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BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH CALSCALE:GREGORIAN PRODID:-//WordPress - MECv5.15.0.1620394298//EN X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://natural-building-alliance.org/ BEGIN:VEVENT UID:MEC-1cd138d0499a68f4bb72bee04bbec2d7@natural-building-alliance.org DTSTART:20211014T140000Z DTEND:20211016T210000Z DTSTAMP:20190324T002400Z CREATED:20190323 LAST-MODIFIED:20200912 SUMMARY:2021 ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATURAL BUILDING CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION:NEW DATES\nOctober 14-16, 2021\nThe Natural Building Alliance presents the 2021 Rocky Mountain Natural Building Conference.  This will be our first conference outside of Colorado.  Come join us in Beautiful Moab, Utah, the home of Community Rebuilds and endless recreation opportunities.  The event will be held at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center Thursday, October 14th through Saturday 16th.\nThe theme of the conference is “All Hands In”.  This theme recognizes and celebrates the fact that everything that all of us are doing is important and awesome, and that we can work together to make it even more awesome.\nOur Keynote Speaker for the event with be Chris Magwood of the Endeavour Centre, from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.  He will be exploring if Natural Builders are Climate Heroes.\nThe conference program will include podium presentations, breakout sessions, and round-tables, and will also feature a generous variety of outdoor, hands-on workshops, and jovial after-hours gatherings.  And don’t forget… it’s Moab!  We encourage everyone to arrive early or stay late and enjoy this amazing corner of Planet Earth.\nOnline registration for the conference is still available.  Space at the venue is limited, so sign up before it fills up!  You can pay via your PayPal account, a credit card via “Stripe”, through the Natural Building Alliance website, or by mailing a good ol’ fashioned check.  Tickets are also available through Eventbrite on our Natural Building Alliance Facebook page.  If you’re an existing NBA member, please email us for a discount coupon code.\nWe can wait to see you there!\nPeace, Love, Straw, and Mud,\nYour NBA Board\nCall for proposals\nWe are seeking presentation and workshop proposals for the conference.  Click the link below for more information and proposal forms.  We plan to have several “breakout”presentations and/or discussions in the three rooms provided at the MARC, similar to our conferences in the past. This year, we also plan to have multiple on-site or off-site hands-on workshops, which could occur during the conference or perhaps a day before or after.\n\nProposal Information\n\nCONFERENCE VENDORS AND SPONSORSHIP\nHere is an opportunity to step up and help us put on this conference.\nVendor Benefits\n\nOne complimentary Registration\nPresentation table to display your business or organization’s services\n\nSponsor Benefits\n\nOne complimentary Registration\nPresentation table to display your business or organization’s services\nLogo added to the conference website, event program and other promotional items\nAcknowledgment during opening address\n\n\nVendor and Sponsor Registration\n\nCONFERENCE SCHEDULE\nThursday\nOct 14\n8:00 am – 8:45 am\nBreakfast\n12:30 pm – 1:30 pm\nRegistration/Check-in\n1:30 pm – 2:15 pm\nWelcome to Moab, Welcome to the NBA\n2:15 pm – 3:00 pm\n30 years of Amazing Natural Building Projects!\n3:00 pm – 3:45 pm\nBook Signing, Vending, Networking\n3:45 pm – 4:40 pm\nUsing Natural Building Techniques that are Cost-Competitive\n3:45 pm – 4:45 pm\nBuilding a Chinese Greenhouse using only solar energy\n3:45 pm – 4:45 pm\nThe Basics of Timber Frame Construction\n3:45 pm – 4:45 pm\nRooftop Solar Installation: Materials, Techniques, Technologies\n5:00 pm – 6:00 pm\nLiving Building Challenge\n6:00 pm – 7:30 pm\nDinner Break\n7:30 pm – 9:00 pm\n5×5 Presentation\nFriday\nOct 15\n8:45 am – 9:45 am\nPermaculture & Policy\n10:00 am – 12:00 pm\nTadelakt Tile Making\n10:00 am – 11:00 am\nPractical Sustainability: From Conventional to Load-bearing Strawbale\n10:00 am – 11:00 am\nIntegrated Water Harvesting\n10:00 am – 11:00 am\nIntegrating Natural Building Materials into Mainstream Construction\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nUtah’s First Living Buildings\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nEcoVillage Development in the U.S\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nHVAC Systems for an Energy-Positive Building\n12:00 pm – 1:00 pm\nLunch\n1:00 pm – 2:00 pm\nBasic Solar Orienteering for Optimum Heat Gain/Loss & Using a Heliodon\n1:00 pm – 2:00 pm\nHow to Use Salvaged Timber and Reused Building Materials\n1:00 pm – 2:00 pm\nNatural Building for Social Justice in the Deep South\n2:00 pm – 2:45 pm\nBook Signing, Vending, Networking\n2:45 pm – 3:00 pm\nSpeech or Poem from “Next Generation”\n3:00 pm – 4:15 pm\nWill Natural Builders be Climate Heroes?\n4:15 pm – 4:45 pm\nBuildWell Source Renovations\n4:45 pm – 5:00 pm\nGroup Photo\n5:00 pm – 7:00 pm\nDinner Break\n7:00 pm – 9:30 pm\nAdobe Floor Stomp Party\nSaturday\nOct 16\n8:45 am – 9:15 am\nCreating Non-Toxic Trades : How-To Confront Offensive Talk\n9:15 am – 10:30 am\nMaking Natural Building Mainstream, the Future of the NBA\n10:30 am – 11:00 am\nBook Signing, Vending, Networking\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nAirtightness for Safe and Natural Buildings\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nVernacular Wisdom\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nThe Palletable Cobin\n12:00 pm – 1:30 pm\nLunch Break\n1:30 pm – 5:30 pm\nLimestrong Plaster Demonstration\n1:30 pm – 5:30 pm\nRegenerative Water Harvesting, Conservation, and Soil-Building: In Projects, Policy and Programming to Scale-Up Adoption\n1:30 pm – 3:00 pm\nAsk The Old-Timers – Q & A with the Legends\n3:00 pm – 3:30 pm\nBook Signing, Vending, Networking\n3:30 pm – 4:30 pm\nConfront Offensive Talk – Interactive Activities\n4:30 pm – 5:30 pm\nThe Community Rebuilds Model for Natural Building Education\n5:30 pm – 7:30 pm\nDinner Break\n7:00 pm – 10:00 pm\nGarden Party: Open Mic Night with Beer/Wine/Snacks – by donation\nSunday\nOct 17\n10:00 am – 3:00 pm\nWild Red Dirt Exterior Plaster Finish\n10:00 am – 2:00 pm\nHome Tour\n10:00 am – 3:00 pm\nStraw Bale Stacking and Stitching\nMonday\nOct 18\nAll Day\nConference Afterglow\nNo event found!\nClick here for an alternative schedule view.\nCONFERENCE SCHEDULE\nLocation150 S 200 E | CR Bunkhouse808 Mill Creek Dr.Building SiteCommunity Rebuilds OfficeDance RoomFoyerMoab Art & Recreation CenterStage RoomStar HallStudioWorldYard\nOrganizer475 High Performance Building SupplyAE Building SystemsAlex BurbidgeAndrew AustinAnnie MurphyApril MagillArch NexusAugust HaszBrad LancasterBruce KingCatherine WanekChris MagwoodCommunity RebuildsDan ChirasDarleen GreenDave KaplanDoug NicholsEd ShureEmily NiehausEmu SystemsJared “Cappie” CappJason PronovostJeff AdamsJessica ManderfieldJohnny RezvaniKaki Hunter & Doni KiffmeyerKenner KingstonLanderLandLola Ben-AlonMiguel ElliottNatural Building AlliancePanel DiscussionRyan ChiversSteve FarmerVerdant Structural Engineers\nSpeakerAlex BurbidgeAndrew AustinAnnie MurphyApril MagillAugust HaszBrad LancasterBruce KingCatherine WanekCheryl CorsigliaChris MagwoodDan ChirasDarleen GreenDave KaplanDoug NicholsEd ShureEmily NiehausFrank WetenkampIan SmithJared ‘Cappie’ CappJason PronovostJeff AdamsJeff RuppertJessica ManderfieldJohnny RezvaniKaki Hunter & Doni KiffmeyerKenner KingstonLisa MoreyLola Ben-AlonMark JensenMark SchuedemanMiguel ElliottReid SaundersRikki EppersonRyan ChiversSteve FarmerTimbo Scursso\nLabelBreakout SessionsHome TourMain StageMinglingPanel DiscussionWorkshops\n\nThursday\n\nBreakfast\n8:00 am – 8:45 am\nFoyer\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nRegistration/Check-in\n12:30 pm – 1:30 pm\nFoyer\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nWelcome to Moab, Welcome to the NBA\n1:30 pm – 2:15 pm\nStar Hall\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\n30 years of Amazing Natural Building Projects!\n2:15 pm – 3:00 pm\nStar Hall\nKaki Hunter & Doni Kiffmeyer\n\n\nBook Signing, Vending, Networking\n3:00 pm – 3:45 pm\nFoyer\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nUsing Natural Building Techniques that are Cost-Competitive\n3:45 pm – 4:40 pm\nStudio\nDoug Nichols\n\n\nBuilding a Chinese Greenhouse using only solar energy\n3:45 pm – 4:45 pm\nDance Room\nDan Chiras\n\n\nThe Basics of Timber Frame Construction\n3:45 pm – 4:45 pm\nStage Room\nDave Kaplan\n\n\nRooftop Solar Installation: Materials, Techniques, Technologies\n3:45 pm – 4:45 pm\nYard\nAndrew Austin\n\n\nLiving Building Challenge\n5:00 pm – 6:00 pm\nStar Hall\nKenner Kingston\n\n\nDinner Break\n6:00 pm – 7:30 pm\n\n\n5×5 Presentation\n7:30 pm – 9:00 pm\nStar Hall\nPanel Discussion\n\nFriday\n\nPermaculture & Policy\n8:45 am – 9:45 am\nStar Hall\nBrad Lancaster\n\n\nPractical Sustainability: From Conventional to Load-bearing Strawbale\n10:00 am – 11:00 am\nStage Room\nJared “Cappie” Capp\n\n\nIntegrated Water Harvesting\n10:00 am – 11:00 am\nStudio\nJeff Adams\n\n\nIntegrating Natural Building Materials into Mainstream Construction\n10:00 am – 11:00 am\nDance Room\nLola Ben-Alon\n\n\nTadelakt Tile Making\n10:00 am – 12:00 pm\nYard\nJessica Manderfield\n\n\nUtah’s First Living Buildings\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nStage Room\nKenner Kingston\n\n\nEcoVillage Development in the U.S\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nDance Room\nDarleen Green\n\n\nHVAC Systems for an Energy-Positive Building\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nStudio\nAugust Hasz\n\n\nLunch\n12:00 pm – 1:00 pm\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nNatural Building for Social Justice in the Deep South\n1:00 pm – 2:00 pm\nStage Room\nApril Magill\n\n\nBasic Solar Orienteering for Optimum Heat Gain/Loss & Using a Heliodon\n1:00 pm – 2:00 pm\nDance Room\nSteve Farmer\n\n\nHow to Use Salvaged Timber and Reused Building Materials\n1:00 pm – 2:00 pm\nStudio\nEd Shure\n\n\nBook Signing, Vending, Networking\n2:00 pm – 2:45 pm\nFoyer\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nSpeech or Poem from “Next Generation”\n2:45 pm – 3:00 pm\nStar Hall\nPanel Discussion\n\n\nWill Natural Builders be Climate Heroes?\n3:00 pm – 4:15 pm\nStar Hall\nChris Magwood\n\n\nBuildWell Source Renovations\n4:15 pm – 4:45 pm\nStar Hall\nBruce King\n\n\nGroup Photo\n4:45 pm – 5:00 pm\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nDinner Break\n5:00 pm – 7:00 pm\n\n\nAdobe Floor Stomp Party\n7:00 pm – 9:30 pm\nBuilding Site\nJason Pronovost\n\nSaturday\n\nCreating Non-Toxic Trades : How-To Confront Offensive Talk\n8:45 am – 9:15 am\nStar Hall\nAnnie Murphy\n\n\nMaking Natural Building Mainstream, the Future of the NBA\n9:15 am – 10:30 am\nStar Hall\nPanel Discussion\n\n\nBook Signing, Vending, Networking\n10:30 am – 11:00 am\nFoyer\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nVernacular Wisdom\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nDance Room\nCatherine Wanek\n\n\nThe Palletable Cobin\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nStudio\nMiguel Elliott\n\n\nAirtightness for Safe and Natural Buildings\n11:00 am – 12:00 pm\nStage Room\nJohnny Rezvani\n\n\nLunch Break\n12:00 pm – 1:30 pm\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nLimestrong Plaster Demonstration\n1:30 pm – 5:30 pm\n150 S 200 E | CR Bunkhouse\nRyan Chivers\n\n\nRegenerative Water Harvesting, Conservation, and Soil-Building: In Projects, Policy and Programming to Scale-Up Adoption\n1:30 pm – 5:30 pm\nStage Room\nBrad Lancaster\n\n\nAsk The Old-Timers – Q & A with the Legends\n1:30 pm – 3:00 pm\nStar Hall\nPanel Discussion\n\n\nBook Signing, Vending, Networking\n3:00 pm – 3:30 pm\nFoyer\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nConfront Offensive Talk – Interactive Activities\n3:30 pm – 4:30 pm\nStar Hall\nAnnie Murphy\n\n\nThe Community Rebuilds Model for Natural Building Education\n4:30 pm – 5:30 pm\nStar Hall\nCommunity Rebuilds\n\n\nDinner Break\n5:30 pm – 7:30 pm\n\n\nGarden Party: Open Mic Night with Beer/Wine/Snacks – by donation\n7:00 pm – 10:00 pm\n150 S 200 E | CR Bunkhouse\nNatural Building Alliance\n\nSunday\n\nWild Red Dirt Exterior Plaster Finish\n10:00 am – 3:00 pm\n150 S 200 E | CR Bunkhouse\nKaki Hunter & Doni Kiffmeyer\n\n\nHome Tour\n10:00 am – 2:00 pm\nNatural Building Alliance\n\n\nStraw Bale Stacking and Stitching\n10:00 am – 3:00 pm\n808 Mill Creek Dr.\nAlex Burbidge\n\nMonday\n\nConference Afterglow\nAll Day\nWorld\nNatural Building Alliance\n\nClick here for an alternative schedule view.\nLODGING OPTIONS\nThe Virginian Motel:  (435) 259-5951, 70 East 200 South\nHotel Moab Downtown: (435) 259-7141, 182 S Main St (ask for Jasper)\nThe Gonzo Inn: (435) 259-2515, 100 West 200 South\nAlternatively, there are a plethora of other hotels and close-in camping options.  Remember that the conference will mostly take place at (or very close to) the Moab Arts and Recreation Center (MARC) at the intersection of 100 N and 100 E.\nATC Campground: (435) 355-0355, 1536 Mill Creek Drive\nLODGING & RIDE SHARE\nWe encourage everyone to ride share if possible.  If you need a ride or have room in your vehicle to help transport someone, please use our Facebook 2021 RMNBC Lodging & Ride Share group to let others know that you would like to carpool.  This group is also available to coordinate with others who are looking to share lodging.\n\nLodging & Ride Share Facebook Group\n\nIf you do not have Facebook or care not to use it, we have an alternative way to post your carpool and lodging needs and offers.  Click the button below to access our Lodging a Ride Share document.\n\nLodging & Ride Share Document\n\n URL:http://natural-building-alliance.org/events/2020_rmnbc/ ORGANIZER;CN=Natural Building Alliance:MAILTO:naturalbuildingalliance@gmail.com CATEGORIES:Adobe,Building Science,Clay Plaster,Climate Solutions,Cob,Compressed Earth Block (CEB),Container,Earthbag,Hemp,Light Clay Straw,Lime Plaster,Main Event,Natural Building,Natural Plasters,Permaculture,Rammed Earth,Solar Energy,Straw Bale,Timber Framing,Water Harvesting LOCATION:111 E 100 N Moab Utah ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://natural-building-alliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Moab_Sign-e1553170689141.jpg END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR