Sept. 29 – 30, 2021 Hybrid All-City Summit

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Hybrid (In-Person & Virtual) All-City Summit of  Sustainability Leadership Forum

Sept. 29 – Sept. 30, 2021

Theme: Collaborative Action

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    Free registration for SLF members and prospective members
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    Registration deadline Sept. 7, 2021

Wednesday, September 29

  • 1pm – 2pm EST          Welcome and Keynote Speaker (Keynote TBA)
  • 2pm – 2:15pm             Attentiveness Exercise  
  • 2:15pm – 2:45pm      Aligning Around Shared Intent: Establishing Powerful Goals

                                              A clear and powerful shared intent is key to the success of any collaboration. In this session, Russ Gaskin of CoCreative will explore how to align
                                             diverse stakeholders around a shared goal, what keeps them at the table despite their differences, how to generate energy and momentum to fuel the
                                             work, and establish the focus for everyone to stay on track amidst competing priorities and political forces.
    2:45pm – 3:15pm      Break
    3:15pm – 4:45pm      Hybrid (In-Person and Virtual) Roundtable on Aligning –  At Each City Forum – (Locations TBA)
    5:00pm                        Happy Hour at Each City Forum City (Locations TBA)                                    

Thursday, September 30

  • 1pm – 2pm EST          Day 2 Welcome and Keynote Speaker (Keynote TBA)
  • 2pm – 2:15pm             Attentiveness Exercise  
  • 2:15pm – 2:45pm       The 4 Agendas in Collaborative Innovation

                                               This session, with Heather Equinoss of CoCreative, will build on the previous session and introduce the other three “agendas” of collaborative
                                               innovation, a process model for multi-sector, multi-stakeholder collaboration, that build momentum, accountability, and meaningful change:
                                                   Connecting: How to build trusting connections across the many boundaries between people 
                                                   Aligning: How to align around a clear and deeply shared intent for your work together 
                                                   Learning: How to understand the larger system and the human experience within it 
                                                   Making: How to build and test tangible solutions and bring them to scale
    2:45pm – 3:15pm      Break
    3:15pm – 4:45pm      Virtual Roundtable on 4 Agendas   – Comprised of members from cross-section of Forum cities.