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Conference Schedule

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23

4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Arrival & Check-In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m. for participants arriving on Thursday)

6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m. 
Dinner


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24

7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Optional yoga, meditation, or Tai Chi

7:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
Arrival & Breakfast

9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Keynotes with Robert "Skip" Backus, David Bollier, and Vandana Shiva

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m
Optional tour of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living

2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Presentation: Detroit Kitchen Connect by Devita Davison 
Keynotes with Winona LaDuke and Elizabeth Lesser
Dialog Walks

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Room Check-in for participants who arrived Friday morning.

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Optional tour of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living

6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Dinner

8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Omega's third annual OCSL Leadership in Sustainable Education Award
Keynote with Van Jones


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25

7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Optional yoga, meditation, or Tai Chi

7:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
Breakfast

9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Keynote with Jeremy Rifkin
Conversation with Jeremy Rifkin and Vandana Shiva, moderated by David Bollier
Presentation: 3D Printing by Michael Gayk 

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m
Optional tour of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living

2:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Presentation by Osprey Orielle Lake
Conversation Women's Leadership in Sustainability with Vandana Shiva, Winona LaDuke, and Osprey Orielle Lake, moderated by Carla Goldstein
Presentation by Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
Keynote with Bob Berkebile

4:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Conference Mixer: Meet and greet other conference participants. Learn about current work being done; and the vision individuals and organizations hold for our shared future.

6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Dinner

8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Evening entertainment


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26 

7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Optional yoga, meditation, or Tai Chi

7:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
Breakfast

9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Presentation: The Billion Dollar Oyster Project by Harbor School Students
Keynote with David Orr
Keynote with Bill McKibben
Conference Close with Robert "Skip" Backus

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Lunch 

1:00 p.m.
Check Out
 

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Optional tour of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living 

Schedule and speakers are subject to change. We will continue to add more details as we get closer to the event.