The one-day conference schedule is filled with two excellent Keynote Speakers, plus three rounds of Breakout Sessions and Networking opportunities.
|8:00–8:45 am||Registration Starts|
|8:45–9:00 am||Opening Remarks|
|9:00–9:50 am||Morning Keynote|
|9:55–10:50 am||Network Groups|
|11:00–11:50 am||Breakout 1|
|12:50–1:40 pm||Breakout 2|
|1:50–2:40 pm||Breakout 3|
|3:00–3:30 pm||Afternoon Keynote|
|3:30–3:40 pm||Closing Remarks and Prizes|
2021 Conference Keynotes
Josh Linkner is a creative troublemaker. He started his career as a jazz guitarist and then went on to become the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million. He is also a deeply experienced business leader, venture capitalist, top-rated keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and professional jazz guitarist. He is a world-renown expert on innovation, disruption, and hyper-growth leadership.
Conference Location: The Lansing Convention Center
The Lansing Convention Center is located in the heart of downtown Lansing, Michigan.
We’ll meet at the Lansing Center, which is located in the heart of Michigan’s capital with a fantastic view of the capitol building. Lansing Center is conveniently attached to the Radisson Hotel via a covered sky bridge that stretches over the scenic Grand River.
333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
Parking lots under and north of Lansing Center are available for conference attendees to park free of charge on the day of the conference. If there is a parking attendant present, please tell them you are attending the Michigan YMCA Leaders Conference. Please note that the entrance to the parking underneath the Lansing Center is on Cedar Street.
There are many other paid parking options in and around the Lansing Center. You can find more information here.
The Michigan YMCA Leaders Conference relies on the generous sponsorship of local businesses and individual leaders to present the highest quality conference for Y professionals and volunteers.
Y Leaders 2021 is generously supported by the following sponsors who have provided their time and financial resources. Our sponsors will be in attendance at the conference, so if you have the opportunity please give them your consideration and recognize their contributions.