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Learning Exchanges and Webinars

We invite the community of scholars, practitioners and students interested in using the lens of CMM and taking a communication perspective to help address issues and challenges our world is currently facing to take part in our learning exchanges and webinars.

We hold an annual Learning Exchange in which we aim to create a learning environment of support to explore and share new developments, understandings and practices around a timely and relevant common theme. This Learning Exchange is typically held in September or October of each year, alternating between the United States and Europe. When opportunity arises, we also endeavour to hold such Exchanges in collaboration with other like-minded organisations.

We also hold occasional webinars during the year to reach out to our large international community. These webinars are held on topics of contemporary relevance and challenge.

All of our learning exchanges and webinars are opportunities to experience CMM in action and to develop stronger relationships with others around the globe who are working in their spheres of influence to help make better social worlds.

2020 Learning Exchange

See the program here.

This even has ended.

2021 Learning Exchange
See the program here.

Latest news on Learning Exchanges

Special Joint Learning Exchange

Special Joint Learning Exchange

Our Learning Exchange this year will be held in a few weeks, in conjunction with the Association for Family Therapy and Friends of KCC in the UK. This is a very special conference focusing on Making Better Social Worlds for the 21st Century—a theme dear to all of our hearts and one especially significant for the troubled world of today.

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Making better social worlds for the 21st century: Legacies and expanding horizons

Making better social worlds for the 21st century:
Legacies and expanding horizons

This year’s Learning Exchange is being held as an online event in conjunction with the Association of Family Therapy and Friends of the KCC in London on 23, 24 & 25 September. We have a great line-up of speakers already confirmed and invite you to start planning to participate.

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Learning exchange follow up space

Learning exchange follow up space

We have set up a special project space using Basecamp for all registered participants of the 2020 LE. You can watch recordings of the Learning Exchange and participate in unfolding developments from the LE.

For registrants https://3.basecamp.com/4201158/projects/18785882

To see the videos https://3.basecamp.com/4201158/buckets/18785882/messages/3048056817

IMPORTANT: Use the following passcode to access the videos in Zoom: CMMLE2020!

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Our first virtual LE: captured in words

Our first virtual LE: captured in words

Everyone felt our first virtual Learning Exchange was a great success. Our pictured word art above captures all the words participants used to sum up their experience and our resident muse, Rik Spann, captured the feel of the first day in a poem.

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2020 Learning Exchange

Program for the 2020 Learning Exchange

The 2020 Learning Exchange focuses on the theme of “Beyond Polarized Narratives”. We have 2days of Zoom sessions planned with major sessions from our 2020 CMMi Fellows on Education and CosmoKidz, Peace and Polarized Narratives and A Cosmopolis Future.

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Many magical moments at the Learning Exchange

Many magical moments at the Learning Exchange

Our Learning Exchange this year had the dual theme of Creating Magical Moments and Building Community. We have captured some particularly poignant reflections from participants about the magical moments and the sense of community they experienced.

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2018 Learning Exchange: less than 7 weeks to go

2018 Learning Exchange: less than 7 weeks to go

The special focus of this year’s Learning Exchange is on creating communities of practice that help us in being better at what we are and do. We’d love to have you with us as we explore how CMM helps in creating these communities. If you’re coming, you need to register soon.

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2017 CMM Learning Exchange

2017 CMM Learning Exchange: “Minding the Gap – Creating New Space for Coherence”
Given the current climate in different contexts and public discourses we are interested in ideas for acknowledging and transforming the patterns of communication in ways that may foster the desire and capacity to build bridges across and within communities.

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