May 2015 Posts

Remote Connection Information: CLCC Structured Decision Making Workshop

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We will be using Adobe Connect and MeetingSphere for our meetings. Please notice that this will be the first time we will use Adobe for CLCC meetings so maybe we could expect some technical difficulties at some point. Starting time each day is at 8:30 am. 

 

Adobe Connect

URL :    https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/clcc_sdm/

 

Audio Conference Details:

Conference Number: 1-888-844-9904

       Access Code: 1770775#

 

MeetingSphere

 https://us30.meetingsphere.com/39135849/opensession2  

 

This phone number is not toll free but you can login also and participate if you have accessibility of microphones in your computer.

Please note that we will be using MeetingSphere. Marixa Maldonado will be the facilitator online and will guide those joining remotely throughout the process.

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Resources: CLCC Structured Decision Making Workshop

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Workshop participants are encouraged to review the following materials in advance of the workshop to optimize the quality of our discussions.

 

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Location & Lodging: CLCC Structured Decision Making Workshop

Meeting Location

El Yunque National Forest

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Catalina Field Station
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico  00745-9625

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Suggested Lodging

Lodging close to El Yunque

Wyndham Rio Mar

6000 Rio Mar Boulevard
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico 00745
Phone:  1-787-888-6000
*Suggested Hotel*
**Offers Government Rate**
 
Dorms in Sabana Station, El Yunque
Sabana is located very close to Catalina
Dorms are shared bedrooms and were recently renovated
Please contact Marixa to reserve a spot in the dorms.
*Note: limited availability for 1 male & 3 females on workshop dates*
200 Coco Beach Blvd. Highway 955-I
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico  00745
*Note: This hotel is located approximately 20 minutes from the meeting location.  They do not have availability on the weekend in between workshop days 2 & 3.  Prices on weekdays are approximately $175 US dollars per night for PR residents and $166 per night for government employees. Government rates may be limited.  Call the hotel to inquire about up-to-date rate availability.*

 

 
San Juan Hotels
(approximately 45 minutes from the meeting location)
 

 

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Agenda/Schedule: CLCC Structured Decision Making Workshop

Agenda + Outcome Documents

CLCC Structured Decision Making Workshop
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
  June 3-4, 2015 & June 9-10, 2015

Day One: Wednesday, June 3, 2015

TIME (ET) TOPIC
8:30-9:15

Welcome, introductions, and logistics

9:15 -10:15

Why Structured Decision Making?, Presentation by Angela Romito, US Fish & Wildlife Service

10:15-10:30

BREAK

10:30–10:45

Background/Problem Context, Presentation by CLCC Science Coordinator, Brent Murry

10:45- 11:15

Problem Definition, Presentation by Mitch Eaton, US Geological Survey

11:15-12:15

Overview/Discussion of CLCC Problem Definition Exercise Results

12:15-1:15

LUNCH

1:15-1:45

CLCC Problem Definition:  Spatial Extent

1:45-2:15

CLCC Problem Definition: Temporal Extent

2:15 – 3:00

CLCC Problem Definition:  Goals and Actions

3:00 – 3:15

BREAK

3:15-4:30

CLCC Problem Definition:  Goals and Actions (Cont.)

4:30-5:00

Wrap-up, goals for Day 2, closing thoughts

5:00

ADJOURN



Day Two: Thursday, June 4, 2015

TIME (ET)

TOPIC

8:30-9:00

Welcome, opening remarks, group reflections

9:00-9:15

Review of Day 1, Reprise of goals for Day 2

9:15-10:30

CLCC Problem Definition Exercise: Final Review and Refinement

10:30-10:45

BREAK

10:45–11:15

Presentation: Determining Objectives using Decision Science

11:15-12:15

Review and Revision of Objectives from Mission Alignment

12:15-1:15

LUNCH

1:15-2:30

Objectives Review and Revision continued

2:30-2:45

BREAK

2:45-4:30

Objectives: Refinement & Structuring

4:30-5:00

Wrap-up. next steps, closing thoughts

5:00

ADJOURN



Day Three: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

TIME (ET)

TOPIC

8:30-9:00


Welcome, Introductions, Logistics

9:00-9:45


Structured Decision Making Primer

Review of Days 1&2

Goals for Days 3&4

9:45 – 10:15


Introduction versions of Fundamental Objectives

10:15 – 10:30


BREAK

10:30 – 11:30


Evaluate and Select Final Set of Fundamental Objectives

11:30 – 12:15


Performance Metrics

12:15-1:15


LUNCH

1:15-3:00


Objectives Hierarchy – evaluate and develop means objectives using this draft list for online participants

3:00 – 3:15


BREAK

3:15 – 4:30


Objectives Hierarchy – evaluate and develop means objectives (continued). Objectives hierarchy working draft for Day Four discussion.

4:30-5:00


Wrap-up, goals for Day 4, closing thoughts

5:00


ADJOURN

5:00-6:00


Optional Hike for In-Person participants



Day Four: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

TIME (ET)

TOPIC

8:30-8:45


Welcome

8:45-9:30


Review of Days 3: Objectives Hierarchy

Questions, Insights

9:30 -10:15


Weights Elicitation using this spreadsheet for online participants

10:15-10:30


BREAK

10:30- 12:15


Alternatives

12:15 – 1:15


LUNCH

1:15-3:00


Organize Alternatives into themes and strategies

3:00-3:15


BREAK

3:15-4:30


Review Prototype: Do we need to make any major modifications?

How do objectives/alternatives inform Conservation Action Team development?

4:30-5:00


Wrap-Up and Next Steps

5:00


ADJOURN

 

 

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