, and shuttles. Find more information here: https://www.flyreagan.com/
Many of the Smithsonian Museums are within walking distance or short taxi ride of the Hotel. You will also be a short walk from the United Stated Capitol and Visitor Center, the Supreme Court, Library of Congress, and the monuments of the National Mall. These include the Jefferson, Lincoln, and Washington Monuments, the WWII and Korean War Memorials, the MLK memorial, and many others. The Wharf development is brand new and nearby with many dining and entertainment options.
Note that there is a convenience fee of 3% on all credit card transactions.
Registrations within two weeks of the course start date must be paid with a credit card.
If you need to download a copy of NCDA's W-9 form, click here.
A 15% discount applies to registrations of 4 or more participants from the same community on the same registration form. To add another Registrant during this session, click on the ADD ANOTHER REGISTRANT button below. When you are done adding registrants, proceed to the BILLING SECTION below that.
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