What is the SLAM Conference

The SLAM conference features student experts and student leaders as they share their passions, stories and their voices from a variety of engaging topics. The purpose is to educate and inspire individuals on topics that are beneficial and relevant to students today, but not taught in the traditional classroom environment.

Register for SLAM Conference

Register for conference

Present at conference

Creating a Proposal

Submit a proposal for the Slam Conference no later than Wednesday, Dec. 6th, 2017 at 11:59pm. We will notify you by Dec. 8th if your proposal has been accepted.

Sample Proposal 1    Sample Proposal 2    Sample Proposal 3

The proposal should include

  • Title of Presentation
  • Full name
  • Current Position (i.e., student, staff, administrator, etc.)
  • Affiliated Institution
  • Contact Information
  • 3 Keywords that best describe the subject of your submission

Possible presentation topics could include but not limited to:

  • Leadership Training
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Personal Development
  • Research
  • Assessment
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Goal Setting
  • Team Building
  • Social Justice
  • Service
  • Communication
  • Student Leadership Development

SLAM Conference Details

SLAM Conference Schedule

Registration and Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Center Stage

Poster Session: 8:30-9:00 a.m. & 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Center Stage

Opening Keynote Address: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Ragan Theatre

Breakout Sessions I: 9:45 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

Breakout Sessions II: 10:45 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.

Breakout Sessions III: 11:45 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.

Lunch by CupBop (Pick up food at CupBop in the Sorensen Student Center Food Court)

Center Stage

Closing Keynote Address: 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Center Stage

Grand Prize Giveaway Raffle: 2:30 p.m.

Center Stage

Conference Ends: 2:30 p.m.

Map of Campus

Location Map