8:00-9:00 registration

9:00 – 9:30 Opening- Rotch 108/109  

9:45 – 10:45      

Liz Sheehan and Richard Berkfield: Post Oil Solutions- Food Security Project
Focus: Moving towards an environmentally sustainable and socially just food system

YesterMorrow Design Build School: Warren, Vermont
Focus: Sustainable Design and Building

350 Campaign: Middlebury College
Focus: Global Climate Change

11:00 – 12:00

Georgia Kayser: The Fletcher School
Focus: International Water Resource Management

William Spademan: Common Good Banks
Focus: Community Banks and Sustainable Economies

Philip Ackerman-Leist: Green Mountain College

Focus: Farm Education and Food Security Programs


12:15 – 1:15 LunchIC Cafeteria 

1:30 – 2:30      

Ralph Meima: Marlboro College
Focus: Development of Local Economies

Institute for Natural Learning: Putney, Vermont
Focus: Innovation Social-Ecological Frameworks

Megan Luce:
Democracy Matters

Focus: Economics, Politics and Environmental Policy

Late Afternoon

2:30 – 3:30      

Jeff Unsicker: SIT Graduate Institute
Focus: Development of Local Economies

Robert King: Post Oil Solutions
Focus: Gardening Techniques Emphasizing Low-Tech, Zero Carbon, Hand Tools approach

Nuestras Raices: Holyoke, MA

Focus: Connecting Food, Culture, and Environmental Justice

3:45 – 5:45      

Tom Grasso: EcoLogix Group & Marlboro College
Focus: World Cafe Facilitator

SOCIAL EVENT-including live music
Snacks Provided