LERN

New! Spring Leadership Conference

March 29-30, 2023
Las Vegas

The Spring In-person Conference will complement and be different from our Virtual Conference Nov 14-17, 2022.

A small interactive and engaged conference with in-person networking.
Your choice of Entertainment on the strip or Cultural activities (Vegas host) in the community.
Topics include: Leadership, issues, management, strategic planning, challenges, and more.

Vegas Conference Details



Call for Proposals
1. Traditional presentations
With slides, people in rows, and Q&A and discussion at the end. 45 minutes total per session.

2. Discussion with moderator/s
No slides, no presentation, 2 minute introduction of the topic, and facilitating of discussion. People are seated in chairs in a circle. 45 minutes total per session.

Sessions Topics: Leadership, issues, management, strategic planning, challenges.

Submit proposal via email with topic and 2-5 sentences to Travette Webster, webster@lern.org by December 1.

Who Should Attend
Persons at all levels in your organization are welcome to attend. The conference will be particularly relevant to:
*Decision-makers
*Leaders and managers
*Those looking to increase their leadership development.

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, March 28
5:30 pm Networking reception, Meet-and-Greet

Wednesday, March 29
7 am Breakfast networking

8 am Opening Session

9 am Concurrent Sessions

9: 45 – 10:15 Morning Break

10:15 Concurrent Sessions

11:15 Concurrent Sessions

Noon – 1:30 pm Luncheon (included in fee)

1:30 Concurrent Sessions

2:15 – 2:30 Afternoon Break

2:30 Concurrent Sessions

3:15 -3:30 First Day Closure

Optional: Networking and Dinner Groups

Thursday, March 30
7 am Breakfast networking

8 am General Session

9 am Concurrent Sessions

9: 45 – 10:15 Morning Break

10:15 Concurrent Sessions

11:15 Concurrent Sessions

Noon – 1:30 pm Luncheon (included in fee)
1:30 Concurrent Sessions

2:15 – 2:30 Afternoon Break

2:30 Concurrent Sessions

3:15 -3:30 Conference Ending

Session Details Coming Soon. See Call for Proposals above if you are interested in presenting or leading a discussion.

For attendees from organizations registering for the LERN Virtual Conference Nov 14-17, 2022, just $695 per person.

For persons not from organizations registering for the 2022 LERN Virtual Conference, $995 per person.

The final fee for the first person not from an organization registered for the Virtual Conference will be set November 18, 2022.

Host
The conference is hosted by Joe Miera of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Hotel
The Embassy Suites Las Vegas is a popular hotel for campus visitors to Vegas.
Located just one mile from the world-famous strip, and just one block from the university campus.

Embassy Suites Las Vegas
4315 University Center Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89119
702-765-6752

Special room rate until Feb. 15, 2023: $139/night (specify LERN Spring Conference)

Amenities
The following amenities are included with your stay:
• All two-room suites
• Complimentary full buffet and cooked-to-order breakfast
• Complimentary nightly reception from 5:30-7:30pm nightly including drinks and snacks
• Complimentary guestroom internet

Conference Planning Committee
-Carlotta Wade, Riverdale, MD
-Paula Hogard, Framingham, MA
-Brenda Marshall, Baltimore, MD
-Amistique Church, Dover, DE
-Emma Baumann, North Mankato, MN
-Leslie Brock, Edwardsville, IL
-Kevin Hahn, Palatine, IL
-Gary Girard, Omaha, NE
-Joe Miera, Las Vegas, NV
-Elaine Chapman, Pasadena, CA

Thanks to our Conference Planning Committee of LERN leaders!