Denver, CO | April 15-17, 2019
If you are a leader, member, or friend of a network/system of organizations working to coordinate around a shared goal, this event is right for you. This is not your typical conference on collaboration; it is 3 days of skill building and peer-learning to master the art of Network Leadership. This event is right for you if :
You a member of a group of organizations focused on a shared goal, looking for tools and skills to support your work in an equitable, diverse, and human-centered way.
You have questions about the best way to govern, manage, and engage a group of diverse partners, and effectively engage in the “network way of working” , while focusing on a heart-centered approach.
You want to learn about the latest tools for network mapping and analysis to tell the story of your network and demonstrate your impact.
The 7th Annual Network Leadership Training Academy (NLTA) is a 3-day interactive workshop for professionals like you engaged in the network way of working, to build skills and learn from peers.
The NLTA provides a space to foster meaningful connections among colleagues, enhance knowledge and skills related to network science principles and practices, and learn about the latest practical tools & trends to more effectively build, manage, and evaluate inter-organizational and community networks.
The NLTA will be held at the University of Colorado Denver (1380 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80204). The NLTA is co-hosted by VNL and the University of CO Denver’s Center on Network Science.
If you have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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MORE ABOUT THE NLTA
The annual Network Leadership Training Academy (NLTA) is a 3-day interactive workshop for network leaders, funders, evaluators, and members to engage in skill building and shared learning that reflectsthe adaptive, complex, and ever-changing needs of building, managing, and evaluating effective networks of diverse stakeholders.
Drawing on the latest in network theory, research, and practice on network leadership, the objective of this training is to enhance the skills of network leaders/members so they can be highly effective both in managing their individual organization in a network context and in managing and leading networks themselves. The NLTA training is packed full of opportunities for attendees to share their own experiences and skills in small and large group activities and interact with leading thinkers in networks leadership during sessions.
The large-group sessions will be led by experts in the area of collaborative leadership, partnership development, network effectiveness, and evaluation of interorganizational collaboration. Specific breakout sessions are led by experienced practitioners as an opportunity for small group conversations, interactive activities, and skill building with others with similar interests and challenges. Together, the NLTA trainers compose a team of experts that are well-versed in network leadership topics, have years of experience translating research to inform evidence-based practice, and are committed to improving the way people can utilize networks to reach outcomes.
2019 NLTA Schedule Overview
(Please note the times may slightly change as the event schedule is finalized)
Mon, April 15:
8:15am Registration Opens & Breakfast
9:00am-5:00pm NLTA Sessions: Theme “Build” with a focus on equity in network building, and taking a human-centered design approach to building a network
Tues, April 16:
8:30am-5:00pm NLTA Sessions: Theme “Manage” with a focus on options for network governance styles, and bringing Truth Love + Marketing to your network
5:00-7:00pm Networking Reception
Wed, April 17:
8:30am-4:00pm NLTA Sessions: Theme “Evaluate” with a focus on telling the story of your network and measuring impact and effectiveness
PAST 2018 Agenda
(2019 Information will be available Winter 2019)
The NLTA is co-hosted in partnership by The CU-Denver School of Public Affairs’ Center on Network Science, and Visible Network Labs, a data science start-up working to make network data visible through training, tools and resources.