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Early Bird Registration

Student – $175

General Attendees – $290

Offer valid through 10/27/2018

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exhibiting at #NatCon2019?

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Register here for SVA’s 11th Annual National Conference!

Have questions? Inquire at registration@studentveterans.org

Join us at the Disney's Coronado Spring Resort

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What is NatCon? 

SVA’s National Conference (NatConis the largest annual gathering of student veterans, advocates, thought-leaders, stakeholders, and supporters in higher education in the world. Student veterans, higher education professionals, alumni, and advocates will have the opportunity to learn from more than 2,000 of their peers at the Coronado Springs Resort, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, January 3 – 5, 2019. 

 

Why Should You Attend #NatCon2019? 

 

– If you are a current, previous, or future SVA chapter member, chapter leader,  chapter advisor, you should attend NatCon2019 to learn about new programs and best practices as well as network with other veterans.  

 

– If you are an employer seeking talent hiding in plain sight, you should attend NatCon2019 to meet tomorrow’s workforce leaders. 

 

– If you want to advance your knowledge and understanding of a wide range of topics relating to veterans in higher education. 

 

– If you are a non-profit organization seeking more student veterans for your programs and services, you should join us at NatCon2019 and meet tomorrow’s leaders. 

 

– If you are interested in exploring how to strengthen ties between the veteran and higher education communities. 

 

– If you are looking for the most jam-packed, exciting few days that are just comradery driven, you should join us at NatCon2019! 

 

– If you are a student veteran who has never heard of SVA, you should attend NatCon2019 and meet fellow student veterans and veteran alumni.

 

– NatCon is the largest gathering of student veterans in the country and it happens every year in January. You should join us because you will be around the bestwomen and men our country has ever produced. You’ll leave feeling inspired, empowered, motivated, and ready to change the world  

 

 

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SVA represents a network of nearly 1,503 chapters on campuses across the country and in four countries representing more than 600,000 student veterans at those colleges and universities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

NatCon 2019 will occur January 3 – 5, 2019.

The conference begins with registration the morning of Thursday, January 3 and concludes with the awards banquet and
dinner on Saturday, January 5

NatCon 2019 is taking place at the Disney Coronado Spring Resort at 1000 Buena Vista Dr. Orlando, FL 32830.

Disney’s Magical Express offers complimentary motorcoach transportation to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, with complimentary luggage delivery. For more information click here.

GPS Coordinate 28.385299, -81.563863

Driving directions from Orlando International Airport (MCO) To Disney Coronado Spring Resorts.

  • Get on FL-417 Toll S in Meadow Woods from Jeff Fuqua Blvd
  • Follow FL-417 Toll S to W Osceola Pkwy in Osceola County. Take exit 3 from FL-417 Toll S
  • Continue on W Osceola Pkwy. Drive to Avenida Del Centro in Bay Lake

Taxi and Uber from Orlando International Airport (MCO)

  • Estimated taxi fare: 61 USD (one way)
  • Estimated UberX : $23-$31
  • Estimated UberXL : $36-$47
  • Estimated Uber Select: $49-$64
  • For fare estimation, please visit http://uberestimate.com.

Check-in time is 3 pm and check-out is 11 am.

Disney’s Magical Express offers complimentary motorcoach transportation to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, with complimentary luggage delivery. For more information click here.

Yes. Reach out to SVA's Director of Disability in Education. Contact him directly at disability@studentveterans.org or (202) 223-4710 x525 with any questions. The attendee registration also has disability and dietary restrictions sections. Information provided on the application will help to provide a more meaningful and engaging experience at NatCon.