2nd Annual International Conference on Transforming Conflict: Sharing Tools for Cross-Cultural Dialogue

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2nd Annual International Conference on Transforming Conflict: Sharing Tools for Cross-Cultural Dialogue

Time: June 20, 2012 at 6pm to June 23, 2012 at 11pm
Location: Amman, Jordan - Sadeen Hotel
Street: Wasfi Al-Tal (Gardens) St. - Amman - Khalda
City/Town: Amman, Jordan
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Phone: 269-665-9393
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Common Bond Institute - Steve Olweean
Latest Activity: Jun 2, 2012

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At a time of unprecedented transformation
in the Middle East,
bringing together best practices and successful models for
Compassionate, Cooperative, and Peaceful Relationships
Within and Between Communities

Sponsored by:
Common Bond Institute
International Humanistic Psychology Association

Endorsed by:
King Abdullah II, the Jordanian Government,
and over 100 universities & organizations internationally

Official Partner: Charter For Compassion and Parliament of World's Religions

A Multi-disciplinary, Multi-cultural Conference empowering the individual in society with mutually beneficial and collaborative skills in dialogue, interpersonal communication, dialogue, teamwork, leadership, decision making, negotiation, problem solving, mediation, conflict resolution, and sustainable reconciliation

~ Call For Proposals ~
~ Registration Open All ~

and an international pool of over 40 expert presenters and facilitators representing leading training institutes around the world for a unique, historical opportunity to be part of launching the first in an ongoing series of capacity building conferences making a difference in the Middle East - today.

4 days of engaged dialogue and applied training in proven, effective models and methods that are creative, innovative, inclusive, collaborative, practical, and culturally adaptive, intended to equip the current and next generation in building capacity for proactive citizen leadership, constructive relationships, and a culture of peace.

By design, and in cooperation with the reform agenda of the Jordanian government, the 1st Conference on Transforming Conflict (TC) is a practical conference, oriented toward direct engagement by all participants, with prepared presentations (workshops, topical panels, and keynotes) providing specific learning and stimulus for processing in facilitated dialogue groups woven throughout each day to develop productive ways for putting principles and skills into practice. Among planned outcomes are individual proficiency for increased civic participation in constructively addressing crucial challenges facing developing societies today, and the creation of a growing resource of training materials and network support provided to formal educational institutions for ongoing availability to an expanding number of individuals beyond the conferences.

Skills training workshops, Practical presentations, Topical roundtables, Keynote speakers, Daily facilitated dialogue groups, Multi-cultural learning community, live 2-way global links to other countries, On-site blogging, Cultural events and performances, Rich networking and cooperation, Art exhibits, Displays

In addition to on-site presenters, key individuals and groups from other countries will be Skyped into the conference for real-time, 2-way participation during plenary sessions.

Conference Languages: English and Arabic

LOCATION:  Amman, Jordan - Coral Sadeen Hotel
SCHEDULE: 4-Day Conference: Wed. night to Sat. night
                   (Post-Conference cultural program available on request)

For DETAILS on Proposal forms, Registration, Program, Accommodations, & Travel CONTACT:
Common Bond Institute
Steve Olweean, Conference Co-coordinator
12170 S. Pine Ayr Dr, Climax, MI 49034 USA 
Ph/Fax: 269-665-9393 Email:


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Comment by Sarah Carrere Mboidj on June 2, 2012 at 11:54pm

good luck dear Steve for this important event!I would have love to atten but I am unfortunately in Latin America!

Comment by Tanya Kasim on May 19, 2012 at 4:06pm
I'd love to attend, but I have a house and animals to take care of.

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