LEAD UB Conference

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Get a deeper understanding of topics related to leadership, service and student development by attending the LEAD UB Conference.

March 28 - 31, 2022

LEAD stands for Leadership, Engagement, Advocacy and Development; this conference is designed to bring students from across UB and the surrounding communities together to learn about and engage in topics related to leadership, service, and overall student development. You can expect engaging and relevant speakers, roundtable discussions, and the discovery of new skills and programs for you to be involved with.

Registration is Open!

Register for the 2022 LEAD UB Conference today! Registration closes on March 25!

Keynote Speaker: To Be Announced!

We loved having Hoan Do as our virtual keynote speaker for the 2021 LEAD UB Conference! Hoan Do is an award-winning inspirational speaker, author of Succeeding in the Real World, one of Seattle's Top 25 Most Influential People, and city finalist in NBC’s hit show, American Ninja Warrior. You may have also seen Hoan while grocery shopping as he was featured on Lays chip bags nationwide for the #SmileWithLays campaign benefiting OperationSmile!

Watch Hoan's story and get inspired!

Conference Sessions

Each day brings a new theme - leadership, engagement, advocacy, and development. Check back by March 20 to see the sessions and workshops offered during this conference!

Leaders of Change

As a pillar of the Student Engagement office, the Social Change Model of Leadership Development (SCM) has guided the planning and implementation of the LEAD UB Conference. The Seven C's of the Social Change Model - Consciousness of Self, Congruence, Commitment, Collaboration, Common Purpose, Controversy with Civility, Citizenship - can be found within each of our sessions. Choose a category (SCM Categories) and follow it along through these presentations!

Bonus Content

Feeling inspired? We thought you might be! Check out these opportunities to take what you've seen in these sessions and keep the learning going!

Recorded Sessions

Due to technical issues, we will not be offering recorded sessions of the 2021 LEAD UB Conference. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience! 

Ongoing Opportunities

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