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Pre-Conference Sessions - June 7th-9th
 

We are excited to announce that we will offer 15 Pre-Conference sessions, all designed and presented for a daily attendance fee of $25, with the exception of one, "M" - Self-Organizing the “Inquirer,” with a $15 material fee. Our Pre-Conference offerings follow below in a day-by-day agenda, with all sessions to be held at the offices of Primerica in Santa Clarita.

Link here for a map. There is no fee for parking.

 
  Wednesday
June 7th
Thursday
June 8th
Friday
June 9th
7-8am

Continental Breakfast

Continental Breakfast

Continental Breakfast

8-9am Beginning Together Beginning Together Beginning Together

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A - "I DON'T know" is where innovation begins, with Bill Cummins

B - Social Construction - Here, There, and Anywhere, with Pauline Arneberg

C - Thinking Outside of the Box of What We Know, with Ivan Rosenberg

I - Change: It's not the Technology; It's the Neurology, with Bob Browne

J - Dialogue/Communologue: Beyond Negotiation and Agreement to Creating Context from which New Agreements Emerge - Part 1, with David McCann

K - InThinking Together - Part 1, with Bill Bellows (includes an introduction to InThinking Concepts, with a foundation in the thinking of Drs. Ackoff, Deming, and Taguchi)****

M - Self-Organizing the "Inquirer" - Part 1, with Peter Stonefield****

N - Solving the Mystery of the Soggy Pizza Case - Part 1, with Dale Deardorff

O - Deming's Ideas in the 21st Century - Part 1, with Ian Bradbury **

12:00-1:15pm
Lunch
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Lunch

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D - Destiny Unfolding...Break the Mold. Create the Future. A story about using story lines., with Thuy & Joe Onstott

E - Power of Positive Presence, with Deb Lewis & Doug Adams

F - The Beer Distribution Simulation: an Exercise in System Dynamics, Part 1, with Steve Dightman and Dave Nave

L - a Rational Approach to Making Something Better and Better and Better and ..., with Dick Steele

J - Dialogue/Communologue: Beyond Negotiation and Agreement to Creating Context from which New Agreements Emerge - Part 2, with David McCann

K- InThinking Together - Part 2, with Bill Bellows

M - Self-Organizing the "Inquirer" - Part 2, with Peter Stonefield****

N - Solving the Mystery of the Soggy Pizza Case - Part 2, with Dale Deardorff

O - Deming's Ideas in the 21st Century - Part 2, with Ian Bradbury **

4:15-5:15pm
Reflecting Together
   

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F - The Beer Distribution Simulation: an Exercise in System Dynamics, Part 2, with Steve Dightman and Dave Nave

G - Applications of InThinking to Working Life 2017, with Felix Delgado **

H - Expanding Our Thinking Capability: Using Neuroplasticity and Biohacking to Keep Up With the Robots, with Pam Hartman


Weekend Conference begins at the nearby Embassy Suites hotel, with Happy Hour, from 4:30-5:30pm, followed by Weekend Welcome at 5:30pm, Opening Keynote at 6:00pm, and dinner, from 7:15-8:30pm
 
 
To help with your selections, sessions marked with ** are presented on a regular basis, either every year or every other year. Sessions marked with **** are offered as part of a longer series, extending over several years.
 
     
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