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Emerging Leaders Alliance

  • The Emerging Leaders Alliance (ELA) is a partnership between engineering, research, and science-based organizations dedicated to leadership development.  The ELA promotes great leaders within the technical community, arming them with broad skills to address the needs of people in the 21st century.  

  • The ELA Conference

    The ELA hosts an annual interdisciplinary leadership conference, providing training in topics such as social styles, leading innovation, global and virtual team leadership, and more.  The Conference is an exciting opportunity to participate in hands-on leadership training with members of leading engineering, research, and scientific organizations.  

    For further information and specific participant criteria, visit the Emerging Leaders Alliance web page.

    Represent ASCE

    Each year ASCE selects members to attend the ELA conference as representatives of ASCE.  Desired applicant is someone who earned a BS in an Engineering field between 3-12 years ago and is an Associate or Member of ASCE.  Selected applicants receive a complimentary conference registration, but are responsible for travel expenses and lodging.

    The application period for the 2016 ELA Conference is now closed.

    Want to represent ASCE at the 2017 ELA?  The application will be available in April 2017.  For questions or to request more information, please  contact  ASCE's Professional Activities Department.

    Contact ASCE's Professional Activities Department with any questions.

    Not able to attend?

    Purchase recorded sessions from past Emerging Leaders Alliance events at ELA On Demand, including content on conflict resolution, change management, global and virtual team leadership, and more.