Networking in Higher Education Conference: Building Bridges for a Better Tomorrow

This conference seeks to engage the community in meaningful dialogue relative to issues facing underrepresented educators, professionals, parents and students at all levels. We believe the provision for career advancement, through networking and training, serves to empower all to become advocates for the betterment of our educational systems.

Registration Deadline:
June 10, 2019

Ninth Biennial Conference Theme:
“Defining 21st Century Activism Through Education”

Friday, June 21, 2019  •  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Millennium Hotel Buffalo  •  2040 Walden Ave., Buffalo, NY 14225

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Our one-day conference encompasses a variety of workshop sessions by professionals, a morning plenary session, and features a keynote presentation by a nationally known speaker. The recently added Think Tank/Action Steps Session showcases practical solutions that you can utilize upon returning to your respective work environment. Your registration fee includes a continental breakfast and a buffet-style lunch.

  • Professionals: $130 per person
  • Students: $65 per person
  • Lunch/Keynote: $65 per person

Registration Deadline: June 10, 2019

Cancellation and Refund Policy: To cancel your registration, contact Kevin Ragland at Cancellations must be made by May 3, 2019 to receive a refund less a $50.00 cancellation fee.

Thumbnail image of Register Now (PDF linked below image) | Full content in image: REGISTER NOW Fri., June 21, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Millennium Hotel Buffalo Networking in Higher Education Conference: Building Bridges for a Better Tomorrow. Defining 21st Century Activism Through Education. One Day Conference Featuring: Morning Plenary Panel, Workshops, Continental Breakfast & Lunch. Conference Fee: $135.00 (Professionals); $65.00 (Students); $65.00 (Luncheon Only). Proceeds to benefit scholarships for undergraduate students. Conference Sponsors: University at Buffalo Minority Faculty and Staff Association (MFSA); Buffalo State College Association of Faculty & Staff of African Descent (AFSAD); University at Buffalo Office of the Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence; Cultural Voice Box. Keynote Speaker: Jasmine Rand.

Keynote Speaker

Jasmine Rand is probably best known as the attorney of the Trayvon Martin family and from her countless appearances in the media concerning this world-famous case.

Rand is not only a professor, national legal analyst, international legal consultant, lecturer, columnist and civil rights leader, she is also the founding attorney of Rand Law, L.L.C., a Miami-based civil litigation firm. She excels in civil rights and human rights, catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases, and is currently involved in police brutality cases throughout the nation from the LAPD to the NYPD.

In addition to networks such as CNN, MSNBC, HLN and Fox, Rand also appears on numerous international networks in Jamaica, Colombia and Japan.

Jasmine Rand.

Jasmine Rand, Esquire

Questions? Contact Us

Dr. Lorna Perez

For registration/payment:
Kevin Ragland