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November 2017

Who Should Attend?


If you are thinking about attending the Emerging Leaders Alliance conference,

CLICK HERE  for feedback from some of our conference attendees.

Here are some tips on who should attend:
  • Industry and Government Agencies: Rising or current middle management (or equivalent) with demonstrated potential for upper level/executive management. Rising or current technical staff leaders (e.g., Associate Research Consultant, Research Specialist, etc.) with the demonstrated potential for corporate fellow (or equivalent) and/or Technical Society/National Academy Fellow.
  • Universities (i.e., professors): Six or more years of experience (including leading research groups or centers) with aspirations for university leadership positions (Department Chair, Dean or higher) and/or demonstrated potential for Technical Society/National Academy Fellow.
  • A Record of Achievement: This includes individual contributions (e.g., published papers, awards, etc.) and organizational success (e.g., promotions within an organization, documented success of the individual’s group, etc.). A member in good standing of a partnering professional society.
  • Preference to those organizations (e.g., companies, academic institution, government agency, etc.) that do not have an internal leadership program (e.g., smaller companies or larger organizations with only management training).
  • Unique opportunity to expand the Emerging Leaders Alliance (e.g., international participant).
  • Typically ages 25-35.

Connect With Us

Become a PARTNER!

The Emerging Leaders Alliance welcomes new organizations to become involved as full partners. For more information, contact Chris McKelvey ( at the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), or +1.724.814.3076.