- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
An ANR statewide conference for academics and staff has been scheduled for April 9–11, 2013, at the DoubleTree Hotel near the Ontario Airport in Southern California. Please hold these dates on your calendar.
This all-staff conference will incorporate all of the strategic initiative conferences, in place of individual SI conferences, for 2013. There will be opportunities for the strategic initiatives, program teams and workgroups to meet to share information, coordinate efforts and plan activities. The conference will also include programmatic and administrative discussions and a variety of training sessions.
Details about the ANR statewide conference, its agenda, registration and lodging will follow in future...
- Author: Michael L. Poe
Last week marked the anniversary of the Statewide Conference and the release of the Strategic Vision. Earlier last week, I had a candid conversation with members of the Executive Working Group to take stock of what has been accomplished and the work that still needs to be done. As a benchmark, we referred to my closing presentation from the conference summarizing what we heard and the recommendations that came out of the working sessions. If you want to review the presentation, it is on the Web at the bottom of this page - http://ucanr.org/swcpresentations.
At the close of the conference, the recommendations and concerns we collected fell into five broad...