The Basics

Every summit we’ve hosted has brought together new ideas, fostered friendships, and sparked the dialogue necessary for a positive impact in our communities. At PLS17, we will celebrate NCLC’s fifth birthday — hopefully we can celebrate this occasion together (don’t worry…we’re planning a reception even better than last year’s!).

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The Details


June 3-5, 2017


Downtown Washington, D.C.

Pricing Per Ticket (before March 1st)

Ticket without hotel room | $155

Ticket with hotel room | $350 – $545

We are also offering a $30 discount this year for schools that register their incoming and outgoing presidents together!



Your registration includes covers all program costs, including hotel and program meals. Costs increase the longer you wait, so check out the registration schedule below and book your spot today! If you do not need housing during PLS, registration is $175. Please reach out to for details on how to register without hotel cost included.


About the Summit

PLS revolves around small group discussions plus big speakers and panels that enhance the depth of conversation. All of this is designed to provide unique opportunities to share best practices, develop meaningful relationships with peers and policymakers, and identify strategic ways to tackle big problems.

In 2014, we expanded our leadership trainings to help equip student leaders with professional skills in media, management, and fundraising. 



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