Global Brigades Events

In order to celebrate #GB365, Global Brigades hosts year round engagement events to connect those interested in learning more about Global Brigades, current staff and volunteers, and GB alumni through national conferences, regional conferences, and leadership institutes. We hope to see you soon!

National Conferences

Learn more about the national conferences that are hosted around the world by Global Brigades USA, Global Brigades Germany, and Global Brigades United Kingdom. Each national conference brings together students, staff, board members, and alumni to discuss important program impact, challenges, and exciting new updates. National Student Leadership Conferences are reserved for Campus Chairpersons, Chapter Leaders, and aspiring new Chapter Leaders.

University of Illinois at Chicago | July 28, 2018

The 11th annual USA & Canada National SLC will take place on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Learn more.

Imperial College London | September 1, 2018

The 8th annual European National SLC will take place on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the University College London. Learn more.

GB Germany Leadership Day | December 15, 2018

This years annual GB Germany Leadership Day will take place on December 15, 2018 (9am-4pm) at Katholische Hochschulgemeinde, Emil-Warburg-Weg 17, 95447 Bayreuth. Breakfast and lunch is included and will be provided by GB Germany. For more information on logistics and agenda, please reach out to GB Germany director of education Benjamin Straub at education.gbgermany@globalbrigades.org

Regional Conferences

Register for an upcoming GB Student Leadership Conference in your region. Regional SLCs bring together staff and students from several universities to discuss best practices, problem solve, and learn about exciting updates. Don’t see one in your area? Email nicole.jollimore@globalbrigades.org to learn more about how you can host an SLC!

Dalhousie University | January 12th, 2019

The 7th annual East Coast SLC will take place on Saturday, Jan 12th, 2019 at Dalhousie University. To learn more, visit the conference webpage.

McMaster University | January 19th, 2019

The 3rd annual Central Canada SLC will take place on Saturday, Jan 19th, 2019 at McMaster University. To learn more, visit the conference webpage.

University of Pittsburgh | February 17th, 2019

The 3rd annual Global Engagement SLC will take place on Sunday, February 17th, 2019 at University of Pittsburgh. To learn more, visit the conference webpage.

University of Birmingham | February 23rd, 2019

The 2nd annual regional UK SLC will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at University of Birmingham. To learn more, visit the conference page.

University of Toledo | March 30th, 2019

More information coming soon.

Indiana University | April 6th, 2019

More information coming soon.

Boston University | April 13th, 2019

More information coming soon.

St Luis University | April 27th, 2019

More information coming soon.

Global Leadership Institutes

Attending our Leadership Institute is your chance to experience a life changing opportunity abroad that will deepen your understanding of international development. Your journey won’t stop there! After getting a behind the scenes look at our programs, you will return home as an equipped leader with resources to grow the Global Brigades movement on your campus.

Ghana | April 14-20, 2019

To learn more about this opportunity and/or apply, visit the leadership institutes webpage.

Honduras | July 7-13, 2019

To learn more about this opportunity and/or apply, visit the leadership institutes webpage.

Honduras | July 14-20, 2019

To learn more about this opportunity and/or apply, visit the leadership institutes webpage.

Panama | August 4-10, 2019

To learn more about this opportunity and/or apply, visit the leadership institutes webpage.

Ghana | August 11-17, 2019

To learn more about this opportunity and/or apply, visit the leadership institutes webpage.

For questions regarding events with Global Brigades, contact Nicole Jollimore, Volunteer Engagement Manager, at nicole.jollimore@globalbrigades.org.