The NCAA Forum is entering a new era. This year’s event will not only engage participants on Title IX and women in sports topics, but will now expand to include broader inclusion presentations and best practice discussions on race/ethnicity, LGBT and disability. The Forum also brings together our affiliate organization partners and legal advisors, and provides an opportunity to exchange ideas with campus and conference leaders.

Location:  New Orleans - during Jazz Fest

Dates   April 29 -May 1, 2012   

For travel purposes, the Forum will begin Sunday right after lunch and go until Tuesday mid-afternoon.

Forum Registration Fees

  • NCAA Affiliate Organizations, NCAA institutional and conference staff members: $350, includes hotel for 3 nights; $275 for 2 nights or $125, hotel not included.
  • NCAA member students:  Day pass is FREE
  • All other students: $25 Day Pass
  • Federal government employees: $400, includes hotel for 3 nights.
  • High school employees: $400, includes hotel for 3 nights.
  • U.S. Olympic Committee and national governing bodies staff and volunteers: $400, includes hotel for 3 nights.
  • NAIA and NJCAA institutional staff members: $400, includes hotel for up to 3 nights.
  • General public: $500, includes hotel for up to3 nights.

Agenda topics include:

  • Five general session presentations on current topics related to women, race/ethnic minorities, disabilities, LGBT communities and international student-athlete participation.
  • Title IX overview discussing the law, EADA, audits, sexual harassment, retaliation cases, equitable pay and personnel policies.
  • Developing policy on inclusion, hiring practices, staff and student-athlete behavior and LGBT accommodation.
  • CEO engagement for a successful Inclusion Initiative, Being an Ally, Building successful Employee Resource Groups.
  • Division I presidential retreat initiatives, certification and financial aid changes.
  • Mentoring and retaining coaches.
  • And many more in development…

PLEASE NOTE THE NCAA  HOTEL ROOM BLOCK IS NOW SOLD OUT  

PLEASE CONTACT LOCAL NEW ORLEANS HOTELS  FOR ROOM RATES AND AVAILABILITY 

DAY PASSES ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE FORUM