Origins: Asia Pacific Business Narrative Conference
7 & 8 Sept 2010, 9.00am to 5.30pm
The Legends, Fort Canning Park
Origins aims to foster the practice of business storytelling and narrative techniques in the Asia Pacific region and to build awareness among government agencies and corporations of the power of storytelling and narrative for business.
Great leaders are storytellers who understand the persuasive power of stories. Join us at this 2-day Conference on Business Narrative and learn how to lead and inspire success through compelling stories.
Day 1 (Sept 7th 2010) – Business Narrative Conference
|9.00 - 9.30am||“Welcome to Country”
Rosemarie Somaiah, Asian Storytelling Network
A story-based introduction to give insight into both Singapore and the theme of the conference.
|9.30 – 10.30am||Keynote: “Experience, Vividness and Energy: Stories in Organisations”
Victoria Ward, Sparknow
In this keynote, Victoria will introduce three powerful ways of using story in organisations:
- for rich knowledge transfer and culture-building;
- for ensuring that policy-making is grounded in a lived reality;
- for connecting practice with strategy.
|10.30 – 11.00am||Networking Break|
|11.00 – 12.45pm||
Stories in Action: Case Study Café
|12.45 – 1.45pm||Lunch
Participants to sign up for the Techniques Marketplace (see below)
|1.45 – 3.15pm||Techniques Marketplace
Case presenters teach a technique (E.g. from their case study) in small groups. Participants are to join the sessions they are most interested in
|3.15 – 4.45pm||Networking Break|
|3.45 – 4.45pm||Story Slam
Story Slam is a storytelling competition where conference participants (maximum of 10) can sign up to tell a story in less than five minutes on the theme “Surviving in adversity”. A panel of five conference participants will judge the stories and declare a winner.
|4.45 – 5.30pm||Insights and Ideas from Origins 2010
Facilitated by Shawn Callahan and Patrick Lambe, this conference dialogue involves the participants in drawing out issues, themes and calls for action from the day’s proceedings.
Day 2 (Sept 8th 2010) – Narrative Workshops
Participants will be able to sign up for half-day workshops led by conference speakers on practical storytelling techniques and the use of narrative approaches in organisations.
Morning Workshops (9.30am – 12.30pm):
Afternoon Workshops (2.00 – 5.00pm):
Who should come:
Leaders; Change managers and change activists; Managers in knowledge management, organisational development and organisation learning roles; people in corporate/ strategic planning, instructional design, coaching, mentoring, communications, branding, marketing and sales roles.
Visit www.originsasiapacific.com for blogs and case studies relating to the conference.
- S$400/person for members of iKMS and Storytelling Association (Singapore)
- S$420/person for early bird registration by 31 July 2010
- S$420/person for group registration of 3 and above
- S$450/person for registration after 31 July 2010
All prices are in Singapore dollars and GST inclusive. Register Online!
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