Where is Dude University 2017?
Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina – Home of the Dude!
What are the conference dates?
April 30 – May 3, 2017
What kind of sessions can I expect?
The curriculum is designed to provide professional development for people in all areas of operations, including maintenance, energy, technology, safety and business. Scheduled courses will address industry topics and provide valuable training applicable to operations professionals of all levels, including directors and managers, administrators, supervisors, technicians and office staff.
Is pre-registration for the classes and sessions mandatory?
There is no pre-registration for sessions, but attendees may find it helpful to review the schedule prior to the event to maximize their time.
Can I get Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for attending Dude University?
Yes, you can! A certificate is in the conference notebook. Track your hours and have it signed before leaving.
What is the cost of Dude University?
Visit our Travel & Tuition page for more information.
What payment types are accepted?
Credit card, purchase orders and checks are all accepted methods of payment for Conference Only. Credit card is the only method pf payment for the Dude Deal.
All conference registration and hotel accommodation fees must be paid in full before March 31, 2017.
What is the cancellation policy?
If you are unable to attend, we must receive a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 31, 2017 to receive a full refund. No refunds are issued after this date.
Can I transfer my registration to a colleague?
Conference attendee substitutions will be accepted through April 14, 2017.
Can I bring a guest or family member?
Guests are welcome at Dude University. There is a $100 guest fee to attend networking events.
Through what date can I book a room with a guaranteed discounted rate?
Discounted room rates are offered; however, only while availability lasts. The best possible rates are available through the DudeDeal – your all-inclusive ticket to Dude University. You can receive a discounted rate either through the date the hotel specifies or until the DudeDeal is sold out, whichever comes first.
Whom should I contact if I have special dietary needs or allergies?
Please email email@example.com for special requests or accommodations.
What is the recommended attire for the conference?
Business casual attire is recommended for all conference functions.
Is parking included in the Dude Deal or Conference Only registration?