Workshops: Visual Meetings: Creative Tools for Productivity

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David Sibbet’s best-selling book, Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes & Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity, is catching a huge wave of interest in visualization with groups. This six-hour workshop is an immersive introduction, with experiences in new media (Prezi, tablets, Second Life, and so forth), graphic templates, visual models, and virtual work. Participants will receive the book and will practice visual techniques during the workshop. David Sibbet will co-lead the workshop with Rachel Smith, director of Digital Facilitation Services at The Grove.


Simulations of visual virtual meetings. Application of visual meetings for stimulating personal imagination, group engagement, big-picture thinking, and tangible enactment of plans. Small-group experiences using graphic templates. Personal-development planning. Kit of materials, including Visual Meetings book.

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This workshop is for:
  • Anyone responsible for planning and leading productive meetings
  • People who need to host creative virtual meetings
  • Consultants and facilitators
  • Teachers and trainers
  • Team leaders
  • Designers who work collaboratively
  • Managers interested in innovation
Date Locations
TBD San Francisco, CA


Please call 415.561.6132 for waitlist information

8:45a–3:00p—Fort Mason Center,
Golden Gate Room, Landmark Building A


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