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The 2019 National Cohousing Conference in Portland, Oregon was a huge success. For information about future conferences visit the CohoUS website and subscribe to the newsletter. You can view and download a souvenir PDF with photos and more info about the conference.
Sunday, June 2 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Closing General Session - The Future of Cohousing PANEL

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Where is cohousing headed? What can we expect in the coming years? Panelists will explore these questions in what is sure to be a fascinating look into the future.

Moderators
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Jerry Koch- Gonzalez

program manager, Sociocracy For All
Jerry is a consultant and certified trainer in Dynamic Governance/Sociocracy and Compassionate Communication (NVC), focusing on egalitarian governance, decision-making, communication skills, and conflict resolution/Restorative Circles. Jerry is a founding resident of Pioneer Valley... Read More →

Speakers
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Eric Cress

Principal, UD+P
An engineer and designer by training, Eric is drawn to innovative new ideas that make our communities better places to live. At UD+P, Eric concentrates on acquisition, development, and finance. He oversees budgets and the acquisition-to-construction phase of new projects.Before UD+P... Read More →
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Charles Durrett

Architect, Author, McCamant & Durrett Architects
Architect and author Charles Durrett brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. He pioneered the cohousing movement in North America, and teaches architects and community leaders how to start successful cohousing communities around the globe. Durrett authored The Senior... Read More →
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Dr. Helen Jarvis

Newcastle University
Helen Jarvis is Reader in Social Geography at Newcastle University. She has published three books on cities, housing, gender and work/life balance, and numerous articles and book chapters on pragmatic utopias, alternative visions of home and family life, and age-friendly community... Read More →
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Grace Kim

Principal Architect - Conference CoChair, Schemata Workshop
Grace Kim is co-chair of this year's Cohousing Conference and a founding principal of Schemata Workshop and began her architectural career in Chicago before returning home to Seattle. Grace is a consensus builder, helping her clients and project stakeholders envision how a completed... Read More →
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Dana Pillai

Villager
Dana is a co-founder of a startup technology company that explores social interaction and its potential for the positive. Formerly at President at Delos, he led the research team that created the WELL Building Standard, a tool that addresses aspects of the built environment that impact... Read More →


Sunday June 2, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Grand Ballroom Hilton Portland Downtown