12th Annual Front Range Bioneers Conference at CU Boulder Nov. 7-9
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 8 2014 – The national Bioneers conference will return to the
University of Colorado at Boulder for its 12th year at a three-day conference November 7-9, presented by the CU Environmental Center.
The Front Range Bioneers conference brings together the region's progressive ideas, people and organizations to address both global and local issues. Boulder is one of more than 20 communities in North America with a Bioneers live forum.
Bioneers is the preeminent international gathering of leading innovators and visionaries who offer practical solutions to the most pressing environmental and social issues of our time. In its 25th year, Bioneerscontinues to uniquely and authentically articulate the relationships between environment, health, social justice and spirit. In its 12th year, the Front Range Bioneers companion event offers a weekend of sharing, learning and action, and is a uniquely affordable community event that brings together the region’s progressive people, ideas and organizations.
Front Range Bioneers Features:
• Re-broadcasts of the 2014 national Bioneers plenaries:
o Paul Stamets- How Mushrooms Can Help Us Survive “Extinction 6x”
o Eve Ensler- One Billion Rising for Justice: The Future’s in the Body
o Severine v T Fleming- Millions of Acres: Young Agrarians Needed
o Xiuhtezcatl Martinez-Youth Leadership: Our Generation Was Born To Change The World
o Cecil Williams & Janic Mirikitani- Who Will Take Care of My People?
o Naomi Klein- This Changes Everything: Capitalism v. the Climate
o Clayton Thomas-Muller- The Rise of the Canadian Native Rights-Based Movement to
o John Warner- Green Chemistry: Biomimicry and Molecular Psychology
o Chloe Maxmin- Youth Leadership: Lessons from the Grassroots Climate Movement
o Robin Kimmerer- Mishkos Kenomagwen: The Teachings of Grass
o Jeffrey Bronfman- The Botanical Dimension of Our Human Evolutionary Next Steps
o Kristen Sheeran- Scaling Solutions for Social Change
o John A. Powell- Beloved Community: Interbeing, Race, Class and Person ‘Hood’
o Manuel Pastor- Transactions, Transformations, Translations: Movement-Building for the Next America
o Arielle Klagsbrun- Youth Leadership: Why People Need to Get Arrested: The climate
o Wallace “J.” Nichols- I Wish You Water
o Terry Tempest Williams- A Love That Is Wild: Why Wilderness Matters in the 21st Century
These national presentations set a global context for the local programming, which includes field trips, workshops and sessions, as well as presentations by local plenaries. The local programming is focused on topics of regional importance by Jason Gerhardt, Micah Parkin, Jeanine Canty and Isabel Sanchez.
Advanced registration ends on Novemver 4th. Registration is affordable. Single day passes are available for $20. Discounts are available for multi-day passes, students, seniors, educators and activists. CU-Boulder and Naropa University students attend for FREE with valid student identification.
About Colorado Bioneers:
Front Range Bioneers: A Bioneers Network Event is produced by the CU Environmental Center in collaboration with Local Food Shift Inc., Woodbine Ecology Center, Restorative Leadership Institute, Center for Integrative Botanical Studies, Earth Guardians, Boulder County Farmers
Visit http://www.colorado.edu/ecenter/bioneers for more information on the local event.
Visit http://www.bioneers.org for more information about the Bioneers Conference and the Resilient Communities Network.
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