2017 PDS National Conference

Schedule at a Glance

2017 Program & Proceedings


The conference program is shaping up nicely - one which will provide an event you'll find both professionally and personally worthwhile.


Thursday, February 9
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.    Registration
12:45 - 2:45 p.m.   Themed Working Groups
3:00 - 4:45 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.    General Session (Dr. Stephen Hefner)
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.    Reception

Friday, February 10

8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.    Registration
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.       Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions
11: 45 - 1:15 p.m.    Luncheon 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.    General Session (Dr. John Hodge)
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions

Saturday, February 11
8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.    Registration
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.    Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions
11: 45 - 1:15 p.m.    Luncheon 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.    General Session (Manny Scott)
2:45 - 4:15 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions

Sunday, February 12
7:00 - 11:00 a.m.    Registration
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.    Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 12:00 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions
9:00 - 11:45 a.m.    Student Poster Session
11:45 a.m.     Conference Adjourns


*Adjustments will be made as necessary.

Eighteen Years of Excellence


2017 marks the eighteenth year the University of South Carolina has hosted the PDS National Conference.

Explore the programs and proceedings from the past years to see how the conference has grown and adapted over the years in order to remain relevant in helping PDS partnerships thrive.