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.

OBJECTIVES of the retreat

What we want you to experience during this event, and what insight we hope to gain from you:

  1. Convey the power/essence of Elk to enable disconnection from traditional forms of innovation/thinking/work
  2. Introduce the Foundational Themes behind this Institute
  3. Brainstorm about the Institute’s direction

July 10-12 Agenda

Welcome 2015 ECI Founder/Advisor Attendees!


Early Arrivals – HOUSE

Casual impromptu at the Eisenberger/Chichilnisky property.  Drop by, say hello, meet others, take a swim, relax, hike around, take a nap under a tree, orient your mental GPS.

There will be bottled water and iced Tea but if you are hungry please stop at the Elk Store first when you pass through town.  Bring your nourishment up with you while you satiate your soul on this afternoon.

Bring a towel and swim suit. We will have towels but supplies are limited. Please don’t be shy to ask for anything.

There are house restrooms around left upstairs and downstairs as you walk into house from front door.

5:30-7:30 Dinner BRIDGET DOLAN’S PUB
7:30-10:30 Sunset – Individual Discussions-House


8-8:45 Continental Breakfast-House
8:45-9am Welcome and Logistics Peter Eisenberger –House
9- 9:45 Talk and Discussion -Graciela Chichilnisky – House
9:45-10:30 Talk and Discussion –Peter Eisenberger –House
10:30 – 10:45 – Skype Message from john Perry Barlow – House
10: 45-11:30 – Walk to the Spot via Sunset Trail – Led by Peter Eisenberger
11:30 – 1:30 – Lunch and Breakout Group Discussions – the Spot
1:30 – 2:15 – Walk Back to House – Canyon Trail –Led by Peter Eisenberger
2:30 – 4:30 – Group Discussions –House
4:30 – 5:30 – Open Period – Swimming
6- 8:30 Dinner –House
8:30 – 10:00 – After Dinner Discussions as a Group
10- ? – Socialize


9- 10:30 – Group Reports- Discussion –ROTH RANCH
10:30 – 10-45 Break –ROTH RANCH
10:45- 12 – Open Discussion – Next Steps – ROTH RANCH
!2- 1- Lunch – ROTH RANCH