International conference

ICDE Leadership Summit 2024

Lake Geneva, Switzerland - ICDE Leadership Summit 2024 hosted by Globethics
Location Campus Biotech, Geneva, Switzerland
5 - 7 Jun 2024

Engage with high-level experts and policymakers on AI in Higher Education​

The ICDE Leadership Summit is a leadership-focused international conference that explores contemporary challenges and opportunities facing today’s educational leaders and innovators in the globally connected digital era. With delegates attending from around the world, the Summit offers a vibrant, inclusive space for unique networking and development opportunities.

Hosted by Globethics at the Campus Biotech in Geneva, Switzerland, the ICDE Leadership Summit 2024 will focus on the theme "Ethical Leadership in the Age of AI: Rethinking Futures of Education".

Learn more about how AI is shaping the future of education with keynote lectures by leading stakeholders in global education and panel discussions exploring AI, teaching and learning, and ethical frameworks for AI in education.

View the Leadership Summit programme overview

Confirmed keynote speakers

Borhene Chakroun, UNESCO
Maha Bali, American University in Cairo
Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Qatar Ministry of Education & Higher Ed
Rossana de Souza e Silva, GCUB, Brazil
Erin Green, Lecturer and Owner of The Joyful Bot
Beatrice Ferrari, Director of International Affairs, Geneva
Santiago Bellomo
Fan Xianru

Additionally, the Leadership Summit will feature the following speakers:

  • Fadi Daou, Executive Director, Globethics
  • Torunn Gjelsvik, Secretary General, ICDE
  • Divya Singh, Regional Director; Member of the Board, Globethics
  • Mark Nichols, ICDE President & Executive Director, Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
  • Christoph Stückelberger, Founder & President, Globethics
ICDE Leadership Summit 2024 Early Bird Discount

Save money on travel and hotels in Geneva

Travelling to Geneva, Switzerland - Special Lufthansa Group Airlines fares

Special Lufthansa Group Airlines fares to Geneva
Special Lufthansa Group Airlines fares to Geneva

Globethics is working with Lufthansa Group Airlines to offer a discount on flights booked with them to the event.

The Lufthansa Group airlines bring people together – every day, all around the world. The global route network of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings offers optimal connection and combination options, so you will benefit from quick and direct flights to the ICDE Leadership Summit 2024.

Support for accommodation by CAGI
Support for accommodation by CAGI

In collaboration with Globethics, CAGI supports the accommodation of government representatives from Least Developed Countries, and civil society representatives (including members of ICDE and Globethics partners) residing in low-and-middle-income countries. Applications for accommodation support are made online via the "Visiting Delegates App" accessible from a web browser: Please check the user guide for individual applications.

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Book discounted hotels in Geneva with HMI

We have secured discounted group rate room blocks for the ICDE Leadership Summit 2024 at a number of hotels within 1.2 km of the event venue, Campus Biotech: Hotel Eden Genève, Hotel Mon Repos, Hotel Warwick Geneva, Novotel Genève Centre, Manotel Royal, Intercontinental Geneva, and Hotel President Wilson. Rooms are available to book via the HMI housing platform at the discounted rates until 5 May 2024. Please note that hotel bookings are the responsibility of ICDE Leadership Summit 2024 participants.

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Discounted eco-friendly tours of Geneva with WELO

Welo is a transportation service providing curated tours of Geneva in a unique, eco-friendly way. For more than 10 years, the mission of Welo has been to offer eco-mobility solutions and unique experiences to individuals and companies.

Welo is our partner for the ICDE Summit and is offering a promo code to all participants and their families allowing 10% discounts on any of the WELO tours. The discount is valid until 9 June 2024 on ALL Welo tours booked for the dates 3 - 10 June 2024. All bookings must be made online, at least 24 hours in advance, via

Sponsor the ICDE Leadership Summit 2024

We are pleased to open the call for submissions to become a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Sponsor or an Event Partner of the Summit, an opportunity in Geneva for global outreach to inspire education leaders to empower future generations. Learn more about the benefits of each sponsorship package and get in touch with us at [email protected]​ to discuss the opportunity.

About Globethics and ICDE

The ICDE Leadership Summit 2024 will be hosted by ICDE Institutional Member, Globethics. Globethics is an international non-governmental organisation working for ethical leadership through academic and public engagements. The International Council for Open and Distance Education – ICDE is the leading global membership organisation for open, flexible and distance learning.

Requests for visa invitations are accepted only after registration. For these and travel authorisation requests, please contact [email protected]​.