Message from the Program Committee Co-Chairs3 + 2 = Innovation!
Our 2013 OD Network Conference in
San Jose is adding up to more than just the math. We are excited to
announce our three keynote speakers, plus two featured speakers, all adding up
to Innovation in just three days.Keynotes
have a great lineup of three keynotes
- Bob Keegan, the Harvard psychologist doing
today's best work on adult development and learning, the necessity of
ongoing psychological transformation in adulthood, the fit between adult
capacities and the hidden demands of modern life, and the implications for
- Vernā Myers,
nationally recognized expert on diversity and inclusion, a published author,
and sponsor of her own annual Opus Conference on Race and Ethnicity in
organizations. Vernā helps transform diversity from
an elusive goal into a real, positive, invigorating fact of life - a feature
that inspires new thinking, attracts new talent, opens the door to new
business, and most of all, innovation.
- Susan Foley, author of the book Entrepreneurs Inside: Accelerating
Business Growth with Corporate Entrepreneurs, who will share her
experiences from 25 years of helping organizations build the
entrepreneurial competencies needed for success.
if that's not enough, we also have special sessions with our two featured
speakers, both of whom are longtime members
and supporters of OD Network:
- Ed Schein, one of the field's original
and foundational thinkers and writers on career anchors, process consultation,
organizational culture, and his newest thinking on the dynamics of helping.
- David Sibbet, a master facilitator, process
consultant, and pioneer of visual facilitation, specializing in
large-scale processes, strategic visioning and creative, future-oriented
In addition to 3 keynoters and 2 featured speakers, we are adding even more…
There will be deep-dive, intensive pre-conference workshops for specific skill
building, dozens of concurrent sessions, special interest group meetings, our
annual Awards Ceremony, plenaries, breakout groups, and the perennial favorite,
the Dick Beckhard Mentoring Session.
Details and registration at www.odnetwork.org/Conference
We look forward to seeing you there!
Mike Horne and Yasmeen Burns
2013 Program Committee Co-Chairs