IOD's 8th Annual OD Conference
OD Impacting Our World “Triple Bottom Line: Purpose, People and Planet”
Our 8th Annual OD Conference will be held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica
June 20, 21 and 22, 2018!
During this 3-day event, world renowned OD experts will present on three main topics that are important to OD Professionals and organizations now and in the future.
On the evening of June 19th-2018, there will be a Pre-conference reception from 5:30-7:30, Sponsored by the Jamaican Tourism Council
Participants are encouraged to attend this reception to meet and greet other conference attendees and network.
NOW IN SESSION
Day 1. Purpose & Benefits of OD – Organization Change, Leadership, Sustainability, Effectiveness, and Growth
Participants will gain insight into the benefit and purpose of organization development and how to build effective organizations.
Our first Keynote Speaker Ray Johnson, CEO Exit Experts, Harvard MBA, and University of FLA Doctoral Candidate will present “Building Organizational Value Through Transformational Leadership”.
Other topics covered on day 1 will include: “15 Leading Change and Driving HR Transformation” by Professor Musa O. Nyakora, Ph.D. of Adventist University, Nairobi, Kenya; A Panel Discussion with moderator: Dr. Anne Crick & Panelists: Eleanor Jones, Dr. Keith Laquai and Mercedes Martin on “Capacity Building for Transition and Growth”; “Making Strides with Purpose and Intent” presented by Professor Rosalee Hamilton, and “Change and Leadership” presented by Shane Ram of Trinidad.
At the end of Day 1, there will be a post reception and networking event featuring Mercedes Martin, Founder and CEO of Mercedes Martin CO., facilitating a discussion on her recent and soon to be published research, “How to Disrupt the Way We Think About Sustainability”. Based on a years long study of how leaders build inclusive culture.
June 21st, 2018
Day 2. People & Planet: Sustainability, Engagement, Talent Management, Leadership, Corporate Effectiveness.
Participants will gain additional tools and skills to learn how to make a greater impact as an OD professional helping people and the planet achieve success through OD.
Keynote Speaker Chris Crosby of Crosby and Associates, is a well-known OD Consultant and President of the Pacific Northwest OD Network. Chris, along with his father and brother, have been practicing in the OD field for over 50 years. He will be discussing “Change Management-Are you Managing Change or Avoiding Reality?”
Other topics include: Story of our Journey-Productivity through Lean and Agile Processes, presented by Percival Bahado-Singh, PhD Three Concurrent sessions featuring: Mercedes Martin presenting Leading Through Uncertainty – Value of a Sustainable Mindset, How to Facilitate Change Through Discussion, Jennifer Hooks and Building Your Personal Brand, by Melissa Powell. After lunch, Dr.Alonzo Johnson will present Leveraging Principles for Leadership Effectiveness. Honor the Past, Treasure the Present, Shape the Future, presented by Dr. Nancy Zentis and Ilsa duVerney and Dr. Jaja presents Empowered to Impact our World.
June 22nd, 2018, Day 3. Workshop
Latest Trends in Organization Development and Change Management .
There will be a full day workshop with several topics to learn the latest trends in OD. The first session – Dialogic Organization Development: The Theory and Practice of Transformational Change will demonstrate how to apply the concepts of Dialogic OD, facilitated by Patricia Dammann, VP of Operations and Programs and Ragland Thomas, VP of Business Development, with IOD. Ilsa duVerney and Dr. Gabriel Benarkuu, President of CCOD, Ghana, Africa, will present a model for Appreciative Inquiry Leadership. Chris Crosby, Crosby and Associates, will present a ½ day workshop on Cross-Functional Alignment for Success, Alignment: Authority, Power, Results
Our OD Conference is a collaboration with CARI-CODE, Institute of OD, and the Global IOD Network, which is a new OD membership organization, and CCOD.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet and network with OD professionals from around the world.
Last year’s conference was an immense success, a wonderful networking and learning opportunity for everyone involved. “It is always a pleasure to experience something like this, with professionals from all levels in OD, coming together to share their knowledge and willingness to learn more. It really goes to show the importance of OD throughout every culture, worldwide.” Dr. Nancy Zentis, CEO of Institute of Organization Development, reflecting on the last day of the 2017 conference.
IOD was established by Dr. Nancy Zentis in 2002, and provides award winning online OD Certification Programs and Professional Development Workshops globally. We have certified over 2500 OD Professionals in the last 16 years.
- Learn from thought leaders in the field
- Gain practical experience
- Learn new techniques that can be applied immediately back to your organization
- Network with a global community of OD Practitioners
- Receive HRCI and SHRM Credits
- Grow as an OD Professional
Who should attend
- OD Practitioners and Consultants
- Human Resources Professionals
- Learning & Development Leaders
- CEOs, Directors and executives that influence the culture in the organization
- Past and current ODCC and ODCP participants are highly encouraged to attend.
- Health Care
- Technology and Software
IOD Conference Attendees – 2016
IOD Conference Attendees — 2017
OD Impacting Our World: “Triple Bottom Line: Purpose, People and Planet”
Purpose and Benefits of OD – Organization Change, Leadership, Sustainability, Effectiveness and Growth
- Organizational Leadership Capability (Skills and Talent)
- Organization Agility (Sustainability and Change)
- Capacity Building (Transition and Growth)
- Organization Restructuring (STAR Model)
People and Planet: Sustainability, Engagement, Talent Management, Leadership, corporate Effectiveness
- Mindfulness / Building OD Competencies
- Leading Culture Change
- Innovate to impact the world
- Organization Justice (Equity and Fairness)
Workshops and Learning Practical Skills
We will begin the day with Patricia Dammann and Ragland Thomas from IOD. They will present: “Dialogic Organization Development: The Theory and Practice of Transformational Change”
Presenter: Dr. Gabriel Benarkuu, “Appreciative Inquiry Model for Leadership”
There will be a 1/2 day workshop with Chris Crosby & Associates. He will present: “Cross-Functional Alignment for Success”
DAY 1: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Purpose & Benefits of OD – Organization Change, Leadership Sustainability, Effectiveness and Growth
Ilsa duVerney, CEO CARI-CODE/ CODN and Dr. Nancy Zentis, CEO Institute of OD, Chair GIODN “Opening Ceremony – Welcome and Introduction”
Dr. Gabriel Benarkuu, President CCOD, Ghana “Introduction to OD, Purpose and Benefits”
Keynote Speaker: Ray Johnson “Building Future Organization Value Though Transformational Leadership”
Professor Musa O. Nyakora, Ph.D. “Driving HR Transformation To Achieve Greater Results in an Organization”
Panel Discussion: Moderator: Dr. Anne Crick Panelists: Eleanor Jones, Dr. Keith Laquai and Mercedes Martin “Capacity Building for Transition and Growth”
Professor Rosalea Hamilton “Making Amazing Strides with Purpose and Intent”
Shane Ram (Trinidad) “Change and Leadership”
Mercedes Martin “Learn How to Disrupt the Way We Think Today About Sustainability!
DAY 2: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
People & Planet: Sustainability, Engagement, Talent Management, Leadership, Corporate Effectiveness
Ragland Thomas “Opening Cermony”
Keynote Speaker: Chris Crosby “Change Management – Are You Managing Change or Avoiding Reality?”
Donna Duncan (Jamaica Money Market Brokers)
Perceval Bahado-Singh, PhD., “Story of Our Journey-Productivity through Lean and Agile Processes”
Mercedes Martin “Developing a Sustainable Organization Mindset”
Jennifer Hooks “The Road to Change Starts with a Discussion”
Melissa Powell “Building Your Personal Brand”
Dr. Alonzo Johnson “Leveraging the LEAD Principles for Leadership Effectiveness- Learn from Mistakes, Exemplify Competence, Add Value”
Ilsa duVerney and Dr. Nancy Zentis “Honor the Past, Treasure the Present, Shape the Future”
Dr. Nsombi Jaja “Motivational Talk”
DAY 3: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Latest Trends in Organization Development, Learn from the experts and pioneers in the field!
Gabriel Benarkuu, Introduction and Opening Remarks – CCOD
Patricia Dammann, IOD and Ragland Thomas, GIOD “Dialogic Organization Development: The Theory and Practice of Transformational Change”
Dr. Gabriel Benarkuu, CCOD and Ilsa duVerney, CARI-CODE “Appreciative Inquiry Model for Leadership”
Chris Crosby will present a Half Day Work Shop – “Cross-Functional Alignment for Success!”
Group Reflections, Next Year and Closing Ceremonies
OD Impacting Our World: “Triple Bottom Line–Purpose, People and Planet”
Speakers and Presenters
Call for Sponsors:
We would like to invite you to participate as a sponsor to share your products, services, and offerings with our participants to broaden their knowledge. If you provide educational services, software applications, publications, resources, consulting in areas that would benefit our participant working in the field of HR, OD, T&D, in Professional, Leadership or Consulting Roles, please consider the following sponsorship options.
By sponsoring our event, your organization will:
• Gain access to key potential buyers.
• Gain greater visibility and exposure among OD professionals.
• Secure an opportunity to showcase products and services.
• Distribute handouts and promotional gifts to participants.
• Sell your products and publications.
Platinum Sponsorship: $3000.00
This package includes a display table, fifteen (15) minutes of podium time, 100% paid admissions for one (1) Presenter and two (2) attendees, including lunch daily. Your organization name and logo on our conference website, and a full page ad in the conference program. You will be mentioned as a sponsor in the e-mail notifications/ reminders sent out to the participants before and after the conference.
Gold Sponsorship: $1,000.00
This package includes a display table, five (5) minutes of podium time, 50% discount for 1 conference attendee including lunch daily. Your organization name and logo on our conference website, conference program – full page ad. You will be mentioned as a sponsor in the e-mail notifications/ reminders sent out to the participants before and after the conference.
Silver Sponsorship Package: $500.00
This package includes a display table, lunch for one person, your organization name and logo on our conference website and conference program – ½ page ad. You will be mentioned as a sponsor in the e-mail notifications/ reminders sent out to the participants before and after the conference.
Bronze Sponsorship Package: $250.00
This package includes your organization name and logo on our conference website, name and logo on our conference program – ¼ page ad. You will be mentioned as a sponsor in the e-mail notifications/ reminders sent out to the participants before and after the conference.
If you are interested in being a sponsor, please download and complete the form IOD Conference Sponsorship 2018 and return to Nancy Zentis, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 954-341-2522 for more information. An invoice will be sent for the payment transaction. Thank you!
Date: June 20-22, 2018International Rate – $895.00 USDGIODN Membership Rate – $795.00 USDJamaica Pegasus Hotel Registration Form Booking Your Flight: If you have a choice please book your flight to arrive in Kingston at the Norman Manley Intl. Airport on June 19 or the date most convenient for you. If you decide to register for the trip to Negril you may depart from Kingston or Montego Bay (Sangster Intl. Airport). Taxi from the Airport in Kingston is US$35.00 one way.
**Don’t forget to book your 3-day vacation to Negril following the conference. An All-Inclusive Resort, the Royalton Negril has offered special rates for OD Conference Participants at US $145,00 per night per person, Double Occupancy.
Single Occupancy is at US $217.50 per night. The conference team will arrange your transportation by bus to and from Kingston . The return trip will be at a rate of US$90 per person. Arrangements may be made if persons wish to depart Jamaica via Montego Bay.
HRCI Credits: 18 credits
Institute of OD
8595 College Parkway, Suite 350
Fort Myers, FL 33919
The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel
81 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5 New Kingston, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 926 3691
Facsimile: (876) 929 0593
The hotel is in central Kingston, a 5-minute drive from National Heroes Park and The Bob Marley Museum, which is based in the former home of the legendary reggae musician. Guests can learn about the history of Caribbean commerce and high-seas piracy at Port Royal, a scenic 30-minute drive away.
Combine the Conference with a Mini-Vacation!!
Please note: rates below may be shared/used
OD Conference 2-18 Group –June 22 – 23, 2018
Rates are quoted per person per night (NET – All inclusive)
Luxury Junior Suite
The day pass is $110 US per person (from 10AM to 6PM) and the night pass is $120 US per person (from 6PM to 2 AM)
Address: Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica