Welcome: Wednesday, Jan 25

4:00pm - 10:00pm // Wednesday Night Welcome at Arcata March Commons Reception Center

 

Light refreshments

What’s Happening Wall Chart

Arcata and Venues, Maps + Info

Transportation ridesharing logistics

Finalizing Accommodations

Childcare Scheduling Signups

Weekend Activities Arrangements

8:00-10:00pm // Private reservations at Cafe Mokka, Finnish Country Sauna and Tubs

Thursday, July 28:
Moonstone Beach, Westhaven Exit 726A from Hwy 101

8:00am // Registration and Organic Breakfast, and Nature Camp for kids

8:30am // Welcome and Vision Setting

9:00am // Session 1

10:00am // Session 2

11:00am // Session 3

12:00pm // Lunch with Beach Picnic blankets and tables

1:00pm // Session 4

2:00pm // Session 5

3:00pm // Session 6

4:00pm // Kayaking the Little River or Professional Massages (included with conference fee), Live Steel Drum Band, Casual Beach Walks while Dinner is Prepared

6:00pm // Organic Dinner and Keynote

8:00pm: Fire Dancers at Beach Bonfire

SUMMER 2016

SCHEDULE of EVENTS

Friday, July 29:
Moonstone Beach, Westhaven Exit 726A from Hwy 101

8:00am // Organic Breakfast

8:30am // Morning Keynote

9:00am // Session 1

10:00am // Session 2

11:00am // Session 3

12:00pm // Picnic Lunch in Redwood Grove and Gardens at the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology, followed by tour

1:30pm // Session 4

2:30pm // Session 5

3:30pm // Session 6

4:50pm // Easy hike in adjacent Redwood Forest

6:00-7:00pm // Dinner reservations coordinated at local organic-friendly restaurants

7:30 // Ed Mazria keynote presentation on Architecture 2030: Zero Net Carbon

8:00-11:30pm //  Live Music, Drinks and Stories from Earth First! activists  at classic Art Deco Arcata Theater Lounge (c.1934) in the heart of Arcata's hip downtown. Caitlin Jemma, Psychadelvis and the Abynthe Quartet!

Saturday & Sunday, July 30-31
In and near Arcata, CA

Saturday:

8:00am-12:00pm// Charter Boat fishing from Trinidad Harbor

8:30am// Audobon Society Bird Walk at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Refuge, end of South I St at Klopp Lake

9:00am-2:00pm// Arcata Farmers Market for organic peaches, live music, organic local hot dogs, mashed

8:00am-5:00pm // Whitewater River Rafting (www.sixriversrafting.com) Class II+ Lower Trinity Scenic Trip, includes catered organic lunch, swimming, jumping cliff, a few good riffles and a couple hair-raising rapids!

2:00pm-5:00pm // Family swimming at Pump Station #1 on the Mad River (West End Road)

5:30pm-12am // Bonfire and BBQ at Sean's Tule Fog Farm, 1887 Q St, Arcata

Sunday:

9:00-10:00am // Catered Breakfast in Sean's back yard, 1887 Q St, Arcata

10:00am-3:00pm // The crown jewel of the Redwood National Parks--the Fern Canyon Hike (opening scene of Jurassic Park II) followed by a Gold Bluffs Beach picnic--there is real gold in the sand!

8:00am-12:00pm // Charter Boat fishing from Trinidad Harbor

Thursday Session Descriptions

Thursday, July 28 at Moonstone Beach

Breakfast Presentations begin at 8:30

Sean Armstrong

Host

Welcome and Vision Setting

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Session 1 - 9AM: Previews of The Solar Powered 2020 California Building Code

Amy Dryden

Speaker 1

Speech Topic: "Code for ZNE and Low Carbon Developments"

Nehemiah Stone

Speaker 2

Speech Topic: "A long Time Coming: Indoor Air Quality in Multifamily Housing"

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Session 3 - 11AM: ZNE Commercial Design

Gwelen Paliaga

Speaker 2

Speech Topic: "Integrated Design on the path to Commercial ZNE"

Speaker 3

Speech Topic: "Lighting for Circadian Health and Productivity"

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Session 5 - 2PM: ZNE Tiny Houses - Opportunities for Experimentation in Advanced Design

Speaker 1

Speech Topic: "Off-Grid near-ZNE factory-built small homes"

Speaker 2

Speech Topic: "Organic ZNE Tiny Homes"

Speaker 3

Speech Topic: "UC Berkeley ZNE Storage Container Retrofit for 2017 Solar Decathlon" 

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4PM:
Kayaking the Little River or Professional Massages (included with conference fee), Live Steel Drum Band, Casual Beach Walks while Dinner is Prepared
8:30PM:
Kayaking the Little River or Professional Massages (included with conference fee), Live Steel Drum Band, Casual Beach Walks while Dinner is Prepared
Session 2 - 10AM: How Do Populations Behave in Efficient Residences?

Troy Sherman

Speaker 1

Speech Topic: "Behavioral Waste"

Lonny Grafman and Eunice Romero

Speakers 2 & 3

Speech Topic: "Savings from Nexi"

Speaker 4

Speech Topic: "Results from the Largest Study of ZNE Housing To Date"

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12PM: Catered Picnic Lunch at Moonstone Beach with Blankets and Tables

Session 4 - 1PM: Zero Net Agriculture

Speaker 1

Speech topic: "No Irrigation Fruit Farming"

Sean Armstrong

Speaker 2

Speech Topic: "Food Oases in the Food Desert"

Speaker 3

Speech Topic: "ZNE Controlled Environment Agriculture"

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Session 6 - 3PM: ZNE Market Rate Housing

Speaker 1 & 2

Speech Topic: "The Values of ZNE Market Rate Homes"

Speaker 2

Speech Topic: "Appraising and Preserving the Market Value of ZNE"

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Dinner Keynote - 6:30PM:
Organic Architecture

Eric Corey Freed

organicArchitect

Evening Keynote: Organic Architecture

Dinner!

Organic Agroecology!

Farm to table freshly catered local organic dinner

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Friday Session Descriptions

Friday, July 29 at Native American Forum in BSS Building, Humboldt State University, E. 16th and Union St. Arcata
Breakfast Presentations begin at 8:30

Panama Bartholomy

Morning Keynote

European Decarbonization Efforts and Lessons for the USA and Native Sovereign Nations

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Session 1 - 9AM: The Role for Thermal Storage in a Decarbonized ZNE Building

Michael Winkler

Speaker 1

Speech Topic: "Intro to The Role of Energy Storage"

Dave Baasch

Speaker 2

Speech Topic: "Thermal Storage for AC Loads"

Scott Shaffer

Speaker 3

Speech Topic: "Thermal Storage with GE Geospring"

Albert Rooks

Speaker 4

Speech Topic: "Thermal Storage with Sanden CO2 Heat Pump"

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Session 2 - 10AM: Managing Staff and Tenants Towards ZNE

Stanford Rollins & John Richau

Speakers 1 & 2

Speech Topic: "Best Practices and Worst In Managing ZNE Construction Crews"

Bryan Dove

Speaker 3

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Session 3 - 11AM: The Real Cost of Solar and Real World Strategies for Wide Scale Installation

Andy McNamara

Speaker 1

Speech Topic: "Vertical Photovoltaics--cost and design strategies at Via Verde"

Solar Roger

Speaker 2

Speech Topic: "The Cost of Solar and Batteries"

Sean Armstrong & Sydne Garchick

Speakers 3 & 4

Speech Topic: "Fuel Switching For Deeper Solarization"

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Session 5 - 2:30PM: Advanced and Innovative Efforts in ZNE Housing

Ann Edminster

Speaker 1

Beckie Menten

Speaker 2

Speech Topic: "Marin Clean Energy's Solar Development Program"

John Sarter

Speaker 3

Speech Topic: "Microgrid housing in San Francisco"

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4:50PM - Easy Hike in Adjacent Redwood Forest
6 - 8PM - Dinner Reservations Coordinated at Local Organic-Friendly Restaurants

Edward Mazria

Founder, Architecture 2030

Keynote Address at Arcata Theater Lounge, 8:30PM, from Edward Mazria, Founder of Achitecture 2030, a Think Tank that has just co-released a Zero Net Carbon Certification.

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8 - 11:30 - Live Music, Drinks and Stories from Earth First! Activists at Classic Art Deco Arcata Theater Lounge (c. 1934) in the Heart of Arcata's Hip Downtown, Caitlin Jemma, Psychadelvis, and the Absynthe Quartet
12PM: Picnic Lunch in Redwood Grove and Gardens at the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology, followed by tour
Session 4 - 1:30PM: ZNE Residential Design

Jason Brownfield

Speaker 1

Speech topic: "Energy Star plans at TREV"

Clay Johnson

Speaker 2

Speech topic: "ZNE Custom Homes"

Garrett McSorley

Speaker 3

Speech Topic: "ZNE Apartments"

Justin Hardt

Speaker 4

Speech Topic: "Costs for ZNE at Calistoga and Valley View"

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Session 6 - 3:30PM: Bear River Band "Energy Sovereignty" Microgrid Building Code

Sean Armstrong

Speaker 1

Speech Topic: "Baby Safe Building Standards"

Shawn Intagliata & Susan Shelley

Speakers 2 & 3

Speech Topic: "Unico Fan Coils"

Austin Anderson

Speaker 4

Speech Topic: "Grid Level Energy Sovereignty"

Courtney Brown

Speaker 5

Speech Topic: "Residential Retrofit Code"

Andre Bernal

Speaker 6

Speech Topic: "Residential New Construction Code"

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