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Rotary Making a Difference

Inspired By Innovation

Join us on June 2, 2018 at San Jose State University for an unforgettable conference

WHY ATTEND THE CONFERENCE?

The Mayor of San Jose, the President of San Jose State University, a serial entrepreneur and inventor of LeapFrog, an internationally recognized Peace Scholar, a Past Rotary International President, our Rotary District Governor, and you.

Seize this once-in-a-year opportunity to share in the inspiration alongside local movers and shakers of the Silicon Valley by registering for this year’s Rotary District 5170 Conference happening on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the state-of-the-art Student Union Building of San Jose State University. Our Rotary District Governor Orrin Mahoney has a personal invitation waiting for you to be part of the celebration. Are you ready to accept?

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DISCOVER A PART OF SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY YOU’VE NEVER EXPERIENCED BEFORE

The main Rotary District 5170 Conference will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2018, in the newly renovated Student Union Building of San Jose State University. Join the President of San Jose State University, our Rotary District Governor, the Mayor of San Jose, and other local leaders as you discover the state-of-the-art and gorgeous new rooms located in the heart of innovation.

THE PROGRAM

WORLD CLASS SPEAKERS

Richard D. King

Past World President
Rotary International

Read Rick’s Bio
Mary Papazian

Dr. Mary A. Papazian

President
San Jose State University

Read Mary’s Bio

Jim Marggraff

Serial Inventor & CEO
Rival Theory

Read Jim’s Bio
Paul Chappell

Paul Chappell

Global Speaker
Author & Peace Scholar

Read Paul’s Bio

BREAKOUT TOPICS

The conference is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills, improve your club, and trade best practices with your fellow Rotarians. Here are some of the topics that will be covered at the conference this year.

OVERVIEW OF EVENTS

This year’s conference experience will include optional ticketed events for Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday. Below is a quick overview of the events. Just click any event to view the details.

  • Kenya – Search for Chimpanzee Fossils

  • Roots of Peace

  • Making of a Video

  • Back to the Roots

  • Aviation

  • Social Media Workshop

  • Interact

  • Digital Fundraising

  • Virtual Reality

  • Doing Good with The Rotary Foundation

  • RYLA

  • On to Toronto

  • Young Professionals Initiative

  • Peace Fellowship

  • Rotaract

Discover a new side of the San Jose Tech Museum as you join Rotarians and guests for an evening focusing on the past and the present for both innovation and Rotary. Our keynote speaker for the evening will be Past Rotary International President Richard D. King.

This Welcome Party at The Tech Museum, Sponsored by The Mlnarik Law Group, is on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 7 PM to 9:30 PM at The Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113.

This is a ticketed event. Registration is required.

Special thanks to our event sponsor, The Mlnarik Law Group!

Come see a different side of San Jose State University by joining us on Saturday, June 2, 2018 for an all-day conference at San Jose State University’s newly renovated Student Union, as we celebrate the past and create the future!

Our speakers include Mary A. Papazian (President of San Jose State University), Jim Marggraff (Entrepreneur & Inventor), and Paul Chappell (Author & Peace Scholar).

Registration is not required to visit the House of Friendship or the breakout sessions but is required for access to any of the general sessions and meals. 

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Join Rotarians from across the Silicon Valley and Bay Area for Saturday’s Dinner Session, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, with special guest speakers.

A special thank you to our dinner sponsor, Kaiser Permanente!

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After the conference ends, join us and hundreds of community volunteers on Sunday, June 3, 2018 for the first annual Rotary Day of Service. We are collaborating with non-profit organizations and shelters throughout San Jose to offer different service project sites for Rotarians and community members to volunteer at. Service projects will be from 8 AM to 12:00 PM that day, followed by a joint volunteer appreciation lunch

Sign up and information available at www.rotarycommunityday.org

Become a Program Sponsor

Advertise your business or club in front of hundreds of community and business leaders in the Silicon Valley!

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FRIDAY NIGHT
AT THE TECH MUSEUM

SPONSORED BY

Logo for The Mlnarik Law Group, Inc.

7 PM – 9:30 PM

SATURDAY ALL-DAY
CONFERENCE AT SJSU

DINNER SPONSORED BY

8 AM – 9 PM

SUNDAY SERVICE PROJECTS
THROUGHOUT SAN JOSE

8 AM – 1 PM

Volunteer on Sunday!

Apply for a H.O.F. Booth

Advertise your club project or non-profit organization with a table booth at our House of Friendship!

Learn More

Register Early for a Chance to Win!

Register by April 30, 2018 and get entered into a drawing for a chance to win a wine basket valued at over $150!

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Join Over 400 Rotarians For An Unforgettable Experience

Create Lasting Friendships • Be Inspired • Learn

Register Now for the Rotary District 5170 Conference