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Media Crew covers WAIC news

Sixteen voluntary WAIC-journalists gather around the collective aim to make this World Conference become World News. Together with you, this team makes generative news that connects and scales up the best of this event. A constant stream of Appreciative Inquiry news will be available for those gathered at the conference as well as for the […]

Detailed Conference Program Online

We uploaded the detailed conference program on the conference program page. You’ll find a more detailed program with titles and short summaries of workshops, symposia, papers and posters. Please noted that this is still a preliminary program and it can be subject of changes throughout the coming days and weeks. Also nice to share is […]

Media-Crew making plans for Appreciative News (by Griet Bouwen)

Wow. Last week, a group of enthousiastic people gathered in Antwerp (Belgium) for the kick-off of the 2012WAIC Media-team. These people gathered around common dream to create a dynamic crew that covers the highlights of the conference at the WAIC website and social media platforms. The M-crew, that’s a bunch of AI-inspired professionals, who are […]

Keynote Announcement: Anastasia Bukashe and Ilma Barros

From different parts of the planet, but linked by the thread of positive conversation amongst multi sector/level stakeholders for the good of the whole: we’re so proud to announce an amazing joint keynote by dr. Anastasia Bukashe and dr. Ilma Barros. They will highlight extra-ordinary cases of AI inspired large scale processes in regional development […]

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 […]

The Bird has passed: some Stats to inform you!

Yesterday the early bird has passed. We did close the early bird rate now. Already 430 participants in total have subscribed for the conference and/or the pre-conference. The conference will already represent 35 countries in Ghent. Thanks everyone for your registration, creating buzz and convincing friends or family to come. We are very happy with […]

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 […]