OD Network Conference 2011
October 30 - November 2, 2011
Early Registration Discount Deadline Extended to August 31 -Register Today!
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Whether your work is in Organization Development or in the related fields of Human Resources and Training & Development, if you are responsible for an organization's transformation, leadership, growth or performance, you'll find knowledge, tools and strategies you can use at Conference 2011.
In a world that grows increasingly virtual, sometimes there is just no substitute for face-to-face interaction and engagement. That's what the Conference 2011 experience is all about. This event brings together hundreds of professionals from across North America and around the globe.
Join us for OD’s most intensive and substantive conference in the vibrant, gritty, and lively city of Baltimore. Here's what you'll come away with:
INSIGHT into the nature of organizations and systems that you can apply to your work. Sessions are led by celebrated authors, effective pracitioners, respected academics, and other thought leaders who offer the newest and best ideas for successfully meeting today's most difficult challenges.
INSPIRATION from powerful presentations and diverse practitioners who will stimulate your thinking and invigorate your work. Our keynote speakers offer illumination and new perspectives; perennially popular Master Class sessions by seasoned OD veterans offer lessons from their experience.
- TOOLS and strategies that expand your competencies and enhance your performance. Prepare for today’s—and tomorrow’s—challenges by learning practical skills and cutting edge practices you can put to immediate use. And conference attendees value the opportunity to meet and talk with sponsors and exhibitors who support and serve the field.
- FOCUSED LEARNING through dozens of learning sessions that offer proven practices and case examples shared by those who know what works. Choose the content that is most relevant to you or that will help you hone particular skill sets.
- CONNECTION with old friends and new colleagues. Build relationships with colleagues from other sectors, expand your network, and immerse yourself in the global OD community.
- ENGAGEMENT that contributes to our community's knowledge and your own development. Come early, stay late, and share in important conversations that will have a lasting impact not only on your own body of knowledge, but also the field of OD.
Finally, the value and variety of Conference 2011 are the best this field has to offer; our program has no peer. The schedule will be packed with learning opportunities morning to night--when you add add Pre- and Post-Conference Workshops, early registration savings, and hotel and airline discounts—it's a value-added package simply too good to ignore. Return to work relaxed, rejuvenated, and with a fresh outlook.
Last year's program offered presentations from these organizations:
Booz Allen Hamilton
Center for Global Leadership Development
Entergy New Orleans
Federal Executive Institute
Hospital Corporation of America
Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group
Mount Sinai Hospital
New Teacher Center
Pfizer Animal Health
Sanford Health-Merit Care
Standard Chartered Bank
The Ball Foundation
Here's what past attendees have said...
"Most liked- hearing thought leaders share their thinking, meeting other OD practitioners & understanding what they do & how they approach their work.” - Sakun Ganason
"The conference was amazing! It was my first and every session was informative, had practical tool and provided something of great value. The networking was invaluable. Absolutely Gold.” - Rochelle Arnold-Simmons
"This was a very rich program that offered so many options for learning and connection.” - Pamela Skyrme
"As a new OD professional and first time attendee this conference provided me outstanding knowledge, tool, resources and networking opportunities with authentic change agents. Will be back next year.” - Diana Ramirez
"This was very well organized with rich diversity of topics, techniques, theory, case studies, conversation, self-reflection, recognition.” - Anne Davis
"A great conference that met all my expectations and more. Thank you very much.” - Istan Z. Babinszky
"As a first time attendee, found the conference interesting and valuable whereby practical tools/sessions were provided and I feel like I can walk out and apply learning’s starting tomorrow.” - Kurt Eggimann
"I enjoyed the sponsor spotlights! Great Idea!” - John Britt
"I loved the keynotes. I appreciated small sessions focused on learning and connecting.” - Jennifer Lyman
"I like this conference because of its unique and friendly atmosphere…” - Eunice Onuki