Schedule of Events

The Schedule of Events for the 2017 Conference will be posted once the amazing plans are finalized.

To get an idea of what is in store, see the schedule from 2016 below!

 

 

Click here for the Communities Conference Program 2016


Friday, Sept. 2th, 2016

3:00 pm – Registration opens
4:00 – 6:00 – Tour of Twin Oaks
6:00 – 7:30 – Dinner
7:30 – 9:30 – Evening program

Saturday, Sept. 3th, 2016

7:30am – 9:00 – Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30 – Welcoming Circle
9:30 – noon – “Meet the Communities” – group representatives in attendance introduce themselves and their communities and answer questions. This is a great time to network!
10:00 am – noon – Tour of Twin Oaks Community
12:00 – 1:30 pm – Lunch, conference childcare meeting for parents and caregivers
1:30 – 3:15 – Workshops
3:15 – 3:45 –  Break
3:30 – 5:30 – Tour of Twin Oaks Community
3:45 – 5:30 – Workshops
6:00 – 7:30 – Dinner
7:30 – 9:30 – Documentary screenings
8:00 – late – Dessert and Dance party at the Twin Oaks dining hall

Sunday, Sept. 4th, 2016

7:30 – 9:00 am – Breakfast
9:15 – 10:45 am – Workshops
9:00 – 10:45 – Tour of Twin Oaks
11:00 – 12:00 pm – Open Space introduction period
12:00 – 1:15 pm – Lunch
1:15 – 4:00 pm – Open Space: Participant led discussions, activities or workshops on any topic under the sun!
4:00 – 4:30pm – “Closing” circle*
5:00 – Late  – Open houses and tours at various communities
6:00 – 7:30pm – Dinner at the conference site
7:30 – 9:30pm – Documentary screenings

*Closing Circle: There’s more happening through Monday, but many people will be heading home around this time and we’ll do a round of appreciations, parting thoughts, and announcements.

Monday, Sept. 5th, 2016

7:30 – 9:00 am – Breakfast
9:00 am – Noon – Exploring the Global Ecovillage Movement and Planning for the Future in Community
1:00 – 4:00pm – Freedom Songs, Liberation Storytelling, Music for the People
All day – Self-organized Open Space
5:00pm – Dinner