McConkie Leadership Conference

McConkie Leadership Conference

About the McConkie Leadership Conference

The McConkie Leadership Conference is an annual event developed by the UCCS School of Public Affairs' Professor Emeritus Mark McConkie. The McConkie Leadership Conference is targeted towards mid-to-senior level managers and provides government and nonprofit leaders opportunities to convene and share best practices. The McConkie Leadership Conference has a different theme each year and industry leaders present and conduct workshops on these themes.


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2020 Conference

The 2020 McConkie Leadership Conference will be held on May 1st at the Antlers Hotel (4 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903).

2019 Conference 
  • LTG (RET) David Quantock, Lieutenant General (Retired) for the U.S. Army
  • Dr. Constance Staley, Professor of Communication at University of Colorado Colorado Springs
  • Mr. Karl Mecklenburg, Former Denver Broncos Captain 
2018 Conference
  • Mr. Ira Chaleff
  • Mr. Kent Rideout 
  • Dr. Roland DeRenzo, Superintendent of Colorado Springs Christian Schools
2017 Conference

Watch all the speakers from the 2017 Annual Leadership Conference.

2016 Conference

Watch all the speakers from the 2016 Annual Leadership Conference.

2015 Conference

Watch all the speakers from the 2015 Annual Leadership Conference