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DeBruce Foundation
Accelerating Opportunity
9-10 September 2014
Washington D.C.

Memorial Hermann Hospital System
Strategic Thinking ThinkShop
24 April 2014
Houston, Texas

Genentech Spectrum Strategic Thinking
22-23 April 2014
Phoenix, Arizona

BASF Technology Innovation ThinkShop
8-10 October 2013
Detroit, Michigan

DentSply Strategic Thinking Retreat
13-15 August 2013
Tulsa, Oklahoma

S&B Engineers and Constructors
Thinking Diffferent for Different Results
10-11 August 2012

General Dynamics Leadership Interaction
Thinking Diffferent for Diffferent Results
Washington D.C.
1 February 2012

The Jewish Education Project
Thinking Expedition
New York City, New York
25 January 2012

School for Innovators #50
Kentucky Community & Technical College System
Lexington, Kentucky
Spring 2011

msikenny
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Innovation Committee Meeting
5 January 2011

Strategic Planning Meeting
Houston, Texas
20-21 November 2010

AMI Thinking Expedition
Association for Managers of Innovation
Summer 2010 – Estes Park, Colorado

Comfort High School Inservice
Comfort, Texas
18-19 August 2010

IgNITE Thinking Expedition
Memorial Herman Hospital
Houston, Texas
19-21 Apr>il 2010

McKesson Distinguished Technologists
Dallas, Texas
12-13 April 2010

Far East Innovation Ground School #16
Misawa, Japan
29-31 March 2010

The 7 Levels of Change
San Antonio Inventors Association
San Antonio, Texas
10 March 2010

30th Anniversary Gathering
Association for Managers of Innovation (AMI)
Greensboro, North Carolina
2-5 March 2010

THINK 101 – Memorial Herman Hospital
Houston, Texas
February 2010

School for Innovators “Lite” Expedition XXXXIX
Animas R&D (Johnson & Johnson)
Bear Creek Mountain Lodge
Macungie, Pennsylvania
1-4 February 2010

Thinking Diffferent for Different Results
Chevron Fellows & MET
Houston, Texas
9 February 2010

7 Levels of Change – Keynote + ThinkShop
Swedish National Forum for Improvements
Stockholm, Sweden
November 11-12, 2009

7 Levels of Change - Keynote
15th Annual Innovation Immersion Conference
La Jolla Torrey Pines, California
October 19-21, 2009

Association for Managers of Innovation (AMI)
BorgWarner - Detroit, Michigan
October 14-16, 2009

Seven Sigma Keynote + Workshop
5th Annual Lean & Six Sigma Summit
Chicago, Illinois
23 - 26 June 2009

Houston ISD
Aspiring Principals Institute
Houston, Texas
June 17-18, 2009

School for Innovators Expedition 49
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
27 April – 1 May

Innovation Ground School #16
Misawa, Japan
9-12 March 2009

Production Opportunity Identification Workshop
Houston, Texas
2-5 March 2009

ChevronTexaco KAI Session
Houston, Texas
10 February 2009

ExxonMobil Purchasing
Strategic Thinking Offsite
Houston, Texas
2-4 December 2008

ExxonMobil Chemical Energy ThinkShop
San Antonio, Texas
4 November 2008

Association for Managers of Innovation (AMI)
Banff, Canada
8-10 October 2008

EDS Fellows 6th Thinking Expedition
A “Lite” School for Innovators
Estes Park, Colorado
23-28 September 2008

Swift Energy Offsite
Lost Pines - Bastrop, Texas
16-19 September 2008

School for Innovators XLVIII
Estes Park, Colorado
July 2008

Innovation Philadelphia
Creative Movement Seminar
22 May 2008

Innovation Ground School #15
Misawa, Japan
April 2008

General Dynamics IDIQ ThinkShop
Fairfax, Virginia
1 April 2008

BorgWarner TTS ThinkShop
Detroit, Michigan
17-19 March 2008

Association for Managers of Innovation
San Diego, California
12-14 March 2008

BorgWarner Advanced Technology
Detroit, Michigan
4-5 March 2008

Singapore Creativity Conference
24-29 February 2008

ExxonMobil Rockwell Breakthrough Workshop
Fairfax, Virginia
4-5 February 2008

Army Material Command
Stage II -Thinking Expedition
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
22-24 January 2008

Army Material Command
Stage I - Thinking Adventure
Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey
8-10 January 2008

BorgWarner Advanced Technology Engine Group
Detroit, Michigan
6-7 December 2007

ExxonChemicals Leadership Offsite
Houston, Texas
31 October – 1 November 2007

Houston ISD Assistant Principals
Leadership Development
Houston, Texas
29 October 2007

10th European Conference on Creativity & Innovation
Copenhagen, Denmark
14-18 October 2007

LA’s BEST Friends
Los Angeles, California
27-28 July 2007

Human Resources Leadership Forum
Boston, Massachusetts
28 June 2007

Advanced School for Innovators Expedition II
Estes Park, Colorado
22-25 June 2007

School for Innovators Expedition XXXXVI
Estes Park, Colorado
15-23 June 2007

AIA Data Flight Innovation Exploration
San Antonio, Texas
21-23 May 2007

FIRST Robotics Competition Thinking Expedition
Boston, Massachusetts
3-6 April 2007

American Creativity Association (ACA)
Annual Conference
Thinking Expedition & Thinking for Dummies
Austin, Texas
19-23 March 2007

Aberdeen Proving Ground
Single DOIM Thinking Expedition
Stage II
24-27 October 2006

Human Resources Planning Society
Annual Sponsors Forum
Del Mar, California
22-23 October 2006

Association for Managers of Innovation
Death Valley, California
16-18 October

Procter & Gamble Thinking Expedition
Cincinnati, Ohio
11-13 October 2006

Innovation Ground School #14
Aberdeen Proving Ground
3-6 October 2006

Aberdeen Proving Ground
Single DOIM Thinking Expedition
Stage I
30-31 August 2006

School for Innovators Expedition XXXXV
Estes Park, Colorado
September 2006

Advanced Leadership Development
Kellogg Brown & Root
Houston, Texas
6 September 2006

Leadership Tangipahoa
Hammond, Louisiana
28 - 29 June 2006

Thinking Diffferent for Diffferent Results
General Dynamics AIS
Alexandria, Virginia
7 June 2006

Association for Managers of Innovation
Colorado Springs, Colorado
29 - 31 March 2006

Aker Kvaerner Leadership Conference
Houston, Texas
10 - 13 January 2006

THERAKOS Annual Conference (Johnson & Johnson)
Thinking Expedition
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
11 - 12 January 2006

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics (Johnson & Johnson)
Breakthrough Leadership Conference
Newark, New Jersey
6 - 7 December 2006

Principals Leadership Development
Houston Independent School District
Houston, Texas
6 December 2005 & 10 January 2006

Kellogg Brown & Root
Thinking Diffferent for DiFFFerent Results
Houston, Texas
26 October 2005

Association for Managers of Innovation
Boston, Massachusetts
19 - 21 October 2005

Center for Creative Leaderships Conference
Jersey City, New Jersey
5 - 7 October 2005

School for Innovators Expedition 43
Estes Park, Colorado
17 - 23 September 2005

On Safari!
Zimbabwe, South Africa & Namibia
31 July – 31 August 2006

Stage I - Innovation Ground School #13
Summer 2005

US Army Garrison APG Thinking Expedition
31 May - 3 June 2005

Mental Border Crossing e-VISA Application
"Embracing Change Through Leadership"
8 April 2005

Stage I - Innovation Ground School #12
Post Oak School, Houston, TX
21 - 24 March 2005

Stage I - Innovation Ground School #11
A Celanese BEP Thinking Adventure
17 - 18 August 2004

Stage I - Innovation Ground School #10
Houston Waste Management
September 2004

Stage II - School for Innovators Expedition XXXXII
Houston ISD North West District
Estes Park, Colorado
Summer 2004

Kellogg Brown & Root
Infrastructure
Exploring Thinking & Thinking Diffferent
14 May & 25 June 2004

Stage I - Innovation Ground School #9
Houston Waste Management
15 - 17 June 2004

Exploring Creative Teaching
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, Florida
4/5 May 2004

Stage I - Innovation Ground School #8
Houston ISD North West District
30 April – 1 May 2004

School for Innovators Expedition XXXXI
Estes Park, Colorado
22 - 29 April 2004

Avery Dennison
Horizon Growth Expedition
Pasadena, California
19-21 April 2004

Innovators’ Re-Creation Reunion
In conjunction with ACA Think Tank 2004
The Galleria - Houston, Texas
2 April 2004

American Creativity Association (ACA)
Think Tank 2004 – Annual Conference
The Galleria, Houston, Texas
1,2 & 3 April 2004

Innovation Ground School #7
Hosted by Waste Management Corporation
Houston, Texas
23 - 26 March 2004

CREATIVITY 101
Preview: ACA Think Tank 2004
Hosted by M D Anderson Cancer Center
4 February 2004

EDS Fellows MindVoyage
Dallas, Texas
6-9 January 2004

Kellogg Brown & Root
Sub-Contracts
Thinking DiFFFerent #7
12 November 2003

Innovation Ground School #5
Houston, Texas
11 - 14 November 2003

2003 IEEE International
Engineering Management Conference
Managing Technologically Driven Organizations:
"The Human Side of Innovation and Change"
Albany, New York
2 - 4 November 2003

School for Innovators Expedition 40
Estes Park, Colorado
27 Sep - 4 Oct 2003

ChevronTexaco
Mentoring for Excellence in Technology (MET)
Thinking abut Thinking DiFFFerent
10 September 2003

Innovation Ground School
Houston, Texas
2 - 5 September 2003

Pizza Hut
Thinking DiFFFerent for DiFFFerent Results
Dallas, Texas
5 August 2003

EDS MindVoyage
An Innovation Ground School
Thinking Adventure
13 - 16 July 2003

Working with Clients DiFFFerently
Kellogg Brown & Root Subcontracts
Houston, Texas
14 May, 16 July, 17 September 2003

Innovators Ground School (Stage I)
Waste Management Headquarters
Houston, Texas
27-30 May 2003

On Expedition Immersion Program
Creative Problem Solving Institute
Buffalo, New York
22 - 27 June 2003

Nestle Waters
Thinking Diffferent Marketing Meeting
20 - 23 May 2003

Nestle Waters
Marketing Summit Meeting
6 - 9 May 2003

"Open" Innovators Ground School (Stage I)
Hewlett Packard Headquarters
Houston, Texas
30 April - 2 May 2003

Star Solutions Mini-Thinking Expedition
Kellogg Brown & Root
Maner Lake, Texas
28 - 30 April 2003

Nestle Waters
Marketing Planning Offsite
22 - 25 April 2003

Association for Managers of Innovation (AMI)
Colorado Springs, Colorado
19 - 21 April 2003

8th International Congress
Education in the 3rd Millennium
Educacion en el 3er. Milenio
La Semana de Conocimiento
Mendoza, Argentina
7 - 11 April 2003

Nestle Waters
Thinking Diffferent
Miami, Florida
1 - 3 April

Strategic Thinking Offsite
Nestle Waters
Raynham, Massachusetts
18 March 2003

Exploring Executive Education
Hewlett Packard, Houston, Texas
6 March 2003

American Creativity Association
Eureka! Ranch
Cincinnati, Ohio
23 - 25 February 2003

Thinking Diffferent for Diffferent Results
University of North Texas
Dallas, Texas
12 February 2003

Ideation 2003
Avery Dennison
Painesville, Ohio
4 - 5 February 2003

EDS Fellows Thinking Expedition #3
January 2003

Pizza Hut Executive Team
Mini-Thinking Expedition
27 - 29 January

Merlin Project
Barbados
5 - 10 November

6th International Congress
Education in the 3rd Millennium
Catamarca, Argentina
24 - 26 October 2002

Association for Managers of Innovation (AMI)
Racine, Wisconsin
21 - 22 October 2002

Madison Area Quality Improvement Network
Annual Hunter Conference
Madison, Wisconsin
16 - 17 October 2002

Institute of Food Technologists
Meeting in Miniature
Cross-Pollination: The Natural Evolution of Ideas
New Jersey -- 1 October 2002

National Association for Musical Theatre Conference
Radio City Music Hall, New York City
20 - 22 September 2002

US Army Precision Fires Rocket & Missile Systems
Organizational Fitness Project
Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
15 - 19 July 2002

HISD Educators Expedition XXXIX
Estes Park, Colorado
5 - 11 June 2002

Control Data Corporation
Strategic Thinking Adventure
Minneapolis, Minnesota
12 - 16 May 2002

Vanguard III School for Innovators
(continuation of Expedition XXXVIII)
Estes Park, Colorado
04 - 05 May 2002

School for Innovators Expedition XXXVIII
Estes Park, Colorado
26 Apr - 03 May 2002

US Army Precision Fires Rocket & Missile Systems
Project Office Visit
4 - 5 February 2002

KBR Barracuda Thinking Expedition
Rio di Janeiro, Brazil
14 - 18 January 2002

EDS Fellows Thinking Expedition II
Plano, Texas
3-5 January 2002

School for Innovators Expedition XXXVII
Joshua Tree, California
6-13 December 2001

Kellogg Brown & Root
Thinking Diffferent Offsite
26 November 2001

Kellogg Brown & Root
Engineering Excellence
Blue Sky Thinking Adventure
Manor Lakes, Texas
29-31 October 2001

Network Applications Consortium (NAC)
Seattle, Washington
21-23 October 2001

Houston Independent School District
Educators Expedition XXXVI
Fredericksburg, Texas
17-21 October 2001

BTG Leadership Camp 2001
Maryland
14-15 October 2001

Association for Managers of Innovation
Jonesboro, Tennessee
10-12 October 2001

Color Marketing Group Conference
Dallas, Texas
6 October 2001

Washington D.C. Military District
Thinking DiffFFerent for DiffFFerent Results
19 July 2001

ExxonMobil Upstream Research
Thinking Expedition pre-planning
Houston, Texas
18 July 2001

IATA Senior Management Summit
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
10 - 12 July 2001

Department of Veterans Affairs
Enterprise Architecture
Thinking Expedition (5 Stages)
Potomac, Maryland
May - July 2001

Fast Company RealTime
Company of Friends (CoF)
Thinking Expedition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
19 - 21 May 2001

Veterans Administration
Information Technology Architecture
Thinking Expedition
Potomac, Maryland
10-12 & 17-19 May 2001

DuPont Thinking Adventure
Wilmington, Delaware
17 - 18 May 2001

Wachovia Bank Learning eXpo 2001
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
08 - 10 May 2001

BTG Leadership Camp
Washington, DC
06 - 07 May 2001

Association for Managers of Innovation
Center for Creative Leadership
Greensboro, North Carolina
21 - 23 April 2001

Migraine Innovators Conference
Venice, Italy
21 - 22 April 2000

AtomicTangerine I-4 Forum
Tacoma, Washington
26 February - 2 March 2001

AtomicTangerine Adventure
South Florida
24 - 27 January 2001

Air Armament Center
Strategic Thinking Offsite
Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
17 January 2001

EDS Fellows Innovation Expedition
Plano, Texas
14 - 16 January 2001

AtomicTangerine Adventure
London
10 - 13 January 2001

Halliburton Vanguard Capstone
Houston, Texas
02 - 05 January 2001

CapitalOne
Reinventing Recruiting Thinking Expedition
Estes Park/Boulder, Colorado
13 - 17 November 2000

On Expedition!
Kimberly Clark Corporation
Neenah, Wisconsin
07 November 2000

Maricopa County Thinking Adventure
Phoenix Zoo, Arizona
02 November 2000

The 7 Levels of Change
National Contract Managers Association
Fall Conference -- Hobby Hilton Hotel
Houston, Texas
01 November 2000

On Expedition! and eXtreme Thinking
Fast Company Magazine's RealTime Phoenix 2000
Phoenix, Arizona
29 - 31 October 2000

Thinking Diffferent
National Association of Strategic Consultants
Houston, Texas
22 - 24 October 2000

Thinking Diffferent for Diffferent Results
Social Security Administration
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
19 October 2000

The 7 Levels of Change
Volunteers Appreciation Day
Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
Cypress, Texas
16 October 2000

Association for Managers of Innovation (AMI)
Washington, DC
03 - 06 October 2000

AIAA SPACE 2000 Conference
Long Beach, CA
19 - 21 Sep 2000

Excellence in Government 2000 Conference
CapitalOne Thinking Expedition
Estes Park, Colorado
04 - 08 September 2000

Halliburton Vanguard No. 2
School for Innovators Expedition XXXIV
Estes Park, Colorado
23 - 31 August 2000

New York Times 2000
Advertising Sales Conference
New York, New York
16 - 17 August 2000

On Safari! Expedition Adventures
Namibia, South West Africa
02 - 14 August 2000

Boeing Strategic Thinking Adventure
Estes Park, Colorado
17 - 20 July 2000

Different Thinking for Different Results
Excellence in Government 2000
Washington, DC
11 - 13 July 2000

Thinking Expedition Basecamp
46th Annual CPSI
The Creative Problem Solving Institute
Buffalo, New York
18 - 23 June 2000
For information: 800-447-2774
e-mail: cefhq@cef-cpsi.org

Halliburton School for Innovators Leadership Development Expedition XXXII
Estes Park, Colorado
24 May - 01 Jun 2000

FAST COMPANY RealTime 2000
Disney Institute, Orlando, Florida
07 - 09 May 2000

Texaco Telecommunications Thinking Expedition
Del Lago, Texas
24-28 April 2000

Texas Instruments Recruiting Thinking Expedition
Estes Park, Colorado
07 - 11 March 2000

GM Southeast Marketing & Sales Region
Atlanta, Georgia
06 - 08 February 2000

Ford Motor Company Think 101
Detroit, Michigan
01 October 1999

Advanced School for Innovators Clinic
Expedition XXXI
Estes Park, Colorado
23 - 26 September 1999

School for Innovators Expedition XXX
Estes Park, Colorado
12 - 19 September 1999

School for Innovators Expedition XXIX
Texaco/HISD Principals
Estes Park, Colorado
02 - 08 September 1999

Procter & Gamble Thinking Expedition
Lexington, Kentucky
22 - 25 August 1999

US Army TOCR Long Trek In
Hagerstown, Maryland
02 - 06 August 1999

US Army TOCR Strategic Thinking Adventure
Hagerstown, Maryland
27 - 28 July 1999

2005 Leap of Face
Thinking Adventure
Frederick, Maryland
27 June - 01 July 1999

SPARC Strategic Thinking Adventure
Atlanta, Georgia
08 - 10 June 1999

School for Innovators Expedition XXIX
Texaco Houston ISD Principals
Estes Park, Colorado
07 - 13 June 1999

School for Innovators Expedition XXVIII
Exxon Educators & Swedish IFL
Estes Park, Colorado
29 May - 04 June 1999

School for Innovators Expedition XXVII
Estes Park, Colorado
30 April - 06 May 1999

Strategic Technology Exploration
Bath Iron Works
Bath, Maine
02 - 04 February 1999

AMC System Support Cost Reduction
Thinking Expedition I
Hagerstown, Maryland
25 - 29 January 1999

Fall School for Innovators
Estes Park, Colorado
September/October 1998

Texaco Knowledge Management Expedition
Del Lago, Texas
19 - 22 October 1998

LTV Mindshift Adventure
Detroit, Michigan
22 - 23 September 1998

Defense Medical Logistic Creativity Expedition
Carderock, Maryland
12 - 13 August 1998

Texaco MET Expedition
Bakersfield, California
22 - 23 June 1998

CPSI 1998 Thinking Expedition
Buffalo, New York
21 - 26 June 1998

Exxon Educators School for Innovators
Thinking Expedition XXV
Estes Park, Colorado
7 - 13 June 1998

School for Innovators, Expedition XXIV
Estes Park, Colorado
28 May - 5 June 1998

The Risky Business Expedition (NASA)
Houston, Texas
18 - 21 May 1998

Aerospace Force Expedition
Hume, Virginia
4 - 8 May 1998

Ammunition Management Expedition
Hagerstown, Maryland
2 - 6 March 1998


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