Events where we could show off Group Works
April 18-23 — ISPI in Toronto, Canada
Oct 25 — ASTD Cascadia
In-person gatherings to work on this pattern language and publish GroupWorks
Bowen Island January 2011 session work session.
Friday, November 12, 2010 in Portland we convened a 1-day work session 10am-5pm the day before the NCDD regional conference, at Daybreak Cohousing in N Portland, 2525 N. Killingsworth St. Attendees were: Ted Ernst, Tom Atlee, Peggy Holman, Pennie O'Grady, Sue Woehrlin, Tree Bressen, Dave Pollard, Dan Doherty, Mark Dilley, Mark Stiffler, Jenny Leis. See session notes here.
NCDD regional conference in Portland Nov. 13, 2010. Our new draft card decks made quite a splash at this event, attracting two dozen people to one open space session, wow. People were excited to see the progress of the project, and readily came up with ideas for implementation. Also some potential new volunteers coming out of this.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 in Berkeley, CA will be an afternoon work session, 1:30-5:30pm at the Long Haul, 3124 Shattuck Ave.: http://thelonghaul.org So far the people coming are: Amy, Tree, Dave, Raines, Dorit. Please give Tree a heads-up if you are planning to come. For last-minute changes or troubles, call Raines at 510-549-8790 (rings through to his cell when he's not home). Whoever would like to meet ahead for lunch is invited at 12pm to Gather restaurant, 2200 Oxford St., Berkeley, 510-809-0400 http://www.gatherrestaurant.com/ . Please RSVP to Raines for lunch . It's 1.3 miles from the Long Haul, hopefully enough time to eat for an hour and then get over to the work session.
Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2010 on Bowen Island. The arrival of card decks; playing games; pruning festival; every pattern receives a shepherd; heart criteria; image criteria; planning for fall NCDD event. See more of a report & pix here.
July 18-21, 2010 on Bowen Island. See report here.
June 1, 2010 in Portland, OR: Tree made the first ever public presentation about the pattern language project as one of the evening speakers at the Village Building Convergence, with assistance from Dave Pollard.
Bowen Island+Seattle, April 2010 - The most productive pattern session ever!
March 29, 2010 11:30am(ish) to 4pm, Berkeley Cohousing (2220 Sacramento St.) in Berkeley, CA. Contact Kaliya Hamlin.
Show and tell
February 26, 2010, 1:30-3:00PM (west coast time) — on the phone/net — The first of perhaps many virtual gatherings for people to do "show & tell" on patterns they've worked on, and for us to collectively contemplate one or more patterns. We looked at Subgroup and Whole Group, and made some edits and added some thughts to the discussion there.
Presenting: Kaliya & Nancy
February 7-8, 2010 — Berkeley, CA — About 10 of us are planning to meet up in person for two days to write patterns together. Participants are expected to already be familiar with the project (at least having read some main docs on the website) and ready to roll, contact Tree for more info. We're starting with Sunday brunch 11am at Fat Apples, then meeting the rest of the time at Epworth United Methodist Church. Hope to see ya there!
It was great - see this news item: Session in Progress in Berkeley
January 25th, 2010 following Fabulous Facilitators (9-11am) in Berkeley. Kaliya Hamlin will be supporting the conversation and Raines Cohen has offered the location at Berkeley Co-Housing Community until 4pm. Think of this as a warmup for pattern writing when Tree comes to town in February. Please register here.
October 30—November 1, 2009 — Portland, OR — Current Challenges for Patterns, Pattern Language, and Sustainability sponsored by Portland Urban Architecture Research Lab (PUARL), in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon. Tree Bressen Sue Woerhlin
Does you know of good lists of group dynamics related events?