The Resilience Hub & Portland Maine Permaculture Message Board › Oct 5 Conference - Permaculture & Earth Education
The International EcoPeace Community ESTIA
Fourth Annual Participatory Conference on
EARTH EDUCATION & PERMACULTURE DESIGN
The Hutchinson Center, Belfast
Friday, October 5, 2007
12.00 ? 5.00 pm
11.45 ?12.00 pm Registration
12.00 ? 12.15 pm Open with a Thanksgiving Ceremony in honor of Arnie Neptune, Penobscot Elder and pipe carrier, Marquita Hill, founder of Green Campus Consortium, Janet Waldron, University of Maine VP for Administration & Finance, and Dr. Robert Weiss, Dean Emeritus, School of Public Health at Columbia University.
12.15 ? 1.45 pm Creating a Permaculture Edible Forest in Cyprus with Julia and Charles Yelton, permaculturists and former residents of Crystal Waters, a Permaculture Eco Village in Queensland, Australia, along with Emily Markides, Founder of ESTIA.
1.45 ? 2.00 pm Break - Elaine McGillicudddy leads the audience into a dance
2.00 ? 3.00 pm Break-up into seven discussion groups in the Atrium where each group will come up with proposed projects and solutions to environmental concerns on:
? Bioregionalism: Mark Fulford & Tom Roberts
? Free Energy/Green Buildings/Retrofitting: Richard Graves & Claudia Lowd
? Webs of Life: Communities and Networks: Lisa Fernandez & Joline Blais
? Shared Currency: Julia Yelton & Andrea Reid
? Earth Education: Miigam?agan & gkisedtanamoogk
? Healing and Wellness: Deb Soule & Miriam Devlin, MD
? Spirituality and Creativity - Where the Divine and the Human Meet: Hugh Curran & Charles Yelton
3.00 ? 3.15 pm Close with a Dance led by Elaine McGillicuddy - Return to the Auditorium
3.15 ? 4.15 pm Presentations of the proposed projects by a participating member of each one of the seven discussion groups
4.15 ? 4.45 pm Question/Answer Session
4.45 ? 5.00 pm Close with a Thanksgiving Ceremony led by Miigam?agan & gkisedtanamoogk
Cost $15 for adults & $10 for students.
Pre-registration due by September 28, 2007
Please call The Hutchinson Center at
Sadly, it looks like I'm not going to be able to make it to this...Perhaps Elaine can give us a little report on Tuesday night!
Edited by Lisa Fernandes on Oct 4, 2007 10:30 AM