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July 19 to 21, 2019


This experiential training has been developed by practitioners from various backgrounds who take real pleasure in exchanging together and collaborating on different mandates.


The Changemaker Residency, Matière Brute, INBO, EX-P Agency, Jeanne Sauvé Foundation and Desjardins Entrepreneurial Accelerator (AED) teams at the University of Sherbrooke are enthusiastically joining forces to offer the first edition of the Art of Facilitation.


Join us for this professional and personal development event that also aims to build a community of practice. We will share different approaches inspired by: Art of hosting, Co-development coaching, Design thinking and the Agile approach.


Looking forward to experiencing this experience with you!


Facilitation is a key to supporting processes effectively, efficiently and most importantly - in a fun way! They unleash the potential of people and projects, engage in conversations while ensuring that the process moves forward. Surrounded by experts and dynamic practitioners, we will explore different facilitation techniques and improve your style of facilitating meetings, workshops, courses and events. You will also learn to create more interactive and inclusive environments to foster learning.

  • Become aware of the role of facilitator; 
  • Learn to reveal the potential of groups; 
  • Explore different facilitation techniques; 
  • Develop your posture as a facilitator and gain confidence 
  • Inspire your practices by participating in this exchange of expertise; 
  • Connect with a network of passionate practitioners!
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Since facilitation applies to all disciplines, this training is intended for educators in the broad sense of the term: teachers, facilitators, counselors, coaches, project leaders, etc.


Do you want to evolve in a collaborative context? Are you a change agent? Welcome! This training is strongly recommended to all those who would like to add this skill to their current role and accelerate the development of their practices.







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This experiential training is an opportunity to put into practice and evolve different tactics of group facilitation, while sharing tools, animation techniques, mentoring, in a fun, creative and rewarding format.




We will have as a place to learn the beautiful and inspiring home of the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation, located at the foot of Mount Royal in Montreal (ask about our accommodation options!). We will also enjoy the nature that is surrounding us!


                                         has always been passionate about stories and their power,                                                   how they can weaken or transform us, but also how they really

change the world. For him, today's challenges are largely caused by the reluctant pursuit of an obsolete story, and regaining his power to act first requires understanding our world differently, then finding the meaning of the story that we want to make reality. Facilitator at Matière Brute and teacher at the master's degree in sustainable development at the Université de Sherbrooke, fostering learning, creativity and resilience has been at the center of his work for several years. He is passionate about systemic thinking, philosophy practice and biomimicry, and now specializes in facilitating the paradigm shift from mechanistic culture to emergent culture, in order to foster the necessary transitions in humans as well as in humans. human organizations.

Jonathan is a creator and facilitator of participatory experi-

ences. He graduated from a master's degree in sustainable

development and he conducts independent research on living systems and their social significance. He assists organizations of all kinds in the design and facilitation of strategic thinking processes, collective decision-making processes, participatory events and training workshops. Focused on the human, he channels his intuition and creativity in the service of developing cultures of living interaction.

                                            has worked in the field of personal and professional                                             development for more than 12 years. Her experiences as a psychosocial counselor and career advisor lead her to take an interest in alternative management methods that put people at the heart of actions and decisions. A dedicated and peer-recognized intrapreneur, she developed a great interest in learning communities, collective intelligence and modes of engagement that promote well-being at work. She enjoys networking and co-creating opportunities where it is possible to facilitate the transfer of knowledge in a culture of collaboration.

Jess Malz is an organizational development consultant, learning exp-

erience designer, facilitator and certified coach. She is the founder of

INBO, a learning design agency specializing in customized and transformative learning experiences for leaders, teams, and organizations. Jess has been intrigued by people and their capacity to change and grow for the last 10 years. This led her to pursue a master’s degree in Human Systems Intervention and multiple certifications in coaching, graphic facilitation, and learning experience design. Jess specializes in using arts-based methods, design-thinking and peer-coaching to spark deep learning, connection, creativity and innovation with her clients. 

                                                              presents himself as a citizen of the world. He                                                                      studied and worked for 6 years internationally in Wales, USA, Peru and China. He also spent two summers in Hiroshima, Japan, where he supported HELIO, a program to launch a new university education area and open an international education center in 2019. After supporting educational innovation in Japan Clément decided it was time to bring back the most innovative practices in change education at home in Quebec, Canada. He founded Changemaker Residency, a month-long residency to host international change agents to equip them with the tools, skills and mindset to develop social impact projects and contribute to a better world.

Raphael is passionate about finding approaches and tools that

promote a healthy evolution of humanity and its organizations.

He was part of the Changemaker Residency's first cohort in 2018 and continued to give time, advice and expertise to further participate in the mission of Changemaker Residency. For several years, he has been striving to contribute to a more sustainable society based on new experiences in interdisciplinary collaboration. In addition, he is currently working to improve the activities and procedures of organizations in terms of their environmental and social impact. He also likes to use art as a tool for thinking and bringing people together to create systemic and meaningful change.


                                              has experience in the humanitarian field where she worked                                       for the French Red Cross as a coordinator of psychosocial support activities in a migrant camp. In particular, she has developed psychosocial support activities for this audience. Her experience at the French Red Cross has allowed her to develop skills such as empathy, active listening, team management, risk assessment and project management. She is determined to bring hope, tools and innovation to the new generation to build a more ethical and respectful world. She joined the Changemaker Residency team to organize the various training programs.



June 21, 2019 | spaces limited


Three intensive days with meals included

From Friday July 19 to Sunday Junly 21, 2019

From 9am to 5pm

Bilingual Programming (French & English)

Maison Jeanne Sauvé

1514, Avenue Docteur-Penfield,

Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1B9

 Regular Price | 500 $
     Non-Profit Price | 400 $
Student Price | 300 $


Room at Maison Jeanne Sauvé,

 Double bed and private bathroom 150$/2 nights


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Upcoming Events

  • L'art de la facilitation | The art of facilitation
    Jul 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 21, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
    Jeanne Sauve Fondation, 1514 Avenue du Docteur-Penfield, Montréal, QC H3G 1B9, Canada
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