Categories Archives: Conference People

Keynote Announcement: Prof. Dr. Ron Fry and Prof. Dr. Gervase Bushe

Scaling-up the Generative Power of AI is the subtitle of the 2012 WAIC’s conference theme. On Saturday prof. Ron Fry & prof. Gervase Bushe will take the stage together in a joint keynote session to talk about generativity as a core-concept in the theory and practice of AI: Generative Engagement: Going beyond the Positive for Transformational […]

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. […]

Exciting Pre-Conference-Connection – Blog by @phbailleur

Mid-november I made my proposal to do a workshop during the fifth WAIC in Ghent. The topic I chose to work on is “Healing Dark Emotions through Appreciative Living”. I’m working on this topic for several years now and saw this as an ideal opportunity to show that AI is more then looking at the […]

Scaling-up the generative power of AI! (Blog by Annet van de Wetering)

Working as a member of the organizing committee towards the AI Worldconference in april 2012, I was touched in a positive way feeling that several developments seem to come together the last couple of weeks. I like to share these developments and bring them to your attention, as they are for me examples of scaling-up […]

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, […]