2016 OD Network Annual Conference

  • October 7 - 10, 2016
  • Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, Georgia.

As OD professionals, we make a continuous impact within the diverse projects we collaborate on. Through our professions, we understand OD and strive to bring unbroken value to our clients. Within the field, we are making an impact and we will continue to build on that impact year after year.

The 2016 OD Network Annual Conference themed The Business of OD: Positioning Ourselves for Continuous Impact, will bring together expert practitioners and leading academics to address the specific and relevant needs of industry professionals at this evidence-based, interactive and engaging event. After three full days, attendees will come away with the tools to immerse themselves in novel markets and sectors and actionable tools to learn and adopt new technologies. The 2016 annual conference will support the diversity we experienced in 2015 and ultimately will help foster global relationships.

OD Fundamentals
New and experienced OD professionals will enjoy this refresher track. During sessions, prepare to refresh on fundamental values, theoretical underpinnings and the essential competency base of the profession. Highlights of the track include:

  • Creating the foundations for OD
  • Launching OD interventions
  • Applying OD fundamentals
  • Using OD skills for change
Bringing Our Profession to the Field: The Business of OD
OD professionals from around the world are making an impact by leading efforts in global organization redesigns, transformational change and effective interprofessional collaboration. This track will explore the impact that OD professionals are making by highlighting:
  • Globalization
  • Transformational change in a fast paced environment
  • Multi-generational and multi-cultural workforce
  • Return on investment of OD
  • Making an impact within nonprofits and social justice organizations
  • Inside tips of a successful entrepreneur
Technology of OD
With the booming change of technology and social media, we want you to stay current in your profession. This track will provide insights on how to embrace technology, strengthen your own technology skills and introduce new tools for your practice. Highlights of this track include:
  • Globalization
  • Alternatives for working virtually
  • New methods for collaboration
  • Maintaining communication skills while utilizing new technology
  • Enhance OD by leveraging social media
  • The impact of technology on human systems and engagement
  • Using technology to build a network, a practice, and enhance the scope of consulting capabilities

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