The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s OER Grantees Meeting 2015
Cavallo Point Lodge, Fort Baker, in Sausalito, CA
The OER Grantees meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, and ends after lunch at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27.
The meeting will take place at the historic Cavallo Point Lodge, Fort Baker, in Sausalito, California (601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker, Sausalito, CA 94965).
For questions about the meeting, please contact email@example.com or (650) 728 - 3322.
|Tuesday, March 24, 2015|
|2:00pm||Surfbird Foyer||Registration Opens|
Opening ActivityMeet and Greet Storytelling, Collaborative Art Activity
Dinner and Welcome
Barbara Chow, Education Program Director, The William and Flora Hewlett FoundationSuper Seven: Grantee Intros (Group 1)
|Wednesday, March 25, 2015|
Keynote: Learning from Disrupters in Other Industries
Douglas Gayeton, Lexicon of Sustainability
Surfbird A, Surfbird B, Tidewater[3 groups]
WorkshopSeeing OER with New Eyes - Using Analogous Settings to Inspire Innovation
Lunch and Welcome
Honoré Pedigo, Institute at the Golden GateSuper Seven: Grantee Intros (Group 2)
Friendly Debate: OER Business Models
Facilitator: Dana Schmidt, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Surfbird A Surfbird B Tidewater[3 groups]
OER Business Models Breakout SessionShare out current business models in practice among participants, including facilitated discussions with OER Advisors to get advice and feedback on work.
Group PhotoOptional: Fun Activities on the Field
DinnerSuper Seven: Grantee Intros (Group 3)
OER Under the Stars
|Thursday, March 26, 2015|
The Power of Reuse: Wikipedia in Action
Facilitator: Pete Forsyth, Wiki Strategies
|10:00am-10:15am||Mission Blue||Super Seven: Grantee Intros (Group 4)|
Framing an OER Strategy
Facilitator: Nicole Allen, SPARC
Also: Delia Brown, New South Wales DOE; Cable Green, Creative Commons; Alek Tarkowski, CC-Poland; Mary Lou Forward, OCW Consortium
Visit to Muir Woods: Lunch
Options for exploring accessible walking trails, more strenuous hiking, or easy walking among redwood trees.
Check Boards in Callippe Foyer
Unconference Discussion Sessions (suggested topics)
DinnerSuper Seven: Grantee Intros (Group 5)
Film Screening: Ivory Tower
How is OER Relevant to the Issues Raised in Film?
Discussant: Cable Green, Creative Commons; Lynn Hirshfield, Participant Media
|Silverlight KaraOERke Lounge (Sponsored by SPARC)|
|Friday, March 27, 2015|
OER Field StrategyBarbara Chow, TJ Bliss, and Dana Schmidt
KeynoteHal Plotkin, Uncensored State of the Union: OER Unplugged
Closing RemarksTJ Bliss and Dana Schmidt
The Cavallo Point Lodge is sold out for the meeting. If you would like to be added to the hotel’s waiting list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other hotels nearby:
Hotel Sausalito (2 miles from Cavallo Point Lodge, $225/night - Sausalito)
Hotel Del Sol (6 miles from Cavallo Point Lodge, $209/night - Marina District, San Francisco)
Da Vinci Villa (6.7 miles from Cavallo Point Lodge, $190/night - Marina District, San Francisco)
Cavallo Point Hotel Reservation Info: The Lodge's main number is 415-339-4700. This is the Reservation Booking Link. We encourage you to request an early check in if you would like to try to get into your room before 4:00pm.
Day parking (valet or self-park) is complimentary. If self-parking, the valet will direct you to where to park your car. For a map of the hotel grounds, please visit Cavallo Point Map here.
Overnight parking is $25/night (valet or self-park, cost is the same). For both valet and self-park, please pull up to the valet stand in front of the main building (Building A on the map link below). Upon check-in, the front desk will direct you where to park your car (if self-parking).
San Francisco International Airport (40 - 50 minute drive from Cavallo Point Lodge)
Oakland International Airport (50 minute drive from Cavallo Point Lodge)
For airport transportation suggestions to the hotel, please visit: http://www.cavallopoint.com/directions.html
If you are scheduling a cab or town car pick-up at the hotel, please note that you will need at least 2 hours notice to ensure pick-up on time. Estimated cost of a cab or town car from hotel to SFO is approximately $75 (one way).
As noted in information provided in the link above, you can also use the Marin Airporter to arrive and depart from the hotel. The hotel provides transport to and from the bus stop where the Marin Airporter stops. Please consult Cavallo's link above for directions using the Marin Airporter for arrival to the hotel (about $20 each way). To use the Marin Airporter to get back to the airport, you will need to request a shuttle ride from the Cavallo Front Desk to the Center Ave bus stop at least 2 hours before you want to depart the hotel. The Marin Airporter picks up at the Center Ave bus stop twice every hour (10 past the hour, 40 past the hour).
If you need help coordinating transportation back to the airport after the meeting, the Lodge suggests that you stop by the front desk to make reservations the day before your departure. The front desk can help arrange cabs, town cars and shuttle services. To reach the front desk, call 415-339-4700.
We have created an online, user-generated Ride-Share Board here. The OER 2015 registration desk will also have a ride share board displayed to help participants self-organize rides shares amongst themselves.
For driving directions, please visit: http://www.cavallopoint.com/directions.html