We will publish our new programm in March 2018, which focused on POWER & TRUST. To get a taste of the 2017 event, have a look at the programme of last year.


  • 16:00 Opening: What is happening around us? Navigation through a VUCA world. (Holger Nauheimer)
  • Keynote: The Power Paradox: why we can’t be trusted with power and what to do about it (Julie Diamond)
  • Start of the learning journey - establishing learning circles (Jeffer London & Jacques Chlopczyk): We will connect people to each other, and to the content areas, we will start building the container of conversation together, an intense experience that includes everyone. And we will give you a chance to see the workshop hosts.
  • 20:00 End of Day 1


  • 09:00  Concurrent workshops in seven parallel slots (see list below)
  • Lunch
  • Power & Trust in a new world (Sari Stenfors, Harald Schirmer, Ursula Hillbrand, Dirk Woywood)
  • Continuation of the learning journey
  • The Power Stage (special workshops that focus on playing)
  • 19:00 Party and reception
  • Open end


  • Start: 9:00
  • Plenary - Connecting the dots
  • Concurrent workshops in seven parallel slots
  • Completion of the learning journey
  • Lunch
  • 14:00 Closing


Read more about the individual workshops here.



9.00 - 10:30

  • How to build trust by using effective influencing styles (Holger Prante & Matthias von Mitzlaff)
  • The Power Issue in Agile Transformation (Valerie Wagoner & Catherine Boudlal)
  • Leveraging the art of Human Interaction to foster Constructive Work Relations (Jouke Kruijer & Sylvia Rohde-Liebenau)
  • Our common humanity: a catalyst for groups to dream, act, and transform! (Marlou de Rouw & Laurie Khorchi)
  • Power balance – the dances of values (Constantin Sander)
  • Creating a coaching culture to lead change in a VUCA world. (Kerryn Velleman)
  • Shifting from Power-Over to Power-With Leadership (Ute Franzen-Waschke)

11.30 - 13.00

  • Eroding the power structure from within: Activist communication (Esther Barfoot)
  • Finding and Changing your Power Trust Balance (Denis Kelly & Marc Van de Velde)
  • Power and Trust in Holacracy (Daniel Sigrist)
  • Navigating the Traps of Power (Julie Diamond)
  • Against all odds: Creating buy-in when nobody wants you succeed (Sandeep Aujla)
  • How to build self-organizing teams through empowerment and transparency (Dariusz Wylon)
  • Quest-ioning Power (Rich Batchelor & Nik Beeson)


17.15 - 18.30

  • Finding deep fundamentals - Experimenting power & trust using physical theatre (Vesa Purokuru)
  • The trust factor in the courageous art of juggling (Yannis Angelis)
  • THE POWER OF TRUST: Make the other one look good! (Martin Ciesielski)
  • Trusting the power of YOU (Simone Sloan & Minna Taylor)
  • Empowering Photograph (Eeva-Liisa Vihinen)
  • Arrow breaking (Jutta Goldammer)


9.00 - 10.30

  • Why is it better to be called incompetent than immoral - Relational signalling and trust (Edu van der Werf)
  • Let’s Solve It with Blockchain (Sari Stenfors)
  • From Inner-Leadership to real Co-Creation (Ursula Hillbrand)
  • Mashup-Workshops and repetition of Saturday workshops
Workshop Rooms
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overview concurrent workshops
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 30 - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017: Post-conference Workshop JULIE DIAMOND

Power Intelligence®

This two-day workshop presents the core competencies for Power Intelligence®—breaking through the common myths and misunderstandings about power, gaining a clear understanding of how power operates upon us and others, and learning the key competencies for leading with power, and helping those in positions of leadership use power well.