Discounted Registration Through April 1st
March 13, 2012
The June 8-10, 2012, Strategies for a New Economy conference
(http://www.neweconomicsinstitute.org/conference) will feature speakers from a range of organizations:
BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) -- Michelle Long, Judy
Wicks, Merrian Goggio Borgeson
BerkShares -- Susan Witt
Capital Institute -- John Fullerton
Center for New American Dream -- Juliet Schor
Cutting Edge Capital -- Jenny Kassan
Democracy Collaborative -- Gar Alperovitz, Steve Dubb, Ted Howard
Demos -- Lew Daly
Equal Dollars -- Deneene Brockington
Ethical Markets -- Hazel Henderson
Global Development And Environment Institute -- Neva Goodwin
Global Reporting -- Mike Wallace
Green Village Initiative -- Dan Levinson
Greenhorns -- Severine von Tscharmer
Hawthorne Valley Farm -- Martin Ping
Institute for Policy Studies -- John Cavanagh, Chuck Collins
Intervale Project -- Will Raap
Meta-Currency Project -- Eric Harris Braun
Presencing Institute at MIT -- Otto Scharmer
New Economics Founation -- Stewart Wallis, David Boyle, Andrew Simms
New Economics Institute -- Robert Massie
New Economy Network -- Sarah Stranahan
Oberlin Project -- David Orr
On the Commons -- Peter Barnes, Alexa Bradley
New Economy Working Group -- David Korten
Post Carbon Institute -- Richard Heinberg
Practical Action -- Paul Smith Lomas
ProHumana -- Soledad Teixido
Purpose -- Alnoor Ladha
Resources for Human Development -- Robert Fishman
RSFSocial Finance -- Don Shaffer
Stakeholder Forum -- Felix Dodds, Kirsty Scneeberger
Tellus Institute -- Allen White, Marjorie Kelly
Time Banks USA -- Edgar Cahn, Christine Gray, Lisa Conland
Tomales Bay Institute -- Peter Barnes
Transition Towns, -- Trathen Heckman
United Nations Foundation -- Tim Wirth
University of California, Berkeley -- Richard Norgaard
University of Massacchusetts -- James Boyce
Vermont Department of Agriculture -- Chuck Ross
Vermont Law School -- Gus Speth
Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund -- Ellen Kahler
And that's just the start of the list. More speakers are being confirmed.
The beautiful campus of Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York is the site of the conference. Registration fees include single room accommodation in campus dorms and all meals. Registration begins at 11AM on Friday, June 8th. The opening plenary session is at 3PM. The conference continues through lunch on Sunday, June 10th.
Registration fees are $650 inclusive, but a discounted rate of $550 is available until April first. Remember to register early.
Those unable to attend have already begun organizing to make use of resources developed as background material for conference workshops. Darcy Hitchcock of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals emailed to say "I'm not sure I can make your event but I am thinking about creating discussion groups for our members around the conference papers.
Will those be publicly available?"
The answer is "yes" at:
New Economics Institute staff will be adding to these theme pages up through and after the conference.
As interest in building an economic system that is accountable to people and environment continues to grow -- several related conferences are in planning. We recommend the following:
Transition to a New Economy, Student organized conference
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 30-April 1
International Conference on Degrowth in the Americas
Montreal, Quebec, May 13-19
BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) conference
Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 15-18
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
Rio de Janerio, Brazil, June 20-22
Aspen Institute Socrates Program, summer seminars
Aspen, Colorado, July 5-8
Please join us in June at Bard College for what promises to be a remarkable gathering.
Staff of the New Economics Institute
Board of Directors: Gar Alperovitz, Jessica Brackman, Eric Harris-Braun, John Fullerton, Neva Goodwin, Hildegarde Hannum, Dan Levinson, Richard Norgaard, David Orr, Will Raap, Gus Speth, Peter Victor, Stewart Wallis, Tim Wirth, and Susan Witt.
Advisory Board: Peter Barnes, Merrian Goggio Borgeson, Bill McKibben, Otto Scharmer, Doug Tompkins, and Robert Wade.