ILA's 25th Annual Global Conference, Vancouver, Canada and Online
ILA's 25th Annual Global Conference, Vancouver, Canada and Online

ILA’s cross-sector, multidisciplinary conference is the go-to place to:

  • Make career advancing professional connections
  • Learn about new leadership research
  • Share your own experience, wisdom, and best practices
  • Discover new tools, tactics, and takeaways
  • Get re-energized

And Meet the Experts - Business Executives Public Leaders Authors Researchers Experienced Educators Coaches Organizational Development Scholars Professors Managers Deans Students And Many More

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The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, 19th Prime Minister of Canada & ILA Global Conference Chair, shares why you should join us! 

Being in Community With One Another

When we enter into the trusted space of the ILA, we are making a commitment to be in community with a diverse group of learners from around the world….  Read our complete statement on being in community.

Explore Ways to Attend

Online Only Pass

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All-Access Pass: Online & Onsite

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Conference Location – Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Meet Our Featured Speakers!

ILA’s Global Conferences bring together some of the top leaders and thinkers in their field who share their work and discuss complex leadership challenges with ILA’s signature bridging of theory and practice. Welcome our distinguished speakers to #ILA2023Global.  They will speak live online 3-4 October or in person 12-15 October in Vancouver. Purchase an all-access conference pass to attend both legs of the conference or choose an online only pass to hear only the online speakers.

Benefits of Attending

Choose From 100s of Sessions

Interactive workshops, thought-provoking panels, and numerous presentations from global presenters will be available online and in person in Vancouver, Canada.

Expand Your Professional Connections

Special networking activities include member community events, receptions, coffee breaks, and more. Discover new colleagues who share your commitment to leadership.

Engage With Top Leaders and Thinkers

ILA's signature bridging of theory and practice brings together top leaders and thinkers to discuss complex, pressing leadership issues.

Access Streams & Specialties

Explore topics organized around 12+ streams including Business, Development, Education, Peace, Healthcare, Indigenous and First Nations, Women, and more.

All pre-conference events are in-person events the day prior to the onsite ILA Global Conference on 12 October.

Pre-conference Sessions offer unique opportunities for focused professional development and connection with special leadership aspects of the host city and country. These ticketed events fill up fast, so be sure to register today! 

When: 12 October 2023
Where: Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Featured Speakers Bookshelf

Our featured speakers are some of the top names in the leadership field. We’ve listed some books from our featured speakers below. View the complete list here.  Bonus! Clicking and purchasing via our Amazon affiliate links below helps to support ILA at no additional cost to you.

Conference Team

Join us in welcoming our Conference, Program, and Committee Chairs for this year’s conference.  You can read their full bios here.

International Student Case Competition

Submission Deadline: 19 September

The Case Competition provides undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to compete and showcase their knowledge about leadership through the analysis of a contemporary socio-political-economic problem on the global or national level.

Hear From Our Attendees

Meet Our Sponsors

Sponsorship and sponsors support the mission, vision, and purpose of the International Leadership Association. It is a reflection of a sincere commitment to the association’s work and our values of inclusion, integrity, innovation, and impact.

Champion Sponsor

Transformational Sponsor

Supporter Sponsors

Contributor Sponsors

FIE: Foundation for International Education
Emerald Publishing
Indiana Wesleyan University – Division of Leadership & Followership Studies
Edward Elgar Publishing

Media Partner

The Leaders Magazine is a unique platform offering a plethora of content that assists new-age leaders to understand the industry, get an insight into what the next-gen trailblazers are doing, which technology can take the company to new heights, and how can one culminate into one of the most sought-after leaders.  Learn more.

Contact our conferences team at or +1.202.470.4818 to discuss your sponsorship today.