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Upcoming Event 
Coaching Today for a Better Tomorrow—Flourishing Communities and Organizations

Swansea, United Kingdom
Pre-Conference Masterclass: November 27, 2019
Conference: November 28, 2019

WABC - Upcoming Event in Swansea, UK--NOV 28-2019

Dr Annette Fillery-Travis (Head of the Wales Academy for Professional Practice and Applied Research (formally WIWBL) extends a warm invitation to WABC members to our 2nd Annual International conference on Coaching and Mentoring in the Workplace. As part of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, we have a strong background in training coaches and mentors for the workplace and we invite buyers of coaching, practitioners, Masters/ Doctoral researchers and our alumni to share best practice and research in the field.

Following the overwhelming success of last year’s conference, Delegates on the 28th November will be able to hear presentations from acclaimed experts on Coaching and Mentoring. Dr Annette Fillery-Travis (researcher and author) on coaching in organizations, Dr Nigel Spencer (Senior Client Director and Executive Coach, SaÏd Business School). Nigel specializes in leadership development within the professional service sector, he will share his stories and observations from his 15 years of experience embedding various coaching formats in organizations to drive change in behavior. Dr Siobhain O’Riordan (Centre for Coaching UK) on positive psychology health coaching as well as contributions from internationally recognized practitioners such as coach supervisor Dr Alison Hodge, T/Deputy Chief Constable Claire Parmenter Dyfed Powys Police on developing a coaching culture and our own inimitable Dr Peggy Marshall on mindfulness based interventions!

Further, we aim to enrich our Coaching and Mentoring Conference 2019 by holding a half-day masterclass on the November 27th with our very own Professor of Practice here at WAPPAR, Prof Stephen Palmer. Stephen will present a Skills-based Workshop on Imagery Techniques for use within Coaching Practice.

This conference is co-organized with the WAPPAR Coaching Society, a cross-UK hub for coaching research and practice development and attendees will be offered free associate membership for the year.

WABC is delighted to be co-sponsoring this upcoming event and has negotiated special rates for all current WABC members!

To directly contribute, there is still the opportunity to contribute a poster by submitting an abstract of your presentation through our webpage by the October 31, 2019.
To register for the pre-conference or conference: click here
Have questions? Please contact University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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