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Future Annual Conference Locations

2024 GADE Annual Conference
April 10-12, 2024
Phoenix, AZ
Hosted by the Arizona State University School of Social Work
*Registration will open on December 1, 2023!

2025 GADE Annual Conference
Washington, D.C. 
Hosted by the Howard University School of Social Work

2026 GADE Annual Conference
Chicago, IL
Hosted by the Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work

If your institution is interested in hosting the Annual Conference, please email [email protected] for more information.


Conference Attendance Policy

Conference attendance is limited to social work doctoral program directors/chairs, including assistant program directors/chairs, of GADE institutional members who are current in their membership dues. Programs may opt to send a delegate on behalf of their program if the director/chair is unable to attend. If a program is having a leadership transition, both the incoming and outgoing director/chair may attend. Additionally, GADE Board of Directors and GADE Advisory Board Members are eligible to attend and they may invite representatives from partner organizations to attend. All attendees are required to pay registration fees.