Hey folks, Here are the basics for the training in Birmingham. If you know
of anyone who might be interested, pass this along or have them contact
me for more details.
<P>Thank you and be well,
<P>You're invited . . .
<P>Open Space Technology Training with Harrison Owen
<P>An introduction to a strange new world of self-organizing systems.
<P>January 26-30, 1999
<P>What happens during the 5 days of training?
<P>Day 1: (Evening) Expanding Now - The role of the Facilitator
<BR>Welcome, Introductions, Overview
<P>Day 2: Setting the context - Organizations in Transformation
<BR>Chaos and Creativity - The Beginning of Transformation
<BR>First Open Space - theme: Gifts of Chaos
<BR>The Process of Transformation
<BR>Life with Open Space (Evening Fireside)
<P>Day 3: Setting the Context (continued)
<BR>The Forms of Transformation
<BR>Second Open Space - theme: Gifts of the Spirit
<BR>Sustaining Transformation: Creating Culture that Works in Open Space
<P>Day 4: Third Open Space - A learning Expedition
<BR>Creating Organizations that work - now and for the next millenium.
<P>Day 5: Closing the Space
<BR>Nuts and bolts (Questions and answers)
<BR>Closing to finish at noon (plus or minus)
<BR>How to get the MOST from this training:
<P>1) Read <U>Open Space Technology: A User's Guide</U>
<BR>2) Convene an Open Space event even if only with neighborhood
<BR>If you REALLY want to be ready for this training:
<BR>Read <U>Expanding Our Now</U>
Rooms, all meals, and all conference facilities
Single Occupancy: $129.91/person/night
Double Occupancy: $116.82/person/night
<BR>Registration and training fee:
Please make checks payable to Barry Owen in US dollars and send to:
The Owen Group
5518 Kendall Drive
Nashville, TN 37209
only $895 per person for:
- Registrations mailed by December 15, 1998
- 3 or more participants from the same organization
- Consultants registering with their clients
<P>Please call if you are in need of an alternative cost/payment arrangement.
<P>Cancellations - must be received in writing by fax or mail no later
than December 15, 1998. Any cancellations received after December 15, 1998
will be refunded less a $200 charge. No refund will be made for cancellations
received after January 19, 1999
<P>Dates: January 26-30, 1999 (reserve room for 26, 27, 28, 29)
<BR>Place: Twin Pines Resort & Conference Center - Just South of Birmingham,
<BR>Website: "<A HREF="http://www.1travel.com/twinpines">http://www.1travel.com/twinpines</A>"
<P>Make room reservations directly with the conference center and reference
"The Owen Group"
<P>Space is limited to the first 40 registrations only.
<BR>Contact for additional Info:
<BR>The Owen Group
<BR>5518 Kendall Drive
<BR>Nashville, TN, 37209
<P>Worldwide Open Space
<P>Simply living the FourFold Way in Open Space