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Eller CEO Summit at Miraval


March 6-9, 2014

Miraval Resort & Spa

Thursday, March 6

Time Event
Afternoon Arrival and Check-In
5:00 p.m. Reception and Introductions
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Lecture: On Learning from the Octopus, Rafe Sagarin, University of Arizona Associate Research Scientist and Author
Dr. Sagarin challenges the way we look at organizations, business, and national security by applying lessons from biological systems that have been adapting and thriving for eons. He offers insights on adaptability, decentralization, and redundancy as keys to sustainability.

Friday, March 7

Time Event
6:30 a.m. Group Hike Led by Miraval
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Panel: The Future of Health Care in America
Industry experts discuss the current challenges in delivering cost-efficient and effective health care. More than a discussion of policy issues, this session will explore the role that business will play in shaping the future of our health care system.
11:30 a.m. -
1:00 p.m.
Lecture: Diet and Nutrition, Junelle Lupiani, Miraval
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Group Equine Activity: It's Not About the Horse, Wyatt Webb, Miraval
3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Lecture: Extracting Value from Big Data, Dr. Sudha Ram, University of Arizona Professor of MIS and Director, INSITE and Advanced Database Research Group
This discussion-based session will help leaders understand and  learn how to deal with the challenges associated with harvesting Big Data, analyzing it,  and using the results to grow and thrive in today’s competitive business environment.
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. After-Dinner Lecture and Discussion

Saturday, March 8

Time Event
Morning Breakfast on Own
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Group Challenge Experience: Miraval
10:30 a.m. - Noon Panel: Board Governance
Challenges associated with managing your board of directors and creating a constructive board culture are discussed with leaders who have served on the boards of some of the largest companies.
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lecture: Wellness, Leigh Weinraub, Miraval
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Lecture: Service-Dominant Logic, Robert Lusch, University of Arizona Professor of Marketing and McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship Executive Director
Service-dominant logic is a mindset for a unified understanding of the purpose and nature of organizations, markets, and society. All firms are service firms. All societies and economies are based on the exchange of services. SDL is a complete shift away from a goods-based view of the world.
6:30 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. After-Dinner Group Activity

Sunday, March 9

Time Event, Speaker/Presenter, and Sponsor
Morning Breakfast and Activity on Your Own
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Group Discussion: Global Economics
Facilitated group discussion on global economics and forecasting the major changes over the next ten years.
11:00 a.m. -
1:00 p.m.
Group Discussion: Integrative Leadership
Discussion of the concept of integrative leadership and the experience over the past three years.
1:30 p.m. Check-Out and Departure

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