Mountaineers Leadership Conference

A one day conference for Mountaineers leaders and members of the greater Washington outdoor community interested in building outdoor leadership skills. Seminars and breakout sessions include topics related to: Risk Management & Decision Making Skills, Pedagogy & Teaching Skills, Group Dynamics & Facilitation Skills and Skills for New Leaders.
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers event.
  • Sat, Dec 2, 2017 from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Board of Directors
  • The Mountaineers
  • iCal

The Mountaineers Leadership Conference is a one-day conference held on Saturday, December 2 at the Seattle Program Center in Magnuson Park. The program includes both esteemed outdoor professionals and seasoned leaders from our own community at The Mountaineers. A series of interactive sessions will explore the many facets of leadership – from honing our decision-making skills, to pedagogy and better teaching, to the "soft-skills" of facilitating positive group dynamics.

Conference Schedule

  • 7:30-9am, Check-In & Registration
  • 9-10am, Opening Keynote
  • 10am-12:30pm, Morning Sessions
  • 12:30-2pm, Lunch & Mini-Sessions
  • 2-4:30pm, Afternoon Sessions
  • 4:30-5pm, Freedom 9 Recognition & Celebration
  • 5-6pm, Social Hour

Registration for the Leadership Conference includes participation in a variety of speaker sessions, a swag bag, the chance to win raffle prizes, meals ... and more!

A light breakfast will be available during morning registration, a buffet-style lunch is served mid-day  and hor d'oeuvres with beer and wine with be provided at the end of the day during the social hour.

The 2017 Leadership Conference is organized into four main tracks:

  • Risk Management & Decision Making Skills
  • Pedagogy & Teaching Skills
  • Group Dynamics & Facilitation Skills
  • New Leaders

Learn more and register!

More information about this event…

Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
Cascade A, North Plaza, Summit Room, Cascade B, Basement, South Plaza, Goodman A, Goodman C, Goodman B