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Maryland Leadership Conferences


If you are a current student at University of Maryland looking for exciting, immersive leadership programs to enhance your leadership skills and build connections with other UMD leaders, then Maryland Leadership Conferences have the program for you! 

On this site, you will find brief descriptions of the programs. For more specific information about each program and registration, make sure to click each separate link in the side bar or the links below. If you have additional questions, please reach out to


Maryland Leadership Summit

Summit is a one-day dynamic experience designed to take your leadership skills and efficacy to the next level through interactive simulations, dialogues, and group discussions. The Maryland Leadership Summit is targeted to emerging leaders who are looking for a launching point into leadership development at University of Maryland. This year's Summit will take place on campus in October 2019.


Maryland Leadership Conference

MLC is a developmental weekend-long experience for intermediate leaders. Designed to enhance your group leadership skills and provide networking opportunities with fellow leaders at UMD, this off-campus retreat will develop participants efficacy in leading others through their formal and informal leadership roles. This year's Conference will take place off campus on November 2019


Maryland Leadership Advance

MLA is a one-day developmental conference for advanced leaders with significant prior leadership roles and responsibilities. Participants will examine topics related to sustaining leadership and developing others’ leadership. Curriculum and activities allow participants to evaluate the temptations of leadership, debunk leadership myths, and explore personal barriers towards change while looking towards leadership in professional and community settings outside of UMD. This year's Advance will take place on February 2020


Conferences Certificate

Students who complete the entire series of Maryland Leadership Conferences (Summit, Conference, and Advance) during their time at Maryland will earn a certificate of completion and receive special recognition at the Leadership & Community Service-Learning Awards.


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