Russ Volckmann

Integral Leadership in Action 2008 Event is ON!

Save the Dates!!

In partnership with the Boulder Center for Integral Living ( in Boulder,Colorado!

The 3rd Integral Leadership in Action Conference

2008 ILIA Collaborative: Leading from Goodness, Truth, and Beauty


Main Event: Thursday Eve October 9 through Sunday October 12

Featuring Steve McIntosh, author of Integral Consciousness and the Future of Evolution, and Jeff Salzman

Come early for the Thursday,October 9, Mid-day Tutorial and Workshop options!!
Stay for Private Vendor Offerings on October 13.

This year’s focus is on building community with many opportunities for sharing, socializing, and exploring how we can all lead ever more integrally from within our own unique expressions of “The Good, The True, and The Beautiful.”

The program is being developed as you read this with more information soon to follow. Your input and questions are welcome. Please contact: Jen Blalock (, Kim Harpham (

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Annual Adult Development Symposium
Society for Research in Adult Development

Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers
March 22 & 23, 2008


Pre-conference Affiliate of the American Educational Research Association

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Integrative Approaches in Psychiatry: Mind, Brain and Body Conference

Wolfson Lecture Theatre
King’s College, London
12:00-17:00, Friday, 11 April 2008

The first conference to explore the benefits of integrating mind, brain and body to alleviate psychological distress. This free event will provide an introduction to empirical studies that have examined the benefits of mind-body approaches. By “mind-body” we mean those approaches which draw on eastern traditions (such as meditation/mindfulness) and/or those that use the body as a means to help regulate the brain (for example yoga, floatation).

Speakers will provide an overview of the current data and speculate about how these techniques might be used to help individuals who are overwhelmed by stress and anxiety. Several of the talks will include interactive components to allow participants to experience some commonly used techniques.

Following the presentation, an interactive discussion session will explore some of the issues raised in relation to this type of work. Afterwards, everyone is invited to the Sun and Doves pub for a networking event.


Dr. Katya Rubia (Institute of Psychiatry), Dr. Florian Ruths (South London and Maudsley Trust), Dr. Tamara Russell (Institute of Psychiatry), Dr. Robin Monro (Yoga Biomedical Trust), La La (Kundalini Yoga Therapist), Tim Studiwick (Floatworks)

This event is free but registration is required. Tamara Russell; email:

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E-Leader Conference

In historic Krakow, Poland at the pristine Cracow University of Economics and organized by CASA. June 9-11, 2008


Some topics of discussion and presentation include:

  • Leadership (developing, silent, global, etc.)
  • Conflict transformation
  • Integrated marketing communication
  • E-competencies (learning, training, communication, etc.
  • Critical issues (global, ethical, financial, copyright, etc.)

Registration (by): April 5th, 2008 at

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Conference Call, Call for Papers, Reviewers, Chairs, and New Web Site Features

The Association of Management (AoM) and International Association of Management (IAoM) Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 2-4, 2008

This year’s Call for Submissions and Participation for the 2008 AoM/IAoM annual conference is located at under the AoM/IAoM Website appearing on the “splash page.” It calls for academics, and corporate managers in a variety of conference related activities and describes the different types of submissions the Association is seeking this year (academic and fact-based). In addition, it provides information about the M.E.L.T. paradigm, which represents the organizing framework, along with membership information, the AoM/IAoM publication portfolio, individual leadership, and sponsorship opportunities.

AoM/IAoM welcomes visitors to its redesigned website. Its Featured Articles section is prepared to also receive web submissions from academics (faculty, academic officers, and administrators), corporate officers, human resource managers, and practitioners. We specifically invite articles, which address, but are not limited to, contemporary global Management, Education, Leadership and Technology (M.E.L.T.) advances, challenges, and innovative practices within multiple cultural environs.

We invite you to submit featured articles and reports by email to

Dr. Willem A. Hamel, President
The Association of Management (AoM) and
The International Association of Management (IAoM)
920 So. Battlefield Boulevard, Suite 100
Chesapeake, Virginia 23322 USA
Phone: 1-757-482-2273
Facsimile: 1-757-482-0325

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Social Entrepreneurship, Systems Thinking, & Complexity
Adelphi University

in association with the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence (ISCE) publishers of the journal Emergence: Complexity and Organization (E:CO) and the Plexus Institute are pleased to announce the:

First International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, Systems Thinking, & Complexity
April 24-26, 2008

Adelphi University, Garden City, New York (right outside of Manhattan, near JFK Airport).

The unique and pressing challenges facing both the economic and social situations of the 21st century are calling for fundamentally new initiatives. The burgeoning arena of social entrepreneurship is one such example of how public and private organizations are forging alliances aimed at addressing these challenges. As of yet, though, there is no recognizably useful theoretical underpinning of the systemic dimension of social entrepreneurship. Recent advances in the sciences of complex systems, however, hold great promise for a more thorough understanding and grounding of social entrepreneurship activities. The need for a complexity-based perspective going beyond current linear and equilibrium-based models is even noted in the most recent guidelines for applications for funding in the area of social entrepreneurship programs.

At this conference we will bring together leading thinkers in complexity theory, social entrepreneurship, systems thinking, social innovation, and leadership research to explore questions surrounding social entrepreneurship. Attendees of the conference will gain a better understanding of the state of knowledge in these vital areas and will leave more energized and engaged in furthering the goals of social entrepreneurship. The goal of this conference is not only to provide a unique opportunity to further understanding but also to make a real difference in our world.

Complexity is the study of the dynamics of the diverse linkages and interactions among people, technology, and systems over time. This dynamic approach conceptualizes organizational systems as sets of agents (individuals, processes and mechanisms) that generate novel emergent outcomes out of their interactions.

Social entrepreneurship is increasingly seen as an important component of any national or global development strategy. Can complexity science in general, and the growing scholarship within the complex systems community that is exploring organizational, social, and leadership dynamics in particular, shed additional light on social entrepreneurship?

Systems thinking explores the systemic dimension of organizations, communities, states, and transnational entities looking for universal principles of dynamics, functioning, and enactments. Social Innovation refers to all the various methods of bringing about innovation in social systems in the direction of great sustainability, social responsibility, and the building of communities.

The organizers of this conference are Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein ( & Dr. James K. Hazy
( of Adelphi University. Questions about the conference, expectations, requirements, and the appropriateness of a topic, etc., can be answered by either of the organizers. An electronic copy of the submission should be sent to Dr. Hazy. Additional information and guidelines on the Emergence: Complexity and Organization ( E:CO) journal may be obtained by its website:

Conference Information: For the latest, please check for updates on our website at:

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Graduate Certificate in Leadership Development

The George Washington University’s Executive Leadership Program is launching a Graduate Certificate in Leadership Development Program in July 2008

The six-course program is designed to increase the learning, leadership, and change capacity of individuals and organizations with a global emphasis in Human Resource Development. The program begins and ends at the Virginia Campus with classes alternating at affiliate sites in Asia, Europe and South America. The program allows students either to pursue a certificate or to take courses as electives.

Courses Offered


Session 1: July 18-25, 2008 in Ashburn, VA
HOL 263-Foundation of Human Resource Development
HOL 283-Leadership in Organizations

Session 2: October 19-23, 2008 in Prague, Czech Republic
HOL 290-Organizational Learning

Session 3: January 25-29, 2009 in Santiago, Chile
HOL 274-Work Groups/Teams

Session 4: April 19-23, 2009 in Singapore
HOL 239-International/Multicultural Human Resource Development

Session 5: July 19-21, 2009 in Ashburn, VA
HOL 286-Issues in Human Resource Development

*Dates subject to change

Visit or contact us at (703) 726-8396 to obtain detailed information about this program or individual courses.

Katie Rosenbusch
Center for the Study of Learning, Executive Leadership Doctoral Program, 
George Washington University 
Ashburn, VA 20147 
Phone: 703-726-3762 Email:

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Million Ideas for Peace Presents:
Cultivating the Art of Active Peace 
Saturday, April 12, 2008, 9am – 4pm

Seattle Art Museum (SAM), Simons Board Room

Special Guest
: Dr. Riane Eisler, renowned scholar and international bestselling author of The Chalice and the Blade

Peace in our lives and the world will be achieved through the integration of diversemovements that take us beyond the cessation of violence and war.Million Ideas for Peace: Nurturing the Art of Active Peace will be a full-day creative and interactive workshop designed to help participants connect their strengths and passions to the creation of a culture of peace.We will explore such questions as:

  • How can we begin to unravel the complexities of peace?
  • What unrecognized acts of peace in which we already engage, remain hidden to us?
  • How do we can tap into what matters to us most in service to a culture of active peace?
  • How do we can connect to the resources needed to support the cornerstones of peace in the 21st century?

Our day beginswith Lucy Garrick,host and founder of Million Ideas for Peace facilitatingcreative conversations focused on “active peace”. We will use the creative process as a metaphor for considering what it takes to nurture a practice of active peace.And we willcontemplate originalart from the collectionsat the Seattle Art Museum to inspire our conversations.

In the afternoon participants will have an opportunity to hear and interact with one of the great thinkers of a generation, Dr. Riane Eisler. Riane will share her views on the cornerstones of peace from her latest work, The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating Caring Economics.

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‘One Planet Leader’

World Wildlife Fund’s applied sustainability programme for business managers and senior executives.

WWF’s Living Planet Report shows we are currently consuming about 25% more than the planet can sustain. Many companies recognise the need to operate sustainably but struggle to turn vision into reality. We urgently need a network of ‘One Planet Leaders’ – managers from a variety of functions with new skills and new business practices…could this be you?

‘One Planet Leaders’ is a high-level professional development programme aimed at business leaders who want to make dramatic progress in building sustainability into their business models. It does not replace existing company commitments to sustainability but rather equips you to implement them effectively and strategically.

It is delivered through intensive workshops plus flexible learning over a three-month period with learning tailored to your situation. A further 100-days of support ensures implementation of your plans, after which the alumni offers an exciting network of like-minded professionals at the forefront of sustainable business.

Leaning on WWF’s unique experience of partnerships that move towards a new paradigm, ‘One Planet Leaders’ brings together the latest thinking, world class experts and innovative management tools to ensure that together we find the solutions our planet needs.

You can earn a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Development through Exeter University’s’One Planet Leaders pathway and if you wish, continue for a Diploma or Masters in Sustainability with options including unique action-research modules to embed your learning into organisational practices.

Following the success of the first programme in 2007 (with delegates from Nestle, P&G, 02, Cable and Wireless, IATA, ABN Amro, Lloyds TSB, Neste Oil, Nokia and Canon) registrations (customised programmes can also be designed on request):


Autumn 2008

Workshop dates: 3-5 Sep, 15-17 Oct, 19-21 Nov
Venue: Geneva or London (to be confirmed)

Registration deadline: 31 July 2008
Full details and registration at:

or contact

Mandy Thomas, Manager Business Training, WWF International Tel +41 22 364 9231

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The Global Leadership Forum
Leadership for Human Development


The Siberian Academy for Public Administration

Invite participation and presentations at theThe 10th Global Leadership Forum
June 18-23, 2008, Novosibirsk, Russia
Leadership and Globalisation: Challenges and Opportunities


Public and private sectors, NGOs, youth organizations, and educational institutions

Keynote Speaker

Steve Moseley President, AED
(Promoting human development in 150 countries around the world)


Contact: Ms. Marina Tyasto: , tele/fax: 00-7-383-210-1252.

Abstracts for Presentations (100 words) to Prof. Adel Safty at More information at:



The Siberian Academy for Public Administration, Novosibirsk, Russia
The UNESCO Chair, The Siberian Institute of International Relations, Russia
NCP Siberian educational-consulting center “Connect”, Novosibirsk, Russia
The Academy for Educational Development, Washington DC, USA.
The Fundácio Dom Cabral, Brazil. Act for Lebanon, Lebanon.
Commercials and Media, Istanbul, Turkey.

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BC HRMA 46th Annual Conference & Showcase

April 30 – May 2, 2008
Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre

Building Business Results – Lead Yourself, Lead Others, Lead the Business


It begins with you. Set the example and others will follow. You are the frontrunner. Join 1,200 other frontrunners for three full days of professional development and networking at BC HRMA’s 46th Annual Conference. This conference – the largest of its kind in B.C. – draws business and HR professionals who believe leadership matters; are concerned about recruitment and retention; and share a commitment to creating healthy workplaces. Broaden your business savvy through four plenary sessions, 40 educational sessions and the insight of eight industry-acclaimed keynote speakers including:

Dave Ulrich
Margaret Wheatley
Don Tapscott
Dr. Steve L. Robbins

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The Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence At Indiana University presents the
Multi-Sector Leadership Forum
unique conference on cross-sectoral leadership.

May 8-10, 2008
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday
University Place Hotel & Conference Center
IUPUI Campus, Indianapolis, IN, 5:00 P.M. Thursday – 12:00 noon Saturday


Conference Organization


The program is organized by the Randall L. Tobias Center on Leadership Excellence, a collaboration of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, School of Education, School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Center on Philanthropy. The focus of this unique conference is cross-sectoral leadership.

The Forum brings together scholars and practitioners from the entire spectrum of leadership including corporate leadership, not-for-profit leadership, religious leadership, educational leadership, medical leadership, and political leadership. It will explore a broad range of leadership ideas, subjects and theories including but not limited to: ethical leadership, authentic leadership, transformational leadership and charismatic leadership.

To register for the conference, please call us at 317-278-2800 or visit our website at

Philip L. Cochran
Director, Randall L. Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence
Associate Dean – Indianapolis Programs
Thomas W. Binford Chair of Corporate Citizenship
Indiana University Kelley School of Business
801 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
(317) 278-2800

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Call for Submissions Deadline: May 1, 2008
Global Leadership: Portraits of the Past, Visions for the Future
A Volume in the ILA Building Leadership Bridges (BLB) Series
Michael Harvey and JoAnn Danelo Barbour, Editors

The International Leadership Association invites you to submit your work for Global Leadership: Portraits of the Past, Visions for the Future, a volume in the Building Leadership Bridges series. BLB captures the best contemporary thinking about leadership today from a diverse range of scholars, practitioners, and educators working in the field of leadership studies. In keeping with the mission of the ILA, BLB connects ways of studying, imagining, and experiencing leadership across cultures, over time, and around the world.

The 2008 theme is Global Leadership: Portraits of the Past, Visions for the Future. Is there indeed an ideal of “global leadership” that links local leadership efforts? What are the key cultural, historical, moral, and organizational contexts in which leadership—and related concepts like followership—occur? What lessons can the past provide for today’s leadership challenges? When we speak of “visions for the future,” whose visions do we mean? What role do leaders play in shaping visions, or translating them into action and outcome? Looking farther ahead, can we say anything about the future of leadership in an increasingly complex world?

Global Leadership: Portraits of the Past, Visions for the Future welcomes previously unpublished submissions that explore these aspects of leadership from diverse perspectives, disciplines, cultures and sectors. Submissions are encouraged that strengthen ties between those who practice and those who study leadership, and that foster effective and ethical leadership. We welcome scholars’ explorations of the changing field of leadership and we also welcome practitioners’ reflections, stories, and “reports from the field” that help us understand leadership at the intersections of theory and practice.

Submitted articles should be no longer than 5000 words. Identifying information (names, affiliations, and contact information of all authors) should be on a separate cover sheet. APA style should be followed. Notes should be kept to a minimum but when used should come in the form of endnotes. Send electronically to Jaro Sedlar at by May 1, 2008. Please note: The submission and review process of BLB is not linked to the ILA annual conference; you may choose to respond to one or both Calls.

Contact ILA:
1119 Taliaferro Hall
Academy of Leadership, University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-7715 USA
V: 301.405.5218
F: 301.405.6402

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Toward a Science of Consciousness 2008
April 8-12, 2008 – Tucson ARIZONA

Tucson Convention Center

The eighth biennial Tucson conference continues an interdisciplinary tradition of intense, far-ranging and rigorous discussions on all approaches to the fundamental issue of how the brain produces conscious experience.

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Integral Education

Exploring the leading edge of educational theory and practice
August 1–6, 2008
Whidbey Institute on Whidbey Island
Washington State

Integral education stands out as one of the most pertinent and practical means of creating positive change in ourselves and the world. This seminar will bring educators of all age groups together from around the globe, educators who are seeking the necessary vision, skills, and processes to fully serve students and the world that we inhabit.

Integral education is an emerging field, propelled by people who seek to push the envelope of what education can be. The seminar will provide a perfect environment to meet with colleagues and to network with a small but growing community that clearly understands that addressing a more complete spectrum of personal, cultural, and systemic realities at play in education is one of the most powerful ways to begin effecting the changes we hope to see in the world.

Featured presenters:

Diane Musho Hamilton
Susanne R. Cook-Greuter
Sean Esbjörn-Hargens

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5 deep integral

As we progress into 2008, we are involved with the launch of a new SDi (Spiral Dynamics Integral) Trainer Training program. The Trainer Training will enhance coverage and exposure to all aspects of SDi including the use of onlinePeopleSCAN. A pilot ‘Train the SDi Trainer’ programme is being launched in Australia during March 2008.Other programmes in the USA, Europe and Canada are being planned for later in 2008. 
If you wish to be kept up-to date with progress on this initiative please register for the 
newsletter on (‘Be informed by us’)

During December 2007 we added 7 additional onlinePeopleSCAN Mentors; these individuals provide specialist support for customers who purchase direct access to the online assessments. Visit the web site >> ‘explore your value systems’ to familiarise yourself with this option.

Training in Spiral Dynamics
(Level 1 Accreditation) and onlinePeopleSCAN (Level 2 Accreditation)
Switzerland April 2008


Christopher Cooke will lead two accreditation courses, covering an introduction to the 
SDi model (Level 1) and the use of the Online PeopleSCAN suite of assessment tools
(level 2) for measuring personal values, change and organisational culture. 
This program, which may be taken jointly or separately is the third such program in Switzerland. 
Where: Luzern, Switzerland. Dates: Monday 7th to Friday 11th April 2008
Contact Alina Hernandez-Cooke for full details including accommodation.

5 deep integral, Mazars House, Leeds, LS27 7JN, United Kingdom

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NVCC’s 2008 schedule of Spiral Dynamics Training Events.

The Hague,Netherlands
APRIL 9 – 16, 2008
Apr 9 – 12 – Spiral Dynamics 1
Apr 14-16 -Spiral Dynamics 2

Contact ROI opleiding, coaching en advies,
Kirsten van Daatselaar
TEL: [31] 070-3763602

APRIL 24-27, 2008
Apr 24- 27 – Spiral Dynamics 1

Contact Alexander Kharitidi

Austin, TX at The Crossings
MAY 10 – 17, 2008
May 10 – 13 – Spiral Dynamics 1
May 15- 17- Spiral Dynamics 2

Reservations TEL: 1-877-944-3003

Melbourne, Australia
AUGUST 20 – 28, 2008
Aug 20 – 23- Spiral Dynamics 1
Aug 26 -28 – Spiral Dynamics 2

Contact: Dianne Moore
TEL: [61] 3 5122 2590

Johannesburg, South Africa
Sept- Spiral Dynamics 1
Sept- Spiral Dynamics 2

Contact:Desiree’ Lee
TEL: [27] 082 746 0790

Quito, Ecuador
Oct – Spiral Dynamics 1
Oct – Spiral Dynamics 2

Corporación Latinoamericana de Pensamiento Integral
TEL: [593] 2 250 0618

Marlborough, United Kingdom

NOVEMBER 5 – 12, 2008
Nov 5 -8
– Spiral Dynamics 1
Nov 10-12– Spiral Dynamics 2

The Beyond Partnership
TEL: 44 (0)1380 859106

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Shambhala Summer Institute
June 22-28
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Shambhala Institute is Berkana’s long-term partner in creating a movement toward more systemic, holistic, powerful ways of being, learning and leading in our workplaces and our lives. The Institute is known for its unique blend of ancient and cutting-edge theory, practices and principles. Its programs are inspired by Buddhism and other wisdom traditions and by the great thinkers, researchers and front-line leaders of our time.

Its annual flagship program, the Authentic Leadership Summer Institute, has become a vibrant meeting-place of people, practices and ideas engaged at the frontier of organizational and societal change. At the center of this five-day program are parallel modules that focus on the skills, understandings and capacities needed to lead with integrity in the organizational and societal environment of today. The program also includes speakers, awareness exercises, World Café conversations and opportunities for self-organized learning within an international program community.

This year, module presenters include Adam Kahane, Sarita Chawla, Toke Moeller, Tom Hurley, Bill Torbert, Wendy Palmer and others at the forefront of the quest for higher-functioning workplaces and communities. Margaret Wheatley, with her co-presenters, Chris Grant and Jerry Granelli, will again offer “Practicing Fearlessness in Times of Fear.”

To access the schedule, module descriptions and registration information visit the website

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WorldFuture 2008: Seeing the Future Through New Eyes

Conference of the World Future Society July 26-28, 2008, Hilton
Washington, Washington, D.C.

The World Future Society’s annual conference, “WorldFuture 2008: Seeingthe Future Through New Eyes,” provides an opportunity for individuals and groups in many different fields to examine significant issues and address common problems that will affect our futures in as yet unimagined ways.


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Dr. Don Beck

Six-Day Spiral Dynamics Workshop
SDi Level One: Standard Foundations Course
June 16-18
New York, NY

SDi Level Two: From the Clash to the Confluence of Civilizations
June 19-21
New York, NY

Join Dr. Don Beck for this exciting series of workshops. For the workshop syllabus, follow the links listed below.

* Learn how this evolutionary theory and model for human development can help you understand the complex world we live in and to navigate the challenges of life in the twenty-first century.
* Begin to recognize that how we think is so much more important than what we think!
* Become an agent for the evolution of human society by understanding how real, integral transformation takes place in yourself and others.
* Discover why so many changemakers around the world are using Spiral Dynamics to solve real, complex issues—from ending apartheid in South Africa to rewriting law enforcement policy in Holland to discovering new growth strategies for multinational corporations.


EnlightenNext New York
243 West 30, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001

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SDi Learning Opportunities

Spirals over the Golden West 
April 4-5


In conjunction with The Adizes Graduate School, Santa Barbara, California
SDi Level One Foundations and Level Two “Natural Design” certification courses

Contact: Stephanie Galindo at

Presentation on
“Surviving and Thriving in Times of Transition – Spiral Dynamics: From Theory to Practice”
May 19-25


Prairie View Learning Institute, Newton, Kansas

Contact: Nathan Regier at

Spirals over the Lone Star
Dallas, Texas
SDi Level One and 9th Annual Spiral Dynamics Confab on Change, Transition and Transformation
May 26

Address on
“Concepts and Practices of Corporate Social Responsibility Development and the Construction of Human Capital”
Porto Alegre, Brazil
June (exact dates TBD)


4th International Stop&Think Seminar, ONG Parceiros Voluntários, in partnership with the US Consulate General
Contact: Maria Elena P. Johannpeter at

Spirals over the Big Apple
June 22-25


In conjunction with EnlightenNext, SDi Level One and Level Two certification courses

Contact: Morgan Dix at

Keynote address at the IABC Conference
New York, NY
October 20-26

Spirals over the Rockies
Boulder, Colorado
SDi Level One and Two “Personal Emergence” certification courses
November (Exact dates TBD)

The Spiral Dynamics Group

Don Edward Beck, Ph.D
Co-founder, National Values Center, Denton, TX.
Founder/CEO, The Spiral Dynamics Group, Inc.
Founder/President, Global Center for Human Emergence.
Faculty, Adizes Graduate School, Santa Barbara.
940.383.1209 / 940.300.6363 Email:

General SDi Inquiries:
Visit us on the Web:

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Transforming Leadership 15th to 17th October 2008
Leadership Development Framework
Boston, USA
October 15-17, 2008


Facilitated by Elaine Herdman-Barker, Bill Torbert and David Rooke.

The LDF offers a profound insight into why people and organizations behave as they do. This framework, which draws a great deal on the work of Bill Torbert and the growing field of integral and developmental theory, offers a structure for understanding the different ways in which people create meaning. How we make meaning has an enormous impact on our behaviour.

The training intensive equips participants to use the LDF and authorizes them to use the Leadership Development Profile. It is of particular use to coaches, consultants and change agents. The three days are designed to be intense – we seek to extend your understanding, develop your skills and engage you in personal development. This and further information about the LDF, and useful relevant articles, can be found on

Please contact Lynn Draper 
Project Manager, LDF 
+44(0)1594 530223

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Integral Theory in Action: Serving Self, Other, and Kosmos

In August 2008, John F. Kennedy University and Integral Institute will host a historic event: the inaugural, biennial Integral Theory Conference (ITC), the first major academic conference devoted to the field of Integral Theory!

The theme of the conference is Integral Theory in Action: Serving Self, Other, and Kosmos. The conference will showcase how scholars and professionals are using Integral Theory to impact the lives of individuals and communities. Attendees will have an unprecedented opportunity to network with other Integral scholar-practitioners and pioneering Integral thinkers. Throughout the conference there will be a focus on community, discourse, and dialogue. A major focus of the conference will also be application; participants will leave with a deepened capacity to apply Integral principles in their own lives and professional work.

The conference will feature presentations and appearances by Roger Walsh, Susanne Cook-Greuter, Bill Torbert, Robb Smith, Terry Patten, Willow Pearson, Michael Zimmerman, Allan Combs, Bert Parlee, Barrett Brown, Joanne Hunt, Sean Esbjorn-Hargens, Steven McIntosh, Elliot Ingersoll, John Dupuy, Bonnita Roy, Mark Edwards, Gail Hochachka, Jonathan Reams, Clint Fuhs, Randy Martin, Cindy Lou Golin, Nancy Roof, Theo Dawson and many more!!!

To find out more about this event, please visit our website,

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The Second Global Integral International Development Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey
“The Integral Practitioner”
April 22-26th, 2008

Hosted by: The Integral International Development Center (a Learning Center of Integral Institute) and Drishti-Centre for Integral Action (a Canadian non-profit organization)

Faculty include: Paul van Shaik, Emine Kiray, and Gail Hochachka

Guest Teachers: Diane Musho Hamilton (Teacher of Zen and Big Mind) and Rollie Stanich (Chief Facilitator of Integral Spiritual Center)

Some scholarships available; please inquire!