Published: Jan. 12, 2017

The Bioneers network event Front Range Eco-Social Solutions will return to the University of Colorado Boulder on Friday, Feb. 3, and Saturday, Feb. 4.

In its 14th year, Front Range Eco-Social Solutions offers a weekend of sharing, learning and action. Produced by the CU Environmental Center, it is a uniquely affordable community event that brings together the progressive thinkers of this region to address both global and local issues.

The event will feature rebroadcasts of the 27th annual National Bioneers Conference in California. The national Bioneers organization is the preeminent international gathering of leading innovators and visionaries who offer practical solutions to the most pressing environmental and social issues. Bioneers continues to uniquely and authentically articulate the relationships between environment, health, social justice and spirit. Some of the slated presenters by broadcast include:

  • Janine Benyus, "The Ultimate Symbiosis: Biomimicry as a Cooperative Inquiry"
  • Danny Kennedy, "Optimizing the Energy Transition"
  • Katsi Cook, "Deepening Indigenous Women’s Networks: Embodiment, Healing and Resilience"
  • Vien Truong, "Creating an Equitable Environmental Movement"
  • Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil, "Occupy the Law: The Movement for Community Rights and the Rights of Nature"

If you go

Advance registration ends Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. On-site registration opens Feb. 3 at 8:30 a.m. in the SEEC building.

Register on Eventbrite now.

These broadcasted national presentations will set a global context for the local conference, which features over 30 options of workshops and sessions with over 100 local presenters. The Front Range program will focus on topics of regional importance, from climate action and permaculture design to food systems and social justice.

Additionally, there will be a Green Living Expo featuring innovative businesses and community initiatives, as well as a special program for children ages 4 to 12.

For more information on the local event, including registration and complete schedule details, visit the Front Range Eco-Social Solutions event page.