We stand at the threshold of a singular opportunity in the human experiment: to re-imagine how to live on Earth in ways that last.
Central Coast Bioneers is all about building strong, resilient communities, whose members are not afraid to lead us through this revolutionary transformation. Come join the Bioneers community of leadership.
Pre-Conference Field Trip – Thursday, October 24, 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (approx.) To Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Monterey Bay
Viewing of the National Bioneers keynote speakers recorded live on the Main Stage in Marin – Friday Saturday and Sunday, October 25-27, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Hear from the great thinkers of our age, including Janine Beynus, Naomi Kline, Jason McLennan, David McConville and Dekila Chungyalpa
Keynote Speaker – Friday, October 25, 7:00 p.m., Drew Dellinger, founder of Poets for Global Justice will present The Mountain Top Vision: Martin Luther King’s Cosmology of Connection
Six Major Topic Areas of Interest to our Central Coast Communities – Friday, October 25, 1:30 -6:00 p.m., Saturday, October 26, 1:30 – 10:00 p.m., Sunday, October 27, 1:30 – 6:00 p.m.
- Eco-Science: Google Earth Outreach Meets Grassroots Organizing; Electric Drive by ’25 – Catalyzing Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles on the Central Coast; Nanotechnology: Large Societal Impacts of the Very Small
- Social and Environmental Activism: One World Everybody Eats – the Concept of the Community Café; Architecture for Humanity: Pragmatic Ideal Places – Realizing the Visions of Community Through Design; iFixit: Fix the World – One Broken Gadget at a Time.
- Food & Farming: Access to Capital for Small Farmers: Financing the New Food System Economy; Growing Nutrient Dense Food; Real Food Collaborative’s Green Chef Cookoff
- Women’s Leadership: Ladies, Put Yourself on the Ballot: Learn what it takes to be elected to public office; The Economic Empowerment of Women
- Eco-Nomics: Cooperatives – Hallmarks of Self-reliance, Self-Help and Democratic Control; Sustainable Investing and Fossil Fuel Divestment
- Restoring Ecosystems: Indian Forest Management and Traditional Ecological Knowledge; Dreaming the Salinas – Restoration of the Elkhorn Slough; Health in Nature-Health in Mind: Biomimicry Applied to our Thinking Minds
Field Trips – Friday and Saturday, October 25-26, 1:30 p.m., Ocean Friendly Gardens, and Laureate School Learning Lab
Plus Repair Café, Farm Financing Consultations,Seed Exchange, Green Marketplace, music, organic and locally grown food courtesy of Linnaea’s Café, Conference Bookstore, courtesy of Volumes of Pleasure and more. Come join us for four full days of exploration, discovery, connection and hope.
Register and learn more at: https://register.ecologistics.org/