Special Events


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Leadership Day Party

Friday, November 22, 2019
12:00 pm

The Leadership Day Party opens the NCSL conference. Get ready to to explore leadership and networking activities. This high-energy kickoff will feature motivation, giveaways, and more!


Leadership Pop-Up Shop

Saturday, November 23, 2019
2:24–4:00 pm

The Leadership Pop-Up Shop brings together organizations from various fields, graduate school programs, Q&A sessions with speakers, and more! NCSL is focused on introducing students to an assortment of leadership and real-world opportunities. Meet change agents, educators, and tastemakers all at the same time.


LED Talks!

Saturday, November 23, 2019
4:15–5:15 pm

Leadership, Expression, and Dialogue—LED talks are short 10-minute speeches for leaders, by leaders. The voices will vary! Students and some of your favorite conference presenters will share the stage to express their unique leadership position! This new session is guaranteed to make you think on new levels and will open the door for dialogues about leadership during and after the conference.


Lip Sync Battle

Saturday, November 23, 2019
7:00–9:00 pm

It's time to take pretend singing to the NEXT LEVEL! Whether it's Beyoncé or Johnny Cash, from Drake to Maroon 5, this is the evening event for you! We are turning up with high levels of fun and energy. Come ready to perform or just to watch your friends.