On July 10-14 2018, more than 500 sustainability experts and pioneers from communities all over the world will gather in Lilleoru, Estonia for the Ecovillage Conference 2018 «The Wisdom of Conscious Communities».
We kindly invite you to join us and bring your wisdom and experiences. Our goal this year is to forge connections and craft practical solutions to inspire sustainable transition in a wider society.
Among our speakers there are some truly remarkable visionaries and pioneers of sustainable development. Dr Vandana Shiva (India) is one of the most influential advocates of the local, sustainable and just modes of food production. Jakob von Uexkull (UK / Sweden) has worked for decades with political and civic society leaders to raise awareness and implement interventions to keep the society from the devastating effects of the climate chaos. Gunter Pauli (Belgium) is an entrepreneur and the pioneer of the socially and ecologically sustainable Blue Economy business model and movement. Jonathan Dawson (UK), now the Head of Economics at Schumacher College, is a former President of the Global Ecovillage Network and one of the creators of Gaia Education curriculum. Albert Bates (USA) is en environmental lawyer, innovator and permaculture expert and a GEN delegate to COP climate conferences, advocating ecologically sustainable community based methods to reverse climate change.
- Presentations, lectures, co-creation sessions and close to 80 hands-on workshops;
- Sustainable Technology Expo;
- Meet the Ecovillages;
- Special co-creation programme celebrating Estonia’s 100th Anniversary.
GEN Europe Conference 2018: gen2018.ee