Including the Excluded: Social/Environmental Justice,
|2-4 March 2010|
|Presented by PublicDecisions and|
Three days of presentations, networking, virtual tours, and more!
Effectively engaging diverse people or groups can be challenging. What works for the majority of stakeholders may not work well for some individuals or groups.
This is especially true for those who have historically been excluded (e.g., groups subject to racial or ethnic discrimination), individuals with physical or mental disabilities, and persons who are socially excluded for a variety of reasons (such as illegal aliens or the homeless). Because of history, social norms, or other factors, we may need different or distinct ways of approaching and practicing engagement with such individuals or groups.
The Stakeholder Engagement 2010 Conference will focus on this critical subject area. Conference sessions will feature "lessons learned" from around the globe about the engagement of:
All conference sessions, field trips, and networking events will take place via webcast/webinar, Skype, or in virtual worlds.
Conference tracks include:
TO ACCESS THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE, CLICK HERE.
Optional PreConference Training:
World Café Techniques Workshop: Skills for Planning and Leading Face-to-Face and Virtual World Cafes
Thursday, 25 February 2010, 10:00-16:00 EST / 15:00-21:00 GMT ($100 USD)
This training takes place in Second Life®; you must have a Second Life account (it's free) and avatar to participate.
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