Speakers and Presentations – 2021/22

Residential Session #1: Raleigh NC

Ten Years to Midnight“, Blair Sheppard
“Reading the Tea Leaves”, Claudia Fernandez
MBTI”, Claudia Fernandez
“CPI 260”, Mitch Owen
360 Feedback“, Claudia Fernandez
“Negotiating for Success”, Ruben Fernandez
Organizational Systems Thinking”, Rick Rocchetti
Viewing the Food System through Another Lens” 
“Peer Coaching”, Claudia Fernandez
“Mentoring Session”, Ken Esbenshade
“Vigilant Leadership: Futuring: Anticipation & Action”, Bob Treadway

MBTI: Z Problem Solving, Bridging S-N Skills, Communication Compass, MBTI Selling Tips, MBTI Type an Stress, Culture of Communication
Peer Coaching:  Barkai Chorus, Peer Coaching exercise

Residential Session #2: Columbus, OH

Welcome and Re-AcquaintanceSam Pardue
OSU WelcomeGary Pierzynski
“Leadership Insights”  Cathie Woteki
From Excellence to Eminence: Public-Private Partnerships”  Michael Papadakis
The FIRO-B”: Keying into Human Motivation”  Claudia Fernandez
Leadership Success and DerailmentClaudia Fernandez
“Academic Leadership from the Perspective of a Provost”  Melissa Gilliam
Refreshing Our Role”  Cathann A. Kress
Fundraising and Friend-raising for Senior Leaders”  Sara Rubin and Cathann A. Kress
Emotional Intelligence and Facing Tough Challenges”   Claudia Fernandez
“Managing Change and Leading with Empathy, Case Study”  Jessica Phillips
Leading Change in Higher Education: Lessons from the Field”  Roger Rennekamp
Critical & High Stress Communications”  Vincent Covello
Conducting Difficult Conversations”  Mitch Owen

Residential Session #3: Pismo Beach, CA

“Innovation and Systems Thinking Leading Change”  Carol Reilly
CSI Debrief

Welcome and introduction to CA Agriculture and Cal PolyAndy Thulin
“Illegal Immigration Is Down, Changing the Face of California Farms”
Leadership in a Changing Global Food and Beverage EconomyBill Newlands
Automating the CA Strawberry Industry”  John Lin
Water Policy, Issues and Future in California”  Randy Record
“Industry Bus Tour”—C17
“California Global Food and Agriculture Economy”  Karen Ross
California’s Complex Agriculture Policy Landscape”  Dennis Albiani
Grimmway Farms: The Past and The Future”  Jeff Huckaby
Warning: Demographic Gale Force Winds Ahead!”  Jim Johnson