In addition to a full range of sessions at the National Cohousing Conference, we are offering 1/2 day and full day "intensives" on specialized topics presented by cohousing experts. You can sign up for these separately, or in addition to registration.
Visit www.cohousing.org/2015conference or download the program at www.cohousing.org/2015/program
Consider these awesome offerings from our cohousing rockstars!
Conflict: Flight, Fight or Opportunity - Laird Schaub
Break down why conflict is scary, why it's expensive to ignore, and how to handle it constructively.
Common House Design - Grace Kim
Learn practical yet fundamental keys to success of community life.
Coming to Consensus - Eris Weaver
This powerful approach does not come easily in our competitive, hierarchical, individualistic culture
Creating Your Site Design - Mary Kraus
Bring a base map of your own site to use learning the principles of successful cohousing site design
Dynamic Governance/Sociocracy - Jerry Koch-Gonzalez & Diana Leafe Christian
"A visitor said she'd never seen a community meeting be so effective, efficient and fun!" Hope Horton, Hart's Mill
How to Get a Senior Cohousing Started - Charles Durrett
"If you took twenty seniors, put them on a boat to a desert island, they'd do a better job of taking care of themselves than any institution we have yet to create." Dr. Bill Thomas
Urban Innovation: Durham Case Study - Ellen Weinstein
From the design process, to builder selection and construction, with "lessons learned" from the co-founders
Project Management 101 - Kathryn McCamant & Jim Leach
How do you build on the strengths of resident commitment and involvement as well as the experience of professionals to create the highest long-term value for your community?