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Join Us - Connect & Re-Connect

March 2nd - 5th, 2022

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

New Orleans, LA

Our 49th Conference Year

The next FBD conference will be held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA from March 2nd through March 5th, 2022.

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Conference Documents

The 2021 Conference was not held due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The documents for the 2022 will be forthcoming over the spring, summer and early fall.  For informational purposes, the 2020 conference documents are shown until those 2022 documents are available.


View/Download Conference Information and Forms here:

Ready to Register?

Online Registration will open on/about December 1st.  Discounted fees apply to those who register before January 31st.  Online registration continues after January 31st but at a higher amount.  On-site registration is also available beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2nd. 

Download the 2020 Call for Registrations for an example of conference fees.  Click Here or go to the Shop page to register for the conference.  

Register early and avoid the late fees


Your Program Chairs -
The Ones Who Make It All Happen

FBD General Program Chair - Degan Kettles -

AAA-SW  -  Trevor England -

ABC-SWUS - Lindsay Clark -

ASBE - Arturo Rodriguez -

ABIS - Jason Powell -

ACME - Rajasree K. Rajamma -

DSI, SW - Venugopal Gopalakrishna-Remani -

SWAM - Carlos Baldo -

SWCRA - Cody Bogard -

SWFA - Bill Hudson -

SSE - Ali Ashraf -

Call for Papers

Download Here

FBD Call for Papers











Future Conferences

Houston, TX
Hyatt Regency Houston
(03/8/23 - 03/11/23)

Galveston, TX
Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center (04/10/24 - 04/13/24)

Hotel Information

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Book your room by 5:00 PM, January 31, 2022.

Rates are $189 for single or double, $219 triple, and $249 quad.

You can contact the hotel at
(504) 561-0500.

Book online at

Thank you to our 2020 Exhibitors

Promote your business at our annual conference.  Contact Director of Marketing Sandy Edwards at or view our Call for Exhibitors.

The total registration fee is made up of three parts

Part 1: FBD General Conference Fee

Everyone is required to pay this fee once each conference attendance.

Part 2: Association Registration Fee

Everyone must pay at least one association registration fee. You must register for any association in which you are listed in the program as a presenter, moderator/discussant, panelist, etc.

Part 3: Optional Conference Fees

These are optional fees you may elect to pay to attend the FBD Awards Banquet and Reception or to bring a guest to certain FBD or other association conference events.