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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

Want to be notified when ticket sales are live? Fill out our interest form below.

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

Confirmed Speakers


MORE MARK CONFERENCE SPEAKERS COMING SOON!

Michael-Kimmel

Michael Kimmel

Author, Sociologist &
Distinguished Professor at
Stony Brook University

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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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Geena Rocero

Professional Model,
Founder of Gender Proud

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Jacey Good & Steve Johnson

Founders
Hang Up and Drive

Ignite Speakers

Ignite Speakers Coming Soon!

 Mark Insights

Meet The Planning Team

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Shiv Advani

Conference Experience
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Jessica Thorpe

Speaker Logistics
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Justin Lao

Sponsorships
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Juhee Thakkar

Public Relations
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Nicole Chen

Ignite
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Deep

Deep Kotadia

Resources
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Krusang Patel

Public Relations
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John Burnley

Logistics
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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

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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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