Collaborative Leadership Lab: Full Program

Collaborative Leadership Lab: Developing Change Agents

Presidio Institute at Fort Scott, San Francisco, CA  | March 19-20, 2015

Program is subject to change.

Day 1 – March 19, 2015 – Exploring the future of leadership: Generating new stories

8:30 am Check in/Breakfast
9:00 am Welcome and Introduction:Embarking together on a learning journey
Laura Erickson, swissnex San Francisco
9:10 am Getting Started: Embodying our journey
Ken Otter, St. Mary’s College & Ruth Förster, Dr. Ruth Förster Consulting & Training
9:20 am Connecting: Personal stories on leadership
10:00 am Impulse: Future of Leadership – Impact of megatrends on leadership issues
Daniela Eberhardt, Institute for Applied Psychology, ZHAW
10:30 am Fishbowl Panel: Future-proof leadership across sectors
Rani Croager, Uptima Business Bootcamp
Ahmad Mansur, Urban Economy Group
Vinitha Watson, Zoo Labs
Elissa Perry, Think. Do. Repeat.
Moderator: Daniela Eberhardt, Institute for Applied Psychology, ZHAW
11:00 am Break
11:20 am Continuing the Exchange: Diversity dialogues in rotating breakout groups
12:20 pm Lunch on-site and all-senses exploration of outside environment
2:00 pm Experiential Mini Labs: Inside-out narratives (concurrent)
StoryCraft
Dan Klein & Michelle Darby, Stanford University
Embracing paradoxes and tensions
Stephanie Kaudela-Baum, HSLU Switzerland
Mindfulness and self-awareness
Robert Chender, Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute
4:45 pm Break
5:00 pm Sharing Insights: Diversity dialogues in rotating breakout groups
5:30 pm End of official program Day 1
6:30 pm (Optional) Dinner w/VIP guest speaker
Bettina Warburg, Institute for the Future
Talk: “Collective Action and the Future of Leadership”

Day 2 – March 20, 2015 – Harvesting and application: Bringing new stories to life

8:30 am Breakfast circle
9:00 am Experiential Mini Labs: Creative storytelling (concurrent)
Strategic design
Stijn Ossevoort, Creative Living Lab, HSLU
Bioinspiration – nature as muse
Dr. Tamsin Woolley-Barker, BioInspired Ink/BioInspyr Consulting
Embodying relational & collective leadership
Ken Otter, St. Mary’s College & Ruth Förster, Dr. Ruth Förster Consulting & Training
11:45 am Spotlights from the Mini Labs
12:00 pm Lunch on site
1:30 pm Harvesting: Collective insights and use cases for application
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm Forming a learning community
Ken Otter, St. Mary’s College & Ruth Förster, Dr. Ruth Förster Consulting & Training
4:00 pm Networking: Speed dating format to seed future collaborations
4:45 pm Wrap up and outlook
Ruth Förster, Dr. Ruth Förster Consulting & Training & Laura Erickson, swissnex SF
5:30 pm Farewell apero