SVA NatCon 2022

SVA NATCON 2022 Conference, Disney Orlando FL (opens in new window)

Text Link: https://studentveterans.org/programs-events/national-conference/

January 6-8, 2022

The Student Veterans of America (SVA) National Conference (NatCon) will be held in Orlando, Florida at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort January 6-8, 2022.  NATCON is the largest annual gathering of student veterans in the country.  More than 3,000 student veterans attended the virtual NATCON 2021 event from almost every state in the nation.

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SVA NATCON 2021 Virtual Conference (opens in new window)

Text Link: https://studentveterans.org/programs-events/national-conference/

February 19-20, 2021

The Student Veterans of America (SVA) National Conference (NatCon) is the largest annual gathering of student veterans in the country.  More than 2,400 student veterans attended NATCON 2020 from North Carolina to Hawaii including two representatives from the Wake Tech SVA Chapter.

NatCon 2021


The Student Veterans of America (SVA) National Conference (NatCon) is the largest annual gathering of student veterans in the country.  The 2020 conference was held in Los Angeles, California, at the JW Marriott Hotel.  More than 2,400 student veterans attended the conference from North Carolina to Hawaii including two representatives from the Wake Tech SVA Chapter.

NatCon 2020 Information (opens in new window)

Here are just a few highlights from the conference:

  • National President and CEO Jared Lyon delivered his annual State of SVA speech.
  • Simon Sinek spoke to us about The Infinite Game and sat down to answer questions with Vice President of Government Affairs Lauren Augustine.
  • Deshauna Barber reminded us all that it takes courage to believe in yourself.
  • Marine Veteran and Pat Tillman Award recipient Kirstie Ennis shared her personal journey and what inspires her.
  • We ran over 200 miles together to accelerate veterans’ futures beyond the finish line as part of A Running Start.


The 2019 Student Veterans of America Conference was held in Orlando, FL at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.  More than 2,300 student veterans attended NatCon 2019 from 35 states including two representatives from the Wake Tech SVA Chapter.

Syracuse University had more than 20 student veterans and representatives at the conference.  Texas A &M and many other universities had more than 10 student veterans in attendance. [Link: https://news.syr.edu/blog/2019/01/09/syracuse-university-shows-strong-presence-at-student-veteran-national-conference/] 

Check out this article from Syracuse University about NatCon 2019 (opens in new window).