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Knowledge Management might morph into an emerging field called Conversational Leadership. In this session we will interactively discuss Conversational Leadership and how to practice it. Are you having the conversations you need to be having? In the way you need to be having them?

DATE: Thursday, September 27,[masked]:30AM – 10:00AM

LOCATION: Enterprise Knowledge, LLC (3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 300, Arlington VA 22201).

8:30 - 9:00 Networking
9:00 - 10:00 Presentation and Group Discussion

SPEAKER John Hovell, CEO and co-founder STRATactical.
As a leader in the convergence of Knowledge Management (KM) and Organization Development (OD), Mr. Hovell is the CEO and co-founder of STRATactical. He is a practitioner, speaker, and author in OD/KM strategies and their application to current challenges. John led a team to win a Chairman's Award at BAE Systems in 2014. Previously, John was part of a team to win the prestigious NOVA award, Lockheed Martin's top recognition award. Additionally, he was instrumental in the creation and execution of the enterprise KM strategy for ManTech International Corporation. John volunteers as the corporate lead for the award-winning annual STEMmerday event where thousands of participants engage in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math related learning activities. John serves on several advisory boards including the International Knowledge Management Institute, Training Industry Quarterly, and Synergy Development and Training.

John has lead 5 different teams that have won awards from Chief Learning Officer magazine. In 2015, he was named the 8th most influential person in Knowledge Management. He published a chapter in a book titled "Making It Real: Sustaining Knowledge Management" and became a fellow with the Royal Society for Arts (RSA). In 2009, he was honored by Training Magazine as one of the "Top Young Trainers" after being honored in 2008 as one of the top “Young Trainers to Watch.” In 2007, he earned his Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM) certification from the International Knowledge Management Institute. He earned his Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) in 2005. He earned his master’s degree from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.

Please RSVP on this Meetup site if you plan to attend. Any questions, please contact Victor Jimenez ([masked]) or Tara Mohn ([masked]).

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