ILA's 25th Global Conference

3-4 October 2023 (Online)
12-15 October 2023, Vancouver

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre | Vancouver, Canada

We Invite You to Submit a Proposal to the Conference!

Get ready for ILA’s 25th Anniversary Global Conference, “Cultivating Leadership for a Thriving Future,” taking place virtually 3-4 October and in person from 12-15 October 2023 in Vancouver, Canada.  If you are not already on our mailing list, sign up today to receive conference announcements and updates!

At ILA’s 25th Global Conference, you’ll discover cutting-edge practice and theory and meet and connect with the people whose work inspires you — including successful business executives and public leaders, thought-provoking authors and researchers, experienced educators, game-changing coaches, and organizational development professionals. 

Why attend? Check out the top reasons to attend & why your peers love this conference.

Choose to present online or live onsite via various formats such as presentations, panels, workshops, posters, and roundtables. We welcome submissions from leaders, leadership and organizational professionals, researchers, entrepreneurs, educators, and more. As a cross-sector, cross-disciplinary, leadership conference, we seek submissions from a wide range of contexts, sectors, industries, cultures, and geographies.

This is your opportunity to join trailblazing leaders and leadership professionals, scholars, and educators engaging in this multi-channel global exchange as we explore this year’s conference theme: “Cultivating Leadership for a Thriving Future.”

Call for Presentations Deadline
20 February 2023 at 11:59 p.m. EST 

The online submission is now open.  You have until 20 February 11:59pm EST to submit. Proposal notifications will be sent on or by 7 June 2023. 

Sign up to peer reviewer conference proposals. If selected, the review period is from 1-21 March 2023.

Conference & Program Chairs

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

Conference Chair

The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

19th Prime Minister of Canada

Program Co-Chair

Natasha Brown

Senior Director of Learning Innovation, Microsoft Customer and Partner Solutions, Microsoft Corporation; Adjunct Professor, Master of Public Administration (MPA) Graduate Program, California State University, Northridge

Brigitte Harris

Program Co-Chair

Brigitte Harris

Dean, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences, Royal Roads University

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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.

Groups, Individuals, & Organizations


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