Lead in Law Student Leadership Conference

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00

Allard Hall

Do you aspire to be a leader in law school or in the legal profession? Would you like to have a chance to connect with industry leaders in a small group setting and gain inspiration for your personal development?

You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership potential at our inaugural Lead in Law Student Leadership Conference on April 27, 2019. In order to make this event of high value to participants, we are capping the capacity to create space for meaningful interactions. 

Registration has now closed.

See the final conference schedule.

Our speaker & facilitator line up will include the following community leaders from various industries as well as a legal panel & an opportunity to network! As well, we are thrilled the announce the members of the Lawyers as Leaders panel will feature Managing Partner Cliff Proudfoot and other outstanding members of the legal community including Stephen MussellKaren AmeyawJulian Riddell and Sarah Sidhu

Loretta Cella | What Is Effective Leadership workshop 1 & Who You Choose to Be Determines Your Impact & Success workshop 2 facilitator

With service spanning across 10 countries, Loretta Cella has spent the last 20 years as an instigator of change in the field of human services. From grassroots initiative in some of the world's more challenging townships and slums to working with federal and municipal programs and services, Loretta has honed her skills in coaching, facilitation, education, leadership and change management. Loretta holds a Masters in Leadership from Royal Roads University, is an accredited ICF coach and a certified Prosci change manager. She has a sincere passion for diversity, supporting people to reach their potential and creating changes in a sustainable and meaningful way.

Darren Dahl | Being Intellectually Uncomfortable workshop

Darren Dahl is Professor of Marketing and Behavioural Science and the B.C. Council  Innovation Professor at the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. He is also the Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and the Director of the Robert H. Lee Graduate School. In addition, he is currently editor-in-chief of the Journal of Consumer Research. He has won awards for both his research (UBC Sauder School Senior Research Award, UBC Killam Research Award) and his teaching (3M Teaching Fellow, Economist Business Professor of the Year) efforts. He has been an invited speaker at numerous universities including Harvard, Yale, and Wharton among others. He has also been a visiting professor at Stanford, Columbia University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. from the UBC Sauder School of Business.

Tom Scholte | Conflict Theatre style experiential workshop on exploring team dynamics

A Conflict Theatre skills development workshop is an opportunity to use a series of games and embodied exercises to build capacity for constructive conflict engagement. Participants reflect on personal challenges, interpersonal dynamics, and systemic structures through fun activities that offer a new way to look at old patterns in conflict. This particular workshop will focus on exploring team dynamics and the role we play in teams.