ILA conferences include many opportunities for networking, learning and fun. These include open receptions, ticketed Member Community Meals, and more! Don’t miss out on these great opportunities to connect. Scroll down and check them out!

Please note that Community Meals are ticketed events with costs in addition to conference registration. Other Conference Opportunities listed below are included in your registration but may require you to sign up in advance to participate.

Special Events

Opening Reception at the Canadian Museum of History
When: Thursday, 24 October | 18:00 – 19:30
Where: Grand Hall of the Canadian Museum of History

This reception is open to all conference attendees and is included in the cost of conference registration.

International Student Case Competition
When: Thursday, 24 October – Sunday, October 27 (See Learn More for specific times.)
Where: (See Learn More for specific locations.)

Spotlight Symposium – Indigenous Leadership and Environmental Sustainability

When: Friday, 25 October | Time 10:15 to 11:30
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 208

Spotlight Symposium – Leader Character for Courageous Leadership

When: Friday, 25 October | Time 11:45 to 12:45
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 215

Spotlight Symposium – Sustainability Luncheon Panel Symposium

When: Friday, 25 October | Time 13:00 to 14:15
Where: Shaw Centre,  Meeting Room 208 (ticketed event)

11th Annual Emerging Scholars Research Consortium (ESRC)
When: Friday, 25 October | Time 16:45 to 17:45
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 214

Spotlight Symposium – Women On Boards: Courageous Leadership Required
When: Saturday, 26 October | Time 14:30 – 15:45
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 208

Spotlight Symposium – Corporate Leadership: The Courage to be Socially Responsible
When: Saturday, 26 October | Time 16:00 – 17:00
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 211

Saturday Night Extravaganza!
Taste of Ottawa / Meet the Authors Reception / Poster Session
Lifetime Achievement Awardees and Keynote Speakers Meet & Greet
When: Saturday, 27 October | 18:30 – 20:00
Where: Shaw Centre, Canada Hall 2

Ticketed Member Community Luncheons
Friday & Saturday, 25 & 26 October

Leadership Education Luncheon
When: Friday, 25 October | 13:00 – 14:15
Where: Shaw Centre, Parliament Foyer I

TICKET PRICES: $45 Member | $63 Non-Member

Business Leadership Luncheon
When: Friday, 25 October | 13:00 – 14:15
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 214

TICKET PRICES: $45 Member | $63 Non-Member

Spotlight Symposium / Sustainability Leadership Luncheon
When: Friday, 25 October | 13:00 – 14:15
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 208

TICKET PRICES: $45 Member | $63 Non-Member

Tenth Annual Women & Leadership Luncheon
When: Saturday, 26 October | 13:00 – 14:15
Where: Shaw Centre, Parliament Foyer I

TICKET PRICES: $45 Member | $63 Non-Member

Arts & Leadership Luncheon
When: Saturday, 26 October | 13:00 – 14:15
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 214

TICKET PRICES: $45 Member | $63 Non-Member

Leadership Development Luncheon
When: Saturday, 26 October | 13:00 – 14:15
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 214

TICKET PRICES: $45 Member | $63 Non-Member

Healthcare Leadership and Followership Luncheon
When: Saturday, 26 October | 13:00 – 14:15
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 214

TICKET PRICES: $45 Member | $63 Non-Member

Ticketed Member Community Dinners
Friday, 25 October

Youth Leadership Networking Dinner
When: Friday, 25 October | 19:30
Where: Blue Cactus Bar and Grill

TICKET PRICES: $45 Member | $63 Non-Member

Public Leadership Networking Dinner
When: Friday, 25 October  | 19:30
Where: Clock Tower – Rideau Street

TICKET PRICES: $55 Member | $80 Non-Member

Philosophy, Religion, and Worldviews Networking Dinner
When: Friday | 19:30
Where: Cornerstone Bar and Grill

TICKET PRICES: $55 Member | $80 Non-Member

Receptions | Friday, 25 October

Deans, Directors and Chairs Networking Reception (ticketed event)
Hosted by ILA’s Deans, Directors and Chairs Affinity Group
When: Friday, 25 October | 18:00
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 108

TICKET PRICE: $40

The Future of Leadership: The Role of Management Education in Preparing Tomorrow’s COURAGEOUS Leaders
Telfer School of Management 50th Anniversary Celebration (ticketed event)

When: Friday, 25 October | 18:00
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 208

TICKET PRICE: $15  

Peace Leadership Networking Reception
Hosted by ILA’s Peace Leadership Affinity Group
When: Friday, 25 October | 18:00
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 107

The National Society of Leadership and Success Reception
When: Friday, 25 October | 18:00
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 106

Antioch University – Graduate School of Leadership and Change Reception
When: Friday, 25 October | 18:00
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 105

University of San Diego SOLES Reception
When: Friday, 25 October | 18:00
Where: Shaw Centre, Meeting Room 103