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2017 Leadership Conference "Think Big, Lead Fresh!"

September 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Registration for the 2017 Leadership Conference is open! Don't miss your chance sign up today at All students are eligible to attend! A $20 refundable deposit is due to the Center for Career and Professional Advancement (SSB 230) to secure one of the 300 conference spots. You will select your intensive training area when you submit your deposit. Spots fill up quickly, so if you want a specific intensive training you should do this as soon as possible. Each training can hold only 60 students. Your deposit will be returned at the end of the conference day no earlier than 3 p.m. If you are experiencing financial hardship and cannot pay the $20 deposit, email Steve Lerer at and arrange to sign a fee waiver agreement. The conference takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, in the Lakireddy Auditorium (COB 102). If you have any questions, contact us at This year, student participants in the UC Merced Leadership Conference will attend one intensive track in addition to the keynote and closing sessions. These intensive trainings will span 100 minutes and dive deep into specific leadership content areas. Students will choose their tracks when they turn in their $20 deposit or fee waiver forms to the Center for Career and Professional Advancement (SSB 230). The intensive trainings are as follows * Fresh Organization Leadership with Frank Kitchen * Improvise Your Way to Success with Lisa Safran * Building Extraordinary Teams with Lee Rubin * Leading Through Strengths with Lezly Jurgenson * Bobcat Leadership Series Accelerator with Souza Center Staff * Margo F. Souza Entrepreneur in Training (EIT) Track with the Gallup Organization


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