Education + Events

The International Living Future Institute’s Education and Events Department focuses on personal and professional development that advances consciousness, connection and community for a Living Future. Through our education and events we strive to meet your needs by inspiring educators and by engaging individuals, professionals and organizations through meaningful content and diversified instruction. Whether you want to attend a lecture or a conference, take a course in-person or online, there is an entry point for every budget, schedule and location.

Contact us for more information about our custom education packages.

Upcoming Events

Communities and Infrastructure in a 100% Renewable World - Live Webinar and Discussion

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:30pm

Join th Post Carbon Institute for a rich, thought-provoking conversation about communities in the renewable-energy future with three long-time national leaders in urban sustainability: Alicia Daniels Uhlig (International Living Future Institute),Hillary Brown, FAIA (City College of New York Spitzer School of Architecture; author, Next Generation Infrastructure), and Warren Karlenzig (Common Current; author, How Green Is Your City?)

Seattle Eastside | Puget Sound Energy Snoqualmie Falls Tour

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 10:00am

Join us for some Friday fun!  The Cascadia Seattle Eastside Collaborative is hosting a tour of the PSE Snoqualmie Generating Plant Museum.  This is a great opportunity to learn how power is captured and what PSE is doing to preserve the environment.

Orange County | The Ecology Center Guided Tour

Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 9:00am

Join us for an eco-educational guided tour of The Ecology Center's outdoor interpretive learning stations and learn about the practical sustainable solutions possible in the areas of water, food, waste, shelter and energy. Understand how you can take positive action towards a healthier community and environment!

Net Positive Energy: Power and the Living Building Challenge Workshop

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 1:00pm

Join us for an in-depth energy workshop as part of Verdical Group's Net Zero 2016 Conference. Net Zero Energy Buildings have reached a tipping point. The economic limitations that restricted their success in the past have changed drastically and the technologies needed to achieve Net Zero Energy are now readily available. This session will begin by taking a look at the Living Building Challenge, particularly the intricacies of the Energy Petal, to teach participants what is involved with achieving a Net Zero Energy project and what it means to become Net Positive. Lunch will be provided. 

Portland | CPC Happy Hour: Western Juniper

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:30pm

The Western Juniper Alliance is a collaborative effort to turn an ecosystem challenge into economic opportunity for Eastern Oregon.  This event will feature a panel that includes the owner of a juniper sawmill, a landscape architect, a building architect and a local landscaping business owner.  They will share their perspectives on how building with Juniper can improve our state's ecosystem, rural communities and applications for your project, big or small. 

Join us for light snacks and a tasty beverage.