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21ST ANNUAL GLOBAL CONFERENCE

The latest leadership theory and practice from experts in the field.

Why Attend Leadership: Courage Required?

Discover New Tools, Tips, Tactics & Takeaways: Learn something surprising from among 450+ skills-focused workshops, provocative panels, stimulating symposiums and presentations, and interactive roundtable discussions and posters.

Grow Your Professional Network: Meet participants throughout the conference who share your focus, profession, and passion — and expand your global network! Special networking events include community (interest group) networking meals and social activities in Ottawa.

Energize Your Work: ILA conferences buzz with energy and excitement. Revitalize, gain a fresh perspective, spark new insights, and return with more effective and efficient ideas and approaches.

Elevate Your Learning to the Next Level: Take a deep dive on a topic of interest, practice a new leadership tool, or engage in a leadership experience in Ottawa with pre- and post-conference special events that enhance your personal and professional development.

Enjoy Quality Time With Experts & Influencers: Meet the people whose work inspires you — business executives and public leaders, thought-provoking authors and researchers, seasoned educators and game-changing development professionals.

Please note that all conference presentations will be delivered in English.
Veuillez noter que l’ensemble des conférences se tiendront en anglais.
Iyo màmandjìdiwin kida Àganeshàmonàniwan eta.

Plenary Speakers

ILA's 2019 Plenary Speakers will challenge, inspire, and spark new insights and questions as they talk about leadership and the courage required in the world today.

  • The Right Honourable Paul Martin

    Keynote Speaker — Opening Plenary, Friday, 25 October, 08:30 - 09:45

    The Right Honourable Paul Martin

    21st Prime Minister of Canada

  • Senator / Ànike Nìgànizi Murray Sinclair

    Keynote Speaker — Opening Plenary, Friday 25 October, 08:30 - 09:45

    Senator / Ànike Nìgànizi Murray Sinclair

    Senator of Canada; Parliament of Canada; Aboriginal Judge; Chief Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada / Ànike Nìgànizi Kanadàng; Wàbishkìwe Ogimà Kanadàng; Anishinàbe Tibàkonigewininì; Nàgànìkandang Tebwewin Kàbì Ijiwebag

  • Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux

    Keynote Moderator — Opening Plenary, Friday 25 October, 08:30 - 09:45

    Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux

    1st Indigenous Chair for Truth and Reconciliation, Lakehead University, Orillia & Thunder Bay

  • Nancy J. Adler

    Lifetime Achievement Awardee — Opening Plenary, Friday 25 October, 12:15 - 13:30

    Nancy J. Adler

    S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University

  • The Right Honourable David Johnston

    Keynote Speaker — Saturday Plenary, 26 October, 08:30 - 09:45

    The Right Honourable David Johnston

    Governor General of Canada, 2010 - 2017

  • Henry Mintzberg

    Keynote Speaker — Saturday Plenary, 26 October, 08:30 - 09:45

    Henry Mintzberg

    The John Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies and Faculty Director (International Masters for Health Leadership) McGill University.

  • The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

    Moderator — Saturday Plenary, 26 October, 08:30 - 09:45

    The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

    19th Prime Minister of Canada

  • Juana Bordas

    Lifetime Achievement Awardee — Saturday Plenary, 26 October, 08:30 - 09:45

    Juana Bordas

    President, Mestiza Leadership International

  • Danièle Henkel

    Keynote Speaker — Closing Plenary, Sunday 27 October, 12:15 - 13:30

    Danièle Henkel

    Founder and CEO of Danièle Henkel Entreprises

  • Ingrid Richter

    Interviewer — Closing Plenary, Sunday, 27 October, 12:15 - 13:30

    Ingrid Richter

    Executive-in-Residence at the Telfer School of Management

ILA members receive the best rate to the conference.

Lock in your lowest price for Leadership: Courage Required by joining ILA and registering now.

Conference Schedule

All plenary and concurrent sessions take place at the Shaw Centre.Some special events occur at offsite locations around Ottawa.

The ILA’s 21st global conference will begin with an Opening Reception at the Canadian Museum of History from 18:00 – 19:30 on Thursday, 25 October.  Consider arriving early on Thursday for the focused professional development sessions at the full- and half-day Pre-Con WorkshopsCheck in for the conference will begin at 08:00 on Thursday, 24 October. The conference closes at 14:30 on Sunday – with a special Post-Con Workshop from 14:30-17:30.

The conference will include over 400 high-quality concurrent sessions, Spotlight Symposiums, thought-provoking keynote speakers, a well-attended exhibit hall, the popular Author Meet and Greet Reception, and many other special luncheons, dinners, receptions, and events.

Explore the online program to view the schedule of concurrent sessions, special events, keynote speakers, and access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the program by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type. As you browse through the program, you can create your own personal schedule by selecting the sessions and events that you would like to attend.

CURRENT DRAFT SCHEDULE
08:00 – 19:00Rideau Canal Atrium (level 2 of Shaw Centre)

ILA Check-In & Help Desk

08:00 – 19:30Colonel By Foyer (level 1 of Shaw Centre)

Volunteer Office Hours

09:00 - 16:00Various Rooms at Westin (level 3 of Westin and Executive Meeting Center at Westin). Some off site (meet at Rideau Canal Atrium for off-site departures)

Full- and Half-Day Pre-Conference Events

Pre- and post-conference events offer unique opportunities for focused professional development and connection with the special leadership aspects of the host city and country.

09:00 – 12:00 AM half day

13:00 – 16:00 PM half day

09:00 – 16:00 PM full day

16:00 – 17:30Rideau Canal Atrium (level 2 of Shaw Centre)
16:00 – 17:30Westin Hotel, Ontario Room

Membership Meeting – open to everyone, current and future members alike!

18:00 - 19:30Grand Hall, Canadian Museum of History

Opening Reception for all at the Canadian Museum of History

Please be sure to be at The Canadian Museum of History by 18:00 for the opening reception. Museum admission is complimentary between 17:00 and 20:00 (our event ends at 19:30). Consider arriving early to check out the exhibits. Be sure to stop by registration (open 08:00 – 19:00) in the Shaw Centre and pick up your name badge for easy access to the opening reception. You can still attend the reception if you have not had a moment to pick up your name badge, but you will need to wait on queue as your name is checked against a roster.

Getting to the Museum: Buses will begin departing from the five ILA hotels promptly at 17:15 and continue looping throughout the evening. If you are a guest at the Les Suites you will need to walk next door to the Novotel for loading. Novotel, Westin, Lord Elgin, and Fairmont, gather in your hotel lobby. Look for yellow ILA hats for assistance loading. If you prefer to walk, there is a lovely pedestrian walkway adjacent to the Alexandra Bridge. Once you cross the bridge, follow the instructions on this PDF to locate the entrance of the museum.

CURRENT DRAFT SCHEDULE
07:30 – 18:30Colonel By Foyer (level 1 of Shaw Centre)

Volunteer Office Hours

07:30 - 19:30Rideau Canal Atrium (level 2 of Shaw Centre)

ILA Check-In & Help Desk

07:45 – 17:45Canada Hall 2 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Exhibit Area Open

Exhibitors are encouraged to stand at their booths during morning coffee. Author Meet & Greet reception, and Poster session)
07:45 – 08:30Canada Hall 2 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Morning Coffee and Tea / Continental Breakfast

Join your colleagues for a morning coffee break, choosing from coffee, tea, juices, and assorted refreshments.
07:45 – 08:30Canada Hall 2 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Member Community Business & Engagement Meetings

Ethics Forum

Leadership Education

Women & Leadership

08:30 - 09:45Canada Hall 1 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Opening Plenary

Leadership: From the Vicious Circle to the Virtuous Circle with Authenticity and Presence

Keynote Speakers: Rt. Hon. Paul Martin and Senator Murray Sinclair

Moderator: Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux

09:45Parliament Foyer (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Grab-n-Go Coffee and Tea

The Grab-n-Go will be outside of the Plenary Session (Canada Hall 1 on level 3 of the Shaw Centre). Attendees can stop by on their way to the next sessions.
10:15 – 11:30Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session One

75 MIN
Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
11:45 - 12:45Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session Two

60 MIN Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
13:00 – 14:15Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 208
13:00 – 14:15
13:00-13:45

Member Community Business & Engagement Meetings

Public Leadership, Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 204

Leadership Development, Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 205

Peace Leadership, Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 206

14:30 – 16:00Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session Three

90 MIN
Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
16:00Canada Hall 2 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Coffee Break With Refreshments

16:15 – 17:45Canada Hall 2 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Interactive Roundtable Discussions

16:15 – 17:15Canada Hall 2 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Member Community Information Tables

Business Leadership Deans, Directors, & Chairs of Leadership Education Programs Doctoral Programs Ethics Forum Followership Leadership Development Peace Leadership Philosophy, Religion, & Worldviews Sustainability Leadership Women & Leadership Youth Leadership
16:45 to 17:45Shaw Centre - Meeting Room 214
18:00Shaw Centre

Sponsor Hosted Receptions

18:00Shaw Centre

Hosted Receptions

CURRENT DRAFT SCHEDULE
07:30 – 18:30Colonel By Foyer (level 1 of Shaw Centre)

Volunteer Office Hours

07:30 - 19:30Rideau Canal Atrium (level 2 of Shaw Centre)

ILA Check-In & Help Desk

07:45 – 20:00Canada Hall 2 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Exhibit Area Open

Exhibitors are encouraged to stand at their booths during morning coffee, Author Meet & Greet Reception, and Poster Session.
07:45 - 08:30Canada Hall 2 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Morning Coffee and Tea / Continental Breakfast

Join your colleagues for a morning coffee break, choosing from coffee, tea, juices, and assorted refreshments.
07:45 – 08:30Canada Hall 2

Member Community Business & Engagement Meetings

Leadership Scholarship

Philosophy, Religion, & Worldviews

Youth Leadership

08:30 - 09:45Canada Hall 1 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Saturday Plenary

Leadership: Beyond Courage: Trust and Rebalancing Leadership in an Interdependent World

Keynote Speakers: Rt. Hon. David Johnston and Henry Mintzberg

Keynote Moderator: Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell

9:45Parliament Foyer (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Grab-n-Go Coffee and Tea

The Grab-n-Go will be outside of the Plenary Session (Canada Hall 1 on level 3 of the Shaw Centre). Attendees can stop by on their way to the next sessions.
10:00 - 11:30Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session Four

90 MIN
Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
11:45 – 12:45Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session Five

60 MIN
Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
13:00 – 14:15On your own or purchase a ticket to an on-site luncheon.
13:00 – 13:45

Member Community Business & Engagement Meetings

Doctoral Programs, Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 204

Sustainability Leadership, Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 205

Followership, Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 206

14:30 – 15:45Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session Six

75 MIN
Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
16:00 – 17:00Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session Seven

60 MIN
Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
17:15 - 18:30Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session Eight

75 MIN
Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
18:30 – 20:00Canada Hall 2 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Saturday Evening Extravaganza!

Enjoy a taste of Ottawa with local artisan cheeses, meats, and crudité paired with wine, beer, and soda (open bar 18:15-19:15) all while exploring the hosted poster session, talking with Lifetime Achievement award winners and keynote speakers (booth 106), and meeting your favorite leadership authors at the author meet and greet. (All exhibits close after this event)
19:00-20:15

International Student Case Competition Final Presentations

Final Presentations – Graduate Division, Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 202
Final Presentations – Undergraduate Division, Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 203
CURRENT DRAFT SCHEDULE
08:00 – 13:00Colonel By Foyer (level 1 of Shaw Centre)

Volunteer Office Hours

08:00 –14:30Rideau Canal Atrium (level 2 of Shaw Centre)

ILA Check-In & Help Desk

08:30Parliament Foyer (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Morning Coffee and Tea / Continental Breakfast

Join your colleagues for a morning coffee break, choosing from coffee, tea, juices, and assorted refreshments.
09:00 – 10:30Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session Nine

90 MIN
Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
10:45 - 12:00Shaw Centre (levels 1 and 2)

Concurrent Session Ten

75 MIN
Explore the concurrent session guide to view the sessions and to access documents uploaded by presenters. Click on the tabs on the left-hand column to browse the guide by day, time, person, room, stream, and session type.
12:00Parliament Foyer (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Refreshments

Beverages and hearty snacks will be available to take into the Closing Plenary session.
12:15 – 13:30Canada Hall 1 (level 3 of Shaw Centre)

Closing Plenary

Coeur and Courage: Finding Your Fierce Heart and Leading With It

Keynote Speaker: Danièle Henkel

Keynote Interviewer: Ingrid Richter

14:30 - 17:30Westin Hotel, Meeting Room 101

Please note: The schedule above is subject to change!

CONFERENCE THEME
THÈME DE LA CONFÉRENCE / MÀMANDJÌDÌ INÀDJIMOTÒWIN

“It takes courage to be a leader and a follower. It takes courage to be innovative, to assess the effectiveness of one’s work and research, and to discuss what went right and what went wrong. It takes courage to be a mentor, a teacher, and a student. No matter what your pathway is, no matter what your work, courage comes into play.”

“It takes courage to be a leader and a follower. It takes courage to be innovative, to assess the effectiveness of one’s work and research, and to discuss what went right and what went wrong. It takes courage to be a mentor, a teacher, and a student. No matter what your pathway is, no matter what your work, courage comes into play.”

“It takes courage to be a leader and a follower. It takes courage to be innovative, to assess the effectiveness of one’s work and research, and to discuss what went right and what went wrong. It takes courage to be a mentor, a teacher, and a student. No matter what your pathway is, no matter what your work, courage comes into play.”

"Il faut du courage pour être un leader et un suiveur. Il faut du courage pour innover, pour évaluer la performance d’un travail et d’une recherche, pour discuter ses réussites et ses échecs. Il faut du courage pour être un mentor, un enseignant et un élève. Peu importe votre chemin, peu importe votre travail, le courage joue un rôle."

"Il faut du courage pour être un leader et un suiveur. Il faut du courage pour innover, pour évaluer la performance d’un travail et d’une recherche, pour discuter ses réussites et ses échecs. Il faut du courage pour être un mentor, un enseignant et un élève. Peu importe votre chemin, peu importe votre travail, le courage joue un rôle."

"Il faut du courage pour être un leader et un suiveur. Il faut du courage pour innover, pour évaluer la performance d’un travail et d’une recherche, pour discuter ses réussites et ses échecs. Il faut du courage pour être un mentor, un enseignant et un élève. Peu importe votre chemin, peu importe votre travail, le courage joue un rôle."

“Màmakàdj awiya ke-zòngideyedj kidji nìgànìdj kaye awiya kidji nòsawanadj.Sòngideyewin màmakàdj awiya ked ayàdj kidji tàjìkang odòndamitàwin ashidj andokenindamàwin, ashidj kidji tibàdidang iye kà minobideg kaye iye kà madjibideg. Sòngideyewin kidandawenindàn kidji kikinòwinadj awiya, kikinàmàgen kaye kidji kikinàmàgozin. Misawàdj awegodògwendog ked inanòkìwinen, ki mìkanàng kidòndamitàwining, sòngideyewin pìndigeshkà."

“Màmakàdj awiya ke-zòngideyedj kidji nìgànìdj kaye awiya kidji nòsawanadj.Sòngideyewin màmakàdj awiya ked ayàdj kidji tàjìkang odòndamitàwin ashidj andokenindamàwin, ashidj kidji tibàdidang iye kà minobideg kaye iye kà madjibideg. Sòngideyewin kidandawenindàn kidji kikinòwinadj awiya, kikinàmàgen kaye kidji kikinàmàgozin. Misawàdj awegodògwendog ked inanòkìwinen, ki mìkanàng kidòndamitàwining, sòngideyewin pìndigeshkà."

“Màmakàdj awiya ke-zòngideyedj kidji nìgànìdj kaye awiya kidji nòsawanadj.Sòngideyewin màmakàdj awiya ked ayàdj kidji tàjìkang odòndamitàwin ashidj andokenindamàwin, ashidj kidji tibàdidang iye kà minobideg kaye iye kà madjibideg. Sòngideyewin kidandawenindàn kidji kikinòwinadj awiya, kikinàmàgen kaye kidji kikinàmàgozin. Misawàdj awegodògwendog ked inanòkìwinen, ki mìkanàng kidòndamitàwining, sòngideyewin pìndigeshkà."

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International Student Case Competition

International Student Case Competition

The International Student 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.

It is a terrific opportunity to further develop your communication and leadership skills, expand your network of leadership colleagues, and make the most out of your ILA conference experience!

Register Teams by 16 September 2019

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Pre/Post Con Workshops

Pre- and Post-Conference Workshops offer unique opportunities for focused professional development and connection with special leadership aspects of the host city and country. ILA’s workshops have something for everyone!

Conference Venue

Ottawa Convention Centre Map_opt

Venue

Shaw Centre (formerly the Ottawa Convention Centre), 55 Colonel By Dr. Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2
www.shaw-centre.com

Location Details

The Shaw Centre is centrally located in downtown Ottawa and is about 20 minutes away from the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport.

Parking

An underground parking garage adjacent to the Shaw Centre is most convenient with entry points on Daly Avenue and Nicholas Street South.

PLACES TO STAY

Hotels in Ottawa with Special ILA Rates. Links to book in the ILA room block are available, see the selection below and book now to ensure your discounted lodging.

Four Great Reasons to Book inside the ILA official Housing Block:
ILA has negotiated special rates for you in Ottawa
Transportation on Thursday evening to the off-site reception will pick up and return to the hotels in the ILA block
Networking—stay where other professionals are staying
ILA receives credit for rooms reserved which allows rates to stay lower for future events

33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


  •  NOTE: The ILA room block now closes Monday 7 October for reservations.
  • The ILA block of hotel rooms is available from Tuesday, October 22 – Sunday, October 27, 2019.
  • Prices for all rooms are $219 CAD per night. The added tax is 16%. Parking is $28 per day.
  • Rates are based on 2 adults per room. Additional adults can be added for $20.00 per person for a maximum of 4 adults per room.
  • Call Novotel at 1-855-677-3033 and either quote booking code 359700 or ask for the 2019 International Leadership Assn Conference.  You may also email groupreservations@notovtelottawa.com and again quote the booking code or ask for the group name.
  • Wifi is included. Breakfast is not.
  • On-site restaurant, The Albion Rooms, recognized as “HYPERCOOL” by The New York Daily News.
  • Naturally lit newly renovated 24/7 fitness area and indoor swimming pool and whirlpool.
  • The hotel is a 7-minute walk (.34 mile) from the Shaw Conference Centre.

Novotel Ottawa is a trendy, full-service, 4-star hotel located just steps to the Byward Market and the Rideau Canal, a short walk to the Parliament, and across the street from the Rideau Shopping Centre. The Novotel Ottawa is perfectly situated across from the Shaw Centre and a short walk to the University of Ottawa.

Novotel Hotel
Novotel Hotel

11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


  • The Westin Hotel is taking reservations on a request only basis.  Please email Bridget Chisholm bchisholm@ila-net.org with the subject line: Accommodations at Westin Requested.  Provide your arrival and departure dates.  ILA will work on your behalf to secure lodging for you at the Westin.
  • The ILA block of hotel rooms is available from Tuesday, October 22 – Monday, October 28, 2019.
  • Prices range from $239 CAD to $369 CAD. The added tax is 16%. On-site parking is $30 per day. Valet parking is $48 per day.
  • Wifi is included. Breakfast is not.
  • The hotel is a 1-minute walk from the Shaw Conference Centre.

Located on the Rideau Canal adjacent to Rideau Centre Shopping Mall and the Shaw Centre, The Westin Ottawa offers direct access to all the allures of Canada’s capital city, from its thriving businesses to its many cultural diversions. Contemporary furnishings, environmentally friendly features, and stunning views create a space that leaves you feeling instantly soothed.

Westin Marriott Hotel
Westin Marriott Hotel

100 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


  • NOTE: The ILA block for this hotel is full! Please book at the Novotel (by 7 October) or the Westin (see the note above about booking at the Westin).
  • The ILA block of hotel rooms is available from Monday, October 23- Sunday, October 27, 2019.
  • Prices for all rooms are $212 CAD per night. The added tax is 16%. Parking is $30 per day.
  • Wifi is included, breakfast is not.
  • The hotel is a 9-minute walk (.37 mile) from the Shaw Conference Centre. The walk is via Mackenzie King Bridge over the Winterlude Rideau Canal (includes set of stairs or elevator).

A historic landmark in downtown Ottawa, the Lord Elgin Hotel is the centerpiece of a captivating capital city. The Lord Elgin Hotel is ideally located close to a number of Parliament buildings as well as the National Art Gallery. Guests at the hotel can also enjoy ice skating on Rideau Canal in the winter or exploring the vibrant shops and restaurants in Byward Market.  Read blog entries by Lord Elgin Hotel employees and fans to learn more about this unique hotel.

Lord Elgin Hotel
Lord Elgin Hotel

1 Rideau Street,Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


  • NOTE: The ILA block for this hotel is full! Please book at the Novotel (by 7 October) or the Westin (see the note above about booking at the Westin).

Fairmont Château Laurier is one of the most visually recognizable buildings in downtown Ottawa. It is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French château. Fairmont Château Laurier offers a wonderful self-guided tablet tour. Guests staying in Ottawa’s castle can borrow an iPad from the front desk to experience this interactive historical tour, featuring a narrative walk through time including stories and images of years gone by. The hotel is minutes away from Ottawa’s biggest attractions including: The Parliament Buildings, Rideau Canal, Byward Market, National Gallery of Canada, Shaw Centre, and the National Arts Centre.

Fairmont Chateau Laurier
Fairmont Chateau Laurier

130 rue Besserer Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


  • The ILA block of hotel rooms is available from Monday, October 21- Sunday, October 27, 2019.
  • Prices range from $209-$329 CAD per night. The added tax is 16%. Parking is $22 CAD per day plus tax.
  • Click here to make your reservations. Must use code ILA2019 to get special discount.
  • Wifi is included. Breakfast is not.
  • The hotel is a 7 minute walk (.4 mile) from the Shaw Conference Centre.

Les Suites Hotel Ottawa puts you near the Rideau Canal, Parliament Hill, the National Gallery of Canada, and top museums. The Garden Courtyard on the fifth floor provides a peaceful outdoor sanctuary to relax and take in some quiet time. Condominium-sized suites, with separate living and sleeping areas, a fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, and private balcony are available.

Les Suites Hotel
Les Suites Hotel

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Partners/Sponsors

A huge thanks to all our amazing partners. We couldn’t have a conference without you!

Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

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Brass Sponsors

Christopher Newport University – Leadership Studies at Virginia’s Public Arts and Sciences University

Wisdom Consulting

The Center for Values-Driven Leadership at Benedictine University

Trinity Western University

Robert Morris University

Fielding Graduate University

Emerald Group Publishing

College of Education at Seattle University

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Edward Elgar Publishing Inc.

Eastern University – PhD in Organizational Leadership

FIE: Foundation for International Education

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