Dal Leads


Dal Leads conference returns in Winter 2024!

Dal Leads is an annual student-led conference that provides the opportunity for students to discover and develop their leadership abilities through a variety of presentations and workshops. By attending this single-day event, students can learn how to take charge of their university life and become a leader at Dalhousie University!

Dal Leads is a central event to Dalhousie's Student Leadership Academy, a new initiative that's free and open to any student interested in becoming a better leader and creating purposeful change through activism, advocacy, innovation, or community building. Find out about the Student Leadership Academy.

Event Details

Registration Is Now Open!

Attendees must register in advance in order to note their preferred workshops and other details.  

Conference Schedule:

The Conference will feature a Keynote Presentation from Rick Ezekiel and Nadine de Gannes, followed by concurrent workshops.

Workshop options include Public Speaking, Emotional Intelligence, Active Listening, Social Responsibility & Citizenship, Teamwork & Team Development, Conflict Resolution, Communications, Creativity, Innovation & Design Thinking, and Motivation & Project Management.

Conference Schedule:

8:30-9:00 a.m.: Registration & Coffee
9:00-9:50 a.m.: Welcome & Keynote by Rick Ezekiel and Nadine de Gannes
9:50-10:00 a.m.: BREAK
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Concurrent Workshops
12:00-1:00 p.m.: Lunch
1:00-3:00 p.m.: Concurrent Workshops
3:00-3:10 p.m.: BREAK
3:10-4:00 p.m.: Student Leader Panel & Closing Remarks

Contact us:

If you have any questions, feel free to email student.experience@dal.ca.