Author Archives: johno

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 […]

Information on Host City and Conference Venue updated

Dear all, This weekend we updated the information about the beautiful city of Ghent as the host city of the World Appreciative Inquiry Conference 2012. Also you can find updated information on the conference venue. Later this day we will give more information about accomodation and hotel possibilities. Greetings, Conference Team

Call for Proposals Online

From today on the call for proposal can be found online. This 5th World AI Conference is designed for anyone interested in sharing, exploring and exchanging stories and practices demonstrating the connecting and generative power of AI. Fields of practice can be either your organizational, community, region, business or personal life. We cordially invite researchers, […]