January, 2011, Chicago Alliance events

Busy month ahead! These are notices about six upcoming meetings in January. Summary here, details below or at organizations’ site.

ODN-C. January 4th. Collaborative Resistance. http://www.odnetwork.org/odnc/

CODIC. January 8th. Selling Internally and Externally. http://www.codic.us.

ChAPT. January 18th. The Magnificent Sixteen, referring to the 16 Myers-Briggs types. www/ChAPT.org

STC-Chicago. January 18th. An Introduction to Smartphone Application Development. http://www.stc-chicago.org

CCASTD. January 20. Details not available at press time. http://www.ccastd.org

NSA-IL. January 21st. (Fabulous Friday) NSA-IL HumorPalooza. http://nsa-il.org/registration-ff/html

NSA-IL. January 22. Johnny Campbell & Steve Beck. Professional Development Seminar. 8:30-4:30. Denny’s Oak Brook.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednes day Thurs day Friday Saturday



ODN-C. Collaborative Resistance

5 6 7

CODIC. Selling Internally


10 11 12 13 14 15


17 18 

STC. Smartphone application development

ChAPT. The Magnificent Sixteen.






NSA-IL. Humor-Palooza


NSA-IL. Workshop



















ODN-C (ODN (Organizational Development Network – Chicago)

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Topic: Collaborative Resistance

Networking and light dinner: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Program: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Hosted by The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
325 N. Wells, Chicago, IL, Room 407
Cost: $15 Students, $20 ODN/C Members, $25 Alliance Members, $30 Non-Members

More Info: http://www.odnetwork.org/odnc/

CODIC (Chicago Organization Development Institute Chapter)

Selling Internally and Externally. Consultative Selling: An approach to meeting client needs that puts the needs of the client ahead of the need of the sales person.

Register at www.codic.us
Date: Sat, 01/08/2011 – 8:30am
Location: Benedictine University, Kindlon Hall, Room TBD Speaker:
Roger Turnquist, Ph.D. , Leadership and Learning Partners LLP
Fee: Members – No Charge, Guests – $15.00 (cash or check accepted)

ChAPT (ChAPT = Chicago Association for Psychological Type; MBTI – Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)


Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Using “The Magnificent Sixteen” Video by Danielle Poirier to Model Type Differences with Melody Camp.
Fee: $10 for members/ $20 for non-members

Location: Illinois Association of School Boards, 1 E. 22nd Street, Lombard, IL

Melody Camp will share how she uses the video and will invite participants to discuss dominant introverted functions in Part II of this program.  Danielle Poirier debuted “The Magnificient 16” at the GLAPT conference in 2008. It was so fabulous that Melody bought the DVD on the spot.

For those not familiar with MBTI, the Magnificent Sixteen are the 16 blocks of the MBTI.

For those not familiar with the types, go to http://www.personalitypage.com to get an overview of the NF, SF, NT, and ST.

STC-Chicago. SmartPhone Application Development with Joe Welinske

Tuesday, Jan. 18th. Lido’s Cafe in Oak Park.

Help your mobile team improve your apps by understanding the basics of mobile application creation. The January meeting will cover development for iPhone/iPad and Android but concepts can be generalized to other mobile platforms. The topics are  technical in nature but do not require any experience with programming.

Joe will explore two hot topics in mobile development: user interface text and content delivery. We will also look at some of the differences in web content delivery for different mobile platforms.

Joe Welinske is the president of WritersUA, a company devoted to providing training and information for user assistance professionals. Joe has been involved with software documentation development since 1984.  See http://www.writersua.com for details.

Advanced registration price: $20 members/$40 non-members. Advanced registration closes on January 13, 2011. At the door: $30 members/$50 non-members.
Plentiful, simple Italian food (pasta and salad) and drink is included in the meeting registration price.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Presentation will run from 7:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m., followed by announcements.

Details and registration at STC’s site: http://tinyurl.com/2db9ows

NSA-IL. HumorPalooza:  How to Discover, Develop and Deliver Rock-Solid Humor

(Geneva IL)  Ronald P. Culberson, MSW, CSP will be the presenter at the Jan. 21, 2011 Fabulous Friday meeting of the National Speakers Association-Illinois Chapter (NSA-IL) to be held from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ron believes humor is both an “art” and a science.”  He will show you how the understanding of both elements is crucial to developing an expertise in humor.  If you attend this session, you will learn the different types of humor to add to your presentations, be able to find humor in your immediate environment, see examples of how to make serious material funny, and learn techniques for effectively delivering humor in a presentation.

Since 1996, Ron has been the Director of Everything! at FUNsulting.  He has successfully turned a social disability of talking too much into a lucrative career as a professional speaker.

NSA-IL is the local chapter of the National Speakers Association, the leading professional organization of experts in a variety of industries and disciplines who speak for audiences as trainers, educators, humorists, motivators, consultants and authors.  For more information about NSA-IL, contact Sue Black at 630-208-0776 or sueblack@nsa-il.org.

To find subject matter experts among NSA-IL members for media interviews, check www.expertsillinois.com.

Location: Maggiano’s Restaurant. OakBrook. http://nsa-il.org/registration-ff/html