Leadership Now Conference Coming to Bridge View Center

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

OTTUMWA-The fifth annual regional leadership conference, Leadership Now, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa. The conference is open to anyone who has an interest in leadership, particularly those leaders in Wapello and surrounding counties.

The event is a collaborative effort involving four organizations that are active in promoting leadership in our area: ActionCOACH Heartland, Indian Hills Community College, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, and the Ottumwa Leadership Academy. The goal of the organizational committee is to increase the number of people in this region who are actively engaged in promoting and practicing positive leadership qualities.

In addition to multiple breakout sessions, two keynote speakers will be featured. Iowa Secretary of State, Paul Pate, will open the conference with his presentation Service, Participation, and Integrity. The closing keynote this year will be given by Lauren Schieffer. She will present Finding Significance: The Magic Leadership Intangible.

Interested individuals can see a complete agenda for the day by visiting the conference website at http://leadershipnow.net. You can also register for the conference via this page.

The registration fee is $79, which includes a light breakfast and lunch. Anyone who is a graduate, or current member, of a leadership program offered by one of the sponsoring organizations may register at the alumni rate of $69. (Contact the organization that you attended to receive the promotional code.) The student rate this year is $39 and is available to any current high school, Indian Hills, or Job Corps student.

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