Pre and Post Conference Workshops

No one wants the party to end – so why not make the most of your Conference experience and either come early or leave late by attending a workshop. Details of workshops will be available in early May. We are currently seeking expressions of interest to run workshops

The following workshops will be offered (Scroll down for more information and links – not all workshop is available yet, so stay tuned).

  • Whole person facilitation with Simone Maus from Zenergy
  • Essentials of Graphic Facilitation with Michelle Walker from Curious Minds Co.
  • Graphic Self Care with Rachel Apelt from Artbalm (coming soon)
  • Hosting Community – An introduction to Asset Based Participatory Co-design! with Dee Brooks from the Jeder Institute
  • Designing useful and enjoyable workshops with Martin Butcher
  • Cooking with Stories – Exploring facilitation practices and principles from The Story Cookbook with Cathryn Lloyd and Andrew Rixon
  • Increasing bandwidth for engagement in learning with Ramon Marmolejos from Alkimia Learning (coming soon)
  • Zenergy’s online facilitation and blended realities with Stephen Thorpe from Zenergy (coming soon)
  • Practical Passion Magic for facilitators and coaches with Peter Wallman

Monday 22 July 2019.  9am – 4.30pm 
Whole Person Creative Facilitation Training with Simone Maus

A day of experiential training and exploring what it means to be a creative, whole person facilitator. 

“A group, like each individual in it, is multidimensional and operating on many different levels. Group facilitation works within and between these different levels. This is part of the magic or alchemy of being a facilitator. A facilitator working on different levels may appear to people in groups as a magician.” Dale Hunter and colleagues: The Art of Facilitation

Are you interested in:

  • Keeping the energy flowing in a group? 
  • Make your meetings more creative, effective and fun?
  • Feeling more energised after your facilitation and team meetings?
  • Reading the group better?
  • Learning how to work with different levels and energies in your group?
  • Being more creative and playful in your facilitation?

Whole person facilitation refers to the skills of a facilitator to use different aspects of our human existence to generate holistic solutions to the problems we work with.

This day is an introduction into the Whole Person Facilitation technology that was create day Zenergy Global in 1993. This day can be combined in a two day special with Michelle Walker’s “The Essentials of Graphic Facilitation” Workshop.

Click here to learn more about this workshop and to book.
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Tuesday 23 July 2019. 9am to 4.30pm
Essentials of Graphic Facilitation with Michelle Walker

If you’re here, there’s a good chance you are interested in…

  • Expanding your professional toolkit with graphic facilitation and recording skills…
  • Learning how to boost effectiveness of your meetings, workshops and events…
  • Adding impact and influence to your professional communications and presentations…
  • And being seen as a stand-out, creative thinker by your clients, peers and boss.

YES? GREAT! It’s exactly why I developed this program – for people just like you!

This day can be combined in a two day training with Simone Maus’ “Whole Person Creative Facilitation Training” workshop at a very special AFN rate.

Click here to learn more about this workshop and to book.
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Tuesday 23 July 2019. 9.30am – 4.30pm
Hosting Community: An introduction to Asset Based Participatory Co-design! with Dee Brooks

Hosting and facilitation require different skills to presenting and public speaking and a skillful facilitator draws on a variety of processes to promote discussion & reflection to encourage the exploration of a topic whilst a Host holds the energetic space for participants to explore their own challenges and issues.

Click here to download the flyer.                                      Click here to book this workshop.
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Tuesday 23 July 2019
Designing useful and enjoyable workshops with Martin Butcher

Would you like to be more confident and creative when designing group decision making workshops?

In this interactive, one day workshop, we will explore three conceptual models (Action Learning; Diverge/Converge; LogFrame) useful to structure decision making workshop designs. You will seamlessly explore these through a series of more than six separate techniques. As part of the learning, the session will conclude with you creating a workshop plan. I will help you build on your existing skills and knowledge, help you learn together, and leave with an enhanced skill set for use in your everyday work.

My own goal is to design workshops that participants find both useful and enjoyable. I hope that you will find this one day event just so!

Click here to book this workshop
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Saturday 27 July 2019. 10am to 3pm
Story for Community Building: The Story Cookbook Workshop with Andrew Rixon and Cathryn Lloyd

Stories and storytelling have emerged as powerful creative processes for communication and change across personal, organisational and community contexts. With over 80 activities collected from contributors around the world, The Story Cookbook is one of the most comprehensive collections of story-based activities currently available. This special workshop by the editors of The Story Cookbookwill provide a unique opportunity to engage with and explore the value and power of working with story and narratives.

Click here to learn more about this workshop and to book.
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Saturday 27 July 2019.  1.30pm to 5.30pm
Practical Passion Magic for facilitators and coaches with Peter Wallman

Are you a Coach, a Management Consultant, a Facilitator, or a Mentor?

Do RESULTS matter to you and your clients?

Do you work with PEOPLE of different backgrounds?

Is the GROWTH of your professional practice important to you?


Are you actively looking for ways to hone your skills, refine your processes, and elevate your methodology?


If you answered YES to any of these questions, then you would love to hear about this masterclass for coaches and facilitators like YOU! Grab the opportunity to learn about this under-utilised yet potent resource that can provide you with powerful facilitation outcomes in Peter Wallman’s Masterclass. Promote your business and empower your facilitation practice with practical techniques for discovery, awakening and harmonising passions for any size group. 
Read on to learn about the workshop.

Click here to book for this workshop.
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