Economics of Happiness Conference: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
October 12th – 14th, 2017
This three-day event will feature a number of prominent thinkers and activists, including:
Winona LaDuke, Charles Eisenstein, Judy Wicks, and more.
The schedule will include plenary sessions, panel discussions, and workshops, on themes related to the economy, spirituality, political action, and more, with ample opportunities to enjoy meditation, music, dance, art and local food.
Economics of Happiness Conference: Yellow Springs, Ohio, USA
October 20th – 21st, 2017
This conference, in collaboration with Community Solutions, will focus on localization initiatives, indigenous cultures, and community rights, and will include plenaries, workshops, keynotes, and a Saturday evening performance by the World House Choir.
Confirmed speakers include Charles Eisenstein, Michael Shuman, Helena Norberg-Hodge, and more.
Localize It: What Resilience Looks Like: South Royalton, Vermont, USA
October 21st – 22nd, 2017
Co-organized by Local Futures, BALE (Building A Local Economy), and the New Economy Law Foundation, this two-day conference will feature keynote addresses from:
- Frances Moore Lappé, founder of Small Planet Institute,
- Jonathan Rosenthal, Executive Director, New Economy Coalition,
- Sherri Mitchell, Executive Director, Land Peace Foundation
- Helena Norberg-Hodge, Director, Local Futures.
Economics of Happiness Conference: Port Townsend, Washington, USA
October 27th – 29th, 2017
This conference, jointly organized by Local Futures, the Living Economies Forum, and The Happiness Project, will be held at Fort Worden, a beautiful State Park on Puget Sound in Port Townsend.
Confirmed speakers include Richard Heinberg, John de Graaf, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Judy Wicks, David Korten, and more.
Helena Norberg-Hodge gives a talk: Santa Cruz, California, USA
November 6th, 2017
Helena will make the case that “going local” is the most effective way to increase efficiency, restore biodiversity and bring greater meaning and satisfaction to our lives.
Economics of Happiness World Forum: Tokyo, Japan
November 11th – 12th, 2017
This event is focused on strengthening existing movements and forging alliances for a fundamental shift in society towards human and ecological wellbeing. It will provide a big-picture framework that unites those concerned with the outer/political and those focused on the inner/spiritual.
Local Futures is collaborating with a large number of Japanese organizations for this event. The Coordinator is our close colleague and IAL member, Professor Keibo Oiwa, who has the support of his University, Meiji Gakuin.
See our Events Calendar for Economics of Happiness screenings and workshops.
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