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calendar iconMay 5 - 8, 2019

cityhall iconRaleigh Convention Center

Why Dude University?

Dude University brings operations professionals from all over the country together to share industry best practices, connect with peers and get hands-on training. Join us to gain insight into new techniques, products and technology that will help you make a positive difference in your organization and simplify your professional life. If you have any questions, email!


We have designed a schedule that is flexible, yet ensures a valuable learning experience.

Activities and times subject to change.

Sunday, May 5

12:00p – 3:30p Registration Open
12:00p – 3:00p
Facility Tours
3:30p – 5:00p Opening Session & Keynotes
5:15p – 7:30p BBQ, Bourbon & Bluegrass

Monday, May 6

7:00a – 4:00p Registration Open
7:00a – 8:00a Industry Breakfasts
9:00a – 6:00p Learning Lab Open
9:00a – 12:00p Sessions
12:00p – 1:00p Networking Lunch
1:00p – 5:00p Sessions
4:00p – 6:00p Exhibits Open & Reception

Tuesday, May 7

7:00a – 9:00a Breakfast & Exhibits Open
7:30a – 6:00p Learning Lab Open
8:00a – 12:00p Sessions
9:00a – 5:00p Exhibits Open
12:00p – 1:00p Networking Lunch
1:00p – 5:00p Sessions
7:00p – 10:00p Dinner & Client Appreciation Party

Wednesday, May 8

7:00a – 9:30a Breakfast & Exhibits Open
7:30a – 12:30p Learning Lab Open
8:00a – 11:00a Facility Tours
8:00a – 12:00p Sessions
11:00a – 1:00p Certification Exams
1:00p – 3:00p Certification Exams

What are you waiting for?

Secure your spot at the best conference ever!

The All-inclusive Dude Deal


Available March 1 through December 31, 2018

  • 4 night's hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
  • Dinner on Sunday and Tuesday
  • Industry specific professional development and leadership workshops
  • Beginner and advanced solutions training classes
  • Peer-led best practices roundtables and panel discussions
  • Hands-on solution training
  • Opening General Session & Motivational Keynote Speaker

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