New York City, NY
October 19 - 21, 2016

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Join us to shape the future of coaching! The 2016 Biannual International Columbia Coaching Conference will bring together a community of scholar-practitioner coaches, researchers, scholars, graduate students and others who operate in the broader spaces of strategic talent development - on October 19 - 21, 2016! 

To learn about the conference schedule, venue, speakers, sponsors or to join our social community or register please click here:

Future of Coaching: Building Bridges and Expanding Boundaries is the theme of the 2nd International Columbia University 2016 Coaching Conference. The conference will feature paper presentations, experiential learning sessions, coaching demonstrations, and panel discussions, along with unlimited networking opportunities. The Biannual International Columbia Coaching Conference is committed to a scholar-practitioner orientation.

The figure below captions ideas we would like to explore together related to the 2016 Conference Theme.

If you plan on attending the conference, consider volunteering as well. Over 60 volunteers played a major role in making the 1st International Columbia Conference a real success. Use the link below to learn more about the “call for volunteers” to serve on the 4 core conference committees: (1) Program; (2) Communications/Promotion; (3) Technology; and (4) Events Planning/Operations:

Over 350 individuals attended the 1st conference, let's make 2016 bigger and better! I look forward to seeing you on the campus of Columbia University in New York City, USA during October 19 - 21, 2016!

NOTE: use the link below to learn more about the "Call-for-Proposals" for the 2016 Conference and to download a document that provides detailed proposal guidelines, combined with more information about the conference theme:


Dr. Terrence E. Maltbia

Associate Professor of Practice, Adult Learning and Leadership Programs

Faculty Director, Columbia Coaching Certification Program

Department of Organization and Leadership

Teachers College, Columbia University

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