[permaculture] 2008 unMoney Convergence April 14th-16th, 2008 Seattle, WA

Wesley Roe and Santa Barbara Permaculture Network lakinroe at silcom.com
Sun Mar 2 09:51:45 EST 2008


2008 unMoney Convergence

April 14th-16th, 2008  |  Seattle, WA


http://unmoney.wik.is/
On April 14th a group of social-entrepreneurs, academics, economists, 
bankers, philanthropists, business men and woman, system changers, 
lenders, borrowers and barter-ers will gather in Seattle for the 2008 
unMoney Convergence to engage in an evolutionary conversation on money.

Other topics covered will include micro-credit, slow money, local 
currencies, complementary currencies, time dollars, retail trade 
exchanges, LETS, state of the art transaction software and hardware 
technologies, money and spirituality, ecological accounting, social 
venture and entrepreneurship, monetary theory, value network mapping, 
equity sharing, energy backed currency, organizational structures, 
gift economies, and barter.

Most of the conference will be participant driven, the agenda will be 
created live over the course of the event by those attending.  We 
will be predominantly using Open Space Technology to organize 
ourselves.  Everyone attending is welcome to present or lead a 
discussion about the topics they are interested in.  Feel free to add 
a workshop and/or dicussion you would like to attend, facilitate or 
lead on the <http://unmoney.wik.is/Proposed_Topics>Proposed Topic 
page.http://unmoney.wik.is/Proposed_Topics



Pre-Scheduled Speakers:
H<http://www.hazelhenderson.com>azel Henderson*, Co-Executive 
Producor, <http://ipbcorp.com/ethicalmarkets.com/>Ethical Markets, 
author of Creating Alternative Futures, Beyond Globalization, Ethical 
Markets Growing the Green Economy, and the Power of Yin.

<http://nipun.charityfocus.org/about/bio.html>Nipun Mehta, founder 
<http://www.charityfocus.org/>CharityFocus, a fully volunteer-run 
organization that has delivered millions of dollars of web-related 
services to the nonprofit world for free.
2 more to come...

*presentation will be conducted by video conference on an overhead screen


Cost:

Pricing has changed!  Early bird registration price is now $125 until 
the 29th. After the 29th the price will go up to $160.

What you get - 6 meals: Dinner on Monday night, Breakfast, Lunch, 
Dinner Tuesday, Breakfast and Lunch Wednesday, great space near 
downtown with internet connectivity, professional unconference facillitation.
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Co-sponsors:

<http://www.planetwork.net>PlaNetWork
<http://www.rsfsocialfinance.org>RSF Social Finance
<http://www.smallisbeautiful.org>E.F. Schumacher Society
<http://www.currentinnovations.org>Current Innovations
<http://www.toolsforchange.org>Tools for Change
<http://www.timedollar.edu> TimeBanks, USA
Kasoo
ShadeTree Foundation

Check out our blog on the <http://unmoney.planetwork.net>Planetwork site.

If you are interested in attending, wish to engage in dialogue with 
other prospective attendees, and recieve updates, join our google 
groups list at 
<http://groups.google.com/group/unmoneyconvergence?hl=en>http://groups.google.com/group/unmoneyconvergence

If you wish to contact us, send an email to unmoneyconvergence (at) 
gmail (dot) com

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