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Schedule At-A-Glance

Thursday, August 1st

8am – 5pm
Intensives & Tours

Dive deep on cohousing topics in expert-led workshops, or visit communities of all shapes and sizes in Boulder and Denver. Half-day, full day and multi-day options available. Intensives & Tours are purchased separately.

6pm – 9pm
Dine Arounds
Sign up at the registration table for small group dining opportunities at local restaurants. Each event will have a theme, offering a chance to dig deep into a topic that interests you, while enjoying local cuisine.

Friday, August 2nd

8am – 5pm
Intensives & Tours
Dive deep on cohousing topics in expert-led workshops, or visit communities of all shapes and sizes in Boulder and Denver. Half-day, full day and multi-day options available. Intensives & Tours are purchased separately.

4pm – 5.30pm
Opening Reception, Turnhalle @ Tivoli Student Center
Lights snacks and beverages provided

4pm – 6pm
Dinner available for purchase
Food trucks on the Plaza

6pm – 8pm
Film Screening: Join or Die
Join us for a screening of Join or Die, a compelling documentary that delves into the importance of civic engagement and community connections for the health of American democracy. This event is free for all conference attendees, and open to the public for a fee. Following the screening, there will be a discussion on the film’s themes and their relevance to our own communities and movement for a more connected future.

8pm – 10pm
NextGen Gathering
If you are new to cohousing, a first time conference attendee, or identify with the next generation of cohousing and community living, join us for a beers and bonfire at the home of CohoUS Executive Director. Located a few miles from the conference site, transportation will be required. We encourage attendees to carpool or take public transportation – meet in front of St. Cajetan’s after the film screening to coordinate rides. Address will be provided prior to the event.

Dine Arounds
Sign up at the registration table for small group dining opportunities at local restaurants. Each event will have a theme, offering a chance to dig deep into a topic that interests you, while enjoying local cuisine.

Saturday August 3rd

8am – 8pm
Exhibits & Bookstore open in the following spaces:
Tavern
Turnhalle, Upstairs
Seekers Lounge (Garage Lounge) 

7:30am – 8:15am
Senior Coffee (Seekers Lounge)
Join the Seniors in Cohousing Committee for coffee and donuts. Learn about senior cohousing, ask questions and connect with others. Open to all.

7:30am – 8:15am
Newcomer Coffee (Tavern, Upstairs)
First time at a cohousing conference? We’d love to welcome you with coffee and donuts in the upstairs lounge of the Tavern (above the registration tables). Come with your questions and connect with other newcomers.

8.30am – 10am 
Breakout 1

10.15am – 11.45am
Breakout 2

11.45am – 1.30pm
Lunch Plenary
Join us for a dynamic panel on “The Future of Cohousing” featuring Aaron Brockett (Mayor of Boulder), Sarah Wells (LiveWork Denver), Pedro Silva (Younify) and Bryan Bowen (Caddis Collaborative). 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!

1.45pm – 3.15pm
Breakout 3

3.30pm – 5pm
Breakout 4

3.30pm – 5pm
BIPOC Caucus
Location: Tivoli 442 (John Good)
(This is a space for BIPOC individuals only)

6.30pm – 10pm
Dinner & Celebration
Reception: 5:30 – 6:30pm
Dinner & Dancing: 6:30 – 10:00pm

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. 

Sunday August 4th

8am – 12pm
Exhibits open in the following spaces:
Tavern
Turnhalle, Upstairs
Seekers Lounge (Garage Lounge)

7.30am – 9am
Breakfast Plenary
Our last plenary session begins with a breakfast buffet, offering a chance to reflect on our time together and gear up for the final breakout sessions. Connect with fellow attendees one last time before we say goodbye.

9.15am – 10.45am 
Breakout 5

11am – 12.30pm
Breakout 6

11am – 12.30pm
Learn About 500 Communities Program w/ Katie McCamant
Location: Tivoli 442 (John Good)