Anyone can become an effective technical meeting leader. As with anything else, it requires learning the skills and gaining experience. During this course, you will do both. The goal of the course is to prepare you to tackle a leadership assignment, and teach you to expect and adapt to challenges you will probably encounter along the way.
Specific objectives include:1 ) understanding the factors involved in a meeting’s creation that determine its likelihood of success and how those can be modified2 ) understanding what background information is and is not needed for a meeting leader3 ) understanding how to apply a wide variety of facilitation tools to have a successful meeting, particularly in dealing with problems4 ) applying this information to take greater control of your lifeThe course includes applied examples, case studies, and hands-on exercises.
The course is designed for scientists who organize, attend,or chair technical meetings of other experts (Working Groups, Workshops, Steering Committees, etc.) and who are required to produce a technical output (report/advice etc.)
Dr. Jim Berkson, Courtesy Associate Professor, University of Florida, USA
Dr. Adi Kellerman, Head of Science Program, ICES
225 Euro for ICES member country affiliated participants
450 Euro for Non ICES member country affiliated participants