Lessons Learned From Our Organizational Development (OD) Colleagues
Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 10:30am 12:00pm

David Batson - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC
Cindy Cook - Adamant Accord, Inc.
Susan Sherry - Center for Collaborative Policy, California State University,

Track: Matching the Process to the Problem: Navigating Process Choices

This panel is comprised of experienced ECR and collaborative policy practitioners and professionals in the field of organizational development (OD) who will explore the ways in which OD-based facilitation techniques can support environmental, natural resource and public policy dialogues. Topics will include: An overview of OD principles; How collaborative policy and ECR professionals use OD to better serve the needs of clients and stakeholders; Case examples of successful facilitation of small- and large-scale public policy and involvement processes using OD approaches; and specific OD techniques that ECR and collaborative practitioners and sponsors alike may want to add to their tool kit.

Primary Target Audience(s): Corporate Entities/Resource Users ECR Practitioners/Attorney Mediators Government Staff (Federal, State, Local and Tribal) Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians Non-governmental Organizations

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