Gig Guide

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

12 – 13 November 2015, Oxford – places available

Delivering the World Class –  Advanced TRIZ Course with Oxford Creativity

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17 November 2015, Peterborough – places available (earlybird tickets until 23rd October)

Save the World (one community at a time) – A masterclass on community engagement, presented and facilitated by Ron and covering Participatory Narrative Inquiry, Asset Based Community Development with a bit of TRIZ, Theory U and cynefin thrown in.

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16 November 2015, Uppingham – Members/invite only

The Nature of Storytelling – an after dinner speech for the Uppingham Rotary Club

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1st December 2015, Warwick – KIN Members only

Session at Knowledge and Information Network (KIN) knowledge in Action Conference at Warwick Business School

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02 December 2015, Coventry – places available (earlybird tickets until 27th October)

Save the World (one community at a time) – A masterclass on community engagement, presented and facilitated by Ron and covering Participatory Narrative Inquiry, Asset Based Community Development with a bit of TRIZ, Theory U and cynefin thrown in.

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I will be running my Ecology of Knowledge Masterclass (more details here) at least three times, early in 2016, likely locations include London, Birmingham and Amsterdam. If you would like to host one of these highly participatory events or just suggest a viable location then please get in touch.

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If you see anything below that you think I could usefully run for you please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss:

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PREVIOUS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Donaldson, R.A (2015)  Making the most of the Duke Network (storytelling), Duke Studios in Leeds Aug 6th

Donaldson, R.A (2015) Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ – the Russian problem solving methodology), Duke Studios in Leeds Aug 6th

Donaldson, R.A (2015) Collaboration and Complexity (cynefin), Duke Studios in Leeds Aug 6th

Donaldson, R.A. (2015) Nature of Storytelling – Stamford Rotary Club – Burghley Dinner, Stamford 18th May 2015.

Donaldson, R.A. (2014) Natural Capital and Storytelling at The Natural Capital Initiative are hosted ‘Valuing our Life Support Systems’ natural capital summit, British Library,London 7th November 2014

Donaldson R.A (2014) as a third co-presenter, with Harold van Garderen, Top-Innosense, Wageningen Netherlands and Keith Fortowsky, University of Regina, Canada a 90 minute talk on: Participatory Narrative Inquiry (PNI) to support Systemic Intervention at the Hull University Business School – University of Hull Sept 10th

Donaldon, R. A. (2014) Ecology of Knowledge Masterclass – Peterborough 19th August 2014.

Donaldson, R.A. (2014) My Story – Story Collider – Phase Transitions, The Book Club, Shoreditch, London, UK, June 25th, 2014. more details here

Donaldon, R. A. (2014) Sense and Sustainability – Ecosystem thinking, Henley Forum for Organisational Learning and Knowledge Strategies Annual Conference, Henley On Thames, 26th and 27th February

Donaldson, R. A. (2013) TED Talks: Riveting talks by remarkable people. the theme is ‘story’, Bainton Reading Rooms, 28th November 2013 more details here

Donaldson, R. A. (2013) SME-AERO-POWER Open Innovation Workshop – Vladolid, Spain 3rd June

Donaldson, R. A. (2013) Practitioners Insights – Wisdom from Experiences Speakers’ Series, – Regents College, London, 6 March 2013

Donaldson, R. A. (2013) SME-AERO-POWER Open Innovation Workshop – Cranfield University, 5th March

Donaldson, R. A. (2012) SME-AERO-POWER Open Innovation Workshop – Copenhagen 29 November

Donaldson, R. A. (2012) SME-AERO-POWER Exploring the latest ideas and facilitated methods in Knowledge Management and Innovation – A Danish Knowledge Forum event in central Copenhagen 28 November

Donaldson, R. A. (2012) SME-AERO-POWER Awareness WorkshopBristol 26 March

Donaldson, R A. (2011 ) After action review of KMUK 2011KMUK 2011 London 21-22 June

Donaldson, R A. (2010 ) Effective storytelling techniques for business leadership, to bring about positive business change – KMUK 2010, London 15-16 June

Donaldson, R A. (2010 ) Knowledge Ecology workshop?  – Henley KM Forum, Henley on Thames, 23rd – 25th February

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) Knowledge Ecology and Narrative Complexity  – London Metropolitan University, London 24th November

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) Narrative Complexity  – Knowledge Forum, Oslo 20th – 21st October

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) An introduction to TRIZ  – Continued Communications, London 29th September

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) Knowledge Ecology  – Centre Narrative Leadership, London 7th September

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) Narrative based workshop  – Gloucester 10th June

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) SandPit facilitation  – Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Daventry 1st 2nd June

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) Storytelling and planning workshop  – Continued Communications, London 25th April

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) 2 Day Training course in Knowledge Ecology and Narrative Complexity  – Birmingham 5th – 6th March

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) TRIZ Problem solving Workshop – Edinburgh 27th February

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) Future Backwards Workshop  – Continued Communications, Newcastle University of Northumbria, Newcastle, 28th January

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) Knowledge Ecology and Narrative Complexity  – London Metropolitan University, London 14th January

Donaldson, R.A. (2009) Future Backwards of Conservation – Cambridge Conservation Forum, Cambridge 9th January

Donaldson, R A. (2009 ) Arhetype extraction workshop  – Glasgow, London 9th December

Donaldson, R A. (2008 ) Sustainable Storytelling  – Cathedrals in the Heart, Centre Narrative Leadership, Stroud 4th-5th December

Donaldson, R A. (2008 ) Storytelling Workshop – British Library London, 11th November

Donaldson, R A. (2008 ) Knowledge Ecology, Storytelling and Complexity – Tales to Sustain Gathering Snowdonia, 9th – 12th October 2008

Donaldson, R A. (2008 ) Knowledge Ecology and Storytelling – Metropolitan University, London 7th October 2008

Donaldson R A. (2008 ) ‘The Ecology of WEB 2.0’ – UNICOM Web 2.0 conference,  01 October 2008 – 02 October 2008 London

Donaldson, R.A. (2008 ) ‘ Practical ways to use storytelling in your organisation, KCUK – Earls Court, London, 27 – 28 June 2008

Donaldson, R.A. (2007) ‘Case Study – Applying Storytelling at Natural England’, 3rd Annual European Knowledge Management Thought Leaders Forum’ Osney Media, Central London 19th – 20th Sept

Donaldson, R.A. (2007) Workshop for  Communities, Collaboration and Networking Group ,TFPL Kettering 25th-26th Sept

Donaldson, R.A. (2007) Presentation for Henley KM Forum, Henley 12th Sept

Donaldson, R.A. (2007) Lunchtime talk on ‘Natural Storytelling’, DEFRA, London 20th Feb

Donaldson, R.A. (2007) Second Half day workshop for ‘Knowledge Management Week’, Department of Health, London 26th Jan

Donaldson, R.A. (2007) First Half day workshop for ‘Knowledge Management Week’, Department of Health, London 23rd Jan

Donaldson, R.A. (2006) ‘Storytelling masterclass – Tools to nurture the emergence of a knowledge sharing culture Ark-group Birmingham 18th Oct.

Donaldson, R.A. (2006) Aston University KM Conference, July.

Donaldson, R.A. (2006) ‘Storytelling the natural way to share knowledge’, IPLC conference, Kent 10th May.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘Storytelling the natural way to share knowledge’, BAE conference 5th Dec.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘Storytelling the natural way to share knowledge’, Ki05 conference, near Birmingham, Heathcliffe Engineering, 31st Oct-2nd Nov .

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘Storytelling Masterclass’ for the CanterburyChristChurchUniversity KM Conference, 15-16 Sept.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘Storytelling masterclass’ for the KM-UK Annual Conference, Ark-group, 06 July.

Donaldson, R.A. (2006) ‘Storytelling Workshop’, Veterinary Labs, Addlestone, Surrey, 25th May.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘Making sense of communities’, interactive workshop for the Complexity and knowledge in the new Millennium conference, London, Ark-Group, 23-24 May.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘Harnessing the natural complexity of narrative’, presentation for the Complexity and knowledge in the new Millennium conference, London, Ark-Group, 23-24 May.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘Capturing Knowledge – The complex nature of story’, presentation for the Sunningdale Network – Measuring Procurement and measuring ourselves conference, London, Civil Service College – Sunningdale, 19-20 May.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘’The Complex nature of Story”, presentation for the Making Knowledge Work conference, London, Bizmedia and Gurteen Knowledge, 17-18 May.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘EN – Case study, presentation for the Henley KM Group, Henley, 15-16 May.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘’The Complex nature of Story”, presentation for Price Waterhouse Coopers, London, 17 Mar.

Donaldson, R.A. (2005) ‘Using narrative as a tool for cultural change’, presentation for the Developing a Knowledge Sharing Culture conference, London, Ark-Group, 29-30 January.

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘Storytelling the natural way to share knowledge, Ki04 conference, near Birmingham, Heathcliffe Engineering, 31st Oct-2nd Nov .

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘The ecology of knowledge: making sense of narrative and complexity, Knowledge Management in the Extended Enterprise, London, Unicom, 20 October.

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘The naturally emerging properties of CoPs’, Knowledge Management in the Extended Enterprise, London, Unicom, 19 October.

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘Narrating KM value: making storytelling a success in your organisation’, Demonstrating the value of Knowledge Management conference, London, Ark-Group, 29-30 September.

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘Building a collaborative working environment’, The 4th Annual Knowledge Management for the Public Sector: consolidating your understanding of KM conference, London, Ark-Group, 22-23 September.

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘Complexity, patterns and sense-making – Learning from nature’, Managing Knowledge: Communities of Practice in Action III, London, Unicom, 07 July.

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘Storytelling in English Nature’, presented at the Oracle Community of Practice Leaders knowledge summit, Heathrow, Oracle, 17 March.

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘Storytelling in English Nature’, presented at the Thames Water Community of Practice Leaders conference, Reading, Thames Water, 02 March.

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘Using narrative as a tool for cultural change’, presented at the Developing a Knowledge Sharing Culture conference, London, Ark-Group, 26 February.

Donaldson, R.A. (2004) ‘The naturally emerging properties of Communities of Practice’, presented at the Knowledge Management and Performance Improvement conference, London, Unicom, 25 February.

Donaldson, R.A. (2003) ‘The emerging importance of narrative and storytelling’, presented at the Emerging Knowledge Strategies, Processes and practices: Learning faster than the speed of Change conference, London, Unicom, 07-08 October.

Donaldson, R.A. (2003) ‘Storytelling in English Nature’, presented at the Oracle KM Community Leaders knowledge summit, Amsterdam, Oracle, 02 October.

Donaldson, R.A. (2003) ‘Communities – Learning from Nature: (Why do smokers always know so much)’ , presented at the Communities of Practice in the Public Sector and NGOs conference, London, Unicom, 23 May.

Donaldson, R.A. (2003) ‘Communities – Learning from Nature’, presented at the Building Dynamic Communities of Practice: Case studies, techniques and tools conference, London, Unicom, 21 March.

Donaldson, R.A. (2002) ‘Communities of Practice and the use of Storytelling in English Nature’ , presented at the Knowledge Enabled Public Services: Delivering effective e-government conference, London, Unicom,26-27 November.

Donaldson, R.A. (2002) ‘English Nature – case study’, presented at the Knowledge Management for Government Forum 2, London, IBM, 18 September

Donaldson, R.A. (2002) ‘Doing what comes naturally (the natural and sustainable way to manage your knowledge), presented at the Knowledge Management and the bottom line conference, London, Unicom, 08-09 October.

Donaldson, R.A. (2002) ‘Communities of Practice and the use of Storytelling in English Nature’ , presented at the Knowledge Enhanced Government II: The role of Knowledge Management in the Public Sector, London, Unicom, 27 May.

Donaldson, R.A. (2002) ‘Communities of Practice and the use of Storytelling in English Nature’ , presented at the Knowledge Enhanced Government : The role of Knowledge Management in the Public Sector, London, Unicom, 01 March.

Donaldson, R.A. (2001) ‘Storytelling’, presented at the Office of Government Commerce, Knowledge Management Club, London, OGC,  12 Sept.

Donaldson, R.A. (2001) ‘Experiences of English Nature in Storytelling’, presented at the Knowledge Summit 2001, The Trianon Palace, Versailles, Marcus Evans, 11-13 June.

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