AGENDA FOR ELK COAST INSTITUTE
ADVISORY WEEKEND WORKING RETREAT
JULY 15-17TH 2016
Gate Combo: 2323 (Please do not share)
Look out for the colorful flag at the gate.
Bobbi Dunphy 415 497 4305
Cory Smith 831 247 4537
NB: There are NO gas stations in Elk. Best to fill up in Boonville.
FRIDAY, JULY 15TH 2016
2.30 pm on – All guests welcome to come & swim, hike or just hang out.
For early birds, please byo food and drinks. Elk Store is a great place for provisions. Just 5 mins up the road from The Main House. Easy to find. It’s a one horse town 🙂
5pm – Kickoff of ECI advisory workshop weekend. Woo hoo! Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres by the pool at the Main House.
Short welcome address from group leaders Peter Eisenberger, Nicholas Eisenberger and David Shearer. Setting the scene.
6:30 PM – Welcome Buffet Dinner by the pool at the Main House. – light fare.
8 PM – Entertainment under the stars at the Main House.
SATURDAY, JULY 16TH 2016
8:15AM-9AM – Light Continental Breakfast at Main House.
9AM -10AM – Greetings from Peter Eisenberger and Graciela Chichilnisky at the Main House. Natasha’s Life Celebration Group to join.
10:00AM – 10:30 AM – All ECI attendees to walk in pre-selected groups
(Group 1 – Mindfulness, Group 2, – Innovation, Group 3 – Governance/Operations) to pre-selected sites on Peter’s property to begin workshop discussions.
10:30AM – 12:30 PM – Working Groups 1, 2 & 3 at Session 1 at Site A, B & C (to be
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Lunch at Site of Session 1
1 :30 -2 :00 PM – Working Groups 1, 2 & 3 Walk to site of Session 2 at Site A, B & C
2:00 – 4:00 PM – Working Group 1, 2 & 3 Session 2 at Site A, B & C. (to be
4:00 – 5:00 PM – All Working Groups – Walk back from to the Main House –swim or go to respective houses to change.
5:00 PM – 6:00PM – Re-convene at the Main House for ELK talks. (10 min version of a FRED/TED talk by select attendees on their special projects) Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to be served.
6:00-8:00 PM – Dinner at the Main House with Natasha’s Life Celebration group..
8:30-11:00 PM – Entertainment under the stars at the Main House.
SUNDAY, JULY 17TH 2016
8:30 AM-9:30 AM – Light Continental Breakfast at Main House
(For those who prefer a full blown breakfast, the local Elk Roadhouse will open from 8am. The Roadhouse is in Elk 15 mins north of the Main House. Easy to find, only place in this one horse town)
9:30AM to 10 AM –Working groups 1, 2 & 3 to walk to site of working Group Session 3 at sites A, B, & C (to be designated)
10:00 – 12 :00PM – Working Groups Session 3 – Group Summaries. Preparation.
12:00 PM – Depart in cars and re-group at Cuffey’s Cove Ranch Barn 15 min North (driving) of the Main House. Look for yellow ribbon. Light lunch provided.
4801 S Highway 1 Elk, CA (Click for Directions)
1:00 -3:00 PM– All working groups. Summary presentations and discussions
3:00 PM – North Coast ‘Poke’ style super early dinner at Cuffey’s Cove ranch barn. Members of Natasha’s Life Celebration are welcome to join. After the super early dinner, everyone is welcome to come back to the Main House to hang by the pool. (No late dinner served Sunday night)
(Thanks to the Roth family of Cuffey’s Cove Ranch for hosting us on their amazing ranch)
*All Private Meals Catered by Chef Rocco and Aimee Hanson, founders of Oui Cook, Mendocino, California*