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Professional development training to advance your social work and human service career

April 27, 2017 | 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Buffalo RiverWorks | 359 Ganson St., Buffalo, N.Y.

Here is how we go for good, together.

Join leaders Seth Godin, J.P. & Ulla Bak, and numerous mission-driven organizations and leaders from the business, nonprofit and academic worlds for a day of no-excuses action, interaction and collaboration focused on social innovation and entrepreneurship. Learn best practices from organizations that are changing the way business and goodness intersect and hear from nonprofits leading the way at this ‘unconference’ that won’t leave you bored behind a table.

We’ll talk about making moves, making connections and making a difference. Ready…set…see you there. 

You Will:

  • Develop skills to be a better leader
  • Cultivate ideas to do well by doing good
  • Make connections for today and tomorrow
  • Learn best practices from the business world and the social sector
  • Meet nonprofits leading the way
  • Listen to ideas at a nonprofit pitch competition immediately following the conference

Hosted by the UB School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE), in collaboration with the UB School of Social Work and Blackstone LaunchPad at UB.

Who should attend?

Nonprofit leaders, for-profit leaders, board members, community leaders, and UB students, faculty and staff.

Nancy J. Smyth, PhD, LCSW, Dean, UB School of Social Work 

Seth Godin has been a major influence in shaping my understanding of innovation, especially in my  role as dean of the school of social work. I’ve learned about the importance of stepping into uncharted territory, embracing failure, leading with passion and trust, and simply “showing up” and getting started. I am excited about the opportunity to hear him speak here in Buffalo!