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

IAP2 Extends Registration Deadline for Upcoming Conference

The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) has just announced it will extend the early bird registration deadline for its upcoming annual conference in Montreal. Register for the conference by October 25 and receive a substantial discount on conference fees. The conference takes place from November 10-15, 2006, and features many training sessions in addition to conference workshops. For more information and to register, visit www.iap2.org/displayconvention.cfm (continue)

Call for Interdisciplinary Papers on Group Research

John Gastil of the University of Washington asked us to post a notice about the upcoming INGRoup (Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research) Conference. The conference takes place at Michigan State University, in Lansing, Michigan next July 12-14, 2007. The second INGRoup conference is planned to facilitate conversations among group scholars across disciplines, such as communication, education, history, information systems, nursing, organizational behavior, philosophy, psychology, political science, public health, and sociology. In addition to paper and symposia sessions, innovative sessions designed to facilitate interdisciplinary conversation will […] (continue)

Taos Institute Announces Fall/Winter Workshops

The Taos Institute has just realeased its fall/winter workshop lineup. Workshop topics include social constructionist theory, appreciative inquiry and more. For more information and to register visit www.taosinstitute.net. To see a list of upcoming workshops, read on! (continue)

2-Day Appreciative Inquiry Seminar in NYC in November

Renowned instructors Loretta Donovan and Bernard Mohr will be leading a seminar called “Innovations in Business through a Positive Lens: Concepts & Practices in Appreciative Inquiry” On NOvember 9 and 10 at Columbia University Teacher’s College in New York City.  The Training is $995, and you can register here. (continue)

Boggs Center to Hold Community Dialogues this Fall

William Copeland recently sent this announcement to the NCDD Discussion list, and I thought I’d share it on the blog as well.  The Detroit-based Boggs Center to Nurture Community Development is hosting a series of interesting conversations this fall.  William says they promise to be meaningful exchanges, and invites all to attend. (continue)

International Conference on "Engaging the Other" Coming Up in October

“Engaging the Other: The Power of Compassion” is an international, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary conference examining concepts of “The Other” from a universal, cross-cultural perspective to promote wider public dialogue about images of “Us and Them.” The conference features a pool of leading experts from around the world to address the roots of negative stereotyping and prejudice, and how to move past artificial barriers of misunderstanding and distrust to cultivate our capacity for appreciation of diversity, reconciliation, and peace. These experts include NCDD’s own Sandy Heirbacher, who […] (continue)

Collaborative Problem Solving Banquet Coming Up in Sept.

The Western Justice Center (www.westernjustice.org), along with NCDD and the UCLA School of Law are organizing a banquet dinner for this September 16, 2006 from 6-8 pm. The banquet will will conclude the Environmental and Public Policy Facilitation Training run by the Western Justice Center, and is open to the public. The event will provide the opportunity to connect with individuals and organizations in the field of collaborative problem solving and to learn about Western Justice Center?s efforts to convene a regional network of collaborative […] (continue)

National Conference on Citizenship Coming up September 18

The National Conference on Citizenship will hold its annual conference on Monday, September 18, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, DC. The conference will feature the release of the nation’s first Civic Health Index, a rigorous tool to measure civic progress over time. The Civic Health Index is comprised of 40 key civic indicators measuring levels of political activity, civic knowledge, volunteering, trust, philanthropy, and much more. The conference will include civic leaders working to strengthen […] (continue)

Dialogue on 9/11 Events Coming Up in Los Angeles

This Monday, September 11 Days of Dialogue is sponsoring “Constructive Responses to 9/11: Confronting our Fears, Working Together, Moving Ahead, A Community dialogue commemorating the 5th Anniversary of 9/11.” This event will take place from 4:30pm � 6:00pm at the Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Foundation Masjid, 1025 W. Exposition Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. The event is convened by Assemblyman Mark Ridley-Thomas, and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, the County of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Clergy Council, the Omar […] (continue)

Brooklyn Non Violent Communication Offering Workshops with Miki Kashtan

The folks at Brooklyn Non Violent Communication are sponsoring several workshops this September led by Miki Kashtan, PhD, co-founder and senior trainer at Bay Area Nonviolent Communication & the North America Leadership Training Program. Miki will lead workshops on Sept. 8 introducing the principles of NVC and on Sept. 9 on NVC in relationships. Each workshop is a full-day event (9 am to 5 pm) at 330 West 38th St, Suite 704 (Sacred Center) Manhattan. For more information and to register, visit www.brooklynnvc.org (continue)