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This tag is used to help NCDD members identify the opportunities associated with their membership, like discounts on trainings we’ve negotiated with our partners.

Discount for NCDD Members on Sustainable Development (Un)Conference

On September 25th, a symposium is being held at Pepperdine School of Law’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in Malibu, California, called Taking It Upstream: Collaboration, Consensus Building & Sustainable Development A Green Leadership (Un)Conference. NCDD members are being offered a special affiliate rate of $125.  This rate includes breakfast, lunch and an afternoon reception. This groundbreaking symposium will provide a highly participatory forum to explore opportunities for using collaboration, consensus building, and other engagement techniques to create more sustainable communities and manage potential land […] (continue)

Online Course on Effective Techniques for Engagement

NCDD member PublicDecisions is offering a 3-part live, online course this October on “Effective Techniques for Engagement.” Dues-paying NCDD members save 20% on PublicDecisions trainings. Email Paul Coelus at Paul@PublicDecisions.com for details on registering at the discounted rate. (More members discounts.) John Stephens, another NCDD member, is the instructor for this course.  John is Associate Professor of Public Administration and Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The course will be taught in three 90-minute sessions on October 6th, 7th, and 8th. […] (continue)

Early Rate Extended to July 25th for DD&PE Certificate Program

If you have been thinking about participating in Fielding Graduate Institute’s extraordinary Dialogue, Deliberation and Public Engagement Certificate Program (DDPE), now’s the time to apply.  The early bird registration deadline has been extended to the 25th, so you can still save $250 in tuition.  Plus – dues-paying NCDD members are eligible for an additional 10% discount! Tuition is $3,740 if you register before July 25, 2009. NCDD members’ tuition is $3,365 (a 10% discount of $375). This year’s graduate certificate program runs from August 10, […] (continue)

Registered for IAP2 San Diego Yet, with NCDD Discount?

As you may know, the International Association for Public Participation’s annual conference, IAP2 2009: Making Sustainable Decisions, is taking place in San Diego, California this September 21-23.  NCDD is an official “Partner” of the conference, and members of NCDD save $100 on the registration fee; just be sure to enter the code NCDD on the online registration form!  To register or learn more, go to www.iap2.org.  And please note that early bird registration ends on the 21st. I am co-presenting the morning-long plenary session on […] (continue)

Now’s the Time to Submit Session Proposals and Facilitator Applications for Engaging the Other Conference

The 4th Annual International Conference on “Engaging The Other:” The Power of Compassionis taking place November 12-15 in San Mateo, California (outside San Francisco), and we encourage all NCDDers interested in conflict resolution and intergroup relations to attend! NCDD is co-sponsoring this event with the Common Bond Institute and the International Humanistic Psychology Association, and registration will be discounted for NCDD members ($290 rather than $350 for the early rate). Engaging The Other (ETO) is an innovative interdisciplinary conference examining concepts of “The Other” from a […] (continue)

Crisis to Resilience Webinar Series Starts Tonight

I wanted to post a reminder that the 4-part webinar series, the “Transition from Crisis 2 Resilience Webinar” is holding its first one-hour webinar tonight at 7 pm Eastern.  Regular tuition is $110, which includes a Transition Crisis 2 Resilience Handbook, but fee-paying NCDD members can register for $88 at http://crisis2resilience.com/ncdd. A Crisis Doesn’t Have to Become A Disaster Position yourself, your clients, your community facing natural and human-generated crises, for immediate survival through building long-term resilience. For: Facilitators, Mediators, Consultants, Business & Community Leaders, […] (continue)

NCDD Discount on NYC Dialogue Conference

I hope to see many NCDDers at the Network for Peace through Dialogue conference this summer in New York City.  I’ll be there, speaking during the opening evening plenary (along with Geraldine Ferraro!) and giving a workshop the next day on moving from dialogue to action. The conference, which takes place June 12th and 13th at Marymount Manhattan College, is designed for community groups, peace workers, practitioners, researchers, teachers, students and anyone who struggles to bring people with different viewpoints together. Registration is now open, […] (continue)

NCDD Discount on Leadership in a Self-Organizing World Conference

Here is a special message for NCDD members from Peggy Holman about the extraordinary upcoming conference, Leadership in a Self-Organizing World… With so much upheaval happening today, there are many exciting experiments underway that shed light on new forms of organizing.  On May 14-17, we are bringing together people from a variety of sectors including corporations, nonprofits, education, government, communities, and the arts.  We have much to learn from each other.  And as practitioners with conversational forms, NCDD members are at the heart of this type […] (continue)

Pre-Conference Training Proposals Due for 2009 IAP2 Conference

Proposals for pre-conference trainings are due TOMORROW (Friday, February 27th) by noon GMT for the 17th Annual IAP2 conference in San Diego, California this September 21st through 23rd. Facilitators of pre-conference trainings set their own participant fees for their trainings. The theme for this year’s International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) conference is Making Sustainable Decisions: The Price and Promise of Public Participation. As a Conference Partner, NCDD is playing a major role in the San Diego conference and we hope to have a large […] (continue)

Call for proposals for this year’s Engaging The Other conference

The 4th Annual International Conference on “Engaging The Other:” The Power of Compassion is taking place November 13-15 in San Mateo, California (outside San Francisco), and we encourage all NCDDers interested in conflict resolution and intergroup relations to attend! NCDD is co-sponsoring this event with the Common Bond Institute and the International Humanistic Psychology Association, and registration will be discounted for NCDD members ($290 rather than $350 for the early rate). Engaging The Other (ETO) is an innovative interdisciplinary conference examining concepts of “The Other” […] (continue)

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