The Global Process Institute presented an International Conference on environmental, social and political issues on April 13-19. 2011 in Denver, Colorado, USA
Worldwork uses the awareness tools of Deep Democracy for small
or large group conflicts, team building, community crisis intervention
and facilitation of forums for human rights dialogue. 2011 in Denver marks the 20th Anniversary of Worldwork.
"Deep Democracy is our sense that the world is here to help us to
become our entire selves, and that we are here to help the world
— Arnold Mindell, founder of Process Oriented Psychology (aka Process Work)
Each day started with a plenary focused on, but not limited to, the topics below:
Day 1, Wed. 4/13 Bringing the Worlds Together: Inner & Outer Work with Amy and Arny Mindell
- Day 2, Thurs.4/14 Eldership Moves Mountains: Power, Privilege and Revenge-What's Awareness Got to do with it? with Anuradha Deb, Jan Dworkin, Aleksandr Peikrishvili, and Lily Vassiliou
- Day 3, Fri., 4/15 Befriending Conflict As a Service Tool for the World with Joe Goodbread, Lukas Hohler, and Kate Jobe.
- Day 4, Sat., 4/16 Kindling Change: Celebrating Diverse Communication Styles with Lena Aslanidou, Emetchi, and Dawn Menken,
- Day 5, Sun., 4/17 Earth Dreaming for Stewardship of the Environment & Ecosystem with Julie Diamond, Gary Reiss, Rhea, and Ingrid Rose
- Day 6, Mon., 4/18 Deep Democracy as a Relationship Skill Between Tribes, Ethnic Groups, Cultures; `Can We Have a World Melting Pot & Maintain Flavor?' with Ellen and Max Schupbach
Day 7, Tues., 4/19 Mending the Divide: Beyond Polarization in our Teams, Communities, Continents and the World: Bringing Eldership & Leadership Skills Back Home with Lane Arye, Susan Hatch, and Lesli Mones