|OD Network Europe Meeting|
o not only discuss budding theories, enlighten those new to the practice, but to additionally empower attendees by providing the opportunity to shape the agenda. The theme of the 2016 Annual ODN Europe Conference is t “OD in Action: Influence and Impact.” By introducing a modified open space, ODN Europe is certainly doing so. This year’s conference promotes a total of 80 sessions. By allowing for more intimate gatherings, speakers have the opportunity to present ideas to a group of interested individuals, and attendees have the opportunity to provide feedback in such a way that encourages intellectual stimulation.
Continuing with the overall theme of influencing and impacting, ODN Europe has included a pre-conference session titled New to the Field Day. This day serves as an opportunity to cater to individuals new to the OD field, students, and professionals interested in gaining insight in order to incorporate an OD perspective in their line of work. Session presenters include a range of organizational practitioners spanning academia, private practice, public sector, and consultancy.