Dates for your calendar - from the good people at the International Association of Facilitators: Facilitation Week takes place each year during the third week of October. 2022: 17-23 October 2023: 16-22 October 2024: 14-20 October Facilitation Week is the spark that ignites activities around the world to: showcase the power of facilitation create a sense of community amongst facilitators … Continue reading Facilitation Week 17-23 October 2022
Ideas-into-Action Workshop GOT AN EARLY-STAGE IDEA? WANT TO GET IT OUT OF YOUR HEAD AND INTO ACTION? Whether your idea is for a startup, side-project or a social movement, there’ll be something for you. This is a workshop for those who want to get hands-on, learn from others – and help others learn. Because that’s how … Continue reading Ideas-into-Action Workshop
A selection of interesting conferences coming up in 2019 - RTing is easy; help spread the word and #createconnection. And if there's a relevant event missing, ping us @AlignYourOrg and we'll add it to the next edition. February in LA - #IABCLI https://twitter.com/MNordNL/status/1072601583345721346 February in the Gulf - #EMENAComm https://twitter.com/alex_malouf/status/1064730711603773440 https://twitter.com/IABCEME/status/1075621241787170817 May in Milan - … Continue reading 2019 Conference Calendar
Not sure what to make of the invite to the Open Space session coming up at World Conference? It can be hard to imagine what it might be like if you haven't been to one before. If you haven't 'tasted the format so to speak. Well, to that end, here's 'one we prepared earlier'. It is … Continue reading Cook up fresh ideas using #OpenSpace
Here's a quick Q&A with two leading thinkers on strategic communications - drawing lessons, including on alignment, from 17th century explorers. I took part in a pilot version of this new workshop format called Bushcraft for Communicators at #Eurocomm18. It was superb. Michael Ambjorn (MA) - Bushcraft for communicators... why this, now? Mike Pounsford (MP) - Uncertainty, pace … Continue reading Did alignment matter in the 17th century?
The eight annual Beyond Tellerrand conference just took place in Düsseldorf. It was my first, and it was worthwhile. Thanks to @futureshape for suggesting I go. And thanks to Florian Ziegler for making his beautiful black & white images available through Creative Commons. Now, one fellow attendee commented on Twitter afterwards: "what #btconf is [...] … Continue reading Actionable insights from Beyond Tellerrand: the missing manual
Facilitation | Communication | Long term thinking... Participate in person, or follow from afar... Facilitation IAFNAC Conference 2018: Ottawa, Canada Wednesday, 2 May 2018 to Saturday, 5 May 2018 IAF Asia Conference 2018: Osaka, Japan Thursday, 6 September 2018 to Sunday, 9 September 2018 IAF Africa Conference 2018: Mombasa, Kenya Wednesday, 17 October 2018 to … Continue reading Five worthwhile events coming up
What has London, DC and Paris got in common? A set of diverse but interesting events - all can help you think about new ways to engage, enable and align people. To paraphrase a proverb: if you want to go fast, go alone - if you want to go far, go to one of these … Continue reading Four worthwhile events coming up