2016 Lead 365 National Conference

October 27 – October 29, 2016
Orlando, Florida

Lead365 is a new national organization with the mission of empowering collegiate leaders to be prepared to serve the greater social good 365 days a year. To achieve this goal, they have partnered with NASPA, ACPA, NACA and NCLP to offer the Lead365 National Conference October 27 - 29, 2016 in Orlando, FL.

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Through our theme, “Explore, Engage and Evolve,” participants will be offered only the “best of the best” in curriculum, faculty and host accommodations. By attending the Lead365 National Conference, attendees will experience a transformation of attitude, purpose and perspective.  Conference goers will also build upon their current knowledge and aptitudes allowing them to return to campus with the most contemporary and relevant tools, offered by some of the most highly regarded national presenters (known as The Faculty) who remain for all three days of the conference.

Guided by a distinguished board of directors that includes Dr. Ken Blanchard, Dr. Corey Seemiller, Dr. Maura Cullen, Dr. Tom Jackson, Dr. Bill Smedick, Dr. Craig Slack, Dr. Susan Salvador and more, Lead365 operates on the principals of collaboration and partnerships with existing associations, responsiveness to current research and practices,  commitment to service, civic engagement and social justice, and lastly, commitment to developing future leaders who will thrive in business and non-profit work.

Don't miss this exciting opportunity - October 27 - 29, 2016
Reasons to Attend:
  • As a result of input from many national leaders in collegiate leadership development, the curriculum for graduate students and professionals is true professional development with the opportunity to attend a diverse set of program offerings by well recognized leadership educators, trainers and proven change agents.
  • As a professional or graduate student, this conference offers the opportunity to bring undergraduates who would benefit from a three-day intensive aptitude improvement experience that allows for networking with students in a diversity of leadership roles, colleges and experiences. 
  • This conference is about leadership for three straight days with numerous networking opportunities and creative programming formats.
  • The conference schedule permits you to hold your own “leadership retreat” on the Sunday following the conference when your leaders are inspired and ready to work as a team.
  • Members of NASPA, ACPA, NACA and NCLP receive an additional $25 discount on your registration.   Take advantage of this discount with the Early Bird pricing and save $50 per registration!
  • Unique to the Lead365 National Conference is an opportunity for every participant to stay connected through the Lead365 portal.  New sessions for the fall edition of the conference include topics on service learning, the grant application process, and facilitating student entrepreneurship, as well as an extended conference session on career preparation for student delegates.


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2016 Lead 365 National Conference


This event is most likely to influence these groups.

  • Graduate
  • Mid-Level
  • New Professional
  • Undergraduate
  • Leadership Educators
  • New Professionals
  • Graduate Students
  • Undergraduate Students


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Please consult the Lead365 website for a full listing of the conference's events.

Thu, Oct 27

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration Open
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Lead365 Opening Session
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Welcome Reception
6:15 PM – 8:00 PM
Lead365 Talks: Finding My Leadership Style
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Opening Night Carnival
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Professional Reception

Fri, Oct 28

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Lead365 Lab 1 & Lead365 Career Track 1
9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Block 1: Explore & Professional Track 1 A/B & Lead365 Lab 2
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Lead365 Talks: The Never Ending Conversation in My Head
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Relationship Building Lunch
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Bookstore Open
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Profesional Track 2 A/B & Lead365 Lab 3
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Session Block 3: Explore & Engage
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Professional Track 3 A/B & Lead365 Lab 4
4:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Professional Track 4 A/B & Lead365 Lab 5
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Lead365 Career Track 2 - A/B
5:45 PM – Midnight
Buses to City Walk

Sat, Oct 29

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Lead365 Lab 6 & Lead365 Career Track 3
9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Session Block 5: Engage & Evolve
9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Professional Track 5 A/B & Lead365 Lab 7
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Session Block 6: Engage & Evolve
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Professional Track 6 A/B & Lead365 Career Track 4
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Relationship Building Lunch
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Lead365 Bookstore Open
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Session Block 7: Evolve
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Professional Track 7 A/B
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Official Closing Session
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Personal Good Byes


Members of NASPA, ACPA, NACA, and NCLP receive an addtional $25 registration discount. Register before the early-bird deadline to take advantage this additional savings!

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Registration Fees

Early-bird Ends
06/02/2016 to 10/03/2016
Regular Registration Begins
10/04/2016 to 10/27/2016


Hilton Orlando

Hilton Orlando Resort
Orlando, Florida

This upscale hotel is 6 miles from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, 7 miles from Universal Studios Florida and 11 miles from Disney's Typhoon Lagoon. The contemporary rooms and suites feature custom-designed beds, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minifridges, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms have access to a private lounge with included breakfast. Suites add wet bars and living rooms with pull-out sofas; some also have dining areas and whirlpool tubs.

The hotel has 4 restaurants, a market and a lobby bar, plus 2 pools and a lazy river. There is also a salon and spa, as well as a 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Room Rate/Night
Hilton Orlando Resort
6001 Destination Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 313-4300
$199 - Single-Quad Occupancy +$50 for an Executive Level Room +$20 for a PURE Room +$150 for a One Bedroom Suite +$250 for a Hospitality Suite
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    Orlando International Airport (MCO)

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