The 2017 Convergence hosts a variety of speakers, workshops, skill shares, exhibits, interactive discussions and much more. We invite your participation! To apply to offer a workshop, please complete and submit your application in the form below.
Workshop presenters will receive a 30% discount to Convergence registration; once your workshop is accepted, you will receive a discount code to register. If you are needing any more financial assistance, please apply to Work Trade or our Equity and Inclusion Fund.
We are currently looking for workshops with the following themes, and more:
Skill Shares: Hands-On and experiential demonstrations, such as fermenting, medicine making, composting, homesteading skills, etc.
Ecological Stewardship & Regenerative Design: water, soil, fire, air, broadacre permaculture, ecosystems restoration, climate change challenges & solutions
Resilient Homes & Neighborhoods: Urban permaculture, urban/suburban neighborhood redesign, placemaking, natural building, community farms, ecovillages, intentional communities, land use ownership and policies , solutions to gentrification and displacement, disaster preparedness
Leadership & Organizational Development: Personal leadership skills, capacity building for organizations, fundraising, marketing, partnerships, collaboration, dynamic self-governance, holacracy, social permaculture, Transition initiatives, movement building initiatives
Regenerative Business & New Economy: Right livelihood, social entrepreneurship, business skills, new economies, alternative currencies, financial permaculture
Food: Food sheds, food production, food forests, food justice, slow food, growing food, seed saving, food preparation… anything to do with food and how we feed ourselves.
Spiritual Health & Inner Resilience: Tending the inner landscapes, healing work, grief work, esoteric traditions, yoga, dance, and other movement or embodiment practices
Women Centered Solutions: Workshops lead by women, women’s issues, feminine leadership, success stories & challenges from women’s leadership
Next Generation (Youth): Workshops from, for and about youth; from school-based programs to youth leadership to youth presenters.