Mid-Year Leadership Conference

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The 2019 Mid-Year Leadership Conference Will Take Place
January 3 through January 6, 2019
at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown in Kansas City

Registration is now CLOSED

Get ready to experience a new Mid-Year Leadership Conference in Kansas City, Missouri January 3-6, 2019. This year we’ve partnered with Plaid to create a curriculum that benefits each attendee and helps them grow as an individual and as a leader.

CONFERENCE AGENDA (Subject to Change)

Click Here for a Printable Version of the Agenda

Thursday, January 3, 2019

   Start        End        Room     Info
2:00 PM 3:00 PM TBA Networking with CMAs
3:00 PM 3:15 PM Count Basie Ballroom Welcome
3:15 PM 4:15 PM Count Basie Ballroom Session 1: Sigma Pi Mission, Vision, and Values
4:30 PM 5:15 PM Count Basie Ballroom Session 2: Lodestars – Successful Organizations
5:30 PM 6:35 PM Small Group Breakout Rooms Session 3: Ritual

Friday, January 4, 2019

Start End Room Info
8:00 AM 9:00 AM TBA Breakfast
9:00 AM 11:00 AM Count Basie Ballroom Session 4: Plaid and Birkman Basics
11:05 AM 11:55 AM Small Group Breakout Rooms Stress Management and Relating to Others
12:00 PM 1:00 PM TBA Etiquette Training/Lunch
1:15 PM 1:45 PM Count Basie Ballroom Icebreaker/Team Building Exercise
1:45 PM 2:15 PM Count Basie Ballroom Session 5: Building Successful Teams
2:25 PM 3:15 PM Small Group Breakout Rooms Chapter Group Grid and Mock Chapter Birkman Analysis
3:25 PM 4:10 PM Count Basie Ballroom Team Building Wrap Up
4:20 PM 4:50 PM Count Basie Ballroom Session 6: Incentivizing, Motivating, & Accountability
5:00 PM 5:40 PM Small Group Breakout Rooms Systems for Incentivizing & Motivating
5:50 PM 6:20 PM Count Basie Ballroom Incentivizing & Motivating Wrap Up
6:20 PM 6:30 PM Count Basie Ballroom Closing Announcements
6:30 PM Dinner on Your Own

Saturday, January 5, 2019

   Start     End Room Info
8:00 AM 8:50 AM TBA Breakfast
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Count Basie Ballroom Session 7: Navigating Difficult Conversations
9:40 AM 10:20 AM Small Group Breakout Rooms Mock Conversation
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Count Basie Ballroom Difficult Conversations Wrap Up
10:45 AM 11:00 AM Count Basie Ballroom Morning Wrap Up and Announcements
11:10 AM 12:15 PM TBA Leadership Lunch
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Small Group Breakout Rooms Session 9: Putting Everything Together Case Study
2:10 PM 3:00 PM Small Group Breakout Rooms Conflict Resolution Activity
3:10 PM 3:55 PM Count Basie Ballroom Session 10: Leading Like a Facilitator
4:00 PM 5:00 PM Small Group Breakout Rooms SWOT Analysis & Personal/Chapter Action Plan
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Count Basie Ballroom Closing Thoughts and Graduation
6:15 PM Small Group Breakout Rooms Closing Announcements

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

   Start        End     Info
8:00 AM 8:50 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM 10:30 AM Policy Governance Training with Dr. Lynn Walker
10:40 AM 11:10 AM Issues Impacting Fraternities Today
11:10 PM 12:15 PM Leadership Lunch
12:30 PM 3:30 PM Mental Health Training with Dr. Daniel Reinke
3:30 PM 5:00 PM Grand Council Forum
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Closing Thoughts and Graduation
6:15 PM Closing Announcements

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REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION COST
$218 

This is for undergraduates. It includes all materials, events, and 1/2 hotel room for 3 nights.

Each chapter should register a Sage, Second Counselor, Third Counselor, and Fourth Counselor. If necessary, please contact the Executive Office to update registered members due to chapter elections.

REGISTRATION COST
$268 (Thursday to Sunday)
$218 (Friday to Saturday)

This is for Chapter Directors and Province Archons. It includes all materials, events, and 1/2 hotel room for 3 nights.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
There are some great opportunities for tourism in Kansas City, especially in the Power and Light District where the conference is located! Check out the official site of Visit Kansas City here, or the Power and Light District site for more information.

The 2019 Mid-Year Leadership Conference will take place at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown located at 200 West 12th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

The hotel is located approximately 2 miles from the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) and 19 miles from the Kansas City International Airport (MCI). Click here for Transportation Options.

Mid-Year Leadership Conference events will take place at the meeting and events spaces at the Kansas City Marriot Downtown.

Alcohol is strictly forbidden during the scheduled conference hours. Alcohol may be consumed by those of legal drinking age (21+) in a safe and responsible manner outside of conference hours only. This is the collaborative responsibility of chapter representatives, alumni volunteers, Executive Office staff and the Grand Council of Sigma Pi Fraternity.

By attending MYLC, you agree to the following:

  • During the functions of the MYLC the presence of alcohol by any parties in attendance is strictly forbidden.
  • Attendees are not permitted to keep alcohol in their rooms during MYLC.
  • Any repeat offenses will result in immediate removal from MYLC and the responsible chapter will forfeit any semi-annual dues discounts.
  • After hours social settings are permissible for responsible alcohol use by parties 21+.
  • Any individual(s) found in violation will have their Sage, Chapter Director, Campus and Regional Director notified.
  • Act in a way that is respectful of your chapter, host institution and Sigma Pi Fraternity.  Participants found engaging in behavior or activity contrary to that will be handled individually.  Should you or any member of your chapter be asked to leave the conference for poor behavior, your entire chapter will leave with you, you will forfeit your semi-annual dues attendance discount and your chapter will be charged the entire cost of your chapter’s MYLC attendance.

The dress code for this conference is business casual (collared shirt with slacks/ jacket is optional) though we encourage you to wear Sigma Pi and school apparel while traveling in and out for the conference.

Remember to check the weather reports and pack accordingly! Please contact your Chapter Management Associate if inclement weather affects your travel.

BECOME A SPONSOR

To become a sponsor, visiting the Sigma Pi donation page and select “Conference: Mid-Year Leadership Conference” from the campaign dropdown. From there, fill out the form with your desired contribution.

Bronze Level Donor: $150 – $999

  • Acknowledgement in printed materials at Conference

Silver Level Donor: $1,000 – $2,499

  • Acknowledgement in printed materials at Conference
  • Membership in the 2018-19 Brotherhood of the Golden Cross

Gold Level Donor: $2,500 – $4,999

  • Acknowledgement in printed materials at Conference
  • Membership in the 2018-19 Brotherhood of the Golden Cross

Emerald Level Donor: $5,000 – $9,999

  • Acknowledgement in printed materials at Conference
  • Membership in the 2018-19 Brotherhood of the Golden Cross
  • Recognition banner at MYLC
  • Sigma Pi Educational Foundation Lifetime giving level of Emerald Society – Named after the official jewel of Sigma Pi, the Emerald Society recognizes those whose lifetime gifts to Sigma Pi total $5,000 or more

Shadowwood Level Donor: $10,000

  • Acknowledgement in printed materials at Conference
  • Membership in the 2018-19 Brotherhood of the Golden Cross
  • Recognition banner at MYLC
  • Sigma Pi Educational Foundation Lifetime giving level of Shadowwood Society – Named after the traditional headquarters of Sigma Pi, the Shadowwood Society recognizes those whose lifetime gifts to Sigma Pi total $10,000 or more
  • Individual Spotlight in The Emerald
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