Post-Conference Trainings for NCDD 2004

Our post-conference trainings are designed to provide interested conference participants with opportunities for in-depth exploration and skill-building, and opportunities to be trained by some of the key leaders in the field. The following trainings will be offered on Tuesday, October 26, 2004.

The twelve trainings below span the spectrum of dialogic and deliberative practice and involve some of the most prominent leaders and organizations involved in this work.

Read the extended descriptions for details, learning objectives, cost and other information.

Post-Conference Trainings

Organizing and Moderating Sustained Dialogue to Transform Racial and Ethnic Conflicts in Communities, Corporations and Campuses

Facilitated by Harold H. Saunders, President of the International Institute for Sustained Dialogue and Priya N. Parker, Coordinator of the Sustained Dialogue Campus Project.

Planning, Facilitating, and Evaluating a City-wide Public Dialogue Process

Facilitated by Kimberly Pearce and Barnett Pearce, Founding members of the Public Dialogue Consortium. Kim Pearce is also a Professor in the Department of Speech Communication at De Anza College; Barnett Pearce is also a Professor in the School of Human and Organization Development at Fielding Graduate Institute.

Addressing the Campus Climate for Diversity: Promoting Positive Intergroup Relations using Structured Intergroup Interaction Initiatives

Facilitated by the University of Denver?s Jes?s Trevi?o, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Multicultural Affairs, Lamont Sellers, Assistant Director, Center for Multicultural Affairs, and Niki Latino, Multicultural Student Academic Advisor.

Convening and Moderating National Issues Forums

Facilitated by Senator Les Ihara, Hawaii State Legislator, and Taylor Willingham, Director of Texas Forums and Research Associate for the Kettering Foundation.

Introduction to Spiral Dynamics

Facilitated by Ben Levi, Principal, Levi Consulting Group. Ben has studied Spiral Dynamics under the tutelage of Don Beck for the past four years.

Using Democratic Principles to Facilitate Community Dialogue and Support Citizen Action

Facilitated by Sally Campbell, Senior Program Director, and Gloria Mengual, Program Director, Study Circles Resource Center.

Dialogue to Reconciliation Using Nonviolent Communication

Facilitated by Miki Kashtan, Co-Founder of Bay NVC.

Experiencing Bohmian Dialogue

Facilitated by Lee Nichol, Editor of On Dialogue by David Bohm (1996), and Ray Seigfried, Senior Vice President of Christiana Care Health System.

An Introduction to Dynamic Facilitation, Choice-creating, and the Wisdom Council

Facilitated by Jim Rough, with Jean Rough, Co-Founders of the Center for Wise Democratic Processes.

Using Dialogue to Influence Decision Making in Your Organization

Facilitated by Dialogos? Art Kleiner, Research and Publications Director, and Beth Farb, Associate.

Inquiry as Intervention

Facilitated by Corky Becker, Founding Associate, Public Conversations Project.

Deliberating Public Issues Online: Using Democracy Lab in Your Classes and for Student Civic Leadership Team Development

Facilitated by Jim Knauer, Director of Democracy Lab and the Pennsylvania Center for Civic Life.


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