Now in its eighth year, George Mason University’s Leading to Well-Being Conference gathers the nation’s top experts in organizational leadership for deep and substantial learning.

This year’s program offers more choices and flexibility than ever before. Join us for one or more days of learning and engagement.

Thursday Leadership Intensives:
Special Thursday half-day intensives with top experts in the field of resilience and organizational leadership.

Friday Conference: Building Resilient Organizations
A full day devoted to exploring and sharing what it takes to build resilient teams, leaders, and organizations. Join keynote speakers Arianna Huffington and Dr. David Rock as we investigate how to prosper during times of great challenge, change, and uncertainty.

Saturday Conference: Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education
Co-convened by nine major mid-Atlantic institutions of higher education, attendees can choose from sixteen concurrent presentations and join keynote speakers Brandon Busteed with the Gallup Organization and Dr. Holly Rogers with Duke University, as we engage with one another and explore how mindfulness and reflective practices enhance well-being, resiliency, and self-awareness in the university community.

Each day is ticketed separately, allowing attendees maximum choice and flexibility.

“The best conference I’ve been to in years – Bravo Mason!” ~ conference attendee

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Arianna Huffington Explores Leadership and the "Third Metric of Success"

Leading to Well-Being Conference keynote speaker Arianna Huffington explores the "third metric of success," and makes the case for rethinking the traditional approach towards leadership. 


Resilience: The Key to Thriving During Uncertainty

Learning how to be a resilient person — someone who can manage uncertainty and recover from adversity well — is crucial because it develops our inner strength. 


Top Neuroleadership Expert Dr. David Rock to Speak at Mason Leadership Conference

Dr. David Rock, who directs the NeuroLeadership Institute, is an influential researcher, performance coach, author, and speaker who connects research from neuroscientists and leadership experts to create new ways of thinking about how to develop strong leaders.