IEA European Conference

22nd - 24th September, 2017, in Helsinki, Finland

Welcome to the 2017 IEA European Enneagram Conference hosted by IEA Finland. The theme of the conference is REFLECTIONS, referring to the processes of understanding and growth that the Enneagram as a tool facilitates. It also reminds us of the many mirrors that we can hold for each other. This conference is an opportunity for self-reflection as well as connecting with the international Enneagram community.


Join us in Helsinki, Finland for the IEA European Conference.
22nd-24th September, Radisson Blu Seaside, Helsinki.

The conference begins with registration on Friday at 8 AM, and ends on Sunday at 3 PM. Save the date also for a special pre-conference event to be announced. 

Early bird registration until June 15th for €370. Full price €400. Conference fee includes lunch and coffee and a cocktail gathering (cash bar). Please register under How to Register, and book your room under Venue - breakfast included. 

IEA Finland

IEA Finland was founded as the Finnish Enneagram Association in 1995, which makes it the oldest of the international affiliates. Today our membership is close to 200.

Keynote: Jerome Wagner

The Enneagram and the Great Psychologists

Jerry Wagner, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, supervisor, psychotherapist and consultant in private practice, and is a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Loyola University, Chicago.

Dr. Wagner was among the earliest students of the Enneagram in the United States. He has presented Enneagram workshops for therapists, spiritual directors, educators, businesses, and personal growth audiences. He has been an invited speaker at the International Enneagram Association’s conferences and has presented the Enneagram at the American Psychological Association, Illinois Psychological Association, and American Counseling Association conferences. Jerry was on the Board of Directors of the IEA and is a current editor of The Enneagram Journal. Jerry was recently honored by being named an IEA Founder and was the keynote speaker at the IEA’s 2010 Conference and IEA China’s 2013 Conference.

Jerry is the author of Nine Lenses on the World: the Enneagram Perspective and The Enneagram Spectrum of Personality Styles: an Introductory Guide.

Endnote: Leila Valtonen

Reflections on Traditions and the Future

Leila Valtonen is a training group psychotherapist, organization consultant and theologian. She has worked as a pastor and trainer in the Lutheran Church and adult education. She then moved to group psychotherapy and consultation in private practice.

Leila is a certified Enneagram Teacher in the Narrative Tradition and trainer in ESNT (Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition) in Finland. She has co-authored the first Finnish Enneagram books in 1995 and 1998 with Olli Valtonen. She is a founding member and the first President of IEA Finland (Enneagram Association Finland).