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NOVEMBER 19 - 20, 2020
November 19 - 20, 2020

About the Conference

Today’s intense combination of economic, social, and political issues is challenging leadership like never before. Organizations are experiencing significant change and transformation, and pressures have led to an incredible need for human-centered, high impact leadership applications and methodologies. This year’s event will examine the latest best practices, strategies, and success stories for transforming the world of  leadership. This year’s focus will be on innovative and superior practices and mindsets necessary to advance your leadership development into the future. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a highly interactive and human centered conference experience.

Who Should Attend

  • CHROs
  • Directors and Vice Presidents of:
    • Leadership Development
    • Executive Development
    • Talent Management
    • Other L&D Functions
    • Centers of Excellence for Learning and Development
    • Corporate Universities
  • Diversity leaders
  • HR practitioners from: for-profit, not-for-profit and government agencies who are expected to build leadership capabilities and satisfy their organizations’ demands for “ready and able” leaders

Get Involved

If you would like to get involved in this year’s conference, please contact us.

Amy Lui Abel, Vice President, Human Capital Research, The Conference Board

Nabeel Ahmad, Senior Researcher, Human Capital, The Conference Board

Stephane Charbonnier, Chief Human Resources Officer, L'Oreal USA

Scott Docherty, P&G Creativity Leader, P&G

Carly Fiorina, Founder and Chairman, Carly Fiorina Enterprises

Lia Frid, Technology Leader, Red Hat

Bradley Haime, Head of Executive Education, Leadership Development and Performance Management, Verizon

George Halleneck, Director, Research, Center for Creative Leadership

Jonathan Kirschner, CEO, AIIR Consulting

Clint Kofford, Head, Talent Development, Johnson & Johnson

Maggie LaLima, Head of Leadership Development, Cigna

Elizabeth Lentz, Ph.D., Managing Consultant, Personal Decisions Research Institutes, LLC

Arden Madsen, Director of Talent Management, Adobe

Gary Magenta, Chief Change Architect, Root Inc.

Joe Pellegrini, Vice President Human Resources, Stryker

Elaine Pulakos, CEO, PDRI

Noah Rabinowitz, Chief Learning Officer and Vice President Global Leadership Development, Intel

Nancy Stefanick, Head of Leadership Development, Stryker

Hitendra Wadhwa, Professor, Columbia University

Nick Wagner, Organizational Development Consultant, Cigna

Stephanie Waite, Director, Leadership & Organizational Development, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chris Winton, VP of HR, FedEx Corporation

Christopher Yates, General Manager of Global Learning and Development, Microsoft Corporation


All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

Supporting Sponsors
Gagen MacDonald (transferred from LD CHICAGO PRECON)
Root - LD NY 2020 - Supporting Sponsor and Precon
Root - Supporting Sponsor and Pre Con LDNY 2020
Associate Sponsors
AIIR Consulting - Leadership Development 2020 (NYC) - Associate Sponsor
DDI (transferred from LD Chicago)
Marketing Partner
CCL 2020