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Agenda



Day One

8:30 - 9:00 Introduction to Workshop - Elena Gonzalez
  Overview of goals, agenda, and groundrules
   
9:00 - 9:30 Review the state of the practice generally
  • Public Participation and Involvement - Douglas Sarno
  • Environmental Dispute Resolution - Cherie Shanteau
  • Consensus Building - Patrick Field
  • Community-Based Collaboratives and Partnerships - Steve Yaffee
   
9:30 - 11:00

Summary of Collaborative Processes in DOI

  • Overview of collaboration use in program area - results of the survey
  • Highlights of current practice
  • Highlights of current practice
  • Highlights of current challenges (what we need most)
  • Discussion and dialogue
   
11:00 - 11:15 Break
   
11:15 - 12:30 Identify core principles and competencies that all programs should use in applying collaborative processes - small group discussions
   
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
   
1:30 - 3:00 Small group reports and plenary discussion of common principles
   
3:00 - 3:15 Break
   
3:15 - 4:30

Begin creating a collaborative framework to assist in making good process selection

  • What is the tool's intent?
  • Who will and can use it?
  • How to improve the initial draft?

Day Two

8:30 - 8:45 Review first day results and agenda for second day
   
8:45 - 12:00
(with a break)
Continue creating a collaborative framework to assist in making good process selection
  OR

8:45 - 12:00
(with a break)

Three possible break out groups:

  • Refining the framework to help identify, clarify, and make process choices
  • Developing a communications plan for the framework and collaboration more generally across bureaus
  • Identifying training and other capacity building needs, sharing and building on information from the 4Cs Team effort in this regard.
   
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
   
1:00 - 2:00

Implementation of the framework (topic group discussions)

  • Communication needs, what needs to be understood by whom?
  • Guidance and policy needs, what can be accomplished through policy?
  • Training needs, what skills are needed and how best to develop them?
  • Nontraditional capacity building, what can be done in new ways?
   
2:00 - 2:15 Break
   
2:15 - 2:30 Implementation Groups Reports and Plenary Discussion
   
3:30 - 4:00 Wrap-up and Next Steps