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CBODN 2011 Annual Conference

  • 29 Apr 2011
  • 8:00 AM
  • Silver Spring Civic Building, Silver Spring, MD

CBODN 2011 Annual Conference
Friday, April 29, 2011

Leveraging Complexity with Creativity: Organizations on the Edge

Creating breakthrough results in today's complex and rapidly changing world requires leaders who embrace complexity as a core element for success. Open your mind to fresh thinking about complexity and the role it plays in organizations with CBODN's 2011 annual conference: Leveraging Complexity with Creativity: Organizations on the Edge.

Work on the edge of possibility and create new common ground as we join industry experts in exploring the different ways to define and leverage complexity. Experience creative models, tools and technologies that are shaping the future of organizational development, and walk away with an enhanced toolkit you can put into action immediately.

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Who Should Attend:

  • Leaders and managers seeking to be change agents in corporate, government and community organizations
    Students looking to expand their thinking and connect with the OD community
  • OD practitioners, OE practitioners and HR professionals who wish to incorporate cutting edge ideas into their work
  • Individuals new to complexity theory and those experienced with it, looking to be grounded in the fundamental principles of complexity and stretched to new understanding
Make new connections those who live and work in the DC, Maryland and Virginia region. Connect with peers to share thoughts, identify patterns, integrate knowledge and apply new and innovative tools and techniques in an exciting and deeply satisfying learning event.


CBODN is pleased to introduce the Silver Spring Civic Building as its 2011 Annual Conference location. This spectacular, new facility offers open, light-filled spaces with lofty 27-foot ceilings, state-of-the-art technology and beautiful, contemporary architecture.

If you would like to download a registration form to email, fax or mail in with payment, please click here.

Note: Please contact Maureen Gelwicks with requests for special needs: mgelwicks@cbodn.org or 202-686-1314.

Cancellation Policy: It is CBODN’s cancellation policy that you may cancel your conference registration before midnight EST on April 1, 2011. However there will be a $50 cancellation fee. After April 1, CBODN is unable to refund any registration fees. If you are unable to attend the conference and would like to transfer your registration to another attendee, there will be a $50 administrative fee to complete that transaction. Please contact Maureen Gelwicks, mgelwicks@cbodn.org if you have any questions.

Who We Are

Chesapeake Bay Organization Development Network (CBODN) - is the premier DC Metro area network and community of practice of Organization Development (OD) practitioners. Founded in Chesapeake Bay, MD, our name still pays homage to our founders, and we are grateful for their brilliant minds and vital contributions to the field of OD.

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