Advisor Workshops

Peter Eisenberger and Graciela Chichilnisky cordially invite your participation in workshops and a casual retreat experience to foster ideas and founding principles for The Elk Coast Institute for Mindful Sustainable Innovation.

NOTE: Child-care available during retreat events

July 15-17  |  Elk, CaliforniA

Please read more about the institute on this website and follow the links below for retreat details.

Also see:  Travel and Accommodations

2016 Event Information

May 1, 2016 How does an organization as Elk Coast Institute generate the highest level of creative intellectual output from its participants? — By providing a connective platform integrating the vast inherent components of human nature and individual capacity – in a wild coastal environment to innovate and implement technology and ideas that enable humans to … Continue reading 2016 Event Information

2015 Attendees Quotes

“I have been thinking about ECI ever since our memorable weekend all together. My sense is that ECI aims to bring humanistic values, principles, and practices to consciousness – empowering thought leaders and innovators to engage in a way that unearths their vast relational and collective intelligence. These forms of intelligence are generative, meaning that … Continue reading 2015 Attendees Quotes


AGENDA FOR ELK COAST INSTITUTE ADVISORY WEEKEND WORKING RETREAT JULY 15-17TH 2016 Main house 9961 South Highway One, Elk, California, 95432 Gate Combo: 2323 (Please do not share) (LINK TO DIRECTIONS & MAP) Look out for the colorful flag at the gate. Phone contacts: Bobbi Dunphy  415 497 4305 Cory Smith  831 247 4537 NB: … Continue reading Agenda

2016 Attendees

*Click Names to Expand* Leaders Page Jim Anstey I am fascinated by the interaction of business, creativity and trends. I moved to the US from London 20 years ago with the advertising firm Saatchi & Saatchi. Since then I have co-founded and led various innovation divisions for WPP, Omnicom and MDC Partners. My clients have … Continue reading 2016 Attendees

2016 RSVP

Please let us know your availability and make suggestions for other collaborators to invite…

2015 Advisor Retreat Agenda

The agenda will combine immersive activities in nature, presentation of the founding Institute framework and brainstorming sessions directed at outlining an inaugural program for 2016…