Convergence 2014 Programme

Confirmed Speakers & Workshops - Click to download

This list is constantly evolving and updated.




List of speakers at a glance...

Aranya: Your smartphone as a design tool
Looby Macnamara
: Book launch - "7 Ways to Think Differently" 
You may also be interested in Looby's course, taking place at the same venue just before the convergence

Chris Evans: Permaculture in the Himalayas

Hannah Thorogood: Regenerative Agriculture at the Inkpot

Graham Burnett: Vegan Permaculture

Deano Martin: Designing Grain Polycultures for Food, Fertility and Fun

Wilf Richards & Alan Charlton: Bridging the Gap Between the PDC and Diploma

Jan Martin: Diploma Accrediation Presentation

Chris Warburton-Brown: An evening Woodland Bat Walk

Andy Goldring: Let's Get Enterprising. We are good ecologists, Andy argues we need to be great economists too

Pippa Chapman: Designing polycultures

Jo Barker: Foraging - a permaculture way

Tracy Oldfield: Rabbits in a permaculture system

Klaudia van GoolWork that reconnects + Permaculture Observation through nature connection

Lauren Simpson & Phil Moore: Permaculture Pilgrimage: Two years discovery in Central and South America

Alice Grey: Rebuilding Hope in Gaza

Ian Lillington: The Castlemaine Model

Stef Geyer: Mindfulness

Les Moore: Sociocracy; Open Money

Kevin Mascarenhas: Transacting business and cultural exchange between global South & North

Alan Thornton: How support as a LAND Learner can help your project flourish

James Piers Taylor: The Quantified Self: Zone 00, now with added data

Marc Hudson: Activist skills & knowledge workshop methods 

Adam Payne: Pathways to Food Sovereignty

Graham Stevenson: Soil Ecology

Ian Solomon Kawal: Hip Hop & Permaculture

Hervé Boisson: Food Forest Design for Optimum Nutrition

Teresa Belton: Book launch: Healthier People, Happier Planet

Peter Cow: Eight Shields Culture Repair

Jenni Lauruol, Val Grainger, Graham Burnett: Permaculture & Inclusion

Matt Ralston: Practical: building wormeries

Free Stall: Bring anything you think others might like to have or take away whatever you want yourself. A freestall offers a true opportunity to turn one person's rubbish into another's treasure! We have run our own freestall in Llanfairpwll community for 3 years and are enthusiastic about helping you set up your own. Whether herbs or veggies, plastic or wood, books or bikes, anything welcome!