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Saturday 8/3 - Schedule

7:30am - 8:15am

Coffee & Donuts with the Seniors in Cohousing Committee

Location: Seekers Lounge

Join the Seniors in Cohousing Committee for an informal gathering to ask questions about Senior Cohousing and Aging in Multigenerational Cohousing. Coffee and donuts provided.

Session 1: 8:30am - 10:00am

The paradox of being a cohousing community and a Homeowners Association

Location: Tivoli 320A

Theme: Practical skills for the life cycle of a community

Financing your Cohousing Development

Location: Tivoli 320B

Theme: Cohousing Development

Bozeman Cohousing: The first year in a “Net-Zero-Energy” community

Location: Tivoli 320C

Theme: Environmental Sustainability

Whole Community Meetings: What for if not Decison-Making?

Location: King Center 210

Theme: Group Process

The Future of Cohousing for People with Disabilities

Location: Tivoli 444 (Lorraine Good)

Theme: Diversity, equity and justice in cohousing

Affordable Communities – Creative Solutions

Location: Tivoli 640 (Zenith)

Theme: Innovation in pursuit of Affordability

Matters of Membership: Orientation, Resales, and Inheritance

Location: King Center 201

Theme: Intergenerational connection & aging in community

Creating a National Cohousing Support System

Location: King Center 203

Theme: Cohousing Research

The Local & National Political Advocacy for Cohousing

Location: King Center 206

Theme: Building a Movement

Intergroup Dialogue (IGD): an opportunity for transformative dialogue

Location: Tivoli 440 (Adirondacks)

Theme: Designing and fostering spaces of belonging

Session 2: 10:15am - 11:45am

What it Takes to Develop a Cohousing Project

Location: Tivoli 320B

Theme: Cohousing Development

Natural and Healthy Building Technology for Cohousing

Location: Tivoli 320C

Theme: Environmental Sustainability

Getting to “Yes, and…” Using Improv in Community

Location: King Center 210

Theme: Group Process

Lessons Learned: Diversity and Inclusion Strategies of Existing Cohousing Communities

Location: Tivoli 444 (Lorraine Good)

Theme: Diversity, equity and justice in cohousing

“Community Land Trusts Building Complete Neighborhoods”

Location: Tivoli 640 (Zenith)

Theme: Innovation in pursuit of Affordability

Mutual Support Approaches: Exploring co-care, co-healing, and other ways to support each other

Location: King Center 201

Theme: Intergenerational connection & aging in community

Senior Cmt

Coho-CCRC Prototypes: Case Studies on Coho Neighborhood and Housing Design for Aging in Place from 9-99

Location: King Center 203

Theme: Cohousing Research

Innovative housing arising out of African American communities

Location: King Center 206

Theme: Building a Movement

Building Stronger Communities: Accountability in Cohousing

Location: Tivoli 440 Adirondacks

Theme: Designing and fostering spaces of belonging

Lunch Plenary: 11:45am - 1.30pm

Panel discussion: The Future of Cohousing

Lunch Included

Join us for a dynamic panel featuring leaders, activists, and community builders as they explore the future of community housing. Engage in insightful discussions on innovative living solutions and community building while enjoying a complimentary lunch. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with visionaries shaping the way we live together!

Session 3: 1:45pm - 3:15pm

Resales in Cohousing

Location: Tivoli 320A

Theme: Practical skills for the life cycle of a community

Three’s Company – an integrated approach to Cohousing

Location: Tivoli 320B

Theme: Cohousing Development

Creating Community and Belonging across Multiple Identities

Location: Tivoli 320C

Theme: Designing and Fostering Spaces of Belonging

Zean Dunbar

Jean East

Safe(r) Meetings

Location: King Center 210

Theme: Group Process

Growing Your Cohousing Community: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Best Practices

Location: Tivoli 444 (Lorraine Good)

Theme: Diversity, equity and justice in cohousing

Community and Affordability: Innovations in the Community Housing Movement

Location: Tivoli 640 (Zenith)

Theme: Innovation in pursuit of Affordability

Starting an “Aging in Community” Conversation

Location: King Center 201

Theme: Intergenerational connection & aging in community

A Study of Cohousing Communities and Forming-Groups in the United States: Overview of the First Two Phases of the Cohousing Research Network’s Five-Year Annual Survey

Location: King Center 203

Theme: Cohousing Research

Theme: Group Process

One Cultural Lens to Community

Location: Tivoli 440 (Adirondacks)

Theme: Designing and fostering spaces of belonging

Session 4: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Accounting Best Practices: Keeping Track of the Right Stuff

Location: Tivoli 320A

Theme: Practical skills for the life cycle of a community

Shawna Heuer

Are you ready to be in a relationship? Cohousers & Developers

Location: Tivoli 320B

Theme: Cohousing Development

Best Practices for Cohousing Development

Location: Tivoli 320C

Theme: Environmental Sustainability

Experiments from sociocracy for any community

Location: King Center 210

Theme: Group Process

Case Studies of Inclusive Cohousing and Cohousing-like Communities

Location: Tivoli 444 (Lorraine Good)

Theme: Diversity, equity and justice in cohousing

Kristin Hyser

Crystal Launder

Mechanisms for Creating Affordability

Location: Tivoli 640 (Zenith)

Theme: Innovation in pursuit of Affordability

Natural After-Death Care in an Urban Community 

Location: King Center 201

Theme: Intergenerational connection & aging in community

Henry Kroll

Post Occupancy Evaluation Hits and Misses (45 min) & Analysis of health, safety and social cohesion strategies in cohousing communities during the pandemic (45 min)

Location: King Center 203

Theme: Cohousing Research

Translating Cohousing Lessons from Abroad

Location: King Center 206

Theme: Building a Movement

At the Forefront: Cohousing, Mental Health, and Disability

Location: Tivoli 440 (Adirondacks)

Theme: Designing and fostering spaces of belonging

3:30 – 5:00pm BIPOC Caucus

Location: Tivoli 442 (John Good)

This is a space for BIPOC individuals only.A facilitated dialogue around the experience of BIPOC individuals in the communities movement. 

Evening Plenary: 5.30pm - 10:00pm

Reception: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Dinner: 6:30pm

Join us for an inspiring evening plenary featuring speakers, live music, and celebration. The night includes a reception, dinner, and dancing, with plenty of time to connect with others. Enjoy an evening of meaningful conversation and fun.