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NCORE programming is presented in formats designed to provide participants options on how deeply they wish to drill into subjects they select. Familiarize yourself by downloading our Schedule Overview for an outline of each conference day. With more than 350 sessions, NCORE 2020 will engage attendees on nearly every social justice topic affecting higher education and the world today. Conference sessions will be held in two hotel properties: The New York Marriott Marquis AND The Sheraton New York Times Square. Get the big picture, envision the future landscape of our cultures, and gain a deeper understanding of the issues.

Athletics and Race

A special Call for Presentations in collaboration with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) that focused on the intersection of race and athletics.

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 Pre-Conference Institutes

Pre-Conference Institutes are our most in-depth sessions, providing participants with formidable takeaways in information and skill development.

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 Session Tracks and Types

Review the types of sessions and tracks we offer to help you make the most of your NCORE experience.

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 Call for Poster Presentations

Participants display their work using creative posters, digital slides, and other materials, engaging conversation with other scholars. 

Poster Session Details

 Student Scholarship

A scholarship covering conference registration, hotel, and airfare for students to attend NCORE is open. The first 100 applications will be considered. Deadline: February 17th!

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Build your personal NCORE schedule, access hotel maps, find answers in our FAQ section, and make the most of your NCORE experience.

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 Prepare for Your First NCORE

We will be providing a guide to help newcomers navigate all things NCORE. Stay tuned!

 Talent Showcase

Singer? Musician? Poet? Storyteller? 

NCORE knows you have a talent. Why not share it with the most welcoming audience ever?! Details on how to audition will be posted in the spring.


You will find something memorable happening during NCORE @ Night. Film screenings, talent shows, book signings, spoken word events, and more! Check back for more details.