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

Presenters:
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

Description:
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

Handouts/Presentations:
Materials not available.