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Ottawa 2019 Highlights

What an amazing conference! From the pre- and post-conference deep dives to the 450+ workshops, presentations, and papers; from the opening reception to the dynamic plenaries, Leadership: Courage Required had something for everyone. This page of highlights and resources is for those who were able to attend and those who weren't.

Looking for the contact information for a presenter or newly met colleague? Log in to ILA Intersections and search the directory.

To begin your exploration of the conference, please explore the links on the right or scroll down for photos and videos from the conference.

Conference Program Book, Handouts, & PowerPoints

Read the print program by downloading the program book (pdf).

Search the online conference module for handouts, papers, and powerpoints uploaded by presenters. Please note that not all presenters upload material.

Conference in the News!

"Scheer's problem not social views but that he's 'hard to trust,' says former PM Campbell." iPolitics, 28 October 2019. Interview with the Rt. Honourable Kim Campbell during #ILA2019Ottawa.

"Americans are increasingly skeptical about the effectiveness of their leaders." ValueWalk, 25 October 2019. #ILA2019Ottawa mentioned for new research unveiled at the conference.

"Plain-spoken approach is best in a minority government, Paul Martin says." iPolitics, 25 October 2019. #ILA2019Ottawa plenary speaker Rt. Hon. Paul Martin offers advice to Justin Trudeau.


Conference Photos

Visit specific albums or our entire Flickr stream below.

Scenes Around the Conference
Plenary Sessions and Awards
International Student Case Competition
Opening Reception
Concurrent Sessions (Friday)
Concurrent Sessions (Saturday)
Concurrent Sessions (Sunday)
Interactive Roundtable Discussions
Emerging Scholars Research Consortium
Telfer 50th Anniversary Celebration at ILA Ottawa
Member Community Meetings & Luncheons
Saturday Evening Reception, Book Signing, and Hosted Posters

If you find yourself in a photo, post it on social media with "I attended #ILA2019Ottawa" and be sure to tag ILA!

View all photos on our Flickr stream.

Conference Plenary Videos

Enjoy these complete plenary videos, including award ceremonies!


Opening Plenary with The Right Honourable Paul Martin and Senator/Ànike Nìgànizi Murray Sinclair
(Friday 25 October, 2019)

Saturday Plenary with The Right Honourable David Johnston, Henry Mintzberg, and The Right Honourable Kim Campbell
(Saturday 26 October, 2019)

Closing Plenary with Danièle Henkel
(Sunday 27 October, 2019)