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Are you an intrepid explorer on a hunt to discover hidden treasure? Then join us at Decatur 2017 for 4 days of finding treasure together!   Day One: Opening the Map – beginning our treasure hunting journey together. Join Decatur 2017 host, Mary Alice Arthur, for an evening designed to create community and connection.   Day Two: Taking the
May 3, 2017
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Did you know that you are the most fabulous hidden treasure at this conference?  What?!  Did you say “No”?  Our penultimate plenary will give you an opportunity to find out more about your hidden talents and treasures.  Through the wise listening of peers, you will be given a sneak peek into your own treasure chest.  You’ll
Each of us is a treasure chest brimming with experience and wisdom. The key is finding it!  During this session, we will work together in small groups to capture, harvest and synthesize the vast amount of experience that lies within our explorer team.  Whether you are a beginner or someone who has been at work
Where will you be May 8 to 11, 2017?   The 2017 International Association of Facilitators North America & Caribbean Conference (IAFNAC) – The Relevance of Facilitation – will be held in West Palm Beach, Florida May 8 through 11.  As a dialogue partner of the IFVP, the IAF is offering visual practitioners in our network a
This virtual session will feature a variety of visual practitioners who have created community in their parts of the world, and around the world. We are delighted to showcase Diane Bleck, creator of the Doodle Institute; Holger Scholz, co-creator of EuViz; Makayla Lewis creator of Sketchnote Hangout; and Tim Hamons member of Singapore Based Graphic
Visual Thinking for Problem-Solving can be done with the simplest of visual tools: diagrams. This online workshop demonstrates a framework of five diagrams that can take you from brainstorming to planning a course of action. These diagrams work for group facilitation or one-to-one coaching, from strategy sessions to personal development planning. Facilitators who worry about
April 23, 2017
What techniques do you use to Listen for Diversity? Let’s find out what’s possible when we honour diversity as part of our visual practice! Diversity comes in infinite forms — race, gender, cultures, age, and abilities to just name a few. Many of us are working in specialized fields and it’s not one size fits
What it is: This hands-on session explores a framework for designing and facilitating virtual collaborative work and introduces seven best practices. You’ll have a chance to facilitate one of the practices yourself while experiencing them all in a simulated virtual meeting right there in the room. You’ll see how a facilitator sets up tools for
April 23, 2017
Journey maps are a valuable tool for any coach or facilitator who wants to help guide individuals or groups toward a stated goal, by visually connecting the dots from where they are to where they want to be. In this lively and interactive session, attendees will collaborate in charting such timeless sagas as Star Wars,