Emersion Sessions
(Onsite in Washington, D.C. only)

ILA’s Full-Day and Half-Day Emersion Sessions Have Something for Everyone!

Full-Day and Half-Day Emersion Sessions offer unique opportunities for focused professional development and connection with special leadership aspects of the host city and country.

Full-Day Emersion Sessions | Thursday 13 October

Full-Day Workshop prices include morning coffee, lunch, tea and refreshments, and an afternoon break.

Carving in Stone: Developing Leadership for a Sustainable World With Wisdom From the Ground Up

When: Thursday, 13 October | 09:00 – 16:00
Where: National Arboretum
Facilitators: Katherine Tyler Scott, KI ThoughtBridge; Janis Balda, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; Richard Little, University of Cumbria; Kate Sheridan, Chatham University; Joanna Stanberry, Claremont McKenna College
Maximum Number of Registrants: 30

TICKET PRICES: $90 ILA Member | $122 Non-Member

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Doctoral Consortium

When: Thursday, 13 October | 09:00 – 16:00
Where: Grand Hyatt Hotel
Facilitators: Kathy Guthrie, Florida State University; Kimberly LaComba, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College; Rich Whitney, University of La Verne
Maximum Number of Registrants: 80

TICKET PRICES: $120 ILA Member | $162 Non-Member

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Leading With Empathy and Care: Lessons From Encanto and Indigenous Perspectives to Understand Collective and Historical Trauma

When: Thursday, 13 October | 09:00 – 16:00
Where: Meeting at Renwick Room at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel, then various locations in Washington, DC
Facilitators: Fabiola Bagula, San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD); Cheryl Getz, University of San Diego; Doug Paxton, Saint Mary’s College of California; Éliane Ubalijoro, Sustainability in the Digital Age
Maximum Number of Registrants: 30

TICKET PRICES: $105 ILA Member | $142 Non-Member

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What Does Wisdom in Leadership Look Like? Using Photographs to Give Voice to a Deeper Understanding

When: Thursday, 13 October | 09:00 – 16:00
Where: Various locations in Washington, DC
Facilitator: Rick Warm, Center for Wisdom and Leadership
Maximum Number of Registrants: 25

TICKET PRICES: $60 ILA Member | $81 Non-Member

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Half-Day Emersion Sessions | Thursday 13 October

Half-Day Workshop prices include morning coffee and tea and refreshments break.

Deepen Your Impact: Lead From Your Voice

When: Thursday, 13 October | 09:00 – 12:00
Where: Various locations in Washington, DC
Facilitators: Julia Karpeisky, JMK COACHING; Nancy Sanchez, BFA Dance
Maximum Number of Registrants: 15

TICKET PRICES: $40 ILA Member | $54 Non-Member

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Experiencing the Architecture of Washington DC: The Wisdom of Physically Bringing Forth a New Nation

When: Thursday, 13 October | 13:00 – 16:00
Where: Various locations in Washington, DC
Facilitator: Mark Roberson, California Baptist University
Maximum Number of Registrants: 20

TICKET PRICES: $40 ILA Member | $54 Non-Member

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Wisdom Walk: Harvesting and Sharing Life Experiences

When: Thursday, 13 October | 13:00 – 16:00
Where: Various locations in Washington, DC
Facilitators: Ann M. Berghout Austin, Utah State University; Kathleen S. Grove, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis; Carolyn Morales, University of Texas; Cheryl A Perkins, Overflowing Life Family Worship Center; Denise Thomson, DeWitt-Thomson, LLC
Maximum Number of Registrants: 30

TICKET PRICES: $40 ILA Member | $54 Non-Member

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Half-Day Emersion Session | Sunday 16 October

Half-Day Workshop prices include coffee and tea and refreshments break.

Crisis Leadership: A Deeper Knowing

When: Sunday, 16 October | 14:30 – 17:30
Where: Shalem Institute
Facilitators: Margaret Benefiel, Shalem Institute; Karen Wilhelm Buckley, Global Consciousness Institute; Deborah Rundlett, Global Consciousness Institute; Julia Storberg-Walker, George Washington University
Maximum Number of Registrants: 40

TICKET PRICES: $40 ILA Member | $54 Non-Member

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