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

Greenbuild 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:00pm

We are hosting multiple shoulder events leading up to Greenbuild 2016.

Net Positive Energy: Power and the Living Building Challenge Workshop

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 1:00pm

Join Brad Liljequist in Spokane as he presents the Net Positive Energy: Power and the Living Building Challenge Workshop! Event held at the Hagan Center for the Humanities, 2nd Floor of the Library/Media Center, which is Building 16 on the Spokane Community College Campus. 

2016 Annual AIA Fall Conference: Brick by Brick

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:00pm

Join Brad Liljequist for the Net Positive Energy: Power and the Living Building Challenge Workshop and stay for the 2016 AIA Annual Fall Conference in Fairmont, Montana 

Eugene | Kalapuya High School: Farm Tour

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 3:00pm

Join Cascadia Green Building Council, Eugene Branch for a tour of the 4-acre farm that sprouted up at Kalapuya High School over the summer--complete with crops, a barn, a greenhouse, solar array, and even a district farmer.

Boston ABX Pre-Mixer | Living Building Challenge + Amanda Sturgeon

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 5:30pm
We invite you to join Amanda Sturgeon and ILFI's Boston Collaborative for drinks and appetizers at our pre-ABX reception. Amanda will give a brief overview of the Living Building Challenge (LBC) and be available to answer questions. Amanda's overview is especially timely with the recent rollout of the new 3.1 Standard. In this exciting time of rapidly increasing innovation, the LBC continues to raise the bar and lead the way in regenerative design. This is your opportunity to hear directly from Amanda and network with other green professionals!


Living Communities Webinar

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 2:00pm

Join Alicia Daniels Uhlig, ILFI's Living Community Challenge and Policy Director, when she presents the Living Community Challenge Webinar. 

Portland | Oregon Episcopal School Lower School Tour

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 4:00pm

Oregon Episcopal School’s new 40,000 SF Lower School serves grades Pre-K through 5th grade and features innovative learning spaces with large flexible classrooms, dedicated group collaboration spaces, science lab, art studio, dining/gathering and performance space, and ample access to the outdoors. Located at entrance to the campus, the project creates a front door for the school and opens up new green space to serve as a commons for students of all ages. The school emphasizes an inquiry-based learning modeled inspired by the Reggio Emilia system, which needs environments that encourage exploration and experimentation – both indoors and out.