Senior Executive Institute

October 19-20 | San Francisco, California

At the Senior Research Executive Institute (SEI) attendees learn to develop, enhance and grow the research enterprise and related programs. The 1.5 day workshop is intended for individuals and teams who have research leadership and management responsibilities for their institutions (Vice Presidents, Assistant Vice Presidents, and Directors).

Through presentations, group discussions and networking, participants explore research challenges and relationships and discover innovative ideas and techniques for leadership and management.

Program Highlights

  • Lesson’s learned from a practicing Vice Chancellor
  • Research leadership qualities and success factors
  • Emotional intelligence for leaders
  • Change management
  • Strategy planning and implementation
  • Communications plans

Schedule-at-a-Glance (it is subjected to change)

Saturday, October 19

8:30 am
Welcome and Introductions
9:00 am
Morning Sessions
  • Mindfulness and business leadership
    • Mike Foster, Institute of Mindfulness
  • Success factors for leadership
    • Amy Sikalis, MPA, Director Research and Science, University of Utah
    • Ian Carter, PhD, Director, Carter Research Navigation

  • Keynote Speaker: High Performing organizations and the leadership team
    • Brian Smith, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Infrastructure and Operations, University of California, San Francisco
12:15 pm 
1:00 pm
Afternoon Session
  • Applying emotional intelligence to leadership and change management

6:30 pm
Dinner with Speaker (Note: part of the Educational content)
  • Veronique Kiermer, PLoS Publisher & Executive Editor and DORA Steering Group

Sunday, October 20

9:00 am
Morning Session
  • Refreshing one’s research strategy and implementation plan
    • Ian Carter, PhD, Director, Carter Research Navigation
    • Mark Hochman, PhD, Director, Research Management Resources
    • Amy Sikalis, MPA, Director Research and Science, University of Utah

12:15 pm
1:00 pm

Registration Information*

You could choose and register online or per email, fax or mail. Please use the main registration page for the meeting to register for the SEI here.

*The Senior Executive Institute will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 19-20. Registration includes coffee breaks and lunch on both days, and dinner on Saturday, October 19. Registration does not include the full meeting registration nor SRAI membership.

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