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2013 Co-Chairs

Marisa Sanchez, Ph.D.
Matt Minahan, Ed. D.

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Magdy Mansour

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Mike Horne, Ph.D.

Christina Bell
Yasmeen Burns
Elena Feliz
Norm Jones

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Message from the Program Committee Co-Chairs

There are Many Words Synonymous with Innovation...

All of these words, and more, are central to theOD Network 2013 Annual Conferencein San Jose, CA on October 5-8. Come and join us as we discuss INNOVATION in our field and within the systems we are a part of.

You will have the opportunity to engage with pre-eminent innovators who will share insights gained by their journeys. These innovators include Bob Kegan, Ed Schein, Dave Sibbet, Verna Myers, and Susan Foley, to name just a few. In addition, your colleagues will present cutting edge ideas, strategies, and methodologies for action on learning, social systems, large group interventions and change - all within the context of innovation. For more information on our exciting schedule, review theschedule at a glanceandregister todayfor the conference.

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Conference Early Bird Rate Ends Friday

TheOD Network 2013 Annual Conferenceis a great opportunity for learning and networking among the best innovators and practitioners in the field of OD. Register by thisFriday, September 13for the best possible rates!

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to hear fromnationally recognized expertsin the field - like Bob Keegan, Vernā Myers and Susan Foley - and choose from40+ sessionsthat dive into the latest advancements in practice, theory and real-world successes in the dynamic field of OD.

Take advantage of both the early bird discount, and the members-only discount, tosave up to $450! Visit theconference registration pagefor details and be sure to registerby Friday!

Learn More about the Pre-Conference Seminars

Get the most from yourOD Network Annual Conferenceexperience and register for an OD Network Pre-Conference Seminar on Saturday, October 5!

Featuring full-day and half-day sessions, these content-rich seminars provide in-depth learning in an intimate environment with experts in the field of OD. The Pre-Conference seminars follow the five session tracks with topics ranging from "Frontline Staff Leadership Development" to "Communication Across the Ages: A Facilitated Cross-Generational Dialogue."

Read moreabout the seminars andregistertoday!

Register Now! OD Network Webinar

Based on your feedback, OD Network is introducing several cutting-edge and informative new programs for OD Network members, including a new series of webinars. In just 90 minutes, the sessions will feature innovators and thought leaders covering concepts and ideas foundational to your practice.

The first webinar, "VISUALIZING PROCESS: Finding the Patterns That Connect," is tomorrow! Featuring Annual Conference Speaker David Sibbet, renowned systems thinker and graphic facilitator, as well as Lisa Kimball, futurist and former OD Network board member, the webinar isThursday, Sept. 12 at 2:30 pm (Central Time).

Among other topics, David will explain how the Drexler-Sibbet Team Performance Model reveals behavior patterns based on systems theory. Clickherefor more information and to register.

Register Today for the "Designing for Agility" Workshop

Together with Organization Design Forum, OD Network is pleased to offer a "Designing for Agility" workshop November 5-7, 2013, in Torrance, CA.Registrationis now open for the workshop!

Regardless of your industry and strategy, organizations need agility in order to shift and advance in global markets. Designed to focus on your organization's readiness for the next decade, the workshop will help you start with a sound strategic foundation and design the right structures, work processes, and human capital systems that support organizational agility and lead to enduring results.

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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:

ODN Announces 2013 Outstanding Regional Network Awardees

Congratulations to the two 2013 Outstanding Regional Network Award recipients:the Organization Development Network of Chicago and Omaha OD Network. The Award for Outstanding Regional Network honors networks with

  • Exemplary leadership
  • Active participation in programming
  • Creative programming
  • A strong organizational structure, and
  • Demonstrated impact on the local OD community

In addition to meeting the above criteria, both Networks demonstrated significant growth and development in recent years.

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