Sunday, 31 August 2008

The International Association of Facilitators (IAF) Conference in Groningen

The International Association of Facilitators (IAF) of the Europe region’s 2008 Conference is being held 3 -5 October 2008. Preconference sessions are on 1 and 2 October 2008. The conference is sponsored by the School of Communications and Media, Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen The Netherlands.

The theme of the conference is: Facilitation - Profession of Bridging Cultures. For more information visit

The IAF Conference will include Pre-Conference Sessions

In addition to the regular conference sessions there are special Pre-Conference Sessions on 1 – 2 October are an opportunity to follow outstanding facilitator training programmes at reduced cost prior to the conference. This year’s pre-conference opportunities are:

NLP for Facilitators by Simon Wilson and Carol Sheriff
The Effective Facilitator Accelerated Workshop by Michael Wilkinson
You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know: The Facilitator’s Path to Authentic Cross-Cultural Practice by Nanci Luna Jimenez and Associates
Creating a Holistic Facilitation Process that Fosters ‘Inclusivity’ by Gary Rush
Facilitation from the Inside Out by John Epps

Information is now available on the IAF Europe Conference website ( The programme has been posted. Have a look at the diversity of sessions available in this year’s IAF Europe Conference!

If you have any other questions please contact Jon Jenkins at

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