Dates & Times

Dates & Times


Useful info about dates and times to help you book your flight and buy your ticket.
Though there are 6 core conference days, with all pre and post events, IEC lasts all together 16 days! Open your calendar now and look it over. Then you can decide which parts you want to attend, design your trip, and choose the right ticket.

1. Courses Before the Conference (May 15th-20th)

Susanne Cook-Greuter’s Part 1 European Certificate Coach Training
4 days, May 17th-20th, Park Inn Hotel, Budapest. Course starts on Thursday morning, finishing on Sunday. People can travel to the IEC site, which is an hour’s drive west of Budapest, the next day, Monday. This course is taught in person by Susanne Cook-Greuter, Beena Sharma, and Paddy Pampallis. There will be more info about the course available on the website in February, and it will also be announced in the IEC newsletter. Make sure you are signed up! Susanne said this is her last course and last IEC appearence in Europe, due to her wish to retire. If you want to learn from Susanne in person, use your chance now! You can pre-subscribe here for the course.

Spiral Dynamics Level II Training
2 days, May 19th-20th, Saturday-Sunday, in Budapest, at the Park Inn Hotel. The Spiral Dynamics Level II 2-day training is for those who have completed Level 1 (last year before IEC or anywhere else). This experientially rich and intensive course is run in person by high level SD trainer Teddy Hebo Larsen and his team, Sergey Solonin and Rica Viljoen, and Dr. Don Beck will join in at times via video call. There will be more info available about the course on the website in February, and it will also be announced in the IEC newsletter. Make sure you are signed up! You can also pre-subscribe here for the course.

Integral Facilitator Residential Retreat
6-days, May 15th-20th, Tuesday to Sunday, in Budapest at the Danubius Health Spa Resort Hotel on Margaret Island. This retreat is the final residential part of the European Integral Facilitator Cohort 9-month program, which started in September 2017.

People taking Susanne’s course and the Spiral Dynamics course will be at the same hotel in parallel halls, so in the breaks and evenings, it is a great opportunity to mingle! It’s already a “little IEC” experience. The integral social flow begins with around 60-80 people. The “IF” people might join the buzz too; evenings are great times to meet and discover who is in town and join the tribes.

2. The Conference Itself (May 22nd-27th)

Pre-conference Workshops take place on: Tuesday, May 22nd, from 9:00am – 6:00pm and Wednesday, May 23rd, from 9:00am – 12:00pm.

The Welcoming Boat Trip Party: Tuesday, May 22nd from 7:00pm – 9:00pm on Lake Balaton. Dinner and a Live Spiritual Concert on the boat; we will walk from the reception over to the boat together at 7:00pm. This is on the evening of the pre-conference workshops, so if you skip the pre-conf workshops, arrive at the hotel by 6:00pm to check in, and then come to the reception area at 7:00pm to join the group and go together to the boat.

Main Conference: Opens at 2:00pm on Wednesday, May 23rd, and ends at 5:00pm on Sunday, May 27th.

3. Right after the Conference (May 28th-30th)

Post-Conference 3-Day Integral Sightseeing Tour

Starts on Monday, May 28th, at 9:00am, leaving from the conference venue, Hotel Azur. Ends in downtown Budapest on Wednesday, May 30th, at 5:00pm.

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