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2018 CoDA Service Conference

October 9th-12th, San Diego, CA.



New Delegate Orientation Monday 10/08 at 4:00pm followed by a reception.


Delegates have a question?  Contact imcvel@coda.org 

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2018 Delegate Packets

Click here to Register for 2018 Coda Service Conference and International CoDA Convention

What is the CoDA Service Conference (CSC)?

The CoDA Service Conference (CSC) is CoDA World’s annual business meeting. The CSC is held each year in order to transact CoDA World business through the group conscience process. The location varies from year to year to support, and help grow CoDA communities around the world.

Who can attend the CoDA Service Conference (CSC)?

Delegates and Board members attend the CSC. A delegate is an individual in the fellowship who is elected by their Voting Entity to represent its wishes at the CSC. Committee Chairs, who also attend, can be granted voice, but no vote by the delegates at CSC, through group conscience.  Everyone else is an observer. Anyone that would like to observe the CSC process is welcome.

Does everyone attending the CoDA Service Conference (CSC) have a voice and vote?

No.   Voice and vote are restricted to elected delegates and Trustees on the CoDA, Inc. Board.

Do I have to register to attend the CoDA Service Conference (CSC)?

Yes. We use the registration list to email Conference information and motion updates during the Conference. Motions will not be printed during the Conference. A summary of the motions will be delivered to business meeting attendees at the end of each day. 

Is there a registration fee for the CoDA Service Conference (CSC)?




Monday October 8 
4pm New Delegate Orientation
6pm Delegate Reception
Tuesday October 9  
8am CSC Opening Ceremonies
12pm Delegate Lunch
Wednesday October 10 
9am CSC
7pm Speaker
Thursday October 11 9am CSC
Friday October 12 9am CSC
12pm CSC Adjourns



Voting Entity Issues (VEIs)
Those VEIs that are received at least 30 days before CSC will be assigned at CSC. VEIs that come in after that, and during the rest of the year, will be assigned whenever they come in.  Whoever has been assigned a VEI will report their responses to the Board, to the VE that initiated the issue and to the Fellowship.  Any decisions that require motions will be submitted in time for voting at the next CSC.

July 11 CoDA Workshop Applications events@coda.org
July 26 By Law Changes
75-day deadline
As defined by our By Laws, any By Law *changes* must be submitted *to
   the Board Secretary* in electronic form no later than *75 days* before
   the start of conference. By Law *Motions* associated with these proposed
   By Law changes follow the *60 day* rule as defined for all Motions.
July 26 Committee Motions
75-day deadline
All Motions will be emailed to submitcsc@coda.org no later than 75 days before the start of Conference, with revisions allowed for up to 60 days before the start of Conference.
August 10 Revisions to Motions/By Law Motions
60-day deadline
August 10 Applications for Del-TRO’s Applications for Int-TRO’s For more information contact imcvel@coda.org
To submit application go to 2018 TRO Application    
September 9 Committee Reports and Goals
30-day deadline
All reports, goals and budgets must be emailed 30 days before the start of the Conference
September 9 Committee Budgets
30-day deadline
All reports, goals and budgets must be emailed 30 days before the start of the Conference
September 9 Voting Entity Issues
30-day deadline

Delegate Packet

Link to Delegate Packet

Delegate Packet content includes motions, reports, budgets, and general information.  This information will be available in electronic format.  Please download the material to your computer before the meeting.  There will be no mailings or printed copies.  If you do not know how to download electronic files to your computer, do not have a computer, do not have a printer or encounter any other problems, ask for help from your CoDA community, friends and/or family. If after those steps you are still having issues, contact events@coda.org).

As CSC approaches, be sure to check the delegate package section often for updates  



Delegates are invited to apply for Travel Reimbursement.  Each year, North American delegates are selected to receive up to $750 and Delegates outside of North America can receive up to $1,500.  Priority is given to first time attendees.

Link to TRO information and criteria

Link to TRO Application

Additional Delegate Information

Need a roommate?  Roommate Match 

More questions? Click here for Delegate FAQs

Need to know how to prepare for CCS?   Click here for Delegate Checklist

Want to listen to previous CSC?  Click here for Audio of the 2017 Service Conference

Still more questions?  We are here to help! email imcvel@coda.org.  


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