Facilitation Lab HQ

Seeing and Shaping Collaborative Frames

In Partnership With Miro

May 9, 2024
1pm - 3pm CT​
Live Online
Groups answer the questions you ask them.

This makes topic and question framing the foundation of every workshop design. But what exactly is framing? And how do you grow your framing skills?

In this session, we’ll explore a visual tool for identifying and shifting the frames used in workshops. Learn to detect your group’s current perspective, intentionally explore new frames, and break free from stagnation.

Perfect for those looking for new ways to build team empathy, inspire creativity, enhance problem-solving, and up-level your facilitation practice.
May 9, 2024
1pm - 3pm CT​
Live Online


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About Facilitation Lab HQ

Facilitation Lab HQ is a virtual meetup focused on helping facilitators & collaborative leaders connect with peers in a supportive and inspiring facilitation playground.

We gather to experience and explore all aspects of facilitation, including Liberating Structures, Game Storming, Thinking Wrong, MG Taylor, Improv, and much more.

At each meeting, we rotate topics and approaches, from highlighting practitioners sharing tips and tricks to open facilitation practice where you get hands-on with new tools and concepts.

In addition to Facilitation Lab HQ hosted by Voltage Control, there are meetups around the globe hosted by Facilitation Lab regional leads. See the region map for a full list of all active meetups.

Join the Facilitation Lab Community Hub to connect asynchronously with the facilitation community and get reminders of all upcoming events.


Impromptu Networking
We’ll open with some connections to give you an opportunity to meet other community members
Idea Marketplace & Voting
Everyone shares their practice areas and opportunities for growth edges and we vote on the top ones.
Practice & Role Play
Participants take turns facilitating a method or the group role-playing a real-life facilitation scenario
Reflect, Debrief, & Commit
We’ll end with an opportunity for some quiet reflection, group debriefing, and solo commitments

Who Should Attend

Experienced & New Facilitators
Who want to level up their facilitation skills and enhance their ability to effectively engage participants
Chiefs of Staff
Who want to align initiatives across departments and ensure strategic projects are implemented successfully
Product & Project Managers
Who want to steer stakeholders to the best outcomes and learn best practices in stakeholder management
Teachers & Trainers
Who want to design the most impactful learning and create engaging learning experiences

Key Takeaways

Gain hands-on experience with a spectrum of facilitation techniques, from classic to cutting-edge.
Receive immediate, constructive feedback in a nurturing environment to refine your facilitation skills.
Explore the depths of your existing facilitation knowledge and boost your confidence through low-stakes practice sessions.
Realize the potential to learn from anyone, appreciating the value of diverse experiences and perspectives.

Featured Facilitators

Elise Keith
J. Elise Keith is the founder of Lucid Meetings, a meeting innovation company dedicated to making it easy for teams to run successful meetings every day, The Meeting Innovation Community, Meeting School, and the New Rules for Work Labs.

In Partnership With

Miro is an online workspace for innovation that is visually reminiscent to whiteboards we have in meeting rooms. All the tools are located on the left side of the screen. And it allows you to add various content from texts to images, create maps and diagrams, and work with visual templates together with a team.

What People are Saying

"Events like this are important so that we can gather together and learn from each other, actually immerse ourselves in the experience, practice our skills."

Kathy Ditmore
Manager Project Delivery

"Facilitation Lab is great because you get exposure to all different kinds of facilitation styles and techniques, and just really deep thinking about the practice that we do as facilitators. Plus, you'll meet really cool and really kind, warm, interesting people that care about community."

Erin Warner
Senior Partner
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Please note that photographs, video & audio recordings will be taken throughout this event. These will be used by Voltage Control for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website and in social media, or in any third party publication. Please contact our events manager if you have any concerns or if you wish to be exempted from this activity.