When:
March 4, 2013 @ 8:30 am – March 4, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
2013-03-04T08:30:00-08:00
2013-03-04T17:00:00-08:00
Where:
YMCA Embarcadero Board Room
169 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
USA
Cost:
100
Contact:
Heidi Nutters
(415) 338-3511

DESCRIPTION

Navigating Rough Seas: Public Issues and Conflict Management

Instructor: Ann Weaver, NOAA Coastal Services Center

Dates: March 4-5, 2013, 8:30am – 4:30am each day

If you’ve ever found yourself at the front of a room trying to defuse a tense situation or reach a difficult agreement, this training is for you! Planners, manager and public agency staff are frequently challenged by the need to balance multiple stakeholder interests, long term planning, and a myriad of agency mandates and regulations. Resource management decisions can become contentious, particularly in situations where there is real or perceived scientific uncertainty or resource scarcity. Public agency staff and managers are often responsible for navigating these complex public dialogues – and often without sufficient training in meeting facilitation or conflict management. This is a 2 day, hands-on training about group facilitation, meeting management, and collaborative processes. This course is designed to teach you how to:

  1. Learn to design, conduct and manage meetings.
  2. Learn techniques to reduce conflict, enhance cooperation and achieve meeting objectives in a timely manner.
  3. Learn how to use and practice facilitation skills to enhance communication between diverse groups with multiple perspectives.
  4. Learn how to design a strategy for public input to projects and conduct a collaborative process.

More information about this training can be found by looking at a sample agenda below.

SPONSORED BY:


San Francisco Bay Coastal Training Program


Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training


NOAA Coastal Services Center

PRESENTERS

Ann Weaver, NOAA Coastal Services Center

DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS

WORKSHOP MATERIALS

PICM Agenda
DOCX, 86KB