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Thank you for making the 2020 RNL National Conference
a BIG success!


We are so grateful to the more than 1,450 higher education professionals who joined us for our first-ever virtual RNL National Conference! We hope you found the experience insightful, inspiring, and fun!

But the fun isn’t done—you can watch the conference on demand until July 2021!

Access for attendees

Attendees, please click here to access the on-demand sessions.

Purchase conference sessions on demand

Missed the conference? You can access the sessions on demand for $150. (Please note: the Second City session is not available on demand.)

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RNL National Conference 2020

Watch Dr. Sumit Nijhawan’s keynote session


See RNL’s president and CEO Dr. Sumit Nijhawan deliver his keynote address and discuss topics such as:

  • How higher ed has pivoted during COVID-19
  • Student engagement during the enrollment process
  • Learning continuity in a volatile environment
  • RNL’s new program for underrepresented students, Super 20.

Join us at the Gaylord National Harbor in 2021
and submit a proposal for next year’s event


The 2021 RNL National Conference will be held in National Harbor, Maryland, July 7-9, 2021.

Call for proposals will  be open from on August 17, 2020-January 4, 2021. Proposals may cover a variety of subjects: enrollment management, student marketing and recruitment, student success, online learning, graduate enrollment, and more.

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Learn about the Super 20 program

Super 20 is a leadership program for gifted high school students from underrepresented populations. The program connects these students to colleges and universities, business leaders, and organizations that they might not otherwise have access to. The program will help students:

  • Learn leadership skills
  • Explore their career interests
  • Visualize and create their path to change

Applications for the inaugural program will open soon and the first program will take place in summer 2021.

Learn more

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2020 Conference agenda


All sessions will be available on demand for attendees for one year after the event. The full agenda linked below shows the schedule for the virtual conference. Session topics include:

  • Undergraduate enrollment marketing
  • Graduate and online enrollment
  • Financial aid management
  • Student success
  • Strategic enrollment planning

View Conference Agenda

RNLNC 2020 Final Agenda

Many thanks to our RNL National Conference 2020 sponsors!


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