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2024 National Leadership Conference



5/6/24 3:37 PM
Private

Join Point Flagship Scholars, board members, staff, and alums at this meaningful in-person conference to build relationships with other Point Scholars, celebrate our LGBTQ communities, and strengthen skills for advocating and influencing change.

Conference Details

  • Date: July 18-21
  • Location: The Royal Sonesta Washington DC Dupont Circle. 2121 P St NW, Washington, DC 20037.
  • Attendees: Point Flagship Scholars, invited Point leadership, Point staff.
  • Dress: Business casual.

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Agenda

Thursday, July 18
  • 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Scholar arrival
  • 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Registration check-in (Phillips Foyer) | Scholar Interviews (Kreeger)
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm BOD/BOT Briefing (Corcoran)
  • 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Reception and Welcome Dinner (National)

Friday, July 19 "Career Readiness & Civic Engagement"

  • 7:30 am – 8:45 am Breakfast (National)
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am Session I - New Scholar Orientation (Freer) | Becoming an Alum (Philips)
  • 10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
  • 10:45 am – 12:00 pm Session II – A Conversation with Alexia Korberg (Phillips)
  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch + Group Photo (Certo!)
  • 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Session III - Career Exploration Panel (Phillips)
  • 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Session IV – Networking Fair (Phillips Foyer & Freer) | Headshots (Kreeger)
  • 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm BOD Meeting (Corcoran)
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Reception (National) | Student Interviews (Kreeger)
  • 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Board and Staff Reception (Certo!)
  • 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Recommended Activities (Off-site)

Saturday, July 20 "Higher Education & Identity Development"

  • 7:30 am – 8:45 am Breakfast (National)
  • 9:00 am – 9:30 am Session V – Group Mentoring (National)
  • 9:30 am – 9:45 am Transition Break 
  • 9:45 am – 10:30 am Session VI – LGBTQ Leaders in Higher Education (Phillips)
  • 10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
  • 10:45 am – 12:00 pm Session VII – Wells Fargo Intro & Scholarship Panel (Phillips)
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Field Trip Organization (National)
  • 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm Field Trip (Off-Site)
  • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Break
  • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Closing Dinner (National)
  • 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm Point Drag Ball (Phillips)

Sunday, July 21

  • 7:30 am – 11:00 am Breakfast (National)
  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am Farewell (National)
  • 11:00 pm – 5:00 pm Departure


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