2009 Conference

2009 Leadership Conference and Workshops

"Leading Change and Innovation"

March 3, 2009, 8:00am-5:30pm | UC Berkeley, MLK Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

Conference Presenters

Laura TysonS. K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management, UC Berkeley Haas Business and Public Policy Group; Member of President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board
"The Challenges of Leading in a Rapidly Changing Economic Environment"

Bruce BodakenCEO, Blue Shield California
"Leadership for Successful Health Reform"
Presentation (PDF) | Podcast

Quint StuderFounder and CEO, Studer Group
"Creating a Culture that Supports Innovation and Sustainable Change"

Rick Foster and Greg HicksLeadership Consultants
"Happiness, Leadership, and Health: The Connection"

Ron SimsCounty Executive, King County, Washington; Nominated for Deputy Secretary of US Department of Housing & Urban Development
"Leading Health Innovations - A Collaborative, Regional Approach"
Podcast unavailable

Panel Discussion: Advancing Innovation in Healthcare and Public HealthPodcast

Edward O'NeilDirector, Center for Health Professions, UCSF
"Innovations in Healthcare Models"

Mary PittmanPresident and CEO, the Public Health Institute
"Innovations in Public Health Models"
Presentation (PDF)

Carmela Castellano-GarciaPresident, California Primary Care Association
"Innovations in Community Health Clinic Models"

Robert PearlCEO, the Permanente Medical Group
"Innovations in Physician Practice"


April 17, 2009 | UC Berkeley, MLK Student Union, Tilden Lounge

Led by Kim Barnes, President and CEO, Barnes and Conti Associates

  • 8:30am-12:00pm: "Leading Change"
  • Recognize individual and organizational dynamics involved in change and transition; explore how to engage others in implementing and adapting to change; develop tools for enhancing readiness and responding to resistance
  • 1:30pm-5:00pm: "Managing Innovation"
  • Apply the results of research on exceptionally innovative organizations to your own work; explore how to weave innovation into your management practices and help create and sustain innovation

Please visit our Presenter Bios and Relive it! pages for more information.