the World Institute for Action Learning (WIAL) proudly presents the: 

12th WIAL GLOBAL CONFERENCE 2018 

26-27 SEPTEMBER 2018 IN THE NETHERLANDS 

'ACTION LEARNING TRANSFORMS PEOPLE & ORGANIZATIONS'

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THE JOURNEY

PURPOSE & IMPACT

Action Learning is an development tool for leaders (executive & frontline) to face unprecedented and complex challenges and facilitate sustainable transformations.

Our mission is to raise the global standard of Action Learning by providing you as a leader, manager or coach with the highest quality content and expriences available in the industry. 

So whether you’re new to Action Learning or if you’ve been using it a long time ....... you'll find it a unique experience.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

  • Experience what Action Learning means for you, your team and/or your company
  • Prepare for the future by exploring new Insights
  • Roll up your sleeves & interact with other participants
  • Increase your leadership and coaching abilities
  • Access to incredible speakers
  • Explore Tactical tips for tomorrows Leadership
  • Sharpen the Saw (discusses self-renewal, self-care, self-respect and self-improvemen) 
  • Learn industry trends, knowledge sharing and how they’re implemented
  • Develop Networking opportunities
  • Meet Experts & Influencers Face to Face
  • Develop 21st Century Leadership skills 
  • Discover how Action Learning can accelerate Agile, Lean & Scrum
  • Experience the impact of Workplace Learning
  • Have fun with peers from around the world

LEARN FROM THE BEST TO BECOME THE BEST! OUR KEY-NOTE SPEAKERS

Meet the most influential people in Action Learning and engage with industry thought leaders who will transform the way you think about Leadership in the 21th Century. Stimulating world class speakers with international perspectives, including leading coaches and expert consultants.

PROF. MICHAEL MARQUARDT

Author and Co-Founder WIAL

DR. BEA CARSON

President WIAL

RUDY SNIPPE PhD  

  Member of the Strategy Centre of Nyenrode Business University

TOON GERBRANDS

President Dutch Football club PSV  

DR. PETER CAUWELIER

Psychological safety in team coaching

SHANNON BANKS

Dir. Be Leadership and former director talent managament Microsoft

Dr. JESSICA VAN WINGERDEN  

Positive Organizational Interventions & coaching  

MARCEL GERAEDS

Conductor, coach, Entrepreneur 

RICHARD BRYCE MBA

Why Multinational Bayer uses Action Learning Coaching

HANS PLOEG CTM

Action Learning Coaching for students & teachers 

MIES DE KONING 

Coaching & Leadership and org. development New York Public Library

PETER KAO 

WIAL Boardmember China

AGENDA

The 12th WIAL Global Conference 2018 will be an immersive and invaluable experience taking place over two action-packed days in beautiful Amersfoort, Netherlands. 

The conference is designed to take you on a Journey to solve business challenges, develop leadership and enhance business and team performance at the same time.

Wednesday, September 26 

08.30-09.00

Welcome & Registration (EN + NL)

09.00-09.15 

Opening speech (EN) Mr. L. Bolsius, Mayor of Amersfoort

09.15-10.00 

Keynote speaker (EN): Prof. Michael Marquardt author & WIAL founder

10.10-11.10 

Breakout Workshops EN + NL*: Workshop prof. Michael Marquardt (EN) Workshop Alexandra van 't Geloof (EN) Workshop Shannon Banks (EN) Workshop Patrick Peters MBA (NL)

11.10-11.30

Refreshment Break

11.30-12.30 

Breakout Workshops EN + NL*: Workshop prof. Michael Marquardt (EN) Workshop Mies de koning (EN) Workshop dr. Rudy Snippe (EN) Workshop Patrick Peters MBA (NL)

12.30-14.00 13.15-13.45 

Lunch Lunch Activities 1) The Coaching ‘Walkshop’ (EN + NL) 2) Tai Chi 3) Action Learning for a Better World

14.00-14.30 

Keynote speaker (EN) Toon Gerbrands CEO football club PSV Eindhoven (Dutch Premier League)

14.40-15.40  

Breakout Workshops EN + NL*: Workshop Toon Gerbrands (NL) Workshop Shannon Banks (EN) Workshop Alexandra van 't Geloof (EN) Workshop Hans Ploeg (EN)

15.40-16.00  

Refreshment Break

16.00-16.30 

WIAL Honor the best & WIAL Better World Awards (EN) Bea Carson (president WIAL) & Twan Paes (WIAL NL)

16.30-17.15 

Plenary Inspiration Session -EN Marcel Geraeds Conductor symphony orchestra & action learning coach 

17.15-17.30 

Day Closure and Reflection 

Thursday, September 27

08.30-09.00

Welcome, meet & greet (EN + NL)

09.00-09.15 

Opening - day 2 (EN) Gert Jan Lantinga - Board of Directors MBO Amersfoort

09.15-10.00 

Keynote speaker (EN) dr. Rudy Snippe 

10.10-11.10  

Breakout Workshops EN + NL*: Workshop dr. J. van Wingerden (EN) Workshop dr. Peter Cauwelier (EN) Workshop Hans Ploeg (NL) Workshop Mies de Koning (EN)

11.10-11.30

Refreshment Break

11.30-12.30

Breakout Workshops EN + NL*: Workshop Egon Beaart MBA (EN) Workshop Judith Molle (EN) Workshop dr. Peter Cauwelier (EN) Workshop Marcel Geraerds (NL)

12.30-14.00 13.15-13.45 

Lunch Lunch Activities 1) The Coaching ‘Walkshop’ (EN + NL) 2) Tai Chi 3) Meet the WIAL Board  

14.00-14.15 

Plenary Inspiration Session

14.15-15.00  

Panel Session (EN) The future of Action Learning & Coaching in a VUCA world dr. Peter Cauwelier (moderator), dr. Rudy Snippe (Nyenrode), Richard Bryce MBA (Bayer), Judith Molle (RABO bank), dr. Jessica van Wingerden (Schouten & Nelissen) 

15.00-15.20  

Refreshment Break

15.20-16.20 

Breakout Workshops EN + NL*: Workshop dr. J. van Wingerden (EN) Workshop Judith Molle (NL) Workshop Richard Bryce MBA (EN) Workshop dr. Rudy Snippe (EN)

16.30-17.00 

Reflection on the Conference 

17.00-17.30 

Plenary Inspiration Session Mystery Performance

 *Presentations, labs and workshops are in English (EN) and a limited number are in the Dutch language (NL). Hours, workshops and speakers are subject to change. Please check back for updates.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Business, Executive and Personal Coaches
  • Coach Trainers and Supervisors
  • Organizational Consultants
  • Board members, business directors
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Learning & Development Managers
  • Managers, Executives, Team leaders
  • Public sector and corporate buyers of coaching
  • School leaders, teachers and trainers
  • Coaches in training
  • People interested in Coaching
  • Project managers, Sales- and Account managers

GET YOUR TICKET

SUMMER DEAL 

Purchased before August 15 2018  

ALL INCLUSIVE. 2-day conference, access to all stages, workshops, presentations, lunch and refreshments. 

NORMAL 

Purchased after August 16 2018  

ALL INCLUSIVE. 2-day conference, access to all stages, workshops, presentations, lunch and refreshments. 

PARTNER 

WIAL coaches, members & affiliates and Alumini/students ALA and BSN*

ALL INCLUSIVE. 2-day conference, access to all stages, workshops, presentations, lunch and refreshments.  

*Alumni/students from the Action Learning Academy (ALA) and Business School Netherlands (BSN). **All prices are per person and exclusive 21% VAT (BTW NL). Participants outside the Netherlands: 'VAT exempt international B2B service'.

SPONSORS

HERE WE PROUDLY PRESENT YOU THE CO-ORGANIZERS OF THE WIAL CONFERENCE

BECOME A SPONSOR

The WIAL GLOBAL CONFERENCE 2018 is a valuable opportunity to showcase your brand and gain targeted exposure to hundreds of industry experts, thought leaders, bloggers, podcasters, YouTubers, trailblazing entrepreneurs, and potential customers.

LOCATION CONFERENCE

The Conference will be held at a former Monastery (nowadays 'Leerhotel Het Klooster'). Students learn on a Action Learning way their skills in the fields of gastronomy and hospitality.

As much learning happens in the hallway between sessions as in the workshop sessions themselves. All the session rooms are co-located to make transitions between sessions seamless as well as to maximize the amount of time you have to “unpack” what you have learned during keynotes and workshops.

Leerhotel Het Klooster Daam Fockemalaan 10 - 3818 KG Amersfoort The Netherlands - Phone: +31 33 467 8700

Other information: Distance to center/train station: 2.5 km Distance to highway: 0.5 km Wheelchair friendly & WIFI: yes 150 Private parking spaces 

HEART OF THE NETHERLANDS

Amersfoort..... the biggest surprises of The Netherlands!

Amersfoort is located in the middle of the country and is perhaps the most diverse city in The Netherlands. With a historic center, social events, beautiful architecture and where you also can take a canal tour! 

Time left? Take a boattrip on authentic Botter and/or explore the Dutch culture in the old village Spakenburg (10 km). A Unesco heritage listed village were people still wear traditional clothing. 

RECOMMENDED HOTELS 

ISVW HOTEL from €70,00/night*

2.0 km

BEST WESTERN 

 from €95,00/night*

0.9 km

FLETCHER 

from €100,00/night*

0.9 km

V.D. VALK HOTEL 

from €100,00/night*

8 km

*The room prices are indicative, you can make a reservation request and see the current room/breakfast/tax prices for the dates you require.