2nd International SDDP Facilitators Training School

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2nd International SDDP
Facilitators Training School
2nd International SDDP Facilitators Training School
Project SDDP Facilitators Training School
Place Nicosia
Date(s) 2-5 July, 2009
Type of participants Candidate SDDP Facilitators, Academicians, Practitioners, Students
Number of participants 24
Total Duration 15 hrs
Link(s) Link(s) to press release(s)

The 2nd International Facilitators Training School for the Structured Dialogic Design (SDD) Process took place at Cleopatra Hotel in Nicosia, Cyprus between the 2nd and 5th of July 2009. It was organized by Future Worlds Center in collaboration with the Institute for 21st Century Agoras.

Focus of the school

Introduction to the science, discussion of practical applications.


The following experts were engaged in the

  • Prof. Aleco Christakis, Founder of Global Agoras and Father of the science of Dialogic Design
  • Dr. Yiannis Laouris, President of FutureWorlds Center and member of 21st Century Agoras Board
  • Prof. Tom Flanagan, President of Institute for 21st Century Agoras, co-author of Talking Point
  • Prof.Ken Bausch, co-author of Harnessing Collective Wisdom
  • Marios Michaelides, Long-standing practitioner


The 2nd International Facilitators Training School was organized by Lawrence Kalogreades under the guidance of Yiannis Laouris. The School took place at Cleopatra Hotel.


The following individuals participated:

Name Affiliation Expertise Country
Larry Fergeson Future Worlds Center Media Expert USA & Cyprus
Mary Ioannou Future Worlds Center External Associate Psychologist, Candidate SDD Facilitator Cyprus
Mariza Tsakalerou CSAP Candidate SDD Facilitator Greece
Vassilios Tourassis CSAP Acedemician, Candidate SDD Facilitator Greece
Yiouli Taki Cyprus
Maria Antoniou Cyprus
Anna Chatzimichali Greece
Aysu Arsoy Cyprus
Tatjana Taraszow Future Worlds Center Germany & Cyprus
Lawrence Kalogreades Cyprus
Eleni Demetriou Cyprus
Serge Gwabene Buhendwa Democratic Republic of Congo
Anastasia Economou Cyprus
Greta Zeraschi Italy
Lisa Tamburini Italy
Georgina Shitta Future Worlds Center Cyprus
Christine W. Wijnen Austria
Constantina Christou Cyprus
Rachel Joy USA
Nadia Karayianni Cyprus
Tonia Loizidou Cyprus
Isabelle Ioannides Cyprus
Constantina Kinni Mala Cyprus
Daniela Craciun Romania
Yiola Papadopoulou (Virtual participation) Cyprus

Participation Fee: One Day only: € 300/day Three days, including certificate: € 500. The fee includes all meals and cultural dinners. Internatioanal Board: The following SDDP experts serve as Advisory Board to this training: Ken Bausch, Kevin Dye, Heiner Benking, Janet Mcintyre, Norma Romm, Tom Flanagan, and others.

Instructors Aleco Christakis Yiannis Laouris Gayle Underwood Marios Michaelides