Conference Agenda


 
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Remember, to make a personal schedule for concurrent sessions, visit the online concurrent session guide.



TUESDAY - NOVEMBER 1
Pre-registration is required for all pre-conference events
FULL DAY PRE-CON
8:00 - 20:00
Foot-Soldiers in the Fight for Civil Rights: Dynamics of Inclusive Grass Roots Leadership – The Road Made by Walking (bus to Alabama departs Hyatt lobby at 8:00)
Thank you to Jepson School of Leadership Studies for being a Gold Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Montgomery &
Birmingham, Alabama
12:00 - 17:00 Volunteer Office OPEN Hyatt: Chicago A & B
12:00 - 19:00 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Hyatt: Terrace Foyer

WEDNESDAY - NOVEMBER 2
Pre-registration is required for all pre-conference events
8:00 - 18:00 Volunteer Office OPEN Hyatt: Chicago A & B
8:00 - 19:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Hyatt: Terrace Foyer
Pre-Conference Events
FULL DAY
9:00 – 16:00
Building Inclusive Doctoral Programs in Leadership
Thank you Benedictine Univ. for being a Bronze Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Grand Hall B
FULL DAY
9:00 – 16:00
Experience is the Teacher – Become an Inclusive Leader by Experiencing Traditions, Story-Telling, Rituals, Community-Building Practices, and Leadership Principles of Diverse and Indigenous Communities
Thank you to Fielding Graduate University for being a Bronze Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Grand Hall C
FULL DAY
9:00 – 16:00
Refugee Resettlement and the Local/Global Politics of Culture, Community, and Inclusive Leadership
Thank you Univ. of Minnesota, Undergraduate Leadership Minor for being a Bronze Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
Clarkston Community Center; Emory University
FULL DAY
9:00 – 16:00
TEaCHing & Learning Leadership in the Digital Age
Thank you to The Home Depot for being a Bronze Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Grand Hall D
HALF DAY
9:00 – 12:00
Foot-Soldiers in the Fight for Civil Rights: Dynamics of Inclusive Grass Roots Leadership – Witnesses to History
Thank you Azusa Pacific University being a Silver Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
National Center for Civil and Human Rights
HALF DAY
9:00 – 12:00
Global Mindset: The Key to Success in Global Inclusive Leadership Hyatt: Hanover Hall B
HALF DAY
9:00 – 12:00
Leading with the Brain AND the Mind: Happiness, Mindfulness, and the Healthy Leader
Thank you Palm Beach Atlantic University for being a Silver Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Hanover Hall A
HALF DAY
13:00 – 16:00
Exploring Peace Leadership for Inclusive Communities: A Leadership Journey to The Carter Center The Carter Center
HALF DAY
13:00 – 16:00
Identity, Power, and Systems: An Open-Space Dialogue on Critical Leadership Education
Thank you to Grand Canyon University for being a Bronze Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Hanover Hall B
HALF DAY
13:00 – 16:00
Inclusive Leadership Practiced by a World Leader in Aviation Delta Air Headquarters
HALF DAY
13:00 – 16:00
Profiles of Inclusive Leadership: How to Identify and Nurture the Leadership the World Needs Hyatt: Hanover Hall A
Conference Opening
15:00 – 16:45 Student Case Competition Poster Session
This is a non-ticketed event that is open to all attendees. If you would like to participate as a student team (and not just an audience member), you must sign up to compete by October 3
Hyatt: Centennial Foyer
15:30 – 16:45 Member Community Welcome Tables
Hyatt: Centennial Foyer
17:00 – 17:30 Plenary
Derreck Kayongo, CEO, Center for Civil and Human Rights, welcomes attendees to Atlanta and gives a keynote talk.
Thank you J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development for being a Platinum Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Centennial III & IV
17:30 – 18:00 Drum Majors for Justice March or Ride to the Center for Civil and Human Rights Depart from Hyatt Lobby
18:00 – 19:30 Welcome Reception
Thank you J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development for being a Platinum Sponsor and sponsoring this event! And, thank you Center for Civil & Human Rights for being a Silver Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
Center for Civil
& Human Rights

THURSDAY - NOVEMBER 3
Pre-registration is required for all ticketed events
6:30 Morning Run
Depart from Hyatt: Terrace Foyer
7:00 – 7:45 Morning Meditation with Amanda Brown Evans, PhD, Clinical Psychologist
Presented by Emory University's CBCT® Program
Hyatt: Executive Conference Suite 223
7:30 - 19:00 Volunteer Office OPEN Hyatt: Chicago A & B
7:30 - 20:00 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Hyatt: Terrace Foyer
7:30 - 20:00 A Thoughtful Space: Experiencing the Labyrinth Hyatt: Regency Ballroom V
8:00 – 8:45 Reflective Writing as a Way into Deeper Knowing Hyatt: Hanover Hall G
Ticketed Event
7:30 – 8:30
Arts & Leadership Learning Community Breakfast Hyatt: Dunwoody
8:00 – 8:45 Member Community Meetings:
Doctoral Program Faculty and Leaders
Learning Community Business Meeting
Ethics Forum Learning Community Business Meeting
Leadership Development Member Interest Group Business Meeting
Peace Leadership Affinity Group Business Meeting
Leadership Education Member Interest Group Business Meeting
Youth Leadership Member Interest Group Business Meeting
Hyatt: Baker
Hyatt: Courtland
Hyatt: Grand Hall A
Hyatt: Greenbriar
Hyatt: Hanover Hall E
Hyatt: Inman
8:00 – 9:00 Morning Coffee Break Hyatt: Centennial I & II
8:00 – 18:30 Exhibit Area OPEN Hyatt: Centennial I & II
9:00 – 10:15 Plenary
ILA Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation to Gill Robinson Hickman; Robert Greenleaf honored, posthumously, with an ILA Lifetime Achievement Award; Ajay Bromdeo, African Union Ambassador to the European Union, gives keynote talk.
Hyatt: Centennial III & IV
10:45 – 12:00 1st Concurrent SessionHyatt: Various Rooms
12:15 – 13:15 2nd Concurrent Session Hyatt: Various Rooms
13:30 – 14:45 Lunch Break  
Ticketed Event
13:30 – 14:45
Leadership Education Member Interest Group Luncheon
Thank you SAGE Publishing & Creighton University for being Silver Sponsors and sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Regency Ballroom VI
15:00 – 16:30 3rd Concurrent SessionHyatt: Various Rooms
16:45 – 17:30 Afternoon Coffee Break Hyatt: Centennial I & II
16:45 – 17:45 Emerging Scholars Research Consortium
This is a non-ticketed closed event that is only open to participants of the ESRC. Jr. scholars for this event have already been selected. If you would like to participate as a Sr. scholar/mentor, you may indicate your interest on the conference registration form when you register
Thank you University of Phoenix for being a Silver Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Regency Ballroom V
16:45 – 18:15 Interactive Roundtable Discussions Hyatt: Centennial III
18:30 - 20:00 Antioch University Graduate School of Leadership and Change Reception Hyatt: Grand Hall D
18:30 - 20:00 Gonzaga University Leadership Programs Evening Reception Hyatt: Grand Hall A
18:30 - 20:00 Reception for College & University Leadership Educators Sponsored by LeaderShape Hyatt: Grand Hall C
20:00 JORDAN IS SO CHILLY: An Encounter with Lillian Smith - Adapted and Performed by Brenda Bynum
Thank you to the Georgia Humanities Council for underwriting this performance!
Hyatt: Learning Center
Ticketed Dinners
Ticketed Event
19:15
Public Leadership Member Interest Group Dinner
(bus to Collegetown departs Hyatt lobby at 19:15)
Collegetown Farm
Bus departs from Hyatt Lobby at 19:15
Ticketed Event
19:30
Leadership Education Directors, Deans, and Chairs Affinity Group Dinner
Thank you to Harvard Kennedy School - Executive Ed. for being a Silver Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
White Oak Kitchen
Ticketed Event
19:30
Youth Leadership Member Interest Group Dinner
Alma Cocina Restaurant

FRIDAY - NOVEMBER 4
Pre-registration is required for all ticketed events
7:00 – 7:45 Morning Meditation with Lobsang Tenzin Negi, PhD, developer of CBCT and Director of the Emory-Tibet Partnership 
Presented by Emory University's CBCT® Program
Hyatt: Executive Conference Suite 223
7:30 - 20:00 A Thoughtful Space: Experiencing the Labyrinth Hyatt: Regency Ballroom VI
8:00 – 8:45 Reflective Writing as a Way into Deeper Knowing Hyatt: Hanover Hall G
8:00 - 19:00 Volunteer Office OPEN Hyatt: Chicago A & B
8:00 - 20:00 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Hyatt: Terrace Foyer
8:00 – 8:45 Member Community Meetings:
Philosophy, Religion and Worldviews Learning Community Business Meeting
Leadership Scholarship Member Interest Group Business Meeting
Sustainability Leadership Learning Community Business Meeting
Public Leadership Member Interest Group Business Meeting
Business Leadership Member Interest Group Business Meeting
Followership Learning Community Business Meeting
Arts and Leadership Learning Community Business Meeting
Hyatt: Baker
Hyatt: Courtland
Hyatt: Dunwoody
Hyatt: Fairlie
Hyatt: Inman
Hyatt: Kennesaw
Hyatt: Lenox
8:00 – 9:00 Morning Coffee Break Hyatt: Centennial I & II
8:00 – 19:30 Exhibit Area OPEN Hyatt: Centennial I & II
9:00 – 10:15 Plenary
ILA Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation to Barbara Kellerman; Helen Astin honored, posthumously, with an ILA Lifetime Achievement Award; Ron Heifetz, Harvard Kennedy School, gives keynote talk; Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award Presentation; Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award Presentation;
Hyatt: Centennial III & IV
10:45 – 12:00 4th Concurrent SessionHyatt: Various Rooms
12:15 – 13:15 5th Concurrent SessionHyatt: Various Rooms
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch Break  
Ticketed Event
13:30 - 14:45
7th Annual Women and Leadership Networking Luncheon
Thank you to The Graduate School, Indiana Wesleyan Univ. for being a Silver Sponsor and sponsoring this event! And thank you Agnes Scott College for being a Bronze Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Regency Ballroom VI
15:00 - 16:15 6th Concurrent Session Hyatt: Various Rooms
16:30 - 17:45 7th Concurrent Session Hyatt: Various Rooms
18:15 – 19:30 Meet the Authors Reception / Lifetime Achievement Awardee Meet & Greet
This is a non-ticketed event. All attendees are welcome to attend this reception and meet their favorite leadership authors! In addition to the many authors that will be on hand, the reception also includes an opportunity to meet and congratulate ILA's 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award winners, Gill Robinson Hickman and Barbara Kellerman in person. If you are an author and would like to be given space to share your book during this event, you may indicate your interest on the conference registration form when you register. Thank you to the Jepson School of Leadership Studies for being a Gold Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: Centennial III
18:15 – 19:30 Poster SessionHyatt: Centennial III
18:15 – 20:30 10th Annual Student Case Competition Final Presentations - Graduate Division
This is a non-ticketed event that is open to all attendees. If you would like to participate as a student team (and not just an audience member), you must sign up to compete by October 3
Hyatt: Grand Hall A
18:15 – 20:30 10th Annual Student Case Competition Final Presentations - Undergraduate Division
This is a non-ticketed event that is open to all attendees. If you would like to participate as a student team (and not just an audience member), you must sign up to compete by October 3
Hyatt: Grand Hall B

SATURDAY - NOVEMBER 5
Pre-registration is required for all post-conference workshops
7:00 – 7:45 Morning Meditation with Stephen Blount, MD, The Carter Center 
Presented by Emory University's CBCT® Program
Hyatt: Executive Conference Suite 223
7:30 - 12:00 A Thoughtful Space: Experiencing the Labyrinth Hyatt: Regency Ballroom V
8:00 - 8:30 Morning Coffee & Tea in Membership Meeting Hyatt: Grand Hall A
8:00 - 13:00 Volunteer Office OPEN Hyatt: Chicago A & B
8:00 - 14:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Hyatt: Terrace Foyer
8:00 - 8:45 Annual ILA Membership Meeting Hyatt: Regency Ballroom VI
9:00 – 10:00 8th Concurrent Session Hyatt: Various Rooms
10:15 – 11:30 9th Concurrent SessionHyatt: Various Rooms
11:45 - 13:00 Plenary
George A. Papandreou, Former Prime Minister of Greece (2009-2011), gives keynote talk; Student Case Competition Award Presentati; Katherine Tyler Scott, ILA Board Chair, Managing Principal, Ki ThoughtBridge, LLC, and Ira Chaleff, Author, The Courageous Follower, will give conference weaving.
Hyatt: Centennial III & IV
Post-Conference Events
POST-CON
14:00 - 17:00
#DoBlackLivesReallyMatter? Hyatt: Hanover Hall B
POST-CON
14:00 - 17:00)
Inclusive Leadership in the Workplace: Coaching Ourselves as a Practical, Effective, and Progressive Way to Secure and Increase Inclusiveness
Thank you to Royal Roads University for being a Silver Sponsor and sponsoring this event!
Hyatt: The Learning Center
POST-CON
14:00 - 17:00
Leadership and Tango — Exploring the Dance of Leadership Through Argentine Tango Hyatt: Hanover Hall F
POST-CON
14:00 - 17:00
Transcending the Obvious and the Ambiguous: Visual Art as a Pathway to Inclusive Leadership WonderRoot Community Art Center Gallery