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April 27 - May 2, 2014
The Power Lab

October 25 - 28, 2014
OD Network's Annual Conference

Registration Now Open!

Call for Speakers Now Open!

Board of Trustees

2014 Chair

Marisa Sanchez, Ph.D.

2014 Immediate Past Chair
Matt Minahan, Ed. D.

Vice-Chair
Norm Jones, Ph.D.

2014 Treasurer
Magdy Mansour

2014 Secretary
Sanjay Naik

Christina Bell
Yasmeen Burns
Sherry Duda
Elena Feliz
Mike Horne, Ph.D.

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Each month, the Organization Development Network shares news and information about important happenings within OD Network as well as sources to help support the advancement of your OD practice.

Message from the OD Network 2014 Annual Conference Co-Chairs

Get Ready for the OD Network 2014 Annual Conference!

Hello friends,

We're pleased to announce that St. Patrick's Day and March Madness aren't the only exciting events on the horizon. That's right, registration is now open for theOD Network 2014 Annual Conferenceand we're so ecstatic that we're comparing it to other huge events already. This year's conference will be held at the Loews Philadelphia and its theme — Recognize. Transform. Energize. — is meant to inspire, affect and renew transformations at your organizations or with your client organizations.

As OD Network's Annual Conference Co-Chairs, we’ve been inspired by the notion of transformation, too, and are working together to ensure the conference features new session formats that will introduce more variety, engagement and connection in our 50th anniversary year.

In addition to the stimulating conference tracks we have planned, we’re thrilled to announce for the first time to our members the 2014 keynote speakers:

Stacy Blake-Beard, professor of Management at the Simmons College School of Management with a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.

Warner Burke, graduate professor at Columbia University and author ofOrganization Change: Theory and Practice.

Harrison Owen, president of H.H. Owen and Co. and author ofExpanding Our Now: The Story of Open Space TechnologyandOpen Space Technology: A User’s Guide.

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Registration Open: OD Network 2014 Annual Conference

Early birdregistration is now openfor the OD Network 2014 Annual Conference! This year’s conference tracks include: Change and Agility; Diversity and Culture; and Technology and Tools. With 2014 marking OD Network’s 50th anniversary year, you won’t want to miss recognizing this incredible milestone as part of the Annual Conference. Sign up before September 19 to save $200 as part of the early bird rate.

Register today!

Speak at the OD Network 2014 Annual Conference

Looking to share your research or expertise in front of a rapt audience of your OD peers? Look no further than the OD Network 2014 Annual Conference! Demonstrate knowledge and help OD professionals plan, deploy, measure and renew through transformative efforts at their organizations or with their client organizations.TheCall for Speakersdeadline isMarch 24.

Learn more and submit a proposal.

Annual Conference Awards Nominations Open

Has your practice been influenced in the past year by one noteworthy team member? Has a colleague gone above and beyond to inspire you? This is your opportunity to recognize someone who has made a difference to both you and the OD community.

Every year we honor people and organizations that, in the judgment of our members, have made significant contributions to the field of organization development.

Learn more about the 2014 categories and nominate someone today.

New!Enterprise Membership

The Enterprise Membership package to OD Network is the perfect solution to your professional development needs for OD, HR, quality and/or project management staff. With this unprecedented package you’ll receive unique offerings designed to address the critical professional development needs of you and your staff alongside free or discounted access to a full array of professional development and engagement opportunities, including our professional development webinars, publications, archives, toolkits, and much more.

Learn more and register today.

Spotlight on OD Network's First Enterprise Member: Bethpage Federal Credit Union

We’re thrilled to showcase our newest Enterprise group, Bethpage Federal Credit Union of Bethpage, New York. The individual team members participating in this package include Shandy Arroyo, Diane Krieger, Melissa Feeney, Joellen Thivierge and Kelli Lawyer. Thank you to everyone at Bethpage for joining OD Network!

Learn more about Enterprise Membership.

Featured Opportunities on the OD Network Job Exchange

TheOD Network Job Exchangeis the most effective forum forjob seekers and employersto find opportunities and resources specific to OD. Here are some of the latest postings:

Get Involved: Coaching or Mentoring Programs

The process for getting involved in coaching and mentoring with OD Network is simple, with the most important step being to update your personal profile and identify your area of interest (i.e., offering or receiving coaching/mentoring). Once that’s done, people can find you in the member database and reach out if there is a mutual fit. Further, you can proactively search our member database to identify other members that match your specifications. All that is left to do is initiate a contracting conversation and design a program that makes the most sense for both of you.

Learn more about theCoachingandMentoringPrograms.

OD Network Regional News

Regional Leaders Virtual Gathering - April 25

The OD Network Regionals Committee is hosting a Regional Leaders Virtual Gathering on Friday, April 25 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST. Learn how to build a wider network and increase the impact of OD on individuals, organizations and the world by joining this gathering.

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