The 1st International Conference on Educational Leadership and Management (1st ICELAM 2019) hosted by Institut Aminuddin Baki (IAB) was held in Malaysia on the 1st to 4th of October, 2019. IAB is one of the pioneer educational institutions for educational leadership and management training in Malaysia. The theme for the 1st ICELAM 2019 was “Leading Schools in a VUCA World.” VUCA represents volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. Ryoko Tsuneyoshi, professor of the University of Tokyo, was invited as a keynote speaker and a masterclass speaker. The Minister of Education, Malaysia, Dr. Maszlee Malik inaugurated the Opening Ceremony.