28th Annual International Leadership Conference


Science of Leadership

The Chair Academy’s 28th Annual International Leadership Conference will be held March 26-29, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303, USA

AMENITIES:
• Self Parking: $22.00/night 
• Overnight Valet Parking: $32.00/night 
• Standard Internet in guest rooms: FREE, Premium Internet: $14.95/day 
• For a full list of amenities, CLICK HERE.

The conference goal is to:
• Provide an interactive forum for educational leaders at all levels
• Address administrative and academic needs of higher education/organizational leaders
• Develop the skills required for effective leadership
• Maximize the opportunity for conferees to interact, network and build community

The Chair Academy’s conference is an exceptional opportunity for participants to meet and share ideas, issues, and challenges with colleagues from global higher education organizations. Participants gain practical knowledge, new ideas and tools, as well as current research and trends from world renowned speakers, presenters and concurrent sessions

Empower yourself personally, professionally, and organizationally.

 

 

 

Conference Prelude

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 2:30pm - Capitol Ballroom
Principles of Leadership: A Discussion

Presented by Clifton Taulbert and a group of global educators and leaders
Summary Coming Soon

 

Conference Summit

Tuesday, March 29, 2019 - 2:30pm - Capitol Ballroom
A View From the top: A President's Perspective

Presented by Clifton Taulbert and a group of global organizational presidents
Summary Coming Soon

Session Summaries

Find the schedule, presenters, room location, and complete summaries for every concurrent and roundtable session presented at the Annual Conference.

Pre-Conf Workshops

These day-long skill-building workshops are a great benefit of your conference experience. Included in our Mile High registration package.

 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019


7:00am - 4:00pm

Conference Booth Hours
Location - Foyer

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast
Location - Capitol Ballroom

8:00am - 9:30am

Conference Skill-Building Workshops
Location - See Conference Workshops

9:30am - 9:45am

AM Break
Location - Capitol Ballroom

9:45am - 11:15pm

Conference Skill-Building Workshops, Continued
Location - See Conference Workshops

11:15pm - 12:30pm

Lunch (on your own)

12:30am - 2:00pm

Conference Skill-Building Workshops, Continued
Location - See Conference Workshops

2:00pm - 2:30pm

PM Break
Location - Capitol Ballroom

2:30pm - 4:00pm

Opening Conference Summit:
The Principles of Leadership
Featuring Clifton Taulbert and a panel of Academy facilitators from around the world
Location - Capitol Ballroom

5:30pm and 5:50pm

Shuttle to Awards Gala Departure Times
(by invitation)
Location - Main Hotel Entrance

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

7:00am - 5:00pm

Conference Booth Hours
Location - Foyer

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast
Location - Capitol Ballroom

8:30am - 10:30am

Opening General Session
Keynote: Barry Posner
Location - Capitol Ballroom

10:30am - 11:00am

AM Break
Location - Capitol Ballroom

11:00am - 12:15pm

Concurrent/Roundtable Session 1
Location - See Session Schedule

12:15pm - 1:45pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:45pm - 3:00pm

Concurrent/Roundtable Session 2
Location - See Session Schedule

3:00pm - 3:30pm

PM Break
Location - Capitol Ballroom

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Second General Session
Keynote: Britt Andreatta
Location - Capitol Ballroom

5:30pm - 5:45pm

First Timers Meeting
Location - Capitol Ballroom

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Welcome Reception
Location - Capitol Ballroom

 

Thursday, March 28, 2019


7:00am - 4:15pm

Conference Booth Hours
Location - Foyer

7:30am - 8:30am

Breakfast
Location - Capitol Ballroom

8:30am - 10:30am

Third General Session
Keynote: John Hope Bryant
Location - Capitol Ballroom

10:30am - 11:00am

AM Break
Location - Capitol Ballroom

11:00am - 3:00pm

IAB/Practitioners Board Meeting (by invitation)
Location - TBD

11:00am - 12:15pm

Concurrent/Roundtable Session 3
Location - See Session Schedule

12:15pm - 1:45pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:45am - 3:00pm

Concurrent/Roundtable Session 4
Location - See Session Schedule

3:00pm - 3:30pm

PM Break
Location - Capitol Ballroom

3:30pm - 4:15pm

Concurrent/Roundtable Session 5
Location - See Session Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 29, 2019


8:00am - 9:00am

Networking Breakfast
Location - Capitol Ballroom

9:00am - 10:30am

Closing Conference Summit:
A View From the Top: An Organizational Leader's Perspective
Featuring Clifton Taulbert and a panel of organizational presidents from around the world
Location - Capitol Ballroom



Sheraton Atlanta Hotel

In the heart of downtown Atlanta, we're surrounded by sensational dining, enviable attractions, and vibrant nightlife just minutes from the Georgia World Congress Center, Mercedes Benz Stadium, Phillips Arena, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coke, Civil Right Museum and the College Football Hall of Fame. Our hotel is 10 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Enjoy leisure time in our Garden Courtyard Pool with a retractable glass dome or take advantage of our state-of-the-art Sheraton Fitness Center.



Fandangles Restaurant and Bar

Casual bar/restaurant featuring hand crafted cocktails, crafts beers and wines complemented with a creative locally inspired menu.

Open for dinner 
Dress code: Casual

 



Collage Restaurant

This cozy venue in the heart of the hotel provides a welcoming place to relax over a leisurely breakfast or a lunch with friends or colleagues. Buffet and à la carte options ensure plenty of fresh, delicious selections.

Open for breakfast and lunch 
Dress code: Casual



The Market

A complete market featuring Starbucks coffee drinks, all day sandwich options, snacks, drinks and much more.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 
Dress code: Casual

 

 



Restaurants Near Sheraton Atlanta Hotel

Downtown Atlanta offers several amazing culinary options, all within walking distance of the hotel.

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Things To Do In Atlanta

Atlanta offers several amazing attractions and entertainment options, all a short walk or drive from the hotel.

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Transportation Options

Transport options - Parking Rates - Driving Directions

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Google Driving Directions

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UBER/LYFT

Uber and Lyft are available in Atlanta. Price is variable, depending on volume of business.

 

Conference Sponsors

Recognizing our Conference Sponsors. Without their contributions we would not be able to bring you the high level speakers, and continue keeping our registration costs at a participant friendly rate.