2019 Strategic Planning Meeting

Delta Hotels by Marriott Baltimore Hunt Valley, Cockeysville, MD

September 25, 2019

IR-4 Strategic Planning Session: 9/25, 1:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Links to Materials 
Strategic Planning Handout
Meeting Registration Deadline: Aug 22, 2019
Hotel Lodging Deadline: Aug 22, 2019

Note: this is one segment of a Week of Workshops 9/23 to 9/26 covering EnvironHort, Food Residue, and Food Integrated Solutions.

Meeting Description & Agenda

This session sets the stage for IR-4’s next 5-year Strategic Plan by engaging stakeholders to review and assess IR-4’s current and future areas of focus.


Opening comments (Wise)

Culture of IR-4 / Status of existing strategic plan (Baron)

Importance of strategic planning (Bledsoe)

Purpose & Overview of Process (Horak)

  • Vision, Mission and Value Statements
  • Considerations and Limitations
  • Gap Analysis process

Gap Analysis Session 1 (Areas 1 to 4)

  • Discussion
  • Report to group


Gap Analysis Session 2 (Areas 5 to 8)

  • Discussion
  • Report to group

Gap Analysis Session 3 (Areas 9 to 12)

  • Discussion
  • Report to group

Final comments and consensus development