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Conference Agenda

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

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 11
14:00 - 19:00 Volunteer Office OPEN Registration Hall office
14:00 - 19:00 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Registration Hall The Square

THURSDAY - OCTOBER 12
Pre-registration is required for all pre-conference events
08:00 - 18:00 Volunteer Office OPEN Registration Hall office
08:00 - 19:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Registration Hall The Square
Pre-Conference Events (Click Each Title for Details)
FULL DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 17:00
How to 'Yes And' Turbulence: Developing Resilience for Contemporary Leadership
Thank you to Indiana Tech for being a Bronze Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre Studio 315
FULL DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 17:00
The New Normal: Leading with Artistry in a Turbulent World SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre Studio 311
FULL DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 17:00
Global Refugee Crisis, Migration and Trauma: Lessons at the Intersection of Peace and Sustainability Leadership
Thank you to Eastern University for being a Bronze Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Quaker Council for European Affairs
FULL DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 17:00
Improving Leadership Decision Making in a VUCA World SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre Studio 313
FULL DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 17:00
Developing Cultural Competence: Exploring the European Capitol from a Cross-Cultural Perspective SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre Studio 316 then off to explore Brussels
FULL DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 17:00
Leveraging Polarities in Turbulence: Transforming Vicious Cycles into Virtuous Cycles
Thank you to the Geneva Centre for Security Policy - Center for Creative Leadership for being a Platinum Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre Studio 314
FULL DAY
Ticketed Event
10:45 – 17:45
Leadership During Wild Times: Exploring Nature, Wicked Challenges, and Wildness Within SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre Studio 316 then off to Brussels Park
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 12:00
Preparing Leaders for a Turbulent World: The Status of Doctoral Programs
Thank you to the University of Phoenix for being a Silver Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre Studio 312
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
09:00 – 12:00
Sustaining a Values-Driven Firm in Turbulent Markets: A Field Trip with Magnetrol International, NV
Thank you to the Center for Values-Driven Leadership at Benedictine University for being Bronze Sponsors & sponsoring this event!
Magnetrol International, Inc.
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
13:00 – 17:30
Leadership in Grand Béguinage, Leuven Grand Béguinage, Leuven
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
14:00 – 17:00
Leading with Impact in Higher Education: Strategies for Current and Aspiring Leaders
Thank you to Palm Beach Atlantic University for being a Silver Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre Studio 312
HALF DAY
Ticketed Event
14:00 – 17:00
Learning in Leadership: A Visit to the European Parliament
Thank you to Deloitte for being a Conference Partner & sponsoring this event!
European Parliament

FRIDAY - OCTOBER 13
Pre-registration is required for all ticketed events
07:30 – 19:00 Volunteer Office OPEN
Registration Hall Office
07:30 – 19:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Registration Hall The Square
08:00 - 18:30 Exhibit Area Open Grand Hall 1 The Square
08:00 - 08:45 Morning Coffee and Tea Grand Hall 1 The Square
08:00 - 08:45 Member Community Meetings Various Rooms at The Square
09:00 - 10:15 Plenary 1
Herman Van Rompuy, Prime Minister of Belgium (2008-2009), President of the European Council (2009-2014)
Thank you to Deloitte for being a Conference Partner & sponsoring this event!
Gold Hall
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break Grand hall 1 The Square
10:45 – 12:00 Concurrent Session 1
Various Rooms at The Square
12:15 – 13:15 Concurrent Session 2 Various Rooms at The Square
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 & sponsoring this event!

The Arts & Leadership Learning Community Luncheon
Hall 400

Delvaux Foyer
15:00 – 16:30 Concurrent Session 3 Various Rooms at The Square
16:45 – 17:15 Coffee Break in Exhibit Area Grand hall 1 The Square
16:45 – 18:15 Interactive Roundtable Discussions Grand hall 1 The Square
16:45 – 18:15
Member Community Welcome Tables Grand hall 1 The Square
16:45 – 17:45 9th Annual Emerging Scholars Research Consortium 
18:00 Hosted Receptions Various rooms in The Square
Ticketed Event
19:30
Youth Leadership Networking Dinner

Deans, Directors, and Chairs Networking Dinner

Philosophy, Religion, and World Views Networking Dinner

Public Leadership Networking Dinner
Chez Leon

Scheltema

Passage du Tavern

Restaurant Vincent

SATURDAY - OCTOBER 14
Pre-registration is required for all ticketed events
08:00 - 19:00 Volunteer Office OPEN Registration Hall Office
08:00 - 19:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Registration Hall The Square
08:00 – 19:30 Exhibit Area Open 
Grand hall 1 The Square
08:00 – 09:00 Morning Coffee and Tea Grand hall 1 The Square
08:00 – 08:45 Member Meeting Silver Hall
09:00 – 10:15 Plenary 2
David Petraeus, Director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (2011-2012)
Gold Hall
10:30 – 11:45 Concurrent Session 4 various rooms at The Square
12:00 – 13:00 Concurrent Session 5 various rooms at The Square
13:15 - 14:30 Lunch Break  
Ticketed Event
13:15 - 14:30
The Eighth Annual Women and Leadership Affinity Group Luncheon
Thank you to Magnetrol for being a Silver Sponsor & sponsoring this event!

The Ethics Forum Learning Community Luncheon
Hall 400

Delvaux Foyer
14:45 - 15:45 Concurrent Session 6 various rooms at The Square
16:00 - 17:00 Concurrent Session 7 various rooms at The Square
17:15 – 18:15 Concurrent Session 8 various rooms at The Square
18:30 – 20:00 Poster SessionGrand hall 1 The Square
18:30 – 20:00 Author Meet and Greet Reception
Thank you to Deloitte for being a Conference Partner & sponsoring this event!
Grand hall 1 The Square
18:30 – 20:00 Lifetime Achievement Awardee Meet & Greet
Thank you to the Geneva Centre for Security Policy - Center for Creative Leadership for being a Platinum Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Grand hall 1 The Square
18:30 – 19:45 11th Annual Student Case Competition Final Presentations Silver Hall

SUNDAY - OCTOBER 15
Pre-registration is required for all post-conference workshops
08:00 - 13:00 Volunteer Office OPEN Registration Hall Office
08:00 - 14:30 ILA Check-In and Help Desk OPEN Registration Hall The Square
09:00 – 10:30 Concurrent Session 9 17 various rooms at The Square
10:45 – 11:45 Concurrent Session 10 17 various rooms at The Square
11:45 Coffee Break Outside of Gold Hall
12:15 - 13:30 Plenary 3
Margaret Heffernan, Acclaimed author of Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at Our Peril; and
Jeroen van der Veer, Chief Executive of Royal Dutch Shell plc (2004-2009)
Thank you to the Geneva Centre for Security Policy - Center for Creative Leadership for being a Platinum Sponsor & sponsoring this event!
Gold Hall