Are you interested in connecting, networking & learning with other facilitators and with others with an interest in facilitation in England & Wales?
Join us online, and at one of our free facilitation meetups near you!
The International Association of Facilitators (IAF) is a participatory organisation with around 1,600 members in over 65 countries, and 40 local groups including IAF England & Wales (IAF E&W). As a professional association we set internationally accepted industry standards, provide accreditation, support a community of practice, advocate and educate on the power of facilitation and embrace the diversity of those who facilitate. To connect with others elsewhere in the world see IAF worldwide.
We are now over 400 ‘IAF facilitators & friends’ in three regional meetup groups, including over 65 members of IAF and 15 IAF Certified Professional Facilitators (CPFs), spread throughout England.
Everyone with an interest in group process facilitation is welcome, including facilitators and others who use or commission facilitation, and IAF members and non-members alike.
Please RSVP now for one of our regular free facilitation meetups near you:
- IAF London & South East facilitators & friends – next monthly morning coffee on 3 May, bi-monthly Networking & Learning on 16 May, and bi-monthly Informal Networking & Social on 19 June, all in London
- IAF South West of England facilitators & friends – next quarterly Networking & Learning on 4 May in Salisbury
- IAF North of England facilitators & friends – next quarterly Networking & Learning on 11 May in Leeds
RSVP now also for a special one-off meetup on June 15 in London with Dave Snowden of Cognitive Edge introducing Cynefin and implications for ‘complex’ facilitation.
All three regional groups will join together again for an all-day, all-England & Wales meetup for International Facilitation Week, in Birmingham on Saturday 21 October. Join & RSVP in whichever group is more convenient to you – London & SE, North or South West.
We are working with IAF to schedule an additional Certified Professional Facilitator assessment event in the UK in November or December – for more information and to express an interest with IAF, please follow the link.
Please take a few minutes to complete our online survey, if you haven’t already, to help to make IAF England & Wales and our free facilitation meetups more valuable to you in the future. A new IAF E&W leadership team of nine will meet face-to-face in late May, to review your responses and to plan ahead to grow and develop our network and activities further, so please let us know your feedback and ideas now.
Please connect with us online also, by joining over 140 IAF England & Wales facilitators & friends in our facebook group, and by following and tweeting with IAF England & Wales on twitter. Join us also in the UK Facilitation Network group on LinkedIn.
For further information or with any questions, please contact me.
Responding to changing situations and needs with ToP Consensus Workshop – #FacWeek -3 – Martin Gilbraith