Your Best Hopes?
Well, many hopes, but right now just hoping to solve some overlooked contradictions we all are quite used to: some examples: - "If something works, do more of it!" and the simple fact that NOTHING works all the time... or - "We use the clients' own language" and then asking the MQ, or scaling, or coping, or... any other things that are obviously NOT parts of most clients' languages... or - "Mindfulness" and the millenia-old practice of cherishing "mindemptiness"... and many more of these...
Thank you all for organising this SF world conference! I'm so excited to have this opportunity to take part for the first time in this international conference. I hope to meet many new SF professionals and deapen my knowledge about SF. I'm also looking forward to visiting Germany again.
Thank you for asking. I hope to do a musical jam session in any style. Singing instruments whatever. I can play piano, so I also hope there is a nice German real piano at the conference 🙂
Learn, reflect and exchange on simple, practical and creative ideas to deepen understanding of the Solution Focused mindset and practice a grow a rich network of friends to further develop, strengthen and sustain solution focused thinking and doing.
I hope there's enough open time to meet, think and talk with everybody in addition to having great input from workshops and panels. I cherish these moments of connection and understanding a great deal!
Best Hopes? Having enjoyed the SOLWorld and UKASFP conferences so much - to further connect, share, learn and contribute to the SF community who have already inspired me so much to grow in order to better understand and help others
Hope it is going to be my first international conference, that too on SF 🙂 . Wooww excellent workshops, a lots of new connections with SF practitioners, catch up with the resourceful hearts and sack of energy to spread SF approach back at my country.. Hope organizers would keep it as much as affordable.
My best hopes to be challenged in my thinking and practice - to go home confused about what to do - not sure how to go forward - having to think about every session more than right now.
My best hope is to be there, present a common paper with Katalin Hankovszky Christiansen focusing on SF in higher education, start a dialogue and learn from others in this field 🙂
I have lots of hopes, which in logical order probably go like this... 1. To convince my children to let me leave the country (especially as the dates cross over my youngest's birthday!) 2. To survive 24+ hours on the plane getting there. 3. To meet so many of the people who I hugely admire and am inspired by IN REAL LIFE!! 4. To be refreshed, to learn, and to be reminded of all the wonderful things about this approach. 5. To maybe do a presentation. 6. To come home probably broke and jetlagged, but full of enthusiasm and ideas!!
My hope is to be there, to finally return to the best 'place' I've ever been, where I felt the most myself, the most informed, the most appreciated and appreciative, the most in awe of the colossal minds in the room. Oh, and the most beautiful beer. That's important too.
I would like to find a way of attending that would be my best hope!!?secondly that everyone who attends gets what they are looking for re SFA xx
An opportunity for young people to discover SF and be strengthened by this wonderful network.
... that we would notice many examples where SF ideas (exploring what people/communities would hope for and what they can do for themselves) help people flourish, whatever cuture they come from
...... that we notice many instances of SF (people /communities flourishing by establishing what their preferred future is and what they're good at) being a universal principal.
Best hopes are that some of us from NZ manage to get there, very exciting.
My best hope is that there is a good mix of organisational and therapy / coaching work, plus some sessions on how we can learn from each other. Plus it will have a brilliant social calendar with the chance to sing!
My best hopes are that we can make the most of having a wide range of SF practitioners together, to hear some ideas about where our field is going and how we can support it together in future, and to have a very good social time with people I don't see very often and those I have not met before as well as old friends.
So this sounds so exciting, I know what happens when we hold smaller events with Solution Focused practitioners coming together we see an explosion of creativity, innovation, energy, warmth, hope and optimism. Then afterwards we see new SF projects and further engagement with the rest of the world in using the SF approach. So I guess my best hopes are that the SF World Conference is successful in delivering new projects and further engagement in SF in it's wake. Looking forwards to being there!!
My best hopes are that the conference is like very other SF event I have been to, but even more so! Uplifting, inspiring, fun and that I will come away clearer and more focused in my next steps at work and wider.