Dear World Cafe friends You may find this cross posting from the AoH listserv of interest and of value for your purposes.For those not familiar with the Art of Hosting (AoH) a peruse of the website and of this e-book of the University of Minnesota (the product of a large collaborative effort) will likely enhance your perspective of how the World Cafe may be used…See More
Alan Stewart, PhD, experienced host of World Cafe events in many parts of the world since 1998. Was based in Hong King from 2005 to 2011. Now back in Adelaide, Australia, and offering my services as a consultant and trainer in conversational…
Please indicate your World Café experience (ONLY IF YOU HAVE ACTUAL WORLD CAFE EXPERIENCE) in one or more of the following roles:
If you are new to the World Cafe, would you please share how you heard about this community?
I have a longstanding connection with the World Cafe.
What field is the primary focus of your World Café work (ONLY CHECK AREAS WHERE YOU ARE ALREADY ACTIVELY USING WORLD CAFE PLEASE)?
Health, Education, Corporate
What knowledge, skills or resources would you like to contribute to the World Café community to help it grow and flourish?
Much diverse experience with the World Cafe and other group conversational processes. I have done this in n Australia, the USA and several countries in SE Asia. I am now based back in Adelaide in Australia after spending six happy years in Hong Kong. (Jan 2005 to April 201I). I have known of the World Cafe since its early beginnings, have participated in several wonderful events in many places around our little planet, 3rd from the sun, and with the founders in San Francisco. I am named as a World Cafe Pioneer.
What would you most like to receive from this community?
Collegial exchange of experience and questions.
The opportunity to co-inspire other hosts of the World Cafe process.
And to explore and experiment with cross fertilization between other conversational processes such as Open Space Technology (OST) and Appreciative Inquiry (AI).