Conference Schedule & Program

2013 Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Check-In Student Union, Top Floor
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome & Conference Information Barrett Ballroom, Student Union
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Keynote: Dr. Jamie Washington Barrett Ballroom, Student Union
10:45 – 11:30 a.m. Education Session Block #1 Boccardo Business Complex
11:40 – 12:25 a.m. Education Session Block #2  Boccardo Business Complex
12:30 – 1:20 p.m. Lunch Barrett Ballroom, Student Union
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Education Session Block #3 Boccardo Business Complex
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks Barrett Ballroom, Student Union

 View the day's full program! [PDF]

2013 Education Session Titles

  • What leads you? Applying mindfulness practice to leadership and interpersonal relationships.
  • How to Plan an Event on the SJSU Campus
  • Student Org Funding: How Can You Get Yours?
  • Connecting the Dots: Street Harassment, Sexual Assault and YOU
  • Spiritual Diversity
  • Teamwork and Group Facilitation Techniques
  • Stress Reduction for Busy People: How to be a Cool, Calm & Collected Student Leader
  • KISS: Keeping It Safer & Sexier
  • Derivative Leadership: Learning from the best
  • The Process Towards Leadership
  • Civility & Social Media: The Accident at the Intersection
  • Creating a Strategic Plan for Personal Growth in Leadership
  • North, East, South, West: Follow Your Leadership Compass
  • The Importance of Service Learning
  • Party Classy
  • How to be an ally to the GLBTQ Community
  • Boosting Self-Esteem In Others
  • Empowering Women to Demonstrate Leadership through Body Language
  • A Curriculum for Living Goal Setting and Beyond!
  • Public Speaking 101: Overcoming America's #1 Fear
  • Group dynamics or group disfunction!?!?
  • The Vibrant Leader: A Social Justice Approach to Living, Leading and Thriving.


2013 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jamie Washington 
Dr. Washington

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington serves as the President and Founder of the Washington Consulting Group, a Multicultural Organizational Development Firm out of Baltimore, MD. Dr. Washington has served as an educator, administrator, and consultant in higher education for over 29 years Dr. Washington is the President and a Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute. Dr. Washington earned his B.S. degree from Slippery Rock State College, and a double Masters' of Science degrees from Indiana University/Bloomington. He holds a Ph.D. is in College Student Development, from the University of Maryland College Park. Dr. Washington also holds a Masters of Divinity from Howard University School of Divinity. 

He is a writer, speaker, coach, consultant, teacher and trainer. He has spoken all over the US, as well as in Canada and South Africa. He serves as the Co Pastor of Unity Fellowship and is the proud grandfather of 5 and great uncle to 3. Known as "The Engagement Specialist", he sees himself as an instrument of change. He works everyday to help people find the best in themselves and others. He lives by the words of one of his favorite songs: If I can help somebody as I Pass along, If I can cheer somebody / If I can show somebody that he's or she has traveled wrong, with a word or song, Then my Living Shall Not BE in Vain.



For reference here is Last Year's (2012): Full Schedule with Session Descriptions (PDF)