The Executive Leadership Forum is an exclusive and intimate learning event for association CEOs and senior staff. This senior executive retreat will broaden your perspectives on leadership and executive management. Held in a different Canadian city each year, it's not just the location that makes this program special; it's the passionate gathering of minds and voices that fosters an intellectual and creative community. Step outside of your routine to get fresh ideas to advance your association and connect with world renowned thought leaders. Join your peers for a 360-degree view on leadership amid some of the most photographed landscapes in Canada.
Who Should Attend
This advanced-level program is designed for CEOs and senior staff of associations and nonprofit organizations who want to step out of their daily routine and look at
association leadership through a new lens.
Arlene Pietranton, PhD, CAE serves as executive director of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the professional scientific, and credentialing association for 140,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Arlene currently serves as chair of the ASAE Board of Directors.
Here are the speakers you'll hear at the Executive Leadership Forum.
Kenneth Gronbach makes the science of shifting demography come alive by making it relevant to today’s culture, business climate and
economy. A gifted speaker and nationally recognized author, his thought provoking presentation will explore the future of communications, how education will be
delivered to the next generation and beyond, Why our will homes become much smaller, what countries and continents are demographically positioned to excel, and much
Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is president of the University of Calgary and a passionate advocate for the importance of higher education, its power
to solve the world’s greatest challenges, and its role in developing talented young people into successful leaders. She will share her perspectives on a model of
leadership that can inspire change in a postsecondary institution while encouraging the campus community to aspire to excellence in research, teaching, learning, and
in the delivery of administrative and operational services.
Alan Gregerman is an internationally-renowned authority on business strategy and innovation who will show you how to create remarkable breakthroughs
in the things that matter most. Tap into a world filled with fascinating ideas and perspectives by rethinking the way you engage and work with all of the
remarkable strangers inside your own organization.
Todd Henry is the founder of Accidental Creative, a consultancy that helps organizations generate brilliant ideas. Most of us live with the stubborn
idea that we’ll always have tomorrow to do our most important and valuable work, but by the end of each day we’re often left asking ourselves “did the work I do today
really matter?” Learn a practical process for identifying personal and organizational passion areas and a framework for applying them to the work you're already
Bastiaan Heemsbergen, Ph.D., an internationally acclaimed facilitiator, educator, author and corporate psychologist, shares his insights
on driving transformative change. Learn how successful initiatives undertaken by organizations from around the world create a framework that enables transformative
efforts to stick.