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The Art of Designing Meetings that Do More

Seacoast Science Center
570 Ocean Boulevard
Rye, NH 03870
United States

At a time of polarization and challenges that require collaboration, this workshop offers practical tools for facilitating meetings that enable people in communities and organizations of all kinds to work together more effectively. Beth Tener of New Directions Collaborative will facilitate, sharing tested methods from her work with over 150 organizations and collaborative initiatives.

Key topics include:

– How to clarify the strategic context and range of outcomes for a meeting
– How to frame strategic questions for the group to explore
– An introduction to, and experience of, several participatory methods
– How to structure an agenda with samples of agenda designs

We chose a special location for the event – the Seacoast Science Center, which has a beautiful conference room with stone walls, overlooking the ocean, in Rye, New Hampshire.

Workshop fee is $100.

If this fee is a barrier to participating, please contact Beth at [email protected] – discounts are available to make this accessible to all interested.