SEPT 30-OCT 2 – VANCOUVER – EXCERLATE CONFERENCE – Register & Details
PANEL DISCUSSION: What are the key barriers that women entrepreneurs and business owners face in gaining access to ready and sufficient financing? Of course, it takes money to start, grow and expand a business. This session explores the plethora of possibilities — from traditional banks to government banks to crowd funding and angel investors focused on women.
OCT 3 – VANCOUVER – TAMERA TALK & FORUM – Full details
For the first time in Vancouver, I’ll be offering a talk about my time at Tamera Peace village in Portugal and sharing about my film Healing of Love. We will also practice The Forum, a community model for building trust and transparency among groups.
OCT 9-11 – OAKLAND – LOVE SCHOOL – Full details
For the first time in North America, the Tamera Peace Village is holding a groundbreaking Love School. With Sabine Lichtenfels and Benjamin von Mendelssohn, founders of the Global Love School and leaders of Tamera Healing Biotope, Portugal, & Magalie Bonneau, founder of Shaping New Culture.
OCT 16-18 – SF – BIONEERS CONFERENCE – Register and details
Join leaders and community activists for emerging conversations about restorative justice, climate mitigation, indigenous knowledge and more.
NOV 6 – VANCOUVER – MAGSWEST 2015 – Register & Details
WORKSHOP: Kickstarter Or Bust – Taught by filmmaker and media activist IAN MACKENZIE (Occupy Love, Sacred Economics), Kickstarter or Bust is for anyone who wants to make their idea a reality through crowdfunding. Ian has successfully helped raise over one million dollars through over 40 crowdfunding projects.; in this workshop he demystifies the world of crowdfunding and shares the strategies behind some of the most successful campaigns that will help you jumpstart your potential magazine, blog, innovative idea or campaign.
JAN 28 – VANCOUVER – Social Media for Good – panel discussion
FEB 22-24 – POWELL RIVER – Powell River Film Festival – Introducing OCCUPY LOVE and post-screening Q&A – More info
MARCH 2-3 – SALT SPRING ISLAND – Salt Spring Film Festival – Introducing OCCUPY LOVE and post-screening Q&A – More info
APRIL 19 – VICTORIA – Creatively United for the Planet – Occupy Love Screening – Details
MAY 3-12 – OCCUPY LOVE US TOUR – New York, LA, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Seattle – Tour Details
JUNE 14-15 – NANAIMO – Connect VI Evening Keynote – Details
OCT 11 & 12 – TRANSBAY FEST – SAN FRANCISCO – Will be speaking about Occupy Love and the iPhone app Found Love. Details
OCT 20 – UTOPIA FILM FESTIVAL – GREENBELT, MARYLAND – Tickets & More Info
NOV 6-7 – VANCOUVER – MERGING MEDIA CONFERENCE – Panel discussions on emerging distribution + alternative financing, and a screening of OCCUPY LOVE.
NOV 9 – VANCOUVER – THE ART OF CROWDFUNDING, TYEE MASTERCLASS – An extended all-day workshop in partnership with the Tyee. Details + Register
NOV 29 – DEC 5 / VICTORIA / LIVING THE NEW ECONOMY – A week of workshops, speakers, events and more. I’m the resident storyteller, and will be facilitating the opening night exploration into the new paradigm. Get the full details here.
Sept 12 – Crowdfunding 101 Workshop – Victoria, BC
Sept 30 – Word on the Street Festival – Vancouver – I’m on the panel “Five Takes on Genesis: How Ideas Become Non-Fiction Stories” – full details here
Oct 2 – Net Tuesdays – Panel on Crowdfunding – More Details
Oct 3 – Media Democracy Days – Vancouver – FB Event – Film Screening: ‘The Evolution is Love’ with presentation by filmmakers Ian MacKenzie & Velcrow Ripper (www.occupylove.com)
Oct 7 – Rebel Voices – Politics, Spirituality & The Arts – FB Event
Oct 9 – #YYJChat – Discussing the changing culture of communication in Greater Victoria and beyond. Get the details
Oct 15 – Creative Commons Salon – Vancouver – The second in a series of salons across the country to raise awareness of the potentials of the Creative Commons Get the details
NOV 1 – Vancouver – Occupy Love Appreciation Screening – 7pm at W2 – FB Event
Nov 4 – San Francisco – Creating Your Crowdfunding Pitch Video – Buy Tickets
Nov 5 – San Francisco – Crowdfunding Strategy 101: Plan, Launch & Manage A Successful Campaign – Buy Tickets
Nov 24 – Vancouver – Creating Your Crowdfunding Pitch Video – VIVO Media Arts – Early bird $95 ($125 regular). Buy Tickets Now
DEC 5 – Victoria – Occupy Love – FB Event