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About the Mark Leadership Conference

Saturday, March 4, 2017

The Mark Leadership Conference hosted by the department of Leadership & Experiential Learning is here to inspire action among students and encourage them to think critically about the “mark” they will leave on the world around them. This unique full-day conference experience will showcase 20+ diverse speakers that have made their mark on society and inspire attendees to take action in this TED—styled event. This year, the conference is celebrating its 5th Anniversary, and we have designed an intense, exhilarating, and influential conference curriculum just for you! Stay connected and follow us with the handle @markconference and the hashtag #MyMark.

Conference Time:
9:00AM (Registration)
9:45AM (Doors Open)
10:00AM – 6:30PM (Conference)

Buy Tickets

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Tickets

Thank you for your interest in the Mark Leadership Conference on Saturday March 4th, 2017.  At this moment, we are sold out and unable to issue you a ticket. We are working to open more seats. To get the latest news about if more tickets may become available pay close attention to the Mark Conference website, Facebook event, and/or the @MarkConference and @RutgersLeaders social media feeds for updates.  If you’d like to be added to a waitlist that will receive an update and will be given first priority if seats become available, fill out the quick and easy form found here.

Any and all questions can be directed to the Leadership & Experiential Learning team at lead@echo.rutgers.edu.

If you are taking over someone else’s ticket, you must email lead@echo.rutgers.edu with the name of the person who purchased the ticket and the name and email of the person who will be attending the conference in their place.  This information will allow us to have the most accurate roster possible for check-in the day of the conference.

–          Mark Conference Team & The Dept of Leadership & Experiential Learning

The Mark Conference Planning team is dedicated to creating an open environment for all attendees and providing the necessary accommodations to individuals with disabilities and others special needs during the event. If you need any accommodations, please feel free to reach out to us at lead@echo.rutgers.edu.

Ticket Prices

The tickets to this conference are limited to approximately 500 total attendees to ensure that the conference experience is intimate and allows for networking with both speakers and fellow students. Please review the various ticket options below.

  If you are a regional institution interested in group ticket sales or a student in need of financial assistance, please contact the Department of Leadership & Experiential Learning at lead@echo.rutgers.edu.

Have a dietary restriction? We have crafted a lunch menu that meets any dietary restrictions; however, if you have any questions or concerns please contact us at lead@echo.rutgers.edu.

We are asking attendees to dress ‘casual chic’ for Saturday’s conference. No need to be formal, but be who you are, be comfortable and be confident.

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Rutgers Students
$25

Current Rutgers/Full-Time Students

Includes:
Lunch
Networking Opportunities
Speaker Sessions
Interactive Energizer Sessions
Raffle Ticket for Speaker Meet & Greet

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Regional Institutions
$60

Institution Student Leaders/Advisors

Includes:
Lunch
Networking Opportunities
Speaker Sessions
Interactive Energizer Sessions
Raffle Ticket for Speaker Meet & Greet

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Visiting Students
$60

Visiting Students

Includes:
Lunch
Networking Opportunities
Speaker Sessions
Interactive Energizer Sessions
Raffle Ticket for Speaker Meet & Greet

Interested in group ticket sales? We offer group ticket packages at $60 for 1-5 tickets,
$55 for 6-11 tickets, and $50 for 12+ tickets for regional institutions and visiting students.

Confirmed Speakers


MORE MARK CONFERENCE SPEAKERS COMING SOON!

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Laurie Hernandez

Gold Medalist and
Olympic Gymnast

Michael-Kimmel

Michael Kimmel

Author, Sociologist &
Distinguished Professor at
Stony Brook University

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Geena Rocero

Professional Model,
Founder of Gender Proud

Kyle-MacDonald

Kyle MacDonald

Founder
One Red Paperclip

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Theresa Flores

Human Trafficking Survivor,
Best Selling Author,
and Victims’ Advocate

Jonah-Evans

Jonah Evans

Executive Producer
of Dear World

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Jacy Good & Steve Johnson

Founders
Hang Up and Drive

Kate-Sweeney

Kate Sweeney

Rutgers Alumnae &
Business Leader

Rudy Francisco

Rudy Francisco

Professional Spoken
Word Poet

Nicole Roundy

Nicole Roundy

World Class Snowboarder,
Cancer Survivor,
Challenged Athletes Advocate

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Walter Fortson

Criminal Justice Expert

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Mike Kissel

Co-Founder of Mission 22

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Lenny Williams and MrJeffDess

Founders of
Trill or No Trill

Yasmin

Yasmine Mustafa

CEO and Founder of
ROAR for Good

Ignite Speakers

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Anusha Kumar

Rachel-Cusumano

Rachel Cusumano

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Tristen Wallace

 

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Priya Kantesaria


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Daniel Reji

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Gabriela Gabbidon

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Einstein Albert

 Mark Insights

Meet The Planning Team

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Shiv Advani

Conference Experience
Captain

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Jessica Thorpe

Speaker Logistics
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Justin Lao

Sponsorships
Captain

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Juhee Thakkar

Public Relations
Captain

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Nicole Chen

Ignite
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Deep

Deep Kotadia

Resources
Captain

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Krusang Patel

Public Relations
Captain

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John Burnley

Logistics
Captain

Interested in joining the team?
The Mark Captain position is a 10-month position, in which you will oversee major aspects of the conference
and have the opportunity to make your mark at the next Mark Leadership Conference. Contact lead@echo.rutgers.edu.


VIEW PAST MARK CAPTAINS HERE

Sponsors

Pear
Craigs-Lures
Burhans-Glass
verizon-fios
Unidays

We are currently looking for sponsors for the 2017 Mark Conference.
If you are interested, please email lead@echo.rutgers.edu and learn more about available sponsorship opportunities here.

Location

Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway NJ 08854

If you are a visitor who needs to park (and do not have a Rutgers permit), we have reserved lots 101, 103, and 10 near the Livingston Student Center (LSC), for the event.

Non-Rutgers attendees and speakers can park in this lot on the day of the conference without a permit. Please note, current Rutgers students must park in their permitted lot. View the weekend bus schedule here.

Contact Us

This conference is an initiative of the Leadership and Experiential Learning Department of the division of Student Affairs. Contact the department at (848) 932-4008, lead@echo.rutgers.edu or by utilizing the form below.

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