The contribution presenters shown here are confirmed but may change programme position upon finalising the round 2 contributions and lightning round decisions.

MCs for the Imbizo are Sadi Motsuenyane and Dee Brooks.

Tuesday, 20th February

17:30 - 22:00 PM

Arrival and Registration

Welcoming Meet and Greet

Wednesday, 21st February

07:00 - 08:30AM

Self-Catered Breakfast

08:30 - 09:00AM

Drumming Session

09:00 - 09:30AM

Opening Plenary, National Anthem & Welcome from South Africa

09:00 - 10:00AM

Handover from Goa to Port Elizabeth (Bernie Dolley) The South African context & ABCD with report on pre-Imbizo (Shaun Samuels) Imbizo format & Introduction to Conversation Circles (Dee Brooks)

10:00 - 10:30AM

Morning Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 - 12:00AM
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ABCD in the context of Organizational Development - organisational assessment, staff development, team building & strategic planning

Ninnette Eliasov

Morning sessions

10:30 - 11:00AM
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Employee Community Service programme - LegalWise

Helen Frerk

Morning sessions

10:30 - 11:30AM
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Lessons from technology for sustainable community development

Claire Gribbin

Morning sessions

10:30 - 11:30AM
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Case study of Sappi's Abashintshi (change agent) programme

Mari Lee

Morning sessions

10:30 - 12:00AM
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The impact of ABCD in Bergville, KZN, South Africa

Musa Zamisa & Lindiwe Zungu

Morning sessions

11:00 - 11:30AM
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ABCD & Transformative Citizen Engagement

Sadi Motsuenyane & Piwe Mkhize

Morning sessions

11:30 - 12:00AM
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Moving towards measurement of ABCD - quantitative & qualitative

Hanna Nel

Morning sessions

11:30 - 12:00AM
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ABCD & Transformative Citizen Engagement

Sadi Motsuenyane & Piwe Mkhize

Morning sessions

12:00 - 13:00PM
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A development trust founded by Phumlani Khumalo

Phumlani Khumalo

Morning sessions

12:00 - 13:00PM

Lunch

13:00 - 14:30PM
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Blended ABCD In 5 African Countries - Trust, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Tree Of Life, Capacity Building & Economic Empowerment

Janine Ward/Anne Timms (Africa)

Afternoon sessions

13:00 - 13:30PM
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Appreciative Inquiry as an ABCD approach to evaluation

Joanne Harding (SCAT)

Afternoon sessions

13:00 - 13:30PM
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The tortoise under the couch - lessons from research

Mpoe Johannah Keikelame

Afternoon sessions

13:00 - 14:00PM
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Aurecon ABCD case study

Amelia Visagie & Christine Breet

Afternoon sessions

13:00 - 14:30PM
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Introducing and demonstrating the Poverty Stoplight - measurement methodology

Laura Bergh (SA)

Afternoon sessions

13:30 - 14:00PM
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Integration of social development & ABCD - guidelines for practice

Mpumi Ncube & Hanna Nel

Afternoon sessions

13:00 - 14:00PM
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SA Youth Bank

Jeremy Maarman

Afternoon sessions

14:00 - 14:30PM
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In my blood : Personal Story of ABCD

Sadi Motsuenyane

Afternoon sessions

14:00 - 14:30PM
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Consciousness / paradigm shift techniques

Ninnette Eliasov

Afternoon sessions

14:30 - 15:00PM

Afternoon Coffee/Tea Break

15:00 - 15:40PM

Lightning Round

15:40 - 17:00PM

World Café - Principles that Unite Us Reflections of the day - Harvest conversations

17:00 - 18:30PM

Free Time South African Braai and Traditional Evening

Thursday, 22nd February

07:00 - 08:30AM

Self-Catered Breakfast

08:30 - 09:00AM

Drumming Session

09:00 - 09:30AM

Daily Welcome (Plenary) Meta-harvest from the previous day (Michelle Dunscombe & team) Gord - 100 years of the Antigonish movement

10:00 - 10:30AM

Morning Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 - 12:00AM
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ABCD & Leadership - developing empowering relationships and recognizing leadership as a practice

Vincent Thurman (Lansing)

Morning sessions

10:30 - 11:00AM
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Link between ABCD and a range of strengths-based approaches - patterns, practice & process

Dee Brooks (Jeder)

Morning sessions

10:30 - 11:30AM
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Over view of the ABCD Institute

Terry Bergdall

Morning sessions

10:30 - 11:00AM
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Empowering mutual partnerships for women's economic resilience - Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia

Vicky Schreiber/Shelagh Savage

Morning sessions

10:30 - 12:00AM
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Exploring links between ABCD & Human rights-based approaches

Brianne Peters/Julien Landry

Morning sessions

11:00 - 11:30AM
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ABCD - building an enduring capacity through collaboration with municipal leaders

Johnny Celestin (Haiti)

Morning sessions

11:00 - 12:00AM
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ABCD as an overarching approach for women's economic & social empowerment

Aster Tefera/Tsigie Haile (Ethiopia)

Morning sessions

11:30 - 12:00AM
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NZ development approach

Nathan Cross

Morning sessions

11:30 - 12:00AM
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Using ABCD in a university setting

Nadhir Salahuddin (Indonesia)

Morning sessions

12:00 - 13:00PM

Lunch

13:00 - 17:00PM

Local Expressions of ABCD in Port Elizabeth (Field Visits)

17:00 - 18:30PM

Free Time

18:30 - 22:00PM

Evening dinner : Indian Cuisine (collect from unit 41)

Friday, 23rd February

07:00 - 08:30AM

Self-Catered Breakfast

08:30 - 09:00AM

Drumming Session

09:00 - 09:30AM

Daily Welcome (Plenary) Meta-harvest from the previous day (Michelle Dunscombe & team)

09:30 - 10:00AM

Lightning Rounds

10:00 - 10:30AM

Morning Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 - 12:00AM
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Community Organisational Development (COD) as a tool for endogenous development

Bernard Guri

Morning sessions

10:30 - 11:00AM
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Integration of ABCD in Women for Change (WfC) PEM tools

Monicah Malindi Nanchengwa

Morning sessions

10:30 - 11:00AM
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Using ABCD approaches in the classroom; building content and curriculum by and about persons with disabilities

Pam Johnson

Morning sessions

10:30 - 11:30AM
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Partners in leadership for the common good

Jacqeline Lazu & Helen Damon-Moore

Morning sessions

10:30 - 12:00AM
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ABCD in Vietnam and the role of local government

Thi Vinh Dinh

Morning sessions

11:00 - 11:30AM
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Blended approaches & ABCD lens for youth leadership

Hanna Chadwick & Nabeela Jivraj

Morning sessions

11:00 - 12:00AM
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ABCD and Climate Change

Langat Kipkorir, Victoria Opondi, Lisa, Fuchs

Morning sessions

11:30 - 12:00AM
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Strengths-based and Rightsbased approaches - complementarities not antagonism

Diana Mataya (Malawi)

Morning sessions

11:30 - 12:00AM
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Chicago Sustainability Leaders Network

Terry Bergdall

Morning sessions

12:00 - 13:00PM

Lunch

13:00 - 14:30PM
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Catalytic role of outsiders & international M & E in ABCD

Terry Bergdall

Afternoon sessions

13:00 - 13:30PM
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Intentionally Applying a Gender Lens to ABCD

Pam Johnson

Afternoon sessions

13:00 - 13:30PM
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ABCD practice in Cambodia

Phaldyn Prum & Vattey Heang

Afternoon sessions

13:00 - 14:00PM
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ABCD & Producer-Led Value Chain Analysis

Yogesh Ghore

Afternoon sessions

13:00 - 14:30PM
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ABCD & Financial Sustainability - case study with school governing bodies

Merle Favis

Afternoon sessions

13:30 - 14:00PM
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Learning within ABCD

Eric Smith

Afternoon sessions

13:30 - 14:30PM
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Beyond local projects to the Big Picture

Alison Mathie

Afternoon sessions

14:00 - 14:30PM
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ABCD as an overarching approach for women's economic and social empowerment in Ethiopia

Wondwosen Seifu

Afternoon sessions

14:00 - 14:30PM
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Women's economic empowerment in Asia

Megha Desai & Bhavini Mehta

Afternoon Coffee/Tea Break

14:30 - 15:00PM

Afternoon Coffee/Tea Break

15:00 - 16:30PM

World Café - Finalising the ABCD Principles that Unite Us

16:30 - 17:00PM

Closing Plenary

17:00 - 18:30PM

Free Time

18:30 - 22:00PM

Closing Dinner