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A learner’s view on global Appreciative Inquiry gathering

Russell Kerkhoven attends the 2nd Appreciative Inquiry Learning network in Belgium. Together with 80 other participants, he dives into Appreciative Inquiry in this one year learning program. The learning network is an initative of ‘De Werf’, together with Case Western Reserve University. Russell experienced the World Conference from a learning perspective and wrote a blog […]

The Conference Team thanks you all!

Started as a wild and provocative proposition at the World Appreciative Inquiry  Conference (WAIC) in Nepal (2009), the 2012 WAIC  far exceeded the expectations of ‘De Werf’, the Belgian organizing team. During the latest Appreciative Inquiry (AI) world conference, they felt a growing sense of a worldwide community, formed by hundreds of people, wanting to […]

2012waic Flash Shows Available!

Thanks to Chris Bennett and Sue James, two flash shows are now online to view – one has photographs of the conference itself, the other has images of Ghent. So if you’d like to re-experience the wonder of our four days together and the sights of that beautiful city, you can read more about them […]

What’s Emerging from 2012 WAIC? (via @AxiomNews)

We found this call on the website of AxiomNews… Just before the 2012 World Appreciative Inquiry Conference (WAIC) in Ghent, Belgium, co-organizer Philippe Belien mentioned he believed the gathering would generate “a lot and enough.” During the event, Dr. Ron Fry and Dr. Gervase Bushe delivered a provocative presentation on moving beyond positivity. One of […]

About AI Books and Articles (by Joeri Kabalt)

We received this e-mail from Joeri Kabalt, presenter at the conference. She provided us a beautiful list of interesting literature around the different keynotes we couldn’t keep a secret for you. “Dear Colleagues, What a great conference! During the conference and especially during and after the keynotes, I have talked with some of you about […]

How to… Find Slides via App or Webpage

We get a lot of questions lately on where to find powerpoint slides of the different keynotes, workshops, paper presentations and symposia. We hereby provide you two possible options to find those we have available. Via the #2012waic app: Open your app Go to ‘My Waic’ screen and press ‘refresh’ button in upper right corner […]