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Conversations for the 21st Century

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Conversations for the 21st Century

Time: April 1, 2011 from 5pm to 8pm
Location: Online
Website or Map: http://www.wedialogue.com/con…
Event Type: online, &, interactive
Organized By: Sarah Whiteley
Latest Activity: Mar 24, 2011

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In association with the World Café Community Foundation, weDialogue is hosting a series of interactive online “Conversations for the 21st Century” designed to stimulate collective innovation and new patterns of thinking in response to the global challenges we face today.

 

First Session - April 1st, 5pm - 8pm GMT, Community in the 21st Century, with conversation starters: Peter Block, Nancy White, Sarah Whiteley and Maria Scordialos

 

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Comment by Sarah Whiteley on March 10, 2011 at 11:50am

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Conversations for the 21st Century

Convening a free, monthly conversation on key issues that effect the human community today

 

Hosted by weDialogue, in collaboration with the World Café, we will be using telephone conferencing technology to make these sessions as inclusive and accessible as possible.

 

Our role in offering these free public conversations is as conveners, “conversational leaders”; our task to call and design space for the important community conversations that are needed in order to respond to the challenges and opportunities of citizenship in today’s global society.

 

The conversations are grounded in World Café principles and based on the World Café format. An exchange between three “conversation starters”, chosen to reflect a rich diversity of perspective in relation to the session’s topic, will anchor each one with a focus on opening the space for dialogue, hearing from one another, and uncovering possibilities; it will not be a presentation, or proscribe a specific pov or action.

 

The inaugural conversation, “Community for the 21st Century” will be focused on the topic of Community.

 

Other sessions will follow on topics like: the Environment, Poverty, Politics/Government, Family, Food (Slow Food), Agriculture, Creativity, Health, Education, Aging, Multi-Generational Collaboration, Competition & Collaboration, Technology, Art & Aesthetics, etc.   

 

We ask our sponsors and conversation starters to promote their event to their communities. In addition, we will be inviting specific individuals and groups that we feel would make a contribution to the particular topic of conversation as Special Guests.

Comment by Peggy Wolfe Dunn on March 4, 2011 at 10:19pm
I look forward to this conversation!
Comment by Simone Tiesinga-Poutnik on March 3, 2011 at 11:25am
Wonderful, this will be juicy! Looking forward to it.
Comment by Augusto Cuginotti on March 3, 2011 at 11:17am
Very nice Sarah - will love to hear you all.

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