We, Anne and Rodger, are sad to say that there won't be an NVC conference in 2018 (as far as we know as of Nov 26/2017!)

We're very hopeful that we'll be back at Santa Barbara City College, Center for Lifelong Learning in 2019. 

Stay tuned for more details!

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10th Annual NVC Conference 

 May 12 - 14, 2017, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Sponsors:  SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning,
SBCC Foundation,
and Choose Connection.


Rodger Sorrow speaks about the Conference


 Online Registration Is Open

Event Location: 300 N Turnpike Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93111

 

This is one of the largest NVC gathering on the planet that we know of in recent years.  We are thrilled to be co-sponsoring with SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning.  Hundreds  attend each year and we invite you to join us.

For those who are new to Compassionate Communication (NVC), you will learn how to: 

  • Deepen connections with your friends, family and co-workers
  • Learn to speak from the heart and listen without judging   
  • Transform conflict into compassionate dialogs  
  • Create more harmony and peace at home and at work
  • Enhance already rich relationships with your children, spouse, and family

For those who are familiar with NVC, topics include:

  • Mediation, restorative practices
  • More compassion in the classroom
  • How to enjoy anger
  • Bring more compassion to the way you talk to yourself
  • Extraordinary Honesty 

 Highlights of the conference:

  • Moderator: Rodger Sorrow, Certified Trainer with CNVC
  • The conference will include Internationally known NVC Certified Trainers Sylvia Haskvitz, Jori & Jim Manske, Mary Mackenzie, Anne Walton, Lorraine Aguilar, Michael Dilloand Rodger Sorrow.
  • Additional experienced NVC presenters Shoshana Wheeler, Cory Tyler and John Michno

FEE:  $75 for the weekend

 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN

 Free book, The Surprising Purpose of Anger, while supplies last for those who register thanks to Puddle Dancer, www.nonviolentcommunication.com

 

Boxed lunch can be pre-ordered for $10 each day.  Order must be placed by Wed, May 10th at 12pm at Live Oak Cafe with password santabarbara17

  VOLUNTEER AT THE BOOKSTORE! - clicking on this link will generate an email to Anne 

 

2017 SCHEDULE

 

Friday, May 12, 2017

7 – 7:30pm

Welcome and Introductions

Thornton Auditorium

7:30 – 9pm

Introduction to NVC

Thornton Auditorium

 

Saturday, May 13, 2017

9 – 9:30am

Opening, presenters introduce their sessions

Thornton Auditorium

9:30 – 11am

Session #1

Class Rooms TBD

11 - 11:15am

Break

 

11:15 - 12:45pm

Session #2

Class Rooms TBD

12:45 - 1:45pm

Lunch

 

1:45 – 3:15pm

Session #3

Class Rooms TBD

3:15 – 3:30

Break

 

3:30 - 4pm

Closing

Thornton Auditorium

 

Sunday, May 14, 2017

9 – 9:30am

Opening, presenters introduce their sessions

Thornton Auditorium

9:30 – 11am

Session #1

Class Rooms TBD

11 – 11:15am

Break

 

11:15 – 12:45

Session #2

Class Rooms TBD

12:45 – 1:45pm

Lunch

 

1:45 – 3:15pm

Session #3

Class Rooms TBD

3:15

Break


3:30 – 4pm

Closing

Thornton Auditorium

 

 

Driving Directions: 

 
 

Parking:  Free parking at venue

 

 

RODGER SORROW, NVC CONFERENCE ORGANIZER

 

CNVC Certified Trainer, Center for Nonviolent Communication 

Co-founder of:  www.ChooseConnection.com

Email RodgerHSorrow@gmail.com

Cell 805-452-8874