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Final call – one more week for proposal submission. Grab your last chance!

We invited researchers, practitioners, organisational leaders & students to submit proposals for the 5th World AI Conference. The aim is to build a highly interactive conference, in which there is ample space to share & deepen best stories around the theme of this worldwide event: “Towards an ‘economy’ of connecting strengths: scaling-up the generative power of AI”. […]

Our Busiest Day…

Monday 14th of November will be remembered. It was not only the last day for submitting proposals (thanks for so many reactions!). We also counted no less than 725 unique views on the different pages. 725 unique visitors out of 67 different countries. Thereby is the 14th of November our busiest and most international day […]

Remember it…

The World AI Conference is a venue were researchers, practitioners, organisational leaders & students share and explore stories and practices demonstrating the connecting and generative power of AI. We plan for a highly interactive workshop based format. The program will consist of a diversity of workshops, paper presentations, symposia & poster sessions. Therefore please feel […]

Proceedings of the WAIC 2009 Kathmandu, Nepal

The 2009 World Appreciative Inquiry Conference was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, November 16-19, 2009. This conference drew 400 participants from 40 countries who participated live in Kathmandu and also virtually from their homes around the world. We hereby present you the proceedings of this conference to remember your presence then or as a warm-up for […]

Early Bird Registration: Special AIP for first 150 registrations

Thanks to Innovation Partners International, the Taos Institute and AI Practitioner, we are happy to announce a donation of the AIP Special Conference Issue of Video Essays: Innovation and Appreciative Inquiry: Positive Images, Positive Action, on a USB wrist band. On the flash drive, there are short video essays showcasing outstanding examples of AI innovation. […]

The Story as it Happens (by Mario Gastaldi)

We started a few months ago, and recently decided to tell the story of this conference as it is happening, and well in advance of next April, when the real Event will take place. We thought it would be interesting to share something with you from the backstage. As to the work of organizing the conference, […]

Pre-Conference on 24th and 25th of April

Professor David Cooperrider, the founder of AI, will host a 1,5 day workshop on the fundamentals of Appreciative Inquiry. If you want to hear the AI story from its very origin until today, please be invited to meet David and participate in this opportunity from the first row. Firstly, David will teach you the fundamental principles […]