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Feb. 24-27

New Orleans

Gear Up for Leadership

The Senior Leadership Conference (SLC) is uniquely tailored to the networking and knowledge development needs of executives, directors, and managers at nonprofit human-serving organizations. With all of the gears turning, leaders can achieve excellence and impact within themselves and their teams, organizations, and communities.

Engaging Speakers & Informative Workshops

Hear from leaders in the Alliance network and greater social sector. All of the workshops have been selected for their relevance and approach to the leadership challenges facing the sector. A variety of formats will keep things interesting and offer a variety of ways to learn and build skills. Start planning your tune up.

Exceptional Networking

Because all gears must rotate in unison, this conference will feature many formal and informal networking opportunities. Ask questions, share solutions, and build your professional network of supportive peers from around the country.

Sponsors Providing Business Solutions

Connect with conference sponsors, which provide valuable business solutions for human services organizations. Companies interested in gaining prominent exposure to the Alliance’s national network should view the sponsorship opportunities.


Hear from engaging thought leaders on big-picture strategies for achieving impact.

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Build skills you need to lead effectively by selecting from more than 20 workshops.

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Be ready to build connections to maximize SLC’s ample networking opportunities.

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New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70130


Saturday, Feb. 24

4-6:15 p.m.   Registration/Information Desk
5-6 p.m.
  First-Time Attendee Reception
6-7 p.m.   50th Anniversary Reception

Sunday, Feb. 25

7:45 a.m.-5 p.m.   Registration/Information Desk 
7:45-8:30 a.m.   Breakfast
8:30-10 a.m.
  Opening Keynote
10-10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.-Noon   Session A Workshops
Noon-1:15 p.m.   Lunch
1:30-3 p.m.
  Session B Workshops
3-3:30 p.m.
3:30-5 p.m.
  Session C Workshops
5:30-6:30 p.m.
  Mix & Mingle Happy Hour
6:45 p.m.    Dine Around

Monday, Feb. 26

7:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.   Registration/Information Desk 
7:45-8:30 a.m.
8:30-10 a.m.
  Session D Workshops
10-10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.-Noon
  Session E Workshops
Noon-2 p.m.
  Lunch on Your Own
1:30-4 p.m.
  Networking Activity  
2-5 p.m.
  Study Tour 

Tuesday, Feb. 27

7:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.    Registration/Information Desk 
7:45 a.m.-8:30 a.m.   Breakfast 
8:30-10 a.m.    Session F Workshops
10-10:30 a.m.   Break
10:30 a.m.-Noon   Session G Workshops
Noon-2:45 p.m.   Lunch and Closing Keynote