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THE COHOUSING ASSOCIATION O...
2018 Boulder CO Regional Cohousing Conference
From  Fri, April 20, 2018
To  Sun, April 22, 2018
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Registration  $290.00
Discounted rates for Students, Seniors and Low-Income [+] $230.00
This rate is for Students, Seniors and Low-Income folks only.
Designing a Community - Full Day Intensive with Bryan Bowen [+] $115.00
Get a solid understanding of the workshop process and the factors involved with designing a cohousing community. This session is a great fit for those of you who are hoping to start a new community or who would like to hone your professional coho-skills.
Bridging Circles - Full Day Intensive with Karen Gimnig [+] $110.00
Bridging Circles are a type of structured discussion designed to help groups and individuals access both the emotional and the cognitive parts of the brain. This allows participants to share their values, beliefs and experiences related to the topic at ha
Cohousing Development 101 - Half Day AM Intensive with Jim Leach & Katie McCamant [+] $75.00
Learning from these two cohousing developers and their 30+ years developing communities, this workshop geared to housing professionals and advocates will introduce participants to roles and responsibilities of various players during the cohousing developm
Creating Community Based Affordable Housing - Half Day PM Intensive with Jim Leach & Katie McCamant - for Professionals [+] $75.00
This will be an interactive workshop discussing cohousing and other models of community based development and financing that have been successful or are being explored in addressing affordable housing. The workshop will include a series of short presentat
Making Cohousing Affordable - Jeff Lawhead and Wendy Weisner PFAC - for the general audience (Half Day, AM) [+] $75.00
Drawing from a number of case studies, this program will focus on strategies for making cohousing more affordable to a mixed-income audience. Examples will include public and private partnerships as well as options for making cohousing part of a large mas
Starting a Community? How to Tell Your Community Story and Get Potential Residents Jazzed-Up- Half Day AM Intensive with Alan O-Hashi  [+] $60.00
FADE IN: COHOUSING CONFERENCE ROOM, DAY Are you starting a cohousing community and want to know where to start? Some will say tie up the land first, which is true. Some will say have a meeting to get people interested, which is true. Some will say, get an
Guerrilla Consensus - Half Day PM Intensive with Yana (Ma'ikwe) Ludwig [+] $60.00
Consensus is both a way to make decisions, and a path for building cooperative culture--but neither one is easy! This workshop will look at key techniques and tools for having consensus go well, as well as the timely and inspiring work of cultural transfo
Tour Option 1 Silver Sage Village, Wild Sage Cohousing, Nyland Cohousing [+] $75.00
Each stop will include presentation/discussion of a topic such as CSA Farming, Meals, Community Entrepreneurship, Teams and Duties, Landscaping, Kids, Community Living; and time to tour the common house, the grounds and a couple of home units.
Tour Option 2 Aria Cohousing, Hearthstone, Harmony Village [+] $75.00
Each stop will include presentation/discussion of a topic such as CSA Farming, Meals, Community Entrepreneurship, Teams and Duties, Landscaping, Kids, Community Living; and time to tour the common house, the grounds and a couple of home units.
Tour Option 3 Greyrock Commons, River Rock Cohousing, Lyons Valley Village [+] $75.00
Each stop will include presentation/discussion of a topic such as CSA Farming, Meals, Community Entrepreneurship, Teams and Duties, Landscaping, Kids, Community Living; and time to tour the common house, the grounds and a couple of home units.
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EVENT DETAILS

Discounted lodging at the main conference venue:
The Millennium Harvest House Boulder, CO

To receive the discount, call the hotel at 303.998.2480 and refer to our group name, "Cohousing Association".  

Or book lodging online with this link: 
1805COHOUS. 
After selecting "Book Now" for a room type, be sure to click on "Modify" to change the specific nights.  The default is Wednesday-Sunday 4/18-4/22 for early arrival.  But most registrants will want to book Thursday-Sunday, 4/19-4/22 (to include Friday intensives) or Friday-Sunday, 4/20-4/22 (for only the main conference). 


Discover how you can live a powerful purposeful life in cohousing!

The conference holds the keys to creating a highly functioning cohousing community. There is something for everyone - those exploring the idea, newly forming groups or existing communities.

For Newly Forming Communities:
You will learn how to get started, meet the people who can help make it happen, and discover best practices from others who have already made the journey.

For Existing & newly Forming Communities:
You'll learn from the experts how to attract new members, enable affordability, and improve your community.

For Everyone:
You will network with your broader tribe of cohousers and cohousing friends and have fun!


Schedule Summary:

Friday April 20th, 2018

  1. Full and half day intensives at local communities
  2.    - for additional fee, see program
  3. Reception at Millennium for all conference attendees
  4.     - including drinks and hors de vours
  5. Public presentation at unique local venue

Saturday April 21st

  • - Breakfast with inspirational guest speaker
  • - Conference sessions (16 to choose from, see program)
  • - Networking coffee breaks
  • - Lunch with keynote speaker
  • - Dinner on the town on your own,
         make reservations for networking opportunities
  Sunday April 22nd
  • - Breakfast-to-go for all conference attendees
  • - Unplugged session (general Q & A)
  • - Tours of local communities with mini-sessions at each location
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Schedule Details (click here)


Hosting communities:

Silver Sage Village and Wild Sage Cohousing


Special guests:
Katie McCamant, Ma'ikwe Ledwig and David Barrett


Program 
(click here)

Intensives (click here)

Sessions (click here)

Tours (click here)

Bios (click here)

 
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