I experienced the creation and evolution of an organization and how the conscious and unconscious of every member affected this process. By being part of this organization, you are given a unique opportunity to study all aspects of how an organization works.
Roel de van der Schueren
Policy Consultant, Harbormaster Division, Port of Amsterdam
The A.K. Rice Institute Online Calendar is provided to promote a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional group relations events sponsored by the Institute, its Affiliates, and international group relations organizations, as well as independent conferences, workshops or training events co-sponsored by any of the above.
Conferences or events sponsored by the A.K. Rice Institute and its Affiliates are indicated as such.
Other conferences, workshops or training events and related activities are listed, though listing does not imply sponsorship or other oversight by the Institute.
Upcoming Events – by Date
August 5 – 18, 2017
This annual Group Relations residential conference, which has been running since 1957, is designed for those who are looking to develop their leadership and managerial capacity to effect change in work groups and organisations and to improve their ability to work with complex and challenging issues.
September 7 – 9, 2017
Tel Aviv area
Join to celebrate OFEK’s 30th anniversary at a weekend with lectures by international opinion-shapers and experiential sessions. Aim: to tackle pertinent and controversial issues that directly affect us all.
October 17 – 20, 2017
Multi-sited, taking place in the public domain
We are delighted and excited to be issuing this call inviting contributions to our festival in October 2017. Taking place over four days, Reimagining Human Relations in our Time, will be a multi-sited event taking place in the public domain.
October 20 – 22, 2017
Maccagno (Va, Italy) at Casa Emmaus
November 3 – 5, 2017
November 10 – 11, 2017
Group Relations Conference
Authority, Leadership, and Diversity in Groups and Organizations
February 2 – 4, 2018
Conference Director: Solomon Cytrynbaum, PhD
Effective leadership and the meaningful exercise of authority require more than intellectual and technical understanding. Group Relations Conferences provide a well-defined context within which to learn experientially about the dynamics and challenges that impact performance and productivity in organizational life. This Conference will benefit professionals in the fields of business, human resources, organizational development, government, education, and mental health.
The 31st OFEK International Group Relations Conference in Israel
February 18 – 23, 2018
Can you SAVE THE DATE in times of uncertain realities?
Director: Moshe Bergstein
Associate Director and Head of Training: Daphna Bahat
Associate Director: Hanna Marder
Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
November 1 – 4, 2018
Hotel Villa Carlotta, Belgirate
Lago Maggiore, Italy
We are delighted to announce the 6th Belgirate meeting call for papers. Continuing in the tradition of the previous five Belgirate meetings, this meeting is also intended for people who have held staff roles, at least once, in Group Relations conferences, and who want to contribute, explore, and influence the discourse of group relations practitioners in their fields.