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Event Garde’s clients are on the move. Meet up with Aaron and the team at one or more of these upcoming events.

IHS 68th Annual Convention & Expo

09/19/2019 - 09/21/2019

Nashville, TN

Organization: International Hearing Society

www.ihsinfo.org

The International Hearing Society (IHS) is a membership association that represents hearing healthcare professionals worldwide. IHS members are engaged in the practice of testing human hearing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and counseling patients.

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ToP Facilitation Methods Course

10/02/2019 - 10/03/2019

Michigan Chamber of Commerce
600 S Walnut St - Lansing, MI

Organization: Michigan Society of Association Executives

http://www.msae.org

Event Garde is excited to partner with MSAE and offer ToP Facilitation Methods (TFM) introductory course of the three foundational methods. Participants will learn proven ways to activate group participation by learning the Focused Conversation Method, The Consensus Workshop Method and the Action Planning Method.

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FacilitateMI Digital Meeting

10/09/2019

9:00-10:30 AM EST

Join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/696544595

The mission of FacilitateMI is to create a relaxed and supportive community of practice ideal for learning and networking with fellow Michigan facilitators. Through monthly meetings and a vibrant online community, participants of all experience levels will feel empowered with new resources and greater self-confidence.

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2019 AORE AEE Joint National Conference

11/13/2019 - 11/15/2019

Spokane, WA

Organization: Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education

http://www.aore.org

The AORE Annual Conference has been delivering exceptional education, sparking innovation, and creating unique learning and quality networking opportunities for over three decades. With their collaboration with the Association for Experiential Education (AEE) this year, they aim to raise the bar yet again!

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FacilitateMI: ACTion CARDS (Action Created Together)

12/11/2019

9:00-10:30 AM EST

MSAE Office - East Lansing, MI

Descripton: Imagine this: Yet another meeting or conference call is convened to discuss the same topics that have been on the table for months with no decisions and no actionable next steps. This time can be different. About a year ago, Lindsay and Aaron developed a colorful deck of ACTion CARDS. Following the simple instructions, and leveraging the focused conversation approach, lead just about any discussion using the pre-populated questions. What results is: recognition of and participation by all group members; increased diversity of thought; a safe space for all to share their unique perspectives; engagement of untapped team expertise; and fruitful conversation, as well as identification of actionable next steps.

Facilitator: Lindsay Gross s an experienced meeting facilitator with over a decade of experience working with multidisciplinary groups, assisting them with goal setting/action planning, and creating an engaging environment that allows for consensus building. She has worked with professionals from both the public and private sector to help them work towards gaining common vision and achieve their goals. Lindsay is known for working with challenging groups to conduct needs assessments, system’s analysis and work together to co-create actionable recommendations for improvement. Lindsay is also an experienced public speaker and trainer, presenting at national conferences on a variety of topics related to overall system change and how to engage with communities.

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