The Global Leadership Institute Conference (GLIC) is our converging event, offering the opportunity to form career-enhancing connections, meet and learn from dynamic speakers, and share new experiences, all of which enable synergistic growth personally and professionally. 

The 2023 conference, Leading Global Innovation During Crisis, will be hosted by the Global Leadership Institute at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, virtually on April 21, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (USA).  

GLIC is an opportunity for academics, practitioners, and policymakers to unlock the power of a Community of Practice. A Community of Practice (CoP) model works best when a group of people share similar concerns or passions and want to learn about best practices from peers and validate their approach to solving complex problems. Share your organizational insights and research during GLIC 2023 while also participating in transformative conversations surrounding a set of standards for global leadership curricula. Experience immersive and thought-provoking sessions virtually from wherever you may be in the world.

Throughout the conference, there will be panels and discussions that will help us to gain insight as individuals and as a collective through intersecting ideas and commitment to furthering the field of global leadership.

Why Should I Attend?

  • Learn – Increase your knowledge through various speakers, a roundtable discussion, and an opportunity to engage and ask questions to continue the conversations.
  • Engage – Connect with knowledgeable and innovative thinkers from around the world with a shared interest in global leadership connecting people from multiple disciplines and industries.
  • Inspire – Challenges and opportunities surrounding the conference theme are embraced along with strategies to keep moving forward.

Check Out Our Keynote Speaker

Mark E. Mendenhall, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of global leadership and international human resource management. Dr. Mendenhall holds the J. Burton Frierson Chair of Excellence in Business Leadership in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga.
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For questions about the 2023 Global Leadership Institute Conference, please e-mail: GLI@smwc.edu