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

Stakeholder Engagement Workshop Set for May 14-15 in Vancouver

Myriam Laberge, Director of Collaborative Learning & Innovation at Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Sustainable Community Development just let us know there are still spots available in an upcoming Vancouver, British Columbia workshop on stakeholder engagement. The two day Co-Creative Stakeholder Engagement workshop is for senior decision-makers and experienced practitioners who want to enhance their strategic abilities and skills in engaging multiple stakeholders. Participants will gain the insights, knowledge and skills for co-creative stakeholder engagement related to thinking in new ways ways about networks, leading […] (continue)

Conflict Resolution Forum Coming Up in San Francisco Feb 1-4

The Rock Rose Institute (www.rockroseinstitute.org) is sponsoring “Facing Violence: Justice, Religion and Conflict Resolution” — a forum in San Francisco coming up this Feb 1 – Feb 4, 2007. This event includes many group dialogue workshops led by experts in the field: the Public Conversations Project; Search For Common Ground, the World Café and Facing History — a group that helps teachers around the world lead their students in a critical examination of history, with particular focus on genocide and mass violence, so they can […] (continue)

News from SFU's Centre For Dialogue

Two pieces of news from SFU’s Centre for Dialogue: first, Imagine BC’s 2006 Bowen Dialogue Consensus Statement is now available. This statement is the result of discussions among sixteen distinguished delegates from various disciplines and sectors on this year’s theme, Learning and Culture with a focus on the future of education. To view the pdf and more visit www.imaginebc.ca, and watch out for the Imagine BC Public Dialogue on March 30, 2007. Second, spaces are still available for Leah Green’s dialogue and workshop on Compassionate […] (continue)

Information Session Coming Up Jan. 11 on SFU's Diploma in Dialogue and Negotiation

The Diploma in Dialogue and Negotiation offered by Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC, offers participants the conceptual tools to analyze, understand and plan multi-interest consensus, dialogue and negotiation using case studies and scenarios reflecting a wide range of contexts. Designed for mid-career professionals, this non-credit, post-graduate program will introduce participants to the broader use of consensus-based approaches within and between organizations. If you’re interested in learning more, you can join program faculty to hear about the program content, format and application process on Thursday, […] (continue)

Appreciative Inquiry Summit Process Early Bird Regisration Ending Jan. 5

Dr. Jim Ludema and Dr. Mike Mantel will be offering their widely-acclaimed Appreciative Inquiry Summit Workshop February 5-8, 2007 in Chicago, IL. The AI Summit is a powerful approach to organizational change based on the principles and practices of Appreciative Inquiry as applied to large groups (30-3000 people). In this workshop participants learn to use the AI Summit process to produce similar results in their organizations. The workshop is a highly interactive, hands-on event. Participants will be invited to bring a project to work on […] (continue)

SFU Centre For Dialogue Announces Upcoming Dialogues and Workshops

Dialogue Programs at Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, BC has just announced some wonderful events for Winter 2007. Speakers include Leah Green, Frances Moore Lappé and Mary Gavan. Leah Green will present a dialogue “Compassionate Listening: Healing our world from the inside out” on Monday, February 5, 2007 from 7-9 pm and a follow-up workshop on Tuesday February 6 from 9am-4:30pm. Frances Moore Lappé will present a dialogue “Exploring Democracy’s Edge” on Thursday March 1, 2007 from 7 pm-9:30 pm and a […] (continue)

3-Day Dialogue Workshop in Boston

The Public Conversations Project, which is well-known for their high-quality trainings, is offering its signature workshop, The Power of Dialogue: Constructive Conversations on Divisive Issues, in the Boston area April 26-28, 2007. Experience how dialogue can transform communication and relationships, build understanding and trust, and prevent destructive and fruitless debate, even between polarized groups. Practice designing, facilitating, and de-briefing in an extended dialogue simulation. Registration is a sliding scale from $375-$600, which includes three days of training, breakfast, and lunch. Learn more at www.publicconversations.org or call 888-727-8326 x13 to […] (continue)

Perspectives Group Offering IAP2 Certificate Training in 2007

The Perspectives Group will offer the International Association for Public Participation Certificate training four times in 2007. This course provides beginner through advanced practitioners with a broad-based learning experience covering all of the foundations of public participation. The Perspectives Group is one of the nation’s foremost experts in public participation and works throughout the world to establish and run advisory boards, communicate risk and technical information, develop cooperative decision-making programs, and enhance organizational effectiveness through team-building, visioning, and effective communications. The instructor for the course […] (continue)

Art of Hosting Retreat Coming Up in Ottawa, Canada

The Canadian Institute of Public Engagement in the Ottawa, Canada area is organizing a practice retreat on the Art of Hosting and Convening Conversations in March 2007. The Art of Hosting pattern and practice is based on the assumption that it is common sense to bring stakeholders together in conversation when you seek new solutions for the common good. The CIPE invites participants to explore the practise of hosting conversations that matter, to enhance their own practices of inviting, designing, opening and holding inspired and […] (continue)

IAP2 Certificate Training offered across Canada in 2007

The “Canadian Training Collective,” a group of licensed IAP2 trainers, has joined together to offer the IAP2 certificate training in cities across Canada in 2007. The entire certificate, made up of three courses – Planning for Effective Public Participation, Communications for Effective Public Participation and Tools and Techniques for Public Participation – will be offered 6 times in 2007, in Ottawa, Winnipeg, Halifax, Toronto, Whitehorse and Vancouver. The brochure and registration form are posted on the IAP2 website at www.iap2.org. (continue)