10th International Lessons Learned Conference (10ILLC) 2017

10th International Lessons Learned Conference

10ILLC takes place at the Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown Conference Facility in Queenstown, New Zealand dated 15 - 18 May 2017 

10ILLC is an internationally recognised event that occurs every two years, and is being hosted by the New Zealand Army. 10ILLC reviews lessons learned processes, procedures and best practices by members of the international Lessons Learned and Continuous Improvement Community.

Who is the conference aimed at?

The conference is focused on Senior Leadership and Management who lead the change, and Lessons Practitioners who shape the change.

Aim of 10ILLC

  1. Share lessons and best practices
  2. Enhance networks and opportunities to collaborate
  3. Identify innovative approaches to critical thinking, adapting and influencing change.

Key Focus Areas

Four focus areas will be used in 10ILLC and facilitate constructive discussion between Professionals (Military, Police, Government agencies) and other civilian Professionals including Academics. The four focus areas will be used as themes throughout the larger plenary sessions with smaller break-out sessions highlighting certain topics.

  1. Leadership in crisis and complex operations
  2. Defence Engagement
  3. Working in an Interagency environment
  4. Red Teaming (Enhancing our Critical Thinkers).

Further guidance and recommendations for presenters can be found at the following link.

Programme of Events

A draft programme of events is available and will be confirmed by 30 January 2017.

Administrative information


Conference attendees are limited to 200 personnel and registration is recommended as early as possible.

UPDATE: Due to high levels of interest the closing dates for submissions and registrations have been extended. New Closing dates are now 15th February 2017 for Speaker Submissions and 15th March 2017 for Registrations. Full details can be found in the Administration Pack.

Contact 10ILLC Support Staff

10ILLC Support Staff
AWC; C/-DSS Registry, Linton Military Camp
Palmerston North, 4820
New Zealand

NZDF Media Release

This page was last reviewed on 3 December 2017, and is current.