Adam Kahane, Director, Reos Partners to Keynote at
Organization Development Network | IODA 2015 Annual Conference
and 2nd World Summit
WASHINGTON, DC – The Organization Development Network (OD Network) announces Adam Kahane, will be a Keynote speaker, for the 2015 OD Network| IODA Annual Conference and 2nd Organization Development World Summit. Adam Kahane, is Director of Reos Partners, an international social enterprise that helps people move forward together on their most important and intractable issues.
Adam’s Keynote Session will present Doing Organizational Development Beyond the Organization: What it Takes to Solve Today’s Toughest Problems. “Organizational Development practitioners can help with this work—if they too are willing to stretch beyond the ways of acting and being that they are comfortable with,” said Adam, ODN | IODA 2015 Keynote.
Suzanne Zaldivar, conference program committee member says.”Adam’s extraordinary work around the world in some of the most challenging situations is a call to action for those who believe in the power of what we do as organization development practitioners.”
Registration is now open! Attendance is limited, so go to our website (www.odnetwork.org/ ) and register now.
About Adam Kahane
Adam is a leading organizer, designer and facilitator of processes through which business, government, and civil society leaders can work together to address such challenges. He has worked in more than fifty countries, in every part of the world, with executives and politicians, generals and guerrillas, civil servants and trade unionists, community activists and United Nations officials, clergy and artists.
Adam is also the author of Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities, about which Nelson Mandela said: “This breakthrough book addresses the central challenge of our time: finding a way to work together to solve the problems we have created.
About the Organization Development Network
The Organization Development Network (OD Network) is an international, professional association whose members are committed to practicing organization development intentionally and rigorously as an applied behavioral science. Guided by clearly-articulated core values, principles of practice, and ethical standards, the OD Network is committed to advancing the practice and theory of organization development by cultivating and serving those who aspire to effective, successful OD practice, and by representing the field of OD by promoting more visibility, credibility, and influence for its members.
About the International OD Association (IODA)
IODA is an international network of organization development professionals, consultants, practitioners, academics, students and social scientists. This non-profit association has members from 50 countries who are initiating and supporting organizational and societal change processes all over the world.
Since 1986, IODA has led the profession in providing a platform for OD practitioners to support one another across cultures and national boundaries. It encourages cross-fertilization of methods, theories and schools of thought. It models OD values by inviting itself to be informed by global events and history. Its members are constantly looking to make a difference and contribute to a better society. Light on footprint, and heavy on connections, it is the embodiment of the evolving organization. As such, it is uniquely positioned to be the change it wants to see in the world.