Client: Connect the Dots

Connect the Dots are event architects who design, plan, consult, manage and deliver interesting meeting events.

National Disability Authority – UN Convention Forum Roundtable

National Disability Authority – UN Convention Forum Roundtable

CLIENT

Connect the Dots on behalf of the National Disability Authority.

BRIEF

Facilitating a small group roundtable at a forum event to explore Ireland’s progress towards implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

DETAILS

Group: 8 group participants
Duration: 2.5 hours
Date: June, 2019

Connect the Dots – Consultation Role Play

Connect the Dots – Consultation Role Play

CLIENT

Connect the Dots

BRIEF

The session was a mock role-play for an organisation wishing to better understand it’s consultation stakeholders.

My role was to advise on the session design and support the briefing for the small group facilitators. Additionally I supported the small group facilitators from the top of the room during role-play phase of the day (approx 2 hours), before handing over to the lead facilitator for the remainder of the event.

GROUP DETAILS

Size: ~30
Duration: 4 hours
Date: April 2019

A Playful workshop about listening

A Playful workshop about listening

CLIENT

Connect the Dots and Upon a Tree at A Playful City conference

BRIEF

How to get heard and how to listen, a breakout workshop for youngsters about speaking out and finding the best way of getting heard.

From the perspective of empowering young people to present their messages clearly to achieve the desired result of being heard. Within that there’s an element of understanding the other person – the listener – and the obstacles they experience to being able to listen effectively.

DETAILS

Group Size: 6-12
Duration: 1 hr
Date: October 2017

SWAN conference on Marine Protected Areas

SWAN conference on Marine Protected Areas

CLIENT

Sustainable Water Network (SWAN) and Connect the Dots

BRIEF

Host small group breakouts and feedback to the plenary session of the conference discussing the EU’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive’s impact on the UK & Ireland

DETAILS

Size: 8-10
Duration: day-long conference
Date: April 6, 2017

FACILITATION TRAINING

Get the competence and confidence to
chair, convene, conduct or coach
your groups in style.

THE CORE OF FACILITATION
Level 1: one-day introductory workshop

A CRASH COURSE IN FACILITATION
Level 2: five half-day sessions mid-level short course

THE CRAFT OF FACILITATION
Level 3: Nine-week evening exploring course The Craft of Facilitation, level 2 group faciliation skills course by Dave Dunn

GROUP FACILITATOR

For meaningful meetings,
courageous conversations
and wicked workshops.

Also experienced at strategic visioning & planning; hosting conferences; chairing AGMs; MC-ing open mic nights and cheer leading laughter workshops.

Take a look at his previous clients list.

Dave Dunn is organised, curious and playful. dave.dunn.ie Group Facilitator

VARIOUS WORKSHOPS

These are interactive,
engaging and empowering
learning workshops.

Pitching & Presenting, Resilience, Time & Task Management, Laughter, Listening, Creativity and Business Development Training.

Short, half-day or full-day.
They're also good craic.

Here's a list of upcoming open workshops. dave.dunn.ie workshops