Alliance events for 2012

These are meetings of The Chicago Alliance organizations that are scheduled for January through June. See the individual organizations for details. Links are in panel to the right.

January, 2012

Jan. 10., Tuesday, ODN. Join Tom Griffin and your colleagues to explore the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) Summit , an exciting model for approaching organizational change. At Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, 6–8:30 PM. For more information contact: ODNChicago@aol.com.

Jan. 14, Saturday, CODIC. Internal & External Consultants: Is there a difference? Judith Hale discusses research on consultants. Benedictine University, Kindlon Hall, Room TBD. http://www.CODIC.us.

Jan. 19, Thursday, CCASTD. “State of the Industry – State of YOU!” 5:30-8:30pm at Fountain Blue , 2300 Mannheim Rd., Des Plaines, IL. Register at https://wjweis.sslcert19.com/securesite/ccastd/events/2012/0119/register.aspx

Jan. 20, Friday, NSA. Lois Creamer. Marketing for the Experienced Speaker: How to Get More Bookings in a Challenging Economy. Morning meeting at Maggiano’s in Oak Brook. http://www.nsa-il.org

Jan. 26, Thursday, STC. Ralph Strozza, of Interpro Translations: Tips and tricks to dealing with translation in eLearning. Evening meeting in Downers Grove. Register at http://bit.ly/tujMOo.

February, 2012

February 7th, Tuesday. ODN. Taking Charge of Your Career in OD. Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, 6–8:30 PM.

February 10. NSA-IL. Program TBD. Morning meeting held at Maggianos in Oak Brook.

February 13. CCF. Program TBD.

February 22. CISPI. CISPI, HPT and You. 5:30 PM. Walgreen Company, 200 Wilmot Rd, Deerfield, IL 60015.

February 24, Friday. ODNMaking It On Your Own. Laura Bunte. This special workshop will be held at CARA in Oak Brook, 9 until 5.

March, 2012

March 6, Tuesday. ODNAn Assessment Buffet. Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, 6–8:30 PM.

March 10, Saturday. CODIC. Benedictine University, Kindlon Hall, Room TBD. http://www.CODIC.us.

March 16. NSA-IL. Program TBD. Meeting held at Maggianos in Oak Brook.

April, 2012

April 3, Tuesday. ODN. OD & IT. 

April 13. NSA-ILLori Miller’s “Identify, Develop and Implement YOUR Inspirational Story. ”  IIT’s Rice Campus. 8-10:30 AM. http://www.NSA-IL.org.

April 19, Thusday. STCChanging the Workflow: Implementing a Documentation Wiki.  Adam Evans and Ryan Williams’ presentation for the national conference: “Our Users [sort of] Help Write Our Documentation.” RAM Restaurant, Wheeling, 6:30-9:00 PM. http://conta.cc/I19vlC to register.

May, 2012

May 1, Tuesday. ODNThe Human Element. Ethan Schutz, President of The Schutz Company, publishers of The Human Element, will share his thinking and tools for Creating Healthy Workplaces.  Some of you may be familiar with FIRO theory created by Ethan’s father Will.  Now we can learn how that theory has evolved. Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, 6–8:30 PM.

May 5, Saturday. CODIC. Emotions and Defensiveness in the Workplace. Gary Copeland  will use a model called FIRO theory to understand how underlying emotions are tied to behavior, and how and why we become defensive and resistant.   8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Benedictine University in Lisle, Kindlon Hall. See www.codic.us for more details

May 18. NSA-IL.- Annual Membership Meeting, Election of Officers and Board Members, Featured Speaker, Richard Weylman, CSP CPAE. Morning meeting.

June, 2012

June 5, Tuesday. ODNMergers & Acquisitions: Where is OD? Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells, 6–8:30 PM.

June 8. NSA-IL. Program TBD. Morning meeting held at Maggianos in Oak Brook.

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