2016 RED Talks

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Adapted from TED Talks- Ideas Worth Spreading, The Convergence is creating a space to share your engaging project, idea, vision, or story TED Talk style 20 min presentations. There will be three 20 min presentations in a row for a total of one hour, followed by a break for networking and discussion. All RED Talks are being held in the SOLAR PANEL: EL SOL Workshop area, and are labeled RED in the Convergence Schedule.

 

2016 Convergence RED Talks: Resilience, Education, Design

Permaculture and Art

Permaculture and Art

How can "art" be used to communicate permaculture and ecological principles? How can "art" incite curiosity and delight that opens people to new ideas and optional new behaviors? This will be a ...
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Permaculture Projects with Villagers in a Drought Affected Area of India

Permaculture Projects with Villagers in a Drought Affected Area of India

This workshop will talk about the permaculture work Living Ecology and Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, hosts of the next International Permaculture Convergence are doing in Telangana, India. They work with the state’s poorest ...
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Connecting Across Partisan Divide

Connecting Across Partisan Divide

Left-right political divisions that should be irrelevant are getting in the way of movement building. We'll quickly review recent cognitive research on why liberals and conservatives divide, and then workshop through our ...
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Building Resilient Neighborhoods

Building Resilient Neighborhoods

How do we increase our own resilience and strengthen our communities in the midst of instability? How do we support local community projects, leaders and organizations, strengthening collaboration across differences? What do ...
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Dragon Dreaming the Future

Dragon Dreaming the Future

http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ivan-dragon-dreaming.jpeg Dragon Dreaming is a methodology based upon the principles of personal and group empowerment. Drawing upon the insights and experience of Living Systems Theory, Deep Ecology, Transpersonal Psychology, group dynamics, and ...
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Building a Movement for Permaculture to Cool the Planet

Building a Movement for Permaculture to Cool the Planet

http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Global.jpeg It's possible, we can reverse climate change through permaculture/ regenerative agriculture. And the "we" is everyone on the planet. There is a movement building globally and we need your participation. This ...
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Herbal Intelligence

Herbal Intelligence

Is it possible that herbs are not only conscious but also intelligent? Singing Bear will share some stories about herbs that may astound you. An awareness probably awoke in you the moment ...
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Peepeeponics

Peepeeponics

http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/peepeeponics-1.jpg In biology there is no free lunch. Since the beginnings of plant and animal life the gift of urine has been a cornerstone of abundance synergy. Come and learn how the ...
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Community Food Forestry Initiative

Community Food Forestry Initiative

Mario will introduce the Community Food Forestry Initiative (CFFI), a national initiative funded by USDA Forest Service Community & Urban Forestry grant. The initiative takes a unique and innovative approach to address ...
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Collaborative Economy

Collaborative Economy

What are the ways in which we can cooperate and collaborate to make a stronger, more resilient economy? How can we ensure that we are integrating economics within the greater context of ...
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Gaia U: 10 Years of Supporting EcoSocial Designers. What's Next?

Gaia U: 10 Years of Supporting EcoSocial Designers. What’s Next?

In 2006 Gaia U opened its (virtual) doors to 40 intrepid actionists--ready to self-design and direct their learning and unlearning pathways through documented hands-on local projects while creating regenerative livelihoods. A "revolution ...
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Taking Permaculture to The Mainstream - Allies and Assets

Taking Permaculture to The Mainstream – Allies and Assets

Allies and Assets is about making use of existing social, community and built infrastructure for taking permaculture further to the mainstream. The presentation will describe a variety of city programs, community entities, ...
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How To Intergrate Permaculture Into Every Day Life

How To Intergrate Permaculture Into Every Day Life

Permaculture Magazine, North America publisher Hannah Apricot will share ideas about how to take permaculture from the field and integrate it into everyday life. Insight will be given about how to apply the ...
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Invisible Structures: A Cooperative Model for Local Food Production & Distribution

Invisible Structures: A Cooperative Model for Local Food Production & Distribution

Harrison Quigley, Founder of Onchenda Open Global Food Cooperative, will present the Onchenda cooperative social enterprise business model, and how it is intended to regenerate healthy local communities, economies and ecosystems once ...
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FairShare Permaculture

FairShare Permaculture

http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/fairshare-permaculturejpg.jpg Town and City Permaculture will put on an interactive workshop. About how diversity helps permaculture truly realize it's expressed ethics. We will delve into, how can we design. For inclusivity within ...
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What is Adaptive Agriculture?

What is Adaptive Agriculture?

http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/What-is-Adaptive-Agriculture-1.jpg With so many categories, ideologies, philosophies, styles of growing food sustainably, it is challenging for beginning farmers to enter the local food system with their own identity. Adaptive Agriculture is the ...
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