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Selected Conferences and Events from us and our Partner Organizations

2020 Conferences

April 2020

Authority, Organisation, Strategies, and Politics of Relatedness Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur, India April 23 - 29, 2020 Group Relations Conference at Teachers College Columbia University, NY, USA April 24-26, 2020 Coming Together | Coming Apart. Authority and Leadership in a Fragmenting World. Brookline, MA, USA April 24-26, 2020

May 2020

Small Study Group Training San Diego, CA, USA May 1-3, 2020 Visit site HERE What Leadership? Whose Authority? UCLA Campus, CA, USA May 15-17, 2020

June 2020

Unpacking Hierarchy & Privilege:Leadership for Purpose and Potential Mumbai, India June 22-27, 2020 (POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER 2020) The Walls Within: Working with Defenses against Otherness Berlin, Germany June 29-July 5, 2020 (POSTPONED TO JUNE 2021) Exploring The Dynamics of Authority and Accountability In the Digital Era Online June 30- July 3 Membership Requirement: Staff of residental conference Group Relations Conference

July 2020

Complexity, Role and Connection - Transforming our Leadership Pretoria, South Africa July 7-11, 2020 Back to the Future: Authority, vulnerability, continuity and change London, UK July 10-12, 2020 Leadership for Change. Group Relations Conference at University of San Diego San Diego CA, USA July 17-19, 2020 Making Sense of Political Life Today: From the Inside Out American University, Washington, DC, USA July 27-30, 2020. For more information contact AK Rice Institute

September 2020

Exploring Role and Identity in COVID era in Group relations work online An online group relations conference September 2-4, 2020 Faces, Places: Voice and Connection in Virtual Spaces An online group relations conference September 25 & 25, 2020 AND October 2 & 3, 2020

October 2020

Director's Training (Postponed) NY, USA October 2-3, 2020 Silent Retreat (Canceled) Bornholm, Denmark October 4-10, 2020 Contact GRI Admin for details Hierarchies of the Collective, Mind | Body | Spirit Boston, MA, USA October, 2020 Contact GRI Admin for details Authority & Role, Disruptive Caribbean Leadership. Working Conference. Online. October 29 - 31, 2020 Trinidad and Tobago

November 2020

Unpacking Hierarchy & Privilege:Leadership for Purpose and Potential Mumbai, India November 2-7, 2020 Leading from Experience: Developing the Consultative Stance Online November 5-8, 2020 Exploring Difference Online University of Toronto, Canada November 20-22, 2020 Working with Diversity: Exploring the dynamics of cross-cultural relations in groups, organisations and communities Melbourne, Australia November 23-28, 2020 (POSTPONED TO UNKNOWN DATE) Desire, Role, and Institution Arona, Lake Maggiore, Italy November 28-29, 2020

December 2020

The Making of Management, Roles, and Decisions Moscow, Russia December 3-7, 2020 Authority, Leadership and Membership (Online) Exploring Trust and Conflict in a Time of Crisis and Unstable Boundaries China December 27-30, 2020 Email for further info Authority, Leadership and Membership (Postponed until July 2021) Exploring Trust and Conflict in a Time of Crisis and Unstable Boundaries Shenyang, China December 29, 2020 - January 2, 2021

2021 Conferences

January 2021

Dream 2021: A Series of Social Dreaming Matrices Online Saturdays: January 23, February 27, March 27 April 24, May 22, and June 26

February 2021

Disembodied Relations at Work Online Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 16 February - 17 March 2021

October 2021

Belgirate Meeting Group Relations 2021: A Selfie. Exploring our Identity, Theory & Practice. Portugal October 28-31, 2021 If you would like updates click Belgirate on this mailing list.

August 2021

Complexity, Role, and connection- Transforming our leadership Roodevalley Faircity Hotel, Kameeldrift East, Pretoria August 31 - September 4, 2021

July 2021

Task- Authority- Organisation: Birthing, Learning, Leading in a time of (post) Pandemic University of Leicester July 31 - August 13, 2021

May 2021

Learning for Leadership Online May 20-23, 2021

June 2021

September 2021



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B&K Change

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Netsamstarv fyri OrganisatiónssálarfrøÕi í Verki (NOV)

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The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations

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Tavistock & Portman

NHS Trust

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Centro Esperienze e Studi di Management (CESMA)

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IL NODO group

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Australia (GRA)

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National Institute of Organisational Dynamics (NIODA)

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Metanoia Instituutti

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Group Relations India (GRI)


HID Forum, Bangalore

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Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

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Mural Interpsic

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International Forum for Social Innovation (IFSI)

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Network for Applied Psychodynamic Systems, Theory, Organizational Psychology (NAPSO):

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oezpa GmbH

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Irish Group Relations Organisation (IGRO)

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The Israel Association for The Study of Group and Organizational Processes (OFEK)

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The Institute for the Study of Leadership and Authority in South Africa (ISLA)



Associacio per a la Innovacio Organitzativa i Social (INNOVA)

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Mexican Institute of Group and Organizational Relations

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Arbetsgruppen för Studium av Ledarskap och Organisation (AGSLO)

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A K Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems (AKRI)

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