2017 Spirit of the Land Conference

Next Generation Thinking: Hopeful Economics for the 21st Century

The sixth annual Spirit of the Land conference will be held November 3-5 at the U of A’s Augustana Campus in Camrose.

Dates: November 3-5, 2017
Place: Augustana Campus, Camrose (map)
Opening Keynote: Shaun Loney
Contact: spiritoftheland1@gmail.com

Topics include:

~  The relationship between economy, community and ecology
~  Hopeful visions for land, water and agriculture
~  How to start your own social enterprise
~  Clean energy in Canada.

Schedule of Events:

Friday, November 3rd:

11:00am: Pipe Ceremony

6:00pm: Registration Opens

7:00pm: Conference Begins

7:25pm: Keynote Address: Shaun Loney

9:30pm: End

Saturday, November 4th:

8:15am: Smudge Ceremony

8:30am: Registration Opens

9:00am: Conference Begins
~  Opening prayer:
~  Spirit of the Land: Rajan Rathnavalu

9:15am: Community Task Force Presentation – REL/ECO Students

9:30am: Keynote Address: Marc Soberano & Courtney Hare

10:45am: Coffee Break

11:00am: Panel: Social Enterprise

12:30pm: Lunch ($9 meal ticket required – can be purchased as separate ticket item at registration)

2:00pm: Urban Permaculture Panel with Dustin Bajer & Rob and Michelle Avis

3:30pm: Sylvia McAdam

4:00pm: Round Dance

4:30pm: End

Sunday, November 6th

9:00am: Registration Opens

9:30am: Workshops Begin

Workshop A: How to Build your own Social Enterprise

Workshop B: Permaculture

12:30pm: End