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Conferences, trainings, workshops, and other events coming up of interest to the D&D community.

Facilitation Course Coming Up in Dallas Feb 5-8, 2007

Leadership Strategies (www.leadstrat.com) is rolling out their flagship Effective Facilitator 4-day class in Dallas, TX February 5-8, 2007. The course is designed to help meeting leaders transform their sessions, giving them the ability to engage and excite their group. The 4th day of the course includes a videotaping session where course participants will be filmed facilitating. For more information, visit www.leadstrat.com/effectivefacilitator.shtml. Or contact Jamie Kaye at 1-800-824-2850 ext 27. (continue)

Call for Papers on Young People, Technology and Political Engagement

The British Sociological Association’s Youth Study Group in association with the University of Surrey’s Institute of Advanced Studies and The Social Policy Association are calling for papers on the theme of “Young People, New Technologies and Political Engagement” for a conference at the University of Surrey, 24-25 July 2007. The conference intends to contribute to the development of research and theory in this crucial area by providing a forum for scholars from across the world to share the findings of empirical and theoretical work, discuss […] (continue)

Globalisation for the Common Good Calls For Papers

Globalisation for the Common Good is calling for papers for its sixth annual conference at Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey, 5-9 July, 2007. They seek papers that explore the contributions of various spiritual and ethical perspectives on peace and justice, education for global peace and non-violent conflict resolution, and other political, economic, social, cultural, and spiritual themes pertaining to the theme of globalisation for the common good. Please submit your abstract and join us for this timely international conference in Istanbul, the venerable and inspirational capital […] (continue)

Seeking Social Investors for Wise Democracy Conference in April

The Co-Founding a Wise Democracy Conference will be held April 13-15 in Port Townsend, WA. This is a new and unique opportunity to observe Dynamic Facilitation and experience the Wisdom Council! Wise Democracy (www.wisedemocracy.org) is looking for “social investors” who might like to hear more and participate. The conference will allow those interested in supporting Wisdom Councils to witness the process by a) viewing a randomly selected group of citizens choose a hot issue from town and be Dynamically Facilitated to reach “co-sensus.” b) “participating” […] (continue)

2007 Lineup of Dynamic Facilitation Seminars Announced

Deanna Martin just sent us word about several Dynamic Facilitation seminars planned for this year. They include February 27 – March 1, 2007 and September 25-27, 2007 in Port Townsend, WA and a 2-day introduction from May 17-18, 2007 in Helsinki, Finland. Visit www.tobe.net/info/general.html for more information or to register. If you are interested in connecting, sharing, networking, and continuing your learning about Dynamic Facilitation online, you can join a DF webforum and discussion list. You can learn more about the group at: http://groups.google.com/group/DynamicFacilitation. To […] (continue)

Reminder: Marshall Rosenberg NVC Retreat Coming Up Feb 2-4

Just a reminder of a rare opportunity — Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD and John Kinyon, M.S. will be leading a Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Training Retreat the weekend of Feb. 2–4, 2007 in Atlanta, GA. Marshall Rosenberg is the founder and an international teacher of Nonviolent Communication. NVC is sometimes referred to as compassionate communication — its purpose is to strengthen our ability to inspire compassion from others and to respond compassionately to others and to ourselves. This three-day weekend retreat has daytime and evening components. […] (continue)

2007 International Appreciative Inquiry Conference Calls for Workshop Proposals

The 2007 International Appreciative Inquiry Conference will be held at the Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts in Orlando, Florida on September 16-19, 2007. With an emphasis on spreading new tools and sharing real-life stories from organizations demonstrating innovation and impact, the conference hopes its workshops will bridge between theory and practice. Visit the conference website which will be opened by February 1st, 2007 at: www.2007aiconference.com or contact Lindsey Godwin, the Conference Workshop Chair, at: Lindsey.Godwin@Case.edu for more information. Workshops are not limited to, but […] (continue)

Early Registration Available for SoL Forum on Business Innovation for Sustainabiilty

SoL Sustainability Consortium (www.solsustainability.org) is organizing its second Forum on Business innovation for Sustainability March 27-30, 2007 in Atlanta, GA. The forum is designed for leaders in diverse positions committed to developing and integrating more sustainable business practices for environmental and social prosperity as well as a means for spurring innovation, efficiency, and economic vitality. The Forum will serve as a catalyst for accelerated learning and thinking on sustainability through innovative best practice presentations, solutions-driven conversations and a systems approach. You can register before January […] (continue)

Rebuilding New Orleans: Call for Skilled Facilitators on Jan. 20

Skilled facilitators, particularly people of color and Spanish speaking, are invited to volunteer for an essential role at the third and final community congress meeting of the Unified New Orleans Plan. Community Congress III will be held on January 20, 2007 in New Orleans, Atlanta, Dallas and Houston (citizens will be bused to New Orleans from Baton Rouge). Facilitators will work with small groups of ten people to deliberate about a series of questions that will be asked over the course of the day. Via […] (continue)

IAF's 2007 Conference Coming Up in Portland

The International Association of Facilitators will convene for their annual conference March 8-10, 2007 in Portland, Oregon. Since 1994, the IAF has convened a regional conference in premier cities in Canada and the United States, including most recently Baltimore, Tampa, Phoenix and Ottawa. IAF is dedicated to helping professionals advance their careers and achieve real results through facilitative processes, techniques and tools. For more information on IAF membership, other regional conferences or services go to www.iaf-world.org. Or click here to look over the conference schedule. (continue)