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Conference Agenda

Detailed Concurrent Session Program

All plenary and concurrent sessions take place at Palm Beach County Convention Center. Some pre- and post-conference workshops and special events occur at offsite locations around West Palm Beach.

Program Book

* Please note that the agenda and concurrent session program are subject to change.

TUESDAY - 23 OCTOBER
14:00 - 19:00 ILA Volunteer Office OPEN
14:00 - 19:00 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Palm Beach County Convention Center

WEDNESDAY - 24 OCTOBER
08:00 - 18:00 ILA Volunteer Office OPEN  
08:00 - 18:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Palm Beach County Convention Center
Pre-Conference Events (Click Each Title for Details)
FULL DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 16:00
An Invitation to Practice: Finding Authentic Leadership in the Moment Palm Beach County Convention Center 2F
FULL DAY
09:00 – 16:00
Exploring Leadership Educator Identity through Life Stories Palm Beach County Convention Center 2D
FULL DAY
09:00 – 16:00
Using the Cognitive Leadership Model to Facilitate Leadership Development in Culturally Diverse Environments
Thank you to Indiana Tech – Ph.D. Program in Global Leadership for being a Bronze Sponsor & Sponsoring this event!
Palm Beach County Convention Center 2E
FULL DAY
09:00 – 16:00
ILA Doctoral Consortium
Thank you to the Center for Values - Driven Leadership at Benedictine University for being a Bronze Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Palm Beach County Convention Center
FULL DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 16:00
Wisdom in the Waves: Surfing and the Art of Leadership Beach
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 12:00
Applying the Integrated Capacious Model of Leadership Identities Construction as an Assessment Tool and Program Design Template Palm Beach County Convention Center 2A
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 12:00
Eliciting the True Self: A Personal Constructs Approach to Developing Authentic Leaders Palm Beach County Convention Center 1D
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 12:00
If Someone Says They Have A Bunny in Their Hands, Believe Them: The "Yes, And" of Authentic Leader Mindset Palm Beach County Convention Center 2B
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 12:00
Don't Fight Mother Nature—Or Your Own
Palm Beach County Convention Center 1B/C
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
13:00 – 16:00
Giving Voice to Values: Learning to Act on your Values Palm Beach County Convention Center 1E
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
13:00 – 16:00
Kick Some Glass! Women Succeed at Work on Their Own Terms
Thank you to The College of Saint Rose for being a Bronze Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Palm Beach County Convention Center 2A
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
13:00 – 16:00
Leading Public Policy Change through Women and Leadership Research
Thank you to The Jepson School of Leadership Studies for being a Bronze Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Palm Beach County Convention Center 2C
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
13:00 – 16:00
The Authenticity Vibe: An Embodied Journey from Individual to Collective Connections Palm Beach County Convention Center 1B/C
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
13:00 – 16:00
Worker Well-Being in the Core Business
Thank you to Palm Beach Atlantic University for being a Platinum Sponsor & being a sponsor for this event!
The Breakers Palm Beach
16:00 – 17:30 Student Case Poster Competition  
16:30 – 18:00 Membership Meeting Palm Beach County Convention Center
18:30 – 19:30 Appreciation Reception (By Invitation for Sponsors, Community Leaders and Volunteers, Board of Directors)  
THURSDAY - 25 OCTOBER
07:30 – 19:00 ILA Volunteer Office OPEN

07:30 – 19:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Palm Beach County Convention Center
08:00 - 08:45 Morning Coffee and Tea  
08:00 - 18:15 Exhibit Area Open  
08:00 - 08:45 Member Community Meetings  
09:00 - 10:15 Opening Plenary with Donna Ladkin  
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45 – 12:00 Concurrent Session 1

12:15 – 13:15 Concurrent Session 2  
13:30 – 14:45 Lunch Break  
Ticketed Event
13:30 – 14:45
Leadership Education Member Interest Group Luncheon
Thank you to Sage Publishing for being a Silver Sponsor & being a sponsor for this event!
 
Ticketed Event
13:30 – 14:45
The Arts & Leadership Learning Community Luncheon  
15:00 – 16:30 Concurrent Session 3  
16:45-17:15 Coffee Break in Exhibit Area  
16:45 – 18:15 Interactive Roundtable Discussions  
16:45 – 17:45 10th Annual Emerging Scholars Research Consortium
Open to pre-selected participating Jr. & Sr. scholars only
Thank you to the Academic Leadership Center for being a Silver Sponsor & and being a sponsor for this event!
Palm Beach County Convention Center
18:00 Empowering Leadership at Every Level by Roar People LLC - Hosted Reception
18:00 College Student Leadership Educators by LeaderShape - Hosted Reception
18:00 Antioch University Graduate School of Leadership and Change - Hosted Reception
18:00 Student Development Networking Reception by The National Society of Leadership and Success - Hosted Reception
Ticketed Event
19:00
Deans, Directors, and Chairs Networking Dinner Hullabaloo
Ticketed Event
19:30
Public Leadership Networking Dinner
Grandview Market
Ticketed Event
19:30
Latin Leadership Global Scholars Dinner
The Blind Monk
Ticketed Event
19:30
Youth Leadership Networking Dinner
Mojito Latin Cuisine and Bar
Ticketed Event
20:00 - 22:00
Philosophy, Religion, and Worldviews Networking Dinner
Pistache French Bistro
FRIDAY - 26 OCTOBER
08:00 - 08:45 Member Community Meetings  
08:00 - 19:00 ILA Volunteer Office OPEN  
08:00 - 19:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Palm Beach County Convention Center
08:00 – 19:30 Exhibit Area Open 

08:00 – 09:00 Morning Coffee and Tea  
09:00 – 10:15 Friday Plenary With Fred Swaniker  
10:30 – 11:45 Concurrent Session 4  
12:00 – 13:00 Concurrent Session 5  
13:15 - 14:30 Lunch Break  
Ticketed Event
13:15 - 14:30
The Ninth Annual Women and Leadership Affinity Group Luncheon
Thank you to Magnetrol for being a Silver Sponsor & being a sponsor for this event!
 
Ticketed Event
13:15 - 14:30
Sustainability Learning Community Luncheon
Thank you to TELFER School of Management, uOttawa for being a Silver Sponsor & being a sponsor for this event!
 
14:45 - 15:45 Concurrent Session 6  
16:00 - 17:30 Concurrent Session 7  
18:00 – 19:30 Poster Session 
18:00 – 19:30 Author Meet and Greet Reception
Thank you to Palm Beach Atlantic University for being a Platinum Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
 
18:00 – 19:30 Lifetime Achievement Awardee and Keynote Meet & Greet 
18:30 – 19:45 12th Annual Student Case Competition - Final Presentations
Palm Beach County Convention Center
Friday Night Social Event (Click Title for Details)
20:00 – 21:30 An Orchestral PerformancePalm Beach County Convention Center

SATURDAY - 27 OCTOBER
08:00 - 08:45 Member Community Meetings  
08:00 - 13:00 ILA Volunteer Office OPEN  
08:00 - 14:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Palm Beach County Convention Center
09:00 – 10:30 Concurrent Session 8  
10:45 – 11:45 Concurrent Session 9  
12:15 - 13:30 Closing Plenary with Barbara Kellerman  
Post-Conference Events (Click Each Title for Details)
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
14:00 – 17:00
Cultivating a Mentoring Mindset for Progressive Leadership Development Palm Beach County Convention Center
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
14:00 – 17:00
Developing an Effective Healthcare Leadership Mentoring Program: A Healthcare Case Study Perspective Palm Beach County Convention Center 1G/H
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
14:00 – 17:00
The Negro Spirituals as Leader: Exploring Art, Artistry, and Archetypes Palm Beach County Convention Center 1L
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
14:00 – 17:00
The Path to Peace is as Easy as Riding a Bike  
Saturday Night Social Events (Click Each Title for Details)
Ticketed Event
20:00 – 22:00
Bowling at Revolutions Revolutions
Ticketed Event
20:00 – 22:00
Uptown Art West Palm Uptown Art