July 14, 2009

2009 ACR Conference Features Ombuds

Details of the Ninth Annual ACR Conference in Atlanta have been released. The gathering on October 7-10 will feature several sessions of interest to Ombuds, including:
  • The Role of the Ombuds in Organizational Politics and Justice with Belinda Newman, the Ombuds for the University of North Texas, and Sean Banks, Director & Company Ombuds for Shell Oil Co.;
  • Ombudsing in a Distressed Community with Wayne Blair and Laurie Mesibov, Ombuds at the University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill; and
  • Ombuds/Ombudsman Section Meeting.
The keynote address will be offered by Reverend Nelson and Joyce Johnson, who organized the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission 18 years ago. Early registration ends August 10. (ACR Conf. Brochure.)

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