$20 Registration Fee

Be a better leader

The Chicago Undergraduate Leadership Conference is an annual gathering of the most motivated and passionate undergraduates in Chicago.

This day-long conference happens once a year and brings together the changemakers of tomorrow.

This professional-style conference is built around sessions in which undergraduate teach and faciliate original research, TED-style talks, and workshops for other undergraduates.

Want to join the movement?





Attend the conference

Present at the conference

Partner with us to build a community

Join our team

Attending means coming to our one-day conference on the historic campus of Illinois Tech on April 18.

Attending the conference is a great way to learn and build connections with students from around Chicago.

Presenting means coming up with our own research, thought paper, or workshop and presenting at our conference.

Presenters also participate in pre-conference training sessions with feedback and enjoy a luncheon with our keynote speaker.

In addition to people who come to our conference, we partner with educators, undergraduate campus leaders, and professional student affairs staff.

Partnership means participating in meetings with our planning team, helping market the conference to undergraduates, and helping read presenter applications.

The core of this movement is a collaborate team of undergraduates who want to make a difference.

We are always looking for volunteers to help on the day of the conference and people to help market the conference, plan logistics, and build our network of partners.

We are here to do one thing:

Make the leaders of tomorrow

We have partners all around Chicago

Registration is open.

Important Dates

Presenter Application is DUEJanuary 17, 2020
Application Status ReleasedJanuary 30, 2020
Presentation Materials for Approval are DUE February 13, 2020
Last Day for Schedule or Program Changes April 10, 2020
Chicago Undergraduate Leadership Conference April 18, 2020