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2-Day Sustainability Change Agent Training with Alan AtKisson

Sustainable Silicon Valley

Monday, November 16, 2009 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 5:00 PM (PST)

Santa Clara, CA

2-Day Sustainability Change Agent Training with Alan...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
SSV Partner Ended $495.00 $7.95
Non-SSV Partner Ended $595.00 $7.95
Early Bird Registration- SSV Partners (Ends Sept. 4) Ended $425.00 $7.95
Early Bird Registration - Non-SSV Partners (Ends Sept. 4) Ended $495.00 $7.95
Government/Non-Profit/Student Ended $325.00 $7.49
Government/Non-Profit/Student (3 or more from one agency) Ended $300.00 $6.99
Group discount: SSV Partner (3 or more from a company): Ended $395.00 $7.95
Group discount: Non-SSV Partner (3 or more from a company): Ended $425.00 $7.95

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 Two-Day Sustainability Change Agent Training with Alan AtKisson

Sustainable Silicon Valley is proud to present this in-depth hands-on training for sustainability change agents with Alan AtKisson internationally renowned author strategic consultant and change agent. This course will deepen your understanding of sustainability and provide you with the tools necessary to facilitate real change. In this workshop you will learn a suite of tools aimed at breaking sustainability down into its essential elements in order to identify levers for effecting change bringing to life the method described in his new book "The ISIS Agreement: How Sustainability Can Improve Organizational Performance and Transform the World".

The ISIS Method helps you navigate through any process and maximize the impact of your actions.These tools enable groups to explore challenging problems in a systematic way and to generate solutions that take into account complex systems dynamics.

Topics include:

  • Indicators and Assessment
  • Systems Thinking
  • Change Agent Skills
  • Sustainability Process Design
  • Communicating Sustainability
  • Planning and Evaluation

AtKisson's ISIS Workshop deepens your understanding of sustainability and raises the bar on your ability to lead and facilitate change.

For two decades Alan AtKisson and his colleagues have been helping people and organizations to achieve their sustainability objectives ... and turn a passion for change into a capacity for making things happen.

Who Should Attend: This training is appropriate for anyone who wants to accelerate the adoption of sustainability in their company organization or community. Executives managers sustainability or environmental coordinators/managers citizens Green Team Leaders individual contributors consultants educators elected leaders students people in career transition. We encourage you to attend with colleagues so that you can work together to implement what you learn when you return to your organization. 


Continental breakfast will start at 8am. Lunch and snacks will also be served.

Local Hotel Info: For those coming from out of town we suggest 3 local hotels.

Residence Inn-Silicon Valley
(408) 720-1000
750 Lakeway Dr Sunnyvale CA

The Plaza Suites
(408) 748-9800
3100 Lakeside Dr Santa Clara CA 

Embassy Suites Hotel - Santa Clara

(408) 496-6400
2885 Lakeside Dr Santa Clara CA


For more detailed information please refer to the AtKisson Group's website:

or contact Marianna Grossman Executive Director of SSV
mgrossman (at)

Alan AtKissonNow based in Europe Mr. AtKisson was the co-founder of Sustainable Seattle and has been helping sustainability change agents improve their skills for nearly two decades. Mr. AtKisson consults with large companies business associations governmental initiatives cities foundations and global NGOs helping them to find new and accelerated strategic pathways forward. His previous works include the book  Believing Cassandra: An Optimist Looks at a Pessimist's World




Have questions about 2-Day Sustainability Change Agent Training with Alan AtKisson? Contact Sustainable Silicon Valley

When & Where

Applied Materials, Inc
3050 Bowers Ave
Applied Global University, Building 1
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Monday, November 16, 2009 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 5:00 PM (PST)

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Sustainable Silicon Valley

Sustainable Silicon Valley is leading the Silicon Valley community to create a more sustainable future. We do this by engaging and collaborating with local government agencies, businesses, and community organizations to identify and help address the highest priority environmental issues in the Valley.

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