CLD Leadership Institute


CLD Leadership Institute 2020


On behalf of the CLD Board of Trustees, The CLD Leadership Development Committee (LDC) is pleased to announce the CLD Leadership Institute (LI), to be held on October 14, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.  The Leadership Institute will be held  at the Richmond Marriott in Historic Richmond, Virginia,  the day before the 42nd Annual CLD Conference on October 15 and 16, 2020.


Graduate doctoral students and early career faculty are eligible to apply to attend this CLD event.  Applicants should have an interest in becoming involved in CLD activities.  More information about activity options will be made available at the LI.


Cost: There will be a minimal lunch cost to attend the CLD Leadership Institute (LI) for eligible participants.


CLD Conference: Participants who attend the LI must also register for the CLD conference (one day or full), which starts the day after the LI, and are responsible for paying their conference registration fee and hotel expenses.  See the CLD website for conference registration and hotel accommodations information – CLD Conference.


Individuals who are interested in applying for the Leadership Academy Cohort 10 in 2021 will need to attend the Leadership Institute in 2020.


The application for attendance at the LI is available at the CLD website. The deadline is February 29, 2020.  To go straight to the application, click:





The Institute is available for participants who have not previously attended the Institute to give newly interested people an an opportunity to attend. Questions about the CLD Leadership Institute should be directed to the Leadership Development Co-Chair, Esther Lindstrom, at