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Posts written about the 2010 regional NCDD events, which were held in Austin, Boston, Denver, Cupertino and Portland.

A big thank-you to our event sponsors!

We’re bringing the much-loved National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation to you this year, with NCDD members stepping up to organize regional one-day events in Austin, Boston, Denver, Portland and the San Francisco Bay Area this fall. The events will connect community leaders, public managers and practitioners to help build knowledge and capacity in solving tough community problems regionally through dialogue, deliberation and action. The events are quite the community effort, with dozens of people donating their time and expertise to put on valuable events, […] (continue)

NCDD 2010 Austin: Top Ten List of Things You Should Know

From the October 2010 NCDD workshop planning team, for all attendees: 1. The workshop will be in the Mabee Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the Ragsdale Center at St. Edward’s University. Go to the following link for a map of St. Edwards University, including buildings and parking: www.stedwards.edu/map 2. Free parking is available both in the visitors’ lot just south of the Ragdale Center or in the Parking Garage southeast of the Center. You can visit Capital Metro’s website for information on public transportation. […] (continue)

Update on Oct 22 networking luncheon in Denver

If you’re based in Colorado, please plan to join us at the networking luncheon and dialogue we’re holding in Denver on Friday, October 22nd at The Wellshire Inn.  We will meet at 10:30am at the Wellshire, and enjoy lunch and group discussions until 3:30pm. After 3:30, you are welcome to stick around for additional networking and an early happy hour! The planning team is putting together a great program, with impressive leaders in public engagement playing various roles: Peggy Kerns, Director of the Center for […] (continue)

Register now for NorCal event in Cupertino

I hope those of you in Northern California are planning to join us for the NCDD regional event on Friday, October 29th at De Anza College in Cupertino! Please register for “Making Tough Decisions Together” soon so we know you’re coming. This is quite the community effort, with numerous local organizations sponsoring (listed below) and the following regional leaders involved in guiding the planning process and leading learning sessions at the event: Dave Knapp, City Manager of Cupertino, CA Ed Everett, City Manager of Redwood […] (continue)

Workshop opportunities at NCDD Austin event

Joining us in Austin on Nov. 5th for the NCDD regional event “From Chaos to Collaboration: Raising the bar in public engagement”? The Central Texas D&D Network is looking for a few additional presenters to make their upcoming workshop more interactive, productive and relevant… Here are three opportunities for you to contribute, with links to an online form you can complete if you’re interested. The deadline for submitting is Friday, October 22. D&D Marketplace: Sign up for a table at our D&D Marketplace that will […] (continue)

In DC on October 19th? Come to an NCDD Happy Hour!

NCDD member Wayne Burke, director of the Open Forum Foundation, is hosting an “NCDD Happy Hour” on Tuesday, October 19 at 5:30.  He was inspired by the amazing people who were introducing themselves on NCDD’s DC-Network listserv. RSVP and see who’s coming at http://ncdd-dc1.eventbrite.com/ (as I write this, 7 people have RSVPed already – and I can guarantee they’re all worth knowing!). He writes… Sandy seems to think there are a bunch of cool NCDD people in the DC area. I’m always up for meeting […] (continue)

RFP’s for NCDD Boston Event – From Polarization to Problem Solving

The Boston planning team is looking for a few more good cases, tools and questions for the New England regional event at UMass Boston on October 29th.  If you’re planning on joining us at the event, please consider what you might be able to contribute (and don’t forget to register!)… Early in the planning stages, the Planning Team for the NCDD 2010 Boston event, From Polarization to Problem Solving, reviewed all responses to the pre-meeting survey NCDD sent out to the network. Based on your […] (continue)

10% off on NCDD regional events if you register TODAY

I know a bunch of you who are planning to attend NCDD’s fall regional events haven’t got around to registering yet.  I thought I’d encourage those of you who enjoy saving money to go ahead and register today!  I’ve set up a 10% off discount code that is only good until midnight tonight.  The codes work for all three registration types:  NCDD members, students, and regular. Here are links to more info on all our member-run regional events… Denver, Colorado – The Wellshire Inn on […] (continue)

Have you heard the buzz about Austin’s Nov 5th NCDD meeting?

Have you heard the buzz?  This highly interactive workshop is bringing together folks from the public sector, public engagement practitioners, students, and interested citizens for a rich day of learning and dialogue on how to raise the bar in public engagement. Be sure to join us on November 5 and you will: Learn from community examples and real life stories of engagement efforts in Central Texas around a wide range of topics – water, education, community planning, recreation and more. Experience firsthand a variety of […] (continue)

September 2nd Monthly Update from NCDD

Hi, everyone! Did you know that NCDD members are organizing regional events in 5 cities across the U.S. this fall? Join Us at NCDD’s Upcoming Regional Events I hope you can join us at the event closest to you! Learn more about the events (and register) at ncdd.org/events. Most events are just $85 for the day ($70 for NCDD members and $42 for students). Denver, Colorado at the Wellshire Inn – Friday, October 22, 2010 San Francisco, California at De Anza College – Friday, October […] (continue)