July 28, 2018 | Chicago
The 11th annual GB National SLC will take place on July 28, 2018 in Chicago, IL. The conference will bring together volunteers, leaders, Campus Chairpersons and Global Brigades staff. Throughout the conference, attendees will participate in a variety of training and workshops on leadership development and volunteer mobilization. Together, we will celebrate our achievements from the past year and explore the role we have in growing the GB movement at home and within our partner communities.
The conference is open to all Global Brigades Chapter Leaders and Campus Chairpersons. Guarantee your spot by registering now. Registration will close Friday, June 29th.
Venue & Lodging
More information regarding the 2018 National SLC venue will be coming soon.
Global Brigades will be able to subsidize lodging expenses for the first 100 conference registrants. Register to day to secure your lodging subsidy!
|8:00am||Check-In & Breakfast
Continental breakfast provided by Global Brigades.
|9:30am||Global Brigades Past, Present, Future
Celebrate our accomplishments and learn about our goals for Empowering 100 Communities!
Each country’s Executive Director will share program achievements and upcoming changes.
|11:00am||Breakout Session: Programs
Rotate between three program sessions of your choice; Medical, Dental, Business, Public Health, Water, Engineering and Human Rights to learn about the program, provide feedback and ask questions.
|12:30pm||Lunch & Networking
Lunch provided by Global Brigades.
|1:30pm||Breaking the Poverty Cycle
Learn about how sustainable development is a continued effort and how GB is breaking the cycle from GB Nicaragua Executive Director, Pablo Garron.
|2:15pm||Breakout Session: Vote In Topics
During online registration vote for the topics that most interest you. Based on voting, 10-15 of those topics will be offered during this session and attendees will choose and rotate between their 3 sessions of choice.
|4:00pm||How Global Brigades Shaped my Career
Discussion panel with alumni Dr. Duffy Casey, Catherine Berman, Dr. Jon Lee and Claire Marsh.
|4:45pm||Breakout Session: Campus Action Plans
Campuses will meet together to develop out their action plans for 2018-2019.
|5:30pm||Closing Remarks & Awards
The conference will close with the recognition of Chapters and Leaders with Awards!
Attendees will break out on the their own for dinner.
Chapters will have the opportunity to compete for a Brigade Scholarship by participating in a scavenger hunt.