The first annual Ignite & Inspire Leadership Conference (IILC), scheduled for May 8 to May 10, 2024, promises to be a transformative experience for seasoned leaders and aspiring visionaries alike.
In the rapidly evolving landscape of leadership, staying ahead of the curve requires a keen understanding of both human potential and technological advancements. The first annual Ignite & Inspire Leadership Conference (IILC), scheduled for May 8-10, 2024, promises to be a transformative experience for seasoned leaders and aspiring visionaries alike. Developed in collaboration with industry executives, this conference is tailored to those eager to make a lasting impact on their organizations and personal brands.
The spring 2024 theme
The heartbeat of this year’s conference revolves around the theme of “Human-centered leadership in the age of AI.” As the world witnesses transformative technologies like ChatGPT and anticipates massive industry shifts, leaders are confronted with the challenge of maintaining personal connections in an increasingly digital world. How do you harness technology without losing touch with the core of human potential? How can AI be leveraged to fulfill organizational missions while preserving the essence of authentic leadership?
The three-day event, hosted at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan, is designed to spark conversations, foster community among leaders, and inspire forward-thinking approaches to leadership challenges. Here’s a glimpse of what participants can expect:
Wednesday: Evening Networking Reception
Kick off the conference with an informal networking reception, setting the stage for meaningful connections and collaborations.
Thursday: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Provided
A day packed with insights, featuring discussions on human-centered leadership, leveraging AI, and interactive workshops. Networking opportunities during provided meals enhance the collaborative atmosphere.
Friday: Breakfast Provided
The conference concludes with a final breakfast, offering attendees the chance to reflect on key takeaways and solidify connections made over the course of the event.
The Grand Hotel, nestled on Mackinac Island, provides a picturesque backdrop for the IILC 2024. Located at 286 Grand Avenue, Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757, the hotel offers a charming setting for participants to engage in thought-provoking discussions and build lasting relationships.
To ensure your convenience, a block of rooms has been reserved at a discounted rate with the Grand Hotel. Stay tuned for the provided link, ensuring you secure your accommodations seamlessly.
Hear from a lead presenter
The IILC 2024 is not just a conference; it’s an opportunity to delve into the future of leadership, exploring the delicate balance between technological innovation and human connection. As leaders from diverse industries converge on Mackinac Island, this event promises to be a crucible for inspiration, knowledge sharing, and networking. Embrace the chance to be a part of the conversation that will shape the future of leadership in the age of AI.
The Ignite & Inspire Leadership Conference (IILC) is an effort of Concordia’s Office of Continuing Education and the Batterman School of Business. Learn more about other continuing education offerings by clicking below.