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Agenda for Dine' Bich'iya Ba' Summit

This 2-day summit held on May 24-25, 2022, from 9 am to 4 pm. Check-in began around 8:30 am. See the scheduled events below for each day. Lunch was be provided.

"Interest-Based Decision Making" is the method that was used during these meetings. "Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without Giving In" is a book by Roger Fisher and William Ury that discusses this method.

Sandhya Tillotson, Sagebrush Ltd., Group Process Facilitator
Tom Chee, Content Expert Facilitator

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

  • Welcome, Purpose, Group Agreements, Agenda
    • Welcome
    • Invocation
    • Purpose of Summit
    • Agenda
    • Group Agreements
    • Introductions
  • Define the Problem & Identify Interests
    • Context: Information Sharing
    • Storytelling / Stakeholder Perspectives on the Issues (small groups)
  • Identify Common Interests
  • Prioritize Common Interests
  • Brainstorm possible solutions
  • Reflection & Summit Evaluation
  • Social Hour

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

  • Welcome, Purpose, Group Agreements, Agenda
  • Brainstorm possible solutions
  • Set standards of criteria for options
  • Evaluate options based on criteria
  • Build consensus on final solution(s) & shared commit to support
  • Next steps
  • Reflection & Summit Evaluation