Group Pattern Language Project is pleased to present an interactive workshop on
Group Works: A Pattern Language for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other Gatherings
Seattle Washington | Saturday, March 28th, 2015 | 9:30am-4:30pm
Are you interested in improving your work with groups and communities?
Calling facilitators, project and group leaders, nonprofit board members, managers, committee chairs, public engagement practitioners, teachers, organizers, personal coaches, activists, anti-oppression trainers, and others whose work involves empowering people to participate in groups, workplaces, and communities in a more dynamic and effective way.
We invite you to attend a highly interactive workshop where you will have the opportunity to:
- Learn the usefulness of thinking in vital group patterns and how to apply them to organizations you are involved with
- Share dilemmas and seek solutions with colleagues
- Reflect on your facilitation practices
- Get support on upcoming meeting designs
- Engage with others who care about these things!
The day will be an introduction to using this set of patterns to engage with group dynamics in ways that are engaging, useful, and replicable. The workshop will be richly participatory, with plenty of opportunity to explore how this relates with your own experience. We’ll be using the deck Group Works: A Pattern Language for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other Gatherings as our lens. While familiarity with the deck is helpful, it’s not essential—you’ll...more...