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Save the Date: Mark Leadership Conference

Saturday, March 3, 2018

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 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)

Ticket Information

Ticket information will be released soon!

Tickets

Thank you for your interest in the Mark Leadership Conference on Saturday, March 3, 2018.  Tickets are not yet available for purchase. 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.

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

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.

Speakers

Monti Washington

Monti Washington

Author and
Motivational Speaker

Dr. Gerald D. Buckberg

Dr. Gerald D. Buckberg

Distinguished Professor
of Surgery

Ms. Iana J. Daniels

Ms. Iana J. Daniels

US Army Active Duty Major

 

Kimberly A. Brown

Kimberly A. Brown

Founder of ManifestYourself.com

Dan Parris & David Peterka

Dan Parris & David Peterka

Traveling Documentarians

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Clint Smith

Acclaimed Spoken Word Poet
Award-winning Educator

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Griffin Matthews & Matt Gould

Creators of Invisible Thread

Stephanie Klemons

Stephanie Klemons

Award-Winning Broadway Performer & Choreographer

Ignite Speakers

Interested in being a 2018 Ignite Speaker?
Follow Mark Leadership Conference on social media for updates!

Laura Zottarelli

Laura Zottarelli

Nainika Paul

Nainika Paul

Thalia Contreras

Thalia Contreras

 

Husein Jauhari

Husein Jauhari

Angelica Flores-Valencia

Angelica Flores-Valencia

Allysa Kemraj

Allysa Kemraj

 

Alex Rosado-Torres

Alex Rosado-Torres

Farah Elattar

Farah Elattar

 

Christie Schweighardt

Christie Schweighardt

 

 Mark Insights

Mark Captains: Planning Team

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Anthony Tellez

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Tristen Wallace

Ignite Speakers
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Erika Rears

Speaker Logistics
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Kristy Li

Public Relations
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Ria Rungta

Logistics
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Jasmine Renee Lopez

Conference Experience
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Stella Khezri

Digital Public Relations
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Ben Worobey

Energizers
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Sponsors

If you are interested in partnering with the 2018 Mark Leadership Conference as a sponsor, email Lead@echo.rutgers.edu for more information.

 

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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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