Categories Archives: Conference News

More Details on the Program are announced!

We updated our program page with the names and titles of the already confirmed speakers. Currently we are collecting all final proposal abstracts so we can start communicating them in a short period of time. It will again be a very powerful, diverse, beautiful, interesting, passionate, qualitative, creative, surprising, touching, captivating, well thought-out… but above […]

Keynote Announcement: Dr. Diana Whitney

Diana Whitney, Ph.D. is President of Corporation for Positive Change, a global consulting consortium dedicated to the creation of collaborative advantage and life affirming organizations. She is an internationally recognized consultant and pioneering thought leader on topics related to Appreciative Inquiry, the social construction of innovation and positive change, Appreciative Leadership and spirituality at work. […]

News on Proposals Progression

At November 21 we closed the call for proposals for the fifth World AI Conference. We were excited having received 161 submitted proposals from all over the world. Again we wish to thank the AI practitioners, researchers, organizational leaders & students for their enthusiasm and high quality submission. The program committee is close to finishing […]

Program #2012waic Online

On the eve of Christmass you can now find the provisional program of the #2012waic Conference. You can find it here. We already announced three of our central guest: David Cooperrider, Klaas van Egmond and Kenneth Gergen. Next week we’ll announce some new names in between the holidays. Keep an eye on our website for […]

2012waic.org now totally mobile

Our website is since yesterday totally mobile accessible. We have made some changes which allows mobile device users to easily access and surf our website. These changes were also made in the preparation of our 2012waic mobile application, which will be available by the conference. Later this week we’ll put more information about the program […]

Keynote Anncouncement: Prof. Dr. Kenneth Gergen

KENNETH J. GERGEN is a Senior Research Professor at Swarthmore College, and President of the Taos Institute. He has served as president of two divisions of the American Psychological Association, and the Associate Editor of both the American Psychologist, and Theory and Psychology. Gergen has been a major contributor to social constructionist theory and organizational […]

Keynote Announcement: Prof. Ir. Klaas van Egmond

Motivated by the Dennis Meadows 1972 report to the Club of Rome on the Limits to Growth, KLAAS VAN EGMOND worked since then as environmental scientist in support of national, European and global policies. As director of the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, he has been advisor to the Dutch government on the many scientific and […]

Keynote Announcement: Prof. Dr. David Cooperrider

We are very happy to announce the name of our first keynote speaker. David L. Cooperrider is the Fairmount Minerals Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. Professor Cooperrider is past President of the National Academy of Management’s OD Division and has lectured and taught at Harvard, Stanford, University […]