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2021 IELA Congress: “A Beginner’s Mind”

02.07.2021

The wait is now over: the 36th IELA Congress took place online from June 29th to July 1st 2021 and explored the perspective of a beginner’s mind.

The online platform for re-connecting, accessing the on-demand area to all sessions & additional content material plus networking opportunities was extended by 30 days to the new deadline of July 31st. The congress format was constructed to encourage free movement between flows throughout the day, in order to address the online challenge which was intensified during the period of pandemic: think, breakfast brains, stream and now work lab and the extra-mile areas. this year’s concept took a step further with joy-empower and thrive to energize delegates during the breaks, using interlude design to help members to remain connected, focussed and fresh although in front of a screen several hours per day.

The 36th IELA Congress is part of the IELA Back to Business programme. It was organised free of charge for all IELA Members and registered 348 delegates from 48 countries over the three days. This event is a mix of socializing, sharing knowledge, networking and strengthening business relationships among members. It is divided into 4 parts: Networking platform also prior to June 29th, the on-demand area pre-congress, the 3 day live Congress and the 30 day post event period until July 31st to continue networking and select sessions in the on-demand area. As to the focus of the event, Elizabeth Niehaus, IELA executive officer explains “’Why a beginners mind? We need to shift our “old” perspective and open our minds, allowing ourselves to identify new territories with curiosity and open hearts. In this spirit, the online format gives our members areas and topics to explore to gain insights, obtain foresight and learn how to adjust course and reshape our future..

IELA chairperson Guido Fornelli confirms: “A Beginner’s Mind is the only state of mind we need in order to face the new now. This means that we have to adapt and be more efficient. This Congress will look at new and disruptive actions to help us to reshape our future with the professional ethos of continuous improvement and life-long learning. In this spirit, this Congress will accompany all IELA members in building new outlooks, new paths to re-invent ourselves, thus harnessing new business opportunities.”

 
 

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