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The Art of Facilitation

July 19 to July 21, 2019

At Jeanne Sauvé Foundation, Montréal

Deadline to register: June 14, 2019 

Co-produced by Matière Brute, INBO Learning Design Agency, Agence EX-P, the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation and the Entrepreneurial Accelerator (AED) of the Université de Sherbrooke, this program is for those who want to deepen their facilitation practices. Our approach inspired by: Art of hosting, co-development coaching, design thinking, the agile approach and aims at enabling you to improve your facilitation practices and enrich your network.

Residency 2018

Why the art of facilitation?

Facilitators are the key to navigating processes effectively, efficiently and most importantly - enjoyably! They unlock potential in people and projects, engage conversations and make sure you really get things done. Together with dynamic experts and peers, you will discover different facilitation techniques and enhance your unique style in how to run engaging meetings, workshops and events. You will also learn how to create more inclusive and interactive environments for learning.


During the program we will:

  • Explore different facilitation techniques to develop your posture as a facilitator

  • Learn the tools and techniques to host engaging sessions

  • Get feedback from master facilitators and peers

  • Learn how to unlock potential within groups

  • Exchange best practices to facilitate engaging meetings, workshops and events

  • Connect with a network of passionate practitioners

  • Have a lot of FUN!


As the art of facilitation applies to all disciplines, this training is intended for educators in the broad sense of the term: teachers,  facilitators, coaches, project managers and anyone that would benefit from adding this skill to their current role.

Prospective Fellows

Our Approach

We invite participants to take action while providing them with tools and space to receive feedback, share and exchange in a fun, creative and rewarding format. This will allow you to create and facilitate better experiences. Our approach is based on:

Progam Highlights


We will have as a place of learning the beautiful and inspiring home of the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation, at the foot of Mount Royal. We will also have the pleasure of interacting in Mount Royal Park.

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The Team

Our Team

Jonathan Jubinville

Jonathan is a creator and facilitator of participatory experiences. He holds a Master's degree in Sustainable Development Management and 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. His primary focus is on the human, he channels his intuition and creativity in the service of developing cultures of living interaction.

Jess Malz

Jess Malz is an organizational development consultant, learning experience 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. 

Rachel Pelland

Rachel Pelland has been working in the field of personal and professional development for more than 12 years. Her experience as a socio-professional counselor which has lead her to take an interest in alternative management methods that put people at the heart of their actions and decisions. She is a dedicated and peer-recognized intrapreneur, she has a great interest in learning communities, collective intelligence and methods of engagement that promote well-being at work. She invests her time in several professional groups and enjoys co-creating opportunities where it is possible to facilitate the transfer of knowledge in a culture of collaboration.

Clément Moliner-Roy

Originally from Québec, Canada, Clément Moliner-Roy is a self-declared citizen of the world. He has spent 6 years studying and working internationally in Wales, USA, Peru, and China. He spent two summers in Hiroshima, Japan where he supported HELIO, a program aiming to launch a new era of Japanese higher education and to open an international education center in 2019. After promoting educational innovation in Japan, Clément decided it was time to bring the most innovative practices in changemaker education back home to Québec, Canada. He founded Changemaker Residency, a one-month residency gathering international changemakers to equip them with the tools, skills, and mindset to develop social impact projects to contribute to a better world.


Raphaël Brunier

Raphaël is passionate about research on approaches and tools fostering a healthy development of humanity and its organizations.

Raphaël was part of the very first cohort of Changemaker Residency in 2018, and he has continued giving time, advice, and expertise since then to help further Changemaker Residency's mission. He strives for a more sustainable society founded upon new approaches of interdisciplinary collaboration. He currently works with organizations to help them optimize their activities and processes toward environmental and social impact. He loves to jump into new projects, to use arts as a tool for reflection, and to bring people together in order to make systemic and meaningful change.







David King-Ruel

David has always been passionate about stories and their power, how they can weaken or transform us, and 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 a reality. He is a facilitator at Matière Brute and teacher in the Master's degree in sustainable development at the Université de Sherbrooke, fostering learning, creativity and resilience have been at the center of his work. He is passionate about systems thinking, philosophy and biomimicry, and now specializes in facilitating the paradigm shift from a mechanistic culture to an emergent culture, in order to foster the necessary transitions in humans as well as in human organizations.

Manon Mazenod

Manon has experience in the humanitarian sector where she worked for the French Red Cross as a coordinator of psycho-social activities in a humanitarian camp where she designed activities for migrants. Her experience at the French Red Cross helped her develop empathetic and active listening skills, team management, risk assessment, and project management skills. She is determined to bring hope, tools, and innovation to the new generation for a more ethical and respectful world. She has joined Changemaker Residency team to organize the different educational programs.

The Details


Deadline to register: June 14, 2019 (limited spaces)


Three intensive days with meals included

From Friday, July 19th at 9:00 am to Sunday, July 21th at 5:00 pm.


The program will be bilingual (French & English)

Fondation Jeanne Sauvé, 1514, Docteur-Penfield Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1B9

Private: 500$
Non-Profit: 400$
Students: 300$


Are you awesome, driven but broke? Reach out to us and we'll see if there's anything we can do!



Possibility to rent a room at the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation with double bed and private toilet for 150$/2 nights



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  • 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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