Depart for Cooperstown, NY
From Buffalo or Rochester, plan to leave around 9:00 am or 10:00 am.
1:00 pm: Registration in Otesaga Lobby
Meet UVC team members in the lobby to pick up your welcome bag.
Check-in and join fellow attendees in group activities on the resort or in town. Details to be announced.
4:30 pm: Session I: Scale Up School, Iroquois Room
6:00 pm: Awards Banquet and Keynote Speech, Ballroom
Enjoy a 3-course meal followed by remarks from our Keynote Speaker and UVC's Annual Awards recognizing Deal of the Year (Presented By Ernst & Young) and the Dave Ahlers Award for Master Ecosystem Builders.
8:00 pm: Unwind at the Fire Bar
Join us outside at the Fire Bar for informal mingling while enjoying the exceptional lake views.
Breakfast, Fenimore Room
Pre-planned activities with other attendees. We will organize options for those that want to play a round of golf, head to a museum, or simply relax at the spa.
11:00 am: Session II: Entrepreneur Leaders & Ecosystem Building, Iroquois Room
Learn how you can help the Upstate Ecosystem by:
12:30 pm: Lunch, Ballroom
Enjoy a sit-down lunch and presentation from Rochester-based artist and community activist Shawn Dunwoody on how creative actions can transform Upstate NY communities.
2:00 pm: Adjourn
Travel home after a memorable retreat.
For those planning to hang around we are exploring an afternoon trip to Ommegang Brewery or a boat ride on Otsego Lake.