Important Deadlines

Hotel Sleeping Rooms
  • February 23, 2018: Reservation change and cancellation deadline (after Feb. 23 at 4:00 p.m. ET, any changes or cancellations will have a one night penalty)
  • Important note: Changes and cancellations within 7 days of the event start date, or if there is a no-show, will be subject to the full length of stay penalties)
Annual Dinner Table Selection (for Eligible Table Holders)
  • September 21 - November 1: Confirmation and relinquishment period for Eligible Table Holders
  • November 7: Lottery determining the order for selection of tables
  • November 29 - December 1: Table Selection Process (click here for more information)
  • January 12, 2018: Annual Dinner Table payment due by 5:00 p.m. ET
  • February 9, 2018: Cancellation deadline (cancellations received before 5:00 p.m. ET on Feb. 9 will receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee. Absolutely no refunds can be made after 5:00 p.m. ET on Feb. 9)
Member Announcement Forum
  • December 1: Podium application available
  • February 2, 2018: Deadline for podium time applications
Program and Event Registration
  • December 1: Registration opens for education programs, networking events and member badges
  • March 15, 2018: Online registration closes 
Sponsorship & Marketing
  • October 12: Sponsor right of first refusal deadline (applies to DCAT Week '17 sponsors)
  • October 12: Sponsorship Catalog available for download
  • January 26, 2018: Deadline to submit artwork for Pocket Guide
Miscellaneous
  • October 31: DCAT membership dues deadline for 2018 fiscal year