SLS18, by the hour

January 2 – 6

Find the general schedule for each day of the conference below.

12:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Registration and Check-in

4:30 p.m.: Mass

7:30 p.m.: Welcome Keynotes: Kelsey Skoch & Bishop Robert Barron

8:45 p.m.: Orientation

10:30 p.m.: Entertainment

8:15 a.m.: Adoration

9:00 a.m.: Mass

11:00 a.m.: Main sessions
The main session will feature two concurrent talks, one for the students and another for the Lifelong Mission Track (non-students). In each talk, you will receive insights about faith and leadership on campus or in the parish.

12:00 p.m.: Lunch

2:00 p.m.: Impact Sessions & Training Sessions
In these sessions, you’ll learn about the essentials of evangelization, discipleship, and leadership from world-renowned Catholic speakers and teachers, who’ll give you the practical wisdom you need to be an effective leader of the faith in today’s world.

2:45 p.m.: Impact Sessions End

2:45 p.m.: Sponsor Expo
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3:15 p.m.: Training Sessions End

3:45 p.m.: Power Sessions
In these sessions, you’ll meet with a small group of fellow leaders to teach them the essential skills you learned in the Training Sessions. In this way, you’ll not just learn the basics, but you’ll also solidify them in practice.

5:00 p.m.: Dinner

7:30 p.m.: Evening Keynotes

  • Day 2: Sarah Swafford & Fr. Mike Schmitz
  • Day 3: Dr. Edward Sri & Sr. Bethany Madonna S.V.
  • Day 4: Curtis Martin

9:00 p.m.: Sponsor Expo

10:00 p.m.: Entertainment

9:00 a.m.: Launching into Leadership Keynotes: Mike Sweeney, Lisa Brenninkmeyer and Jason Evert

11:00 a.m.: Mass