Michael Jones: Re-generating the Soul of the City

Placemaking Toronto with Michael Jones August’s DwD was led by Michael Jones with an exploration of placemaking in Toronto. Ideas from his latest book, The Soul of Place: Reimagining Leadership through Nature, Art and Community, was shared in the context of an active dialogue and workshops around the themes of the book. Prominent themes in the dialogue were […]

Barefoot Facilitation | Kate Sutherland

Author and facilitation expert Kate Sutherland presented Barefoot Facilitation at April’s DwD. Guided by appreciative interviews and dialogue questions, participants explored the landscape of facilitating where needs emerge, unbidden, for the benefit of groups and organizations we might serve. Humans are going through a massive transitional period. This “Great Turning” is calling for collective intelligence, […]

FROM ENGAGEMENT TO EMPOWERMENT | DwD Berlin

Citizens as Co-creators of Community Services The Citizen Engagement to Empowerment workshop was held in Berlin, Saturday Nov 24 4:00 – 7:00 as the inaugural event at the new co-working hub d.collective. Peter collaborated with Agoras Institute associate Heiner Benking and d.collective facilitator Johannes Milke to facilitate a workshop based on the recent Toronto DwD […]

Imagining Future Urban Challenges: A Dialogic Design Workshop

A Collaborative Foresight Workshop for Imagining Urbanization Challenges In late August, OCADU’s Strategic Innovation Lab engaged 18 academics and thought leaders from around Ontario in an intensive one-day panel on Imagining Canada’s Future, to formulate a short list of distinct future challenges that SSHRC should address through future research programs. The panel research continues with […]