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

NIF Meets Online to Discuss Results of Democracy's Challenge

The National Issues Forums (www.nifi.org) is sponsoring an open online meeting to discuss the outcomes of their recent project “Democracy’s Challenge.” The meeting will discuss what happens to all of the information that comes out of a National Issues Forum, where does the information go, and what did people in other forums have to say about the Democracy’s Challenge project. Anyone can hear about these results by joining the meeting on November 15, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, 12:00 Central, 11:00 Mountain, 10:00 Pacific. (continue)

Nonviolent Communication Training Coming up in Florida in February 2007

Suncoast Network for Compassionate Communication sent us a message about a training with Dr. Marshall Rosenberg, educator, mediator, author and founder of CNVC. The workshop will include three days of training for introductory and intermediate levels. Topics include “Speaking Peace,” “Life-Enriching Relationships” and “The Gift of Anger.” Florida facilitators offer several other NVC courses in the principles and practice of Nonviolent Communication. For information about the NVC process, date, location and tuition, visit SNCC’s website for information and to register: www.nvcsarasota.com. (continue)

Brooklyn NVC Workshops Coming Up in November

Brooklyn Non-Violent Communication is hosting two special workshops in November with Kanya Likanasudh, a trainer from Boulder, Colorado with a Masters of Divinity degree in Buddhist Philosophy and Hakomi training (body- centered psychotherapy). The first workshop is titled Embracing the Body: A Kinesthetic Approach to NVC Practice on Saturday, November 18th, 10:30-6pm, Hope Martin Studio, 39 West 14th St., at 5th Ave., Rm 508, Manhattan. This workshop includes body-based and somatic games and interactive exercises to support the learning & integration of NVC everyday. A […] (continue)

Mark Your Calendars for Transformative Dialogues

The Taos Institute at the University of New Hampshire is organizing a weekend retreat called “Transformative Dialogues” for June 24 – 29, 2007 in New Hampshire. Their series of workshops promises an enriching, engaging and entertaining week of learning, connecting, and relaxing. Participants choose two main workshop sessions as well as whole-group plenary sessions along with plenty of time for cross-discipline dialogue, sharing and blending of ideas, practices and theory. Additionally, time will be reserved for experiencing the seacoast, the mountains and quaint New England […] (continue)

CPC to Offer Clinic on Designing Appreciative Inquiry Projects

If you are currently designing an Appreciative Inquiry project, you may be interested in a workshop organized by the Corporation for Positive Change (CPC) this Novermber 15-17 in Boulder CO. AI in Action offers three-day clinic where participants receive expert instruction, consulting, feedback and support on a projects, and consult with others on theirs. To register for this workshop visit the Corporation for Positive Change (CPC) website (www.positivechange.org) or contact Dawn at office@positivechange.org or phone 505.751.1232 (x2). Discounts are available for nonprofits, students and groups. (continue)

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)