Visual language and graphic facilitation: One-day workshop – 22 November 2018 – Geneva

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Of interest to communicators:

A one-day introduction to the techniques of using hand-drawn visuals in a range of professional contexts, including group facilitation, coaching and training.

You will learn the basics of visual language and how to use a mix of simple drawings, colour, words and metaphors to develop and share ideas, record presentations and meetings, and engage and energize groups.

Thinking that you can draw is absolutely not a prerequisite— if the techniques interest you and you’re prepared to experiment, please join us. We will spend a large proportion of the time each day practising and sharing within the group.

Engage both your right and your left brain and have fun!

Host and facilitator: Sarah Clark, www.clearthinking-clearcommunication.ch
When and where?
One day, 22 November 2018
Timing: 08.30 to 17.30
Venue: Résidence Colladon, 5 chemin Colladon, Petit-Saconnex, 1209 Geneva

Costs?
CHF 425, including all materials, workbook and lunch
For further information, contact Sarah Clark: sarah@clearthinking-clearcommunication.ch or 079 342 7826.
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By | September 21st, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

Millionaire Mindset Workshop – Lausanne : Early Bird Prices now Available!

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Get ready to break free from your limits and enjoy a rich life!

 

During this one-day workshop, expert coaches Lynda Heffernan (High-performance and mindset) and Melitta Campbell (Business and Communications) will be helping you determine what lies between you and everything you want to achieve in life and business.

During this highly practical and enlightening workshop, you will be shown how to create the strategies you need to live the life you desire.

Super Early bird tickets are now available for just chf 279, a saving of chf 150!

 

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During the Millionaire Mindset Workshop...

Lynda and Melitta will be sharing insights and strategies to help you:

  • implement positive changes in your life
  • embrace new challenges and opportunities,
  • get more from life, without doing more, and
  • step into your authentic power and purpose so you can live with an open heart and transcend your wildest dreams.

You see, you haven’t been getting things wrong so far, you just haven’t found the right strategy yet. And there is no better time than NOW to start putting that right.

We live in fast-changing times that demand flexibility, resilience and character.

Join the Millionaire Mindset Workshop in Lausanne and start taking back control of your life and step into your real potential.

 

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About the Trainers

Melitta Campbell - Trainer at the Millionaire Mindset Workshop

Melitta Campbell

After working in international business for 15 years and running two successful businesses for more than 10 years, today, Melitta provides business coaching and training for new and aspiring female entrepreneurs.

“I’ve learned that success comes from having clarity of purpose, an ability to communicate clearly, and personal confidence. All my work centres around helping women build these core skills so they can launch a successful business that they love.”

 “Melitta has helped me reignite my spark and fall back in love with being an entrepreneur. I now feel more equipped to deal with whatever comes next.” Kate Naegli 

www.melittacampbell.com

 

Lynda Heffernan - Trainer at the Millionaire Mindset Workshop

Lynda Heffernan

Lynda’s goal in life is to empower people to reach their full potential.

Using her unique coaching approach that blends Mindful NLP and Cognitive Kaizen she helps her clients create the changes that lead to sustainable high performance in all areas of life and business.

“Over and over, I’ve seen that once people become aware of what lies between them and everything they want to achieve, magic starts to happen. That’s what I’m looking forward to with the Millionaire Mindset Workshop.”

 “My experience with Lynda has been truly transformative in terms of advancing my corporate career, and more recently she has been instrumental in giving me the confidence and skills to create my own consultancy business.” Mark Phelan

www.akaizenmind.com

 

Super Early Bird prices end on 24 August!

 

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By | August 16th, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

Next UN Designers meet-up – 22 June 2018

The UN Designers’ next meetup will be on 22 June 2018 from 9:30am in Room VIII, Palais des Nations. (For those who are available, we would also like to invite you stay and socialize over lunch afterwards).
During our 12th Meeting, we will revisit Branding & Visual identities in the UN Family, this time with the help of Carlo Mendes. Carlo has been leading a visual identity exercise at IOM, and will be able to share his insights regarding the challenges of branding de-centralized organizations with strong regional presences, and how to ensure your brand stays relevant across all channels. This will be a great opportunity to discuss branding matters in multi-stakeholder organizations and gauge how design matters develop as compared to the private sector.

Entry is free, and if you would like to attend, please add your name/organization to this list before 20 June.

By | June 12th, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

Pechakucha Night – International Geneva: The Art of Concise Presentations

The next “PechaKucha Night” will showcase those who influence “International Geneva”.

It will be held on 31 May  from 19h00 to 22h30 at La Pastorale, Route de Ferney 106 – 1202 Genève.

Speakers including Sami Kanaan (politician and presumed next Mayor of Geneva), Corinne Momal-Vanian (director at the UN Office at Geneva), Celine Van Till (elite Swiss athlete, ambassador for the disabled and author) Vincent Lusser, Deputy secretary general, urban projects, State of Geneva and Dan Acher (Founder, Happy City Lab) will present their ideas, works and thoughts at the upcoming “International Geneva Pechakucha Night”.

PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings held in creative cities all around the world, where local and international people get together and share their ideas, works and thoughts — just about anything — in the “PechaKucha” format: 20 images for 20 seconds each. Organized in collaboration with CAGI (Geneva Welcome Centre) and UNOG (United Nations office Geneva) perception change project, the short and visual presentations will be given in French and English.

The event, hosted at the beautiful “La Pastorale” mansion situated at Route de Ferney 106, Geneva (100m from the Place des Nations), will be followed by a Garden Party, with a concert by The Emigrants, food trucks (by the Hamburger Foundation and Saveurs Migrants) and a cash bar with local craft beer from La Brasserie des Murailles. The evening is an opportunity to network and to learn about extraordinary initiatives, entrepreneurship experiences, hidden secrets and the exciting cultural happenings of International Geneva.

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By | May 30th, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

Workshop: Teamwork at play – Tuesday 12 June 2018

Upcoming workshop from the Renegade Saints:

How do you transform a group of people who work together into a team? Through this interactive, dynamic, and fun workshop, you will learn and experience techniques to make teamwork easier and more efficient.

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Onstage, the Renegade Saints create countless new realities without a script. Offstage, they bring their skills to the entrepreneurial and corporate worlds across Europe to empower teams to collaborate, communicate and co-create.

This 45min workshop is a teaser, a taste of our (team)work. It will be followed by an apéro to give you the opportunity to discuss your experience with us and the other participants.

18h00: doors open, 18h15: workshop, 19h00: apéro.
Entry fee: 5 CHF
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By | May 22nd, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

TEDx Lausanne – Monday 7 May 2018

The next TEDx Lausanne will be held at the Casino​ ​de​ ​Montbenon​ (Allée Ernest-Ansermet 3,1003 Lausanne) on Monday 7 May 2018 from 14h00 to 19h30.

It will feature the topic “Homo sapiens”.

“Wise man” dominated thanks to the ability to cooperate and communicate effectively in big groups. We were able to build cities, write books, create incredible technology. We solved many important challenges that have been facing us.

As the pace of human evolution continues to accelerate, we can’t help but wonder: What will our lives be like at the end of this century? Will our lives be completely changed by the next technological, environmental, social or genetical evolution? Will Homo Sapiens continue being the world’s dominant species? Or will we evolve into a completely new species soon?

This year  TEDxLausanne is focused on exploring all these questions as well as new ways of addressing our dreams and concerns about the future.

Speakers include: 

  • Marine Tanguy – Founder of MTArt
  • Bernard Molineaux – Founder of Equilibre
  • Richard Baldwin – Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva,
  • Charles Fadel – global education thought leader and author, futurist and inventor
  • Saba Imru Mathieu – Executive Coach and business owner
  • Bernd Lapp – CEO of Old School GmbH, Business Lead in Swarm City and Advisor to a few
  • Blockchain Projects.
  • Meloe Gennai – poet, performer and a legalist advocating for minority rights
  • Christoph Rummel – juggler
  • Jeanine Reutemann – deeply passionate researcher, film maker, educator, tech-nerd.
  • Nancy Rademaker – international business speaker
  • Philippe Moreillon – Professor and Director at the UNIL Institute of Fundamental Microbiology

Ticket price : 100.00 CHF (Full), 50.00 CHF (Reduced)

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By | April 27th, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

UN Designers next meetup – Friday 27 April 2018

News of their next meeting from the UN Designers group:

Good news! A new UN Designers meetup is on the way. The meeting will take place at Room L in the ITU headquarters (Montbrillant building) on Friday 27th April, starting at 10:30am.

For this time we will have a double bill: Marc Friederich from Laussane based agency Antistatique will be discussing in ‘Design Systems’ how shifting from print to digital has shaped branding and design systems.

For the second talk, ‘Visualizing for Change’, Nicole Lachenmeier and Darjan Hil, from Basel’s information design agency YAAY, will be presenting the seven principles of the agency’s information designers mindset. We encourage anyone interested in UX Design and Data Visualization to attend this exciting meeting. Entrance is free.

Please register here>>

By | April 12th, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

eCom Geneva – 24-25 April, 2018

The eCom Geneva exhibition is the largest event dedicated to the web, eCommerce, mobile and digital marketing in French-speaking Switzerland. The 8th edition will take place on April 24-25, 2018. 4,000 trade visitors will come to meet 250 companies (75% Swiss, 25% foreign) and will attend 120 themed conferences, keynotes and workshops.

The exhibition offers to its trade visitors a rich and varied program of themed conferences, an exhibition area, workshops, business meetings and training sessions.

This is a must attend event for company directors and managers responsible for digital, web and mobile, eCommerce, eBusiness, marketing and communication, IT, etc.

Not to be missed: 4 other parallel events

SMARC (new event dedicated to marketing and customer relation)
Swiss IT Business (SITB), the exhibition dedicated to business software and IT solutions
The BI Swiss Forum (BISF) with a conference room exclusively dedicated to BI and Big Data
Retail Expo, event dedicated to retail and point of sales

A unique concept: 2 days, 5 reunited professional events, one visit, 1 same visitor badge. A true 360-degree experience.

To register for the 4 events>>

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By | March 15th, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

World Communications Forum – Global 2018 “Communication Power”

The 2018 edition of the World Communications Forum – Global “Communication Power” will take place on 21-22 March 2018 at Rue de Saint-Jean 98 in Geneva.

The goal of the Forum is to unite trend-makers and influencers from the global communications elite and provide a platform for discussion focused on the future development of communications and their role in business, society and politics; to provoke in-depth analysis of the form and content of interaction between business, media, and society, on the one hand, and the state, on the other.

Some highlights from the programme include:

  • Communication Research and Global Health Promotion.
    Gary Kreps, Ph.D., FAAHB, Distinguished Professor, Department of Communication, Director of the Center for Health & Risk Communication, George Mason University (USA)
  • Gaming for social change (as a communicative tool).
    Jessica Muhamad, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication, School of Communication, Florida State University (USA)
  • Trust as the currency for communications.
    Dr. Gaya Gamhewage, World Health Organisation – Infectious Hazard Management & Risk Communications (Switzerland)
  • Culture: The True Brand of a Nation.
    Her Excellency, Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development of the UAE
  • What makes a country brand? Falling into Lost in Communications.
    Metehan Demir, Journalist, Turkey Promotion Group Communication Consultant (Turkey)
    Country reputation and corporate reputation: new challenges for global business.
    Diego Gilardoni, Global Business and Communication Consultant, and Author (Switzerlnad)
  • Get Branded – Stranded Managing Country’s Image Opportunities & Risk.
    Yogesh Joshi, President of the Association for Business Communicators (India)
  • The importance of managing a country’s digital footprint.
    Dave King, Founder and CEO of Digitalis (UK)
  • Ethics in PR.
    Dan Hill, CEO of Hill Impact (USA)
  • Impact Branding: Creating not only shareholders’ profit, but also social & environmental value.
    Gabor Hegyi, Founding Managing Director of Capital Communications (Hungary)
  • PR Revolution: or Revolution in PR?
    Maxim Behar, ICCO’s former President, CEO of M3 Communications Group, Inc. (Bulgaria)
  • Virtual Reality: a New Communication Space!
    Ganesh Chandrasekaran, Founder of ACG Consulting (India)
  • Who is in the driver’s seat?
    Halim Abou Seif, Strategic Communications Consultant & Trainer, RADA Research & PR Co. (Egypt)
  • We Create Wonderful Experiences.
    Ma. Yolanda C. Crisanto, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications of Globe Telecom (The Philippines)
  • Somos Livres – We Are Free.
    Eduardo Vieira, Founder and CEO of Ideal H+K (Brazil)
  • KFC – The Size Doesn’t Matter.
    Serafima Gurova, founder and CEO of RODNYA Creative PR Studio (Russia)
  • Women Influence.
    Lena Bäcker, Co-Founder and President at Good Government Affairs, Committee Member at UNEDUCH/United Nation, International top-relations, Global Goodwill Ambassador, UNEDUCH – Universal Education Charter, Central government administration, Stockholm (Sweden)

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By | March 15th, 2018|Other events|0 Comments

Spotlight seminer: #CreateEquality: empowering girls through technology

#CreateEquality: Empowering Girls Through Technology is being organized by the Media Communication department at Webster University Geneva, in celebration of the upcoming International Women’s Day.

As part of our ongoing Spotlight Seminar Series, this event is free and open to the public. An apéro and informal networking reception will follow. Registrations are kindly requested in advance.

 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
18:30 – 19:30
Webster University Geneva
9, route de Collex
Living & Learning Center, Commons Room
(Genthod-Bellevue stop on CFF / TPG)

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Veronica Birga, Chief of Section
Women’s Human Rights and Gender Section, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Anya Gass, Girls’ Advocacy Alliance Officer
Plan International

Hanaa Singer, Associate Regional Director
UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia

Susan Schorr, Head, Digital Inclusion Division
International Telecommunication Union

Moderator:
Sarah Grosso, Media Communication Department, Webster University Geneva
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By | March 2nd, 2018|Other events|0 Comments