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

Trauma Awareness and Resilience Seminar Coming Up April 16-20

Eastern Mennonite University is hosting the April Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience Trauma (STAR) Seminar from April 16—20. The seminar teaches individual and community trauma recovery through the lens of peace-building and restorative justice. Since its inception in 2002, the Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) program has trained over 3000 national and international leaders and lay persons in caring for themselves and their community post war, trauma, and natural disaster. Participants focus on trauma responses in individuals and groups, how to break […] (continue)

Announcing a Participatory Geography Conference

The Social Well-Being and Spatial Justice research cluster at Durham University (United Kingdom) and the Participatory Geographies Working Group of the RGS/IBG is organizing a conference on participatory geography for January 2008. The conference, titled “Connecting People, Participation and Place” is open to anyone interested in participatory geographies and will cover the following themes: (continue)

Deciding Factor Facilitation Course Set for Ottawa this April

Beatrice Briggs of the International Institute for Facilitation and Consensus (www.iifac.org) just wrote to us about her new course The Deciding Factor, developed with Ben Fuchs. The two-day training is designed to demystify the decision-making process in complex environments. The Deciding Factor will be offered for the first time in Ottawa, Canada from April 24-25, 2007. For more information, see the attached brochure: The Deciding Factor. (continue)

This Week: SFCG and David Broza Meet to Discuss Middle East Peace

This week Search For Common Ground (www.sfcg.org), the largest nongovernmental organization working in conflict transformation, is sponsoring an event with David Broza, one of Israel’s top recording artists. On Thursday March 22 they are organizing a breakfast meeting to discuss their roles in the search for peace in the Middle East. The breakfast meeting will be held from 830-10 am at Marble Collegiate Church, One West 29th Street, New York City. Registration is $35; to register for the breakfast, contact Susan Dillon at sdillon@sfcg.org or […] (continue)

Call for Proposals – Conflict Resolution, Environment and Public Policy

The Environment and Public Policy Section (EPP) of the Association for Conflict Resolution is calling for proposals from section members and others who would like to participate as presenters in the 2007 EPP Section Conference. The conference meets at Florida Atlantic University’s Jupiter John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter Florida from Thursday, June 7 to Saturday, June 9, 2007. Four themes will guide the conference discussions. The themes are: · The role of collaborative leadership in promoting public decision making around issues of importance to […] (continue)

NCI Public Meeting Facilitator Certificate Training in Portland, OR This June

The National Charrette Institute has just announced its only Meeting Facilitator Certificate Training for 2007: June 18-20 in Portland Oregon. During this training participants will gain the lessons learned from some of the toughest charrettes and learn how so many potential problems can be defused by knowing how to properly set up and facilitate public meetings. Pariticipants will leave equipped to conduct a large meeting with confidence, knowing effective tools and preventions. For more information and to register, visit the NCI website at www.charretteinstitute.org or […] (continue)

Summer Institute on Peacebuilding Accepting Applications to April 15

The Alliance for Conflict Transformation Summer Institute on Peacebuilding & Conflict Resolution (IPCR) will be held June 9, 2007 – July 7, 2006 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. IPCR is an intensive 4-week, 6-credit residential program intended to build the capacity of current and future professionals in a variety of fields to make a critical difference in furthering peaceful relations in the world. IPCR will be held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, with travel to La Paz and surrounding communities. They are currently accepting applications for participation […] (continue)

Facilitation 3-Day Retreat in Maine This March & May

If you have some meeting facilitation experience but want to attain the next level of skilled meeting facilitation, you may want to consider this retreat. Led by Craig Freshley and limited to just eight people, the group will explore theory of all aspects of meeting facilitation and will apply specific specific techniques for a variety of situations. Two workshop series are coming up: Winter Weekdays – March 26, 2007 – March 29, 2007, and Spring Weekend – May 10, 2007 – May 13, 2007. To […] (continue)

Call for Facilitators – New Orleans, Philadelphia and Chicago

AmericaSpeaks is recruiting facilitators for Town Meetings in New Orleans, Philadelphia and Chicago. Volunteer 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 full day meeting. Via laptop computers and keypad polling devices, individual tables will share the results of their conversations with the hundreds of participants in the room. Facilitators will be oriented to the program and are expected have experience with small group face-to-face deliberation, comfort with […] (continue)

Registration Open for Taos Summer Workshop

The Taos Institute has opened registration for “Transformative Dialogues: A Summer Workshop Institute” — to be held June 24-29, 2007 at the University of New Hampshire. This Summer Workshop Series is designed to bring together academic leaders and outstanding practitioners in diverse professional fields for Transformative Dialogues with an international array of participants. Each morning will begin with cross-cutting conversations among the entire community generated by inspiring speakers, many of whom have been headliners at previous Taos Institute meetings. Following this “whole group” time, participants […] (continue)